The Pequot Library located on 720 Pequot Road in Southport has announced a new program called Fantastic Finds. This is a free monthly program is open to the public beginning Friday, February 5, 2016, at 10:45am. Fabulous Finds will take place on the first Friday of every month and up to five items from Pequot Library’s treasure trove of rare books and manuscripts will be revealed and opened from a sealed box! The materials will be discussed and questions answered. The public will have a unique opportunity to experience antique books and items and to learn why they are significant in this day of digital communication. Materials may be thematic or seasonal, and will always be engaging. These stimulating programs are held in the Reading Room.
Each program will be led by Pequot Library’s Executive Director Heather-Marie Montilla.These Collections include a vast array of more than 30,000 items and, together, they form an incredibly rich and vibrant portrait of the literary, religious, political, military, musical, and cultural life of America and the world. This is one of the most important, concentrated, and impeccably selected set of collections of its kind in the country.
Save the dates for upcoming Fantastic Finds 2016: Friday, March 4, 2016; Friday, April 1, 2016; Friday, May, 6, 2016, all at 10:45am. Images in photographs are samples from Pequot Library’s Special Collections and may not be included in the items revealed.
Please visit www.pequotlibrary.org to learn more about this vibrant library, educational, arts and cultural institution. All classes and programs are open to everyone. For information: (203) 259-0346 ext. 15.
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