Tuesday, September 13, 2011

2011-2012 Cultural Series

Next Tues., Sept. 20 the Friends of the Library 2011-2012 Cultural Series begins. First up is The Negro Baseball League with Joseph Caliro which is both an exhibit and a lecture.The exhibit contains over 300 pieces of memorabilia including 49 autographed baseballs from the 20s, 30s, and 40s. Among the signed baseballs are 9 Hall of Fame inductees, and the only 3 women to ever play professional baseball. Baseball cards displayed will include the Ted Williams salute the negro league and cards from paintings by Marc Charello, illustrator for DC Comics. The exhibit will open at 6 pm and will be followed at 7pm by a presentation on the History of the Negro League. Visit our website to see a full line up of the Cultural Series events.

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