Always something going on in the Pennsylvania room! 2015 events:
WESTMORELAND PHOTOGRAPHY SOCIETY PHOTO SHOW - MARCH 2 TO MAY 4
The Westmoreland Photography Society will hold their annual photography show in the Pennsylvania Room hallway from March 2 through Mary 4. This year's exhibit of modern photos of historic subjects will include several new photographs. (This show is available for viewing during regular library hours.)
VICTORIOUS! FROM HOMETOWN AMERICA TO TOKYO BAY, 1941-1945 - APRIL 15 AT 7:00 PM
Victorious! From Hometown America to Tokyo Bay, 1941-1945 is the latest publication from the Saint Vincent College Center for Northern Appalachian Studies.
The work contains 38 personal accounts of Western Pennsylvania residents who served the US during WWII, both on the European and Pacific fields of battle and the homefront. Anyone with an interest in local history and in the history of World War II will enjoy this informative book talk. The presentation is free and open to the general public.
Copes of the book will be for sale ($28) at the program.
DAY OF GIVING - MAY 5
To coincide with the national "Give Local America Day," the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County announces its "Day of Giving" for 2015.
Watch for more information and a link to donate from our Home Page!
DORIS MULLAN MEMORIAL PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT - MAY 7 TO JUNE 5
A photography show to honor the memory of Doris B. Mullan will be on display in the library's exhibit hallway outside the Pennsylvania Room from May 7 through June 5. Doris was a world traveler who captured on film the wonders of her journeys, focusing on the sites and animals she loved.
An opening reception will be held on Thursday, May 7, beginning at 7:00 pm.
All dates and times are subject to change, please stop by the Pennsylvania Room or call the library at 724-238-6451 to verify information.
|Always something to see....
Formal displays and exhibits take place throughout the year and are located inside the Pennsylvania Room, around the Pennsylvania Room's hallway, and even in one of the outside window case near the library's main entrance. But even in between formal displays, visitors will be happy to know that there is always something to see in the library's Pa Room.
18th-Century artifacts found at the archaeological excavation site of John Bridges' Tavern on South Market Street in Ligonier.
"Once-popular souvenirs of the Ligonier Valley"
In addition to our many books on Ligonier, Westmoreland County and Pennsylvania, there is usually a display of historic artifacts and/or photographs located inside the Pennsylvania room or just outside in the hallway.
|Ligonier Valley Library Genealogy Forum
The Forum meets on a 4th Tuesday of certain months, and is devoted to learning about family history research. Meetings are free and open to the public. For more information, stop by or phone the library at 724-238-6451 or visit the Genealogy Forum's web page.
If you have any questions relating to The Pennsylvania Room, please stop by the Pa. Room (hours are listed above) or call the Ligonier Valley Library at 724-238-6451.