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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Joey Leone

On Monday, July 25th at 7 pm, Joey Leone and his band perform a program for the library at the Friedhof Building about AM Radio Memories & One Hit Wonders.

Before cell phones, Spotify, iPods, CDs, and computers, there was the transistor radio – from the family car stereo, the large tabletop version, to the portable battery-powered radio you could hold in your hand. Joey takes an in-depth yet lighth...

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Posted on: June 11, 2022

Children on the Trail

On Saturday, July 9th at 2 pm, Renae Hunt from the Humanities Nebraska will come to the library to talk about what it was like to be a child pioneer from first-hand accounts.

With over 350,000 emigrants traveling to Oregon, or on the Mormon or California Trails, one in five were under the age of 16. Many of these youths kept journals. This program discusses how these children traveled and narrates some of the stories from thei...

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