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Alabama

Troy, Alabama

Troy University Libraries
Contact

July 18, 2017, 5:30-6:30 PM
The Great War in the Heart of Dixie: Alabama during World War 1, Dr. Marty Olliff

September 21, 2017, 1:00-2:30 PM
A Century of Commemoration: How Alabama Has Remembered the Great War, 1920–2017, featuring Dr. Marty Olliff, Dr. Robert J. Jakeman, Dr. Steven Trout, Mr. Graham Neeley

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Arizona

Scottsdale, Arizona

Scottsdale Public Library
Contact

April 6, 2017, 6:30-7:30 PM
World War I-The Great War, Dr. Kyle Longley

April 13, 2017, 6:00-8:30 PM
Film screening All Quiet on the Western Front

April 20, 2017, 6:30-7:30 PM
The Great War's Impact on Scottsdale, Joan Fudala

May 9, 2017, 6:30-8:00 PM
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Tom Tudor

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Arkansas

Russellville, Arkansas

Ross Pendergraft Library & Technology Center
Contact

September 7, 2017, 7:00 PM
The Great War & Arkansas, Dr. Buck Foster

September 14, 2017, 7:00 PM
Propaganda & Pursuasion, Dr. Jan Jenkins

September 28, 2017, 7:00 PM
Ozarks to the Argonne Forest - Story of Local Soldiers with WWI Memorabilia, MSG (Ret.) Lee Fields, US Army

October 19, 2017, 7:00 PM
WWI and America: Told by the Americans Who Lived It, Dr. Stanley Lombardo

November 11, 2017, 7:00 PM
Veterans Appreciation Event, Discussion panel on veterans' issues and support services

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California

Beaumont, California

Beaumont Library District
Contact

April 8, 2017
World War I and America: Veterans Panel, Jennifer Keene, PhD

May 20, 2017
Film screening and discussion

Danville, California

Museum of San Ramon Valley
Contact

March 16, 2017, 7:00 PM
An Ordinary Year, An Extraordinary Time, Steve Burchik at the Veterans Memorial Building

April 7, 2017, 7:00 PM
“Think of Me Often,” Clarinet Fusion, at the Danville Library

Folsom, California

Folsom Public Library
Contact

October 3, 2017, 6:30 PM
Monthly Book Club - WWI and America: Told By the Americans Who Lived It, Colonel (USAF ret.) Terrance Finnegan

October 6, 2017, 10:00 AM
WWI and the Sacramento Valley, Amanda DeWilde and James Scott

October 21, 2017, 10:00 AM
WWI and the Birth of a Genre, Carrie Sessarego

October 26, 2017, 1:00 PM
Monthly Book Club - WWI and America: Told By the Americans Who Lived It, Colonel (USAF ret.) Terrance Finnegan

November 3, 2017, 10:00 AM
First Friday Series—WWI: Over There, Colonel (USAF ret.) Terrance Finnegan

Milpitas, California

Milpitas Library
Contact

April 2, 2017, 2:00 PM
Democracy Defeated: Emma Goldman 1917-1919, Dr. Candace Falk

April 5, 2017, 7:00 PM
World War One and America, Professor Eric Narveson

April 6, 2017, 6:30 PM
Documentary Screening: World War I: American Legacy

April 9, 2017, 2:00 PM
The Effect of Combat on Veterans’ Lives, Professor Eric Narveson

April 19, 2017, 6:30 PM
Film Screening: Sergeant York (1941)

April 24, 2017, 6:30 PM
Film Screening: Paths of Glory (1957)

Sacramento, California

Sacramento Public Library
Contact

June 4, 2017, 3:00 PM
American Women and the First World War, Lynn Dumenil, PhD

June 11, 2017, 1:00 PM
The First World War and the African American Soldier, Jennifer Keene, PhD

July 30, 2017, 1:00 PM
American Security, Civil Liberties, and the First World War, Carlton Larson

Simi Valley, California

Simi Valley Public Library
Contact

March 18, 2017
World War I and Women, Susan Kinkella, PhD

May 20, 2017
World War I and PTSD, Janina Scarlet, PhD

September 16, 2017
World War I and America readings and discussion, Michaela Reaves, PhD

November 9, 2017
World War I and Music, Michaela Reaves, PhD

Thousand Oaks, California

California Lutheran University
About

August 31-December 7, 2017
Weekly Oral Histories and Interviews, Cal Lutheran students

October 11, 2017, 7:00 PM
WWI and America Discussion, Cal Lutheran Faculty

November 14, 2017, 7:00 PM
WWI and Sgt. York, Dr. Michael Birdwell

Whittier, California

Whittier Public Library
Contact

February 2, 2017, 6:30 PM
World War I and America, Jennifer Keene, PhD

February 9, 2017
The Literature of World War I, Charles Adams, PhD

February 15, 2017
"The Life of a Doughboy" presented by the Great War Historical Society of Los Angeles

February 22, 2017
Documentary screening: World War I, The American Legacy

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Colorado

Pueblo, Colorado

Pueblo City-County Library
Contact

August 11, 2017, 7:00 PM
An Evening with President Wilson, Judd Bankert

August 1-25, 2017
Lest We Forget: Pueblo Remembers World War I exhibition, World War I and America Exhibitions on view

September 6, 2017, 6:30 PM
Film Screening: All Quiet on the Western Front

September 11, 2017, 6:30 PM
African Americans in World War I, Ray Brown

September 20, 2017, 6:00 PM
World War I and America Dine and Discussion, featuring the World War I and America Reader, Clyde Cremer, and Col. Jeff Chostner

November 11, 2017, 6:00 PM
World War I Headstone Ceremony at Roselawn Cemetery, Assistance from Congressman Scott Tipton

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Connecticut

Groton, Connecticut

Groton Public Library
Contact

February 1, 2017, 1:00 PM
World War I and America Opening Event

February 2, 2017, 12:00 PM
Scanning Day with the Connecticut State Library’s World War I Memory Project

February 4, 2017, 1:00 PM
Women Doctors and Nurses in World War I, Heather Munro Prescott, PhD

February 9, 2017, 7:00 PM
Connecticut on the Homefront, Christine Gauvreau

February 10, 2017, 1:00 PM
WWI Film screening with commentary

February 16, 2017, 3:30 PM
Genealogy Presentation: World War I, Michael Spellmon

Hartford, Connecticut

Hartford Public Library
Contact

April 6, 2017
The Puerto Rican Experience of World War I

April 27, 2017
"Expressions of War" roundtable discussion

May 11, 2017
Hartford and World War I

Middletown, Connecticut

Russell Library
Events

April 6, 2017
The Puerto Rican Experience of World War I

October 2-31, 2017
WWI Poster Exhibition Over the Top: Liberty and Victory Bond Posters

October 4, 2017, 10:00 AM
World War I and America: readings and discussion at the Middletown Senior Center

October 4, 2017, 7:00 PM
World War I and America: readings and discussion

October 5, 2017, 7:00 PM
Film Screening with commentary and discussion, featuring Dr. Scott Higgins

October 11, 2017, 10:00 AM
World War I and America: readings and discussion at the Middletown Senior Center

October 11, 2017, 7:00 PM
World War I and America: readings and discussion

October 12, 2017, 7:00 PM
Veterans Writing Group: World War I and America readings, discussion and writing series

October 18, 2017, 10:00 AM
World War I and America: readings and discussion at the Middletown Senior Center

October 18, 2017, 7:00 PM
World War I and America: readings and discussion

October 19, 2017, 7:00 PM
Veterans Writing Group: World War I and America readings, discussion and writing series

October 25, 2017, 10:00 AM
World War I and America: readings and discussion at the Middletown Senior Center

October 25, 2017, 7:00 PM
World War I and America: readings and discussion

October 26, 2017, 7:00 PM
Veterans Writing Group: World War I and America readings, discussion and writing series

November 2, 2017, 7:00 PM
Author Talk, Edward A. Hagan, PhD

November 9, 2017, 7:00 PM
World War I Genealogy Workshop

November 16, 2017, 7:00 PM
Concert: Songs of World War I

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Florida

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Alvin Sherman Library at Nova Southeastern
Contact

April 1, 2017
World War I and America Exhibition Opening Event

April 2, 2017
Local genealogy society WWI project

Panama City, Florida

Bay County Public Library
Contact

August 8, 2017, 10:00 AM
World War I and America Book Club

August 8, 2017, 4:00 PM
Teen "Grizzled" Card Game Program

August 12, 2017, 2:00 PM
Archives Come Alive: Letters from poet and WWI Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, Jason Hedden

August 14, 2017, 6:00 PM
On the Homefront: Bay County during WWI, Dr. Glenda Walters

August 15, 2017, 5:30 PM
Beyond the Lens: Book and Film Series featuring Paths of Glory, Gerard Giordano

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Georgia

Atlanta, Georgia

Emory University Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library
Contact

October 13, 2017, 6:30-8:00 PM
Harlem's Rattlers and the Great War, John Morrow

November 14, 2017, 7:00-9:00 PM
Film Screening: Men of Bronze: The Black American Heroes of WWI

September 1, 2017, 7:00-9:00 PM
A Question of Manhood: African Americans and WWI exhibition

Augusta, Georgia

Augusta Museum of History
Contact

February 21, 2017
World War I and America Reader

May 27, 2017
World War I's Impact on the River Region

June 24, 2017
World War I History Detective Program

Lawrenceville, Georgia

Urban Mediamakers Association
Contact

February 18, 2017
Black History event with film screenings, readings and discussion, Chad Williams

October 13, 2017
Race and World War I screening and discussion, Max Brooks

Morrow, Georgia

Clayton State University
WWI and America

September 28, 2017, 6:30 PM
Veterans Panel Discussion, moderated by Dr. Lamar Veatch

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Illinois

Bolingbrook, Illinois

Fountaindale Public Library
Contact

April 11, 2017, 7:00 PM
A World Gone Mad: World War I, Jim Gibbons

September 23, 2017, 9:30 AM
Here Come the Doughboys! Tracing Your WWI Military Ancestors

Hampshire, Illinois

Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District
Contact

December 5, 2016, 6:00 PM
World War I and America exhibition opening

December 5, 2016
World War I strategy board game and discussion

Malta, Illinois

Kishwaukee College
Contact

March 30, 2017, 12:30-1:30 PM
The Unknown Soldier: How does military service change you?, Jennifer Jossendal, at the C 1130 Student Lounge

April 25, 2017, 11:00– 12:00 PM
What Does the Nation Owe to Those Who Fight?, Dr. Ashley Becker, at the C 1130 Student Lounge

Oak Park, Illinois

Oak Park Public Library
Calendar

October 4, 2017, 1:30 PM
Film Screening: All Quiet on the Western Front, Doug Deuchler

October 6, 2017, 1:30 PM
WWI and America Reader Discussion, Marine Corps (ret.) Ed White

October 7, 2017, 2:00 PM
Johnnies, Tommies and Sammies: Music and the WWI Alliance

October 10, 2017, 7:00 PM
Great Soldiers of the First Division, 1917-1919, Dr. Paul Herbert

October 11, 2017, 1:30 PM
Film Screening: Sergeant York (1941), Doug Deuchler

October 12, 2017, 1:30 PM
Book Discussion: All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque, Donna Ioppolo at the Maze Branch Library

October 15, 2017, 4:00 PM
Author presentation: Chicago Transformed: World War I and the Windy City, Joseph Gustaitis

October 17, 2017, 7:00 PM
Book Discussion: The Summer before the War by Helen Simonson, Linda Ivy Miller

October 18, 2017, 1:30 PM
Film Screening: Wings, Doug Deuchler

October 20, 2017, 1:30 PM
WWI and America Reader Discussion, Marine Corps (ret.) Ed White

October 25, 2017, 1:30 PM
Film Screening: Dawn Patrol, Doug Deuchler

October 26, 2017, 4:00-5:00 PM
Kid Inventors

October 28, 2017, 2:00 PM
Stories from Women Heroes of World War I: 16 Remarkable Resisters, Soldiers, Spies, and Medics, author Kathryn Atwood

November 1, 2017, 1:30 PM
Film Screening: Paths of Glory, Doug Deuchler

November 3, 2017, 1:30 PM
WWI and America Reader Discussion, Marine Corps (ret.) Ed White

November 4, 2017, 2:00 PM
Veterans Read!

November 5, 2017, 3:00 PM
Hemmingway Letters, Kevin Bry and Diana Pingle

November 8, 2017, 1:30 PM
Film Screening: Joyeux Noel/Merry Christmas, Doug Deuchler

November 9, 2017, 7:00 PM
Author Presentation: From Chicago to Vietnam: A Memoir of War, Veteran author Michael Duffy

November 11, 2017, 11:00 AM
Commemoration of the 100th anniversary of WWI, at the Oak Park Arms Retirement Community

Orland Park, Illinois

Orland Park Public Library
Contact

March 5, 2017, 3:00 PM
Johnnies, Tommies and Sammies: Music and the WWI Alliance, William Brooks, PhD

March 7, 2017, 7:00 PM
World War I and America Roundtable I, Orland Park Vet Center

March 9, 2017, 7:00 PM
The United States Enters World War I, Paul H. Herbert, PhD

March 15, 2017, 7:00 PM
Artillery Scout, James Bilder

March 17, 2017, 7:00 PM
The US in WWI: Seven Months that Changed the World, Barry Cloyd

March 21, 2017, 7:00 PM
World War I and America Roundtable II, Orlando Park Vet Center

March 22, 2017, 7:00 PM
A World Gone Mad: World War I, Jim Gibbons

March 23, 2017, 7:00 PM
Great Soldiers of the First Division, 1917-1919, Paul H. Herbert, PhD

March 30, 2017, 7:00 PM
The Rise and Fall of the Doughboy

Wheaton, Illinois

Wheaton Public Library
Contact
Please register with the library to attend events

October 13, 2017, 1:00 PM
Film Festival: The Promise (2016)

October 17, 2017, 7:00 PM
Ernest Hemmingway in WWI, Bob Glass

October 19, 2017, 7:00 PM
Living History: General Charles Dawes, Actor RJ Lindsey

October 24, 2017, 7:00 PM
WWI Heroes of Wheaton, Nancy Flannery

October 25, 2017, 7:00 PM
Wheaton Reads Book Discussion: A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemmingway

October 27, 2017, 1:00 PM
Film Festival: War Horse (2011)

October 30, 2017, 7:00 PM
Propaganda Posters: A Painting Workshop for Teens, Christine Thornton

October 31, 2017, 7:00 PM
WWI and America Panel and Discussion, Assistant Professor Josh Fulton

November 1, 2017, 4:00 PM
Tween Program: Eating During WWI

November 1, 2017, 7:00 PM
Film Festival: Wonder Woman (2017)

November 2, 2017, 4:00 PM
Tween Book Discussion (Grades 3-6), Truce: The Day the Soldiers Stopped Fighting by Jim Murphy

November 2, 2017, 7:00 PM
Contemporary Book Discussion, Stella Bain by Anita Shreve

November 2, 2017, 7:00 PM
American Doughboys in WWI, Robert Mueller

November 3, 2017, 1:00 PM
Film Festival: Testament of Youth (2014)

November 5, 2017, 2:00 PM
Songs of WWI, Roger Kotecki

November 7, 2017, 10:00 AM
Wheaton Reads Book Discussion: A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemmingway

November 8, 2017, 10:00 AM
Contemporary Book Discussion: Stella Bain by Anita Shreve

November 9, 2017, 7:00 PM
US First Division in WWI, Dr. Paul Herbert

November 16, 2017, 6:00 PM
Film Festival: Paths of Glory (1957)

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Indiana

Gary, Indiana

Indiana University Northwest Office of Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs
Contact

November 6, 2017
World War I presentation, Dr. Jean Poulard

November 7, 2017
Student-led discussions, Dr. Jonathyne Briggs

November 10, 2017
Student-led discussions, Dr. Jonathyne Briggs

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Iowa

Davenport, Iowa

Figge Art Museum
Contact

February 16, 2017
The Art of Persuasion: World War I Posters and the Home Front, Ranelle Knight-Lueth, PhD

May 4, 2017
World War I and America readings and discussion, Quad Cities Vet Center

Oelwein, Iowa

Oelwein Public Library
Contact

April 3, 2017, 6:30 PM
World War I and America Opening Event

April 6, 2017, 6:30 PM
World War I and U.S. Railroads

April 13, 2017, 6:30 PM
World War I and America readings and discussion

April 20, 2017, 6:30 PM
Daily Life at Camp Dodge, Mike Vogt

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Kansas

Independence, Kansas

Independence Public Library
Contact

February 23, 2017, 6:00 PM
Veterans' Writing Workshop, Jason Pete, PhD

March 1, 2017,
Stubby the Dog Soldier: WWI Hero (Animal Heroes) Story Walk (Riverside Zoo)

March 2, 2017, 6:30 PM
World War I and America Exhibition Opening Reception

March 7, 2017, 6:00 PM
Serving America While Serving Time, Kori Thompson

March 8, 2017, 2:00 PM
World War I and America: Told by the Americans Who Lived It

March 14, 2017, 6:00 PM
Author Talk Personal Hell: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

March 16, 2017, 3:00 PM
Veterans Panel Discussion at Independence High School

March 16, 2017, 7:00 PM
World War I and America: A Participatory Reader's Theater

March 21, 2017, 6:00 PM
WWI and America Family Read Night

March 22, 2017, 6:00 PM
World War I and America: Told by the Americans Who Lived It

March 29, 2017, 6:00 PM
Global Police Debate, Independence Community College Debate Team

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Kentucky

Bowling Green, Kentucky

Western Kentucky University, Library Special Collections
Contact

September 19, 2017, 6:30 PM
Sgt. Alvin York: America’s WWI Hero, presented by Dr. David Lee

November 9, 2017, 6:30 PM
World War I and America (Readings and Discussion), moderated by Professor Jonathan Jeffrey

London, Kentucky

Laurel County Public Library
Contact

September 28, 2017, 6:00 PM
Author-led discussion: WWI and America Reader, Dr. David Bettez

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Louisiana

Thibodaux, Louisiana

Nicholls State University, Ellender Memorial Library
Contact

November 10, 2017
Veterans Day ceremony

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Maine

Auburn, Maine

Auburn Public Library
Contact

May 11, 2017, 6:00 PM
Screening of Fort Bliss and discussion, Rob Reilly, director of Camp Steve Veterans Camp

May 18, 2017
Author Talk: Last of the Doughboys, Richard Rubin

May 25, 2017, 6:00 PM
Efforts to Document Maine Memorials, Elizabeth Bischoff

Eliot, Maine

William Fogg Library
Contact

April 7, 2017, 2:00 PM
WWI and America Program Kickoff, Jamie Rice and Sr. Vice Commander Melvyn Bates. Please call 207-439-9437 to register

April 8, 2017
Saturday Film Series, The First World War. To be held consecutive Saturdays, beginning 4/8/17, and excluding 5/20/17 and 5/27/17

October 4, 2017
History of Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Gary Hildreth

Kittery, Maine

Rice Public Library
Contact

November 9, 2017, 5:00 PM
World War I and America Closing Event, Elizabeth McKillen, PhD

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Maryland

Belcamp, Maryland

Harford County Public Library
Contact

March 21, 2017
"Ready to Serve, a One-Woman Show"

March 26, 2017
Meet the Author: Elizabeth Foxwell

May 11, 2017
Meet the Author: Mitchell Yockelson

Frederick, Maryland

C. Burr Artz Public Library
Contact

September 2017
The WWI Art of Robert Horvath, traveling display

September 7, 2017, 7:00 PM
Platoon 22: Fighting For Those Who Fought For Us with Danny Farrar, CEO and co-owner of SOLDIERFIT, co-founder of Platoon 22, an organization that seeks to reduce the number of veteran suicides

September 12, 2017, 7:00 PM
WWI Family History, Mary Mannix, MA, MLS, FCPL

September 23, 2017, 7:00 PM
Authors of Liberty: The Valiant Military Service of Maryland’s Black Men and Women, Dr. Glenn Johnston

October 10, 2017, 7:00 PM
Author Talk and Signing: Maryland in World War I: As Seen Through Photographs with author William M. Armstrong

October 12, 2017, 7:00 PM
The Story of Danny Farrar: Pride Not Ego with author Danny Farrar

October 15, 2017, 2:00 PM
Grave Yards and Genealogy: American Battle Monuments Commission, Ryan Bass, MLS, NARA

October 24, 2017, 7:00 PM
Author Talk and Signing: Green Beret: The Life and Wars of Staff Sergeant Barry Sadler with author Marc Leepson

November 11, 2017, 11:00 AM
Researching Your 18th and 19th Century Veteran Ancestors, Rebecca Koford, CG.

November 20, 2017, 6:00 PM
The Homefront, Jake Wynn

December 3, 2017, 2:00 PM
Helping Veterans Reclaim Their Serenity, Judy Buchanan, Certified Medical Reiki™ Practitioner and US Army Veteran

February 10, 2018, 1:00 PM
Researching the People of the Great War with Teri Bisceglia, Denise Coughlin, and Kathi Donatucci

Thurmont, Maryland

Thurmont Regional Library
Contact

August, 2017
The WWI Art of Robert Horvath traveling display

September 16, 2017, 9:00 AM-10:00 AM
Frederick Memorial Trail Geocaching Kickoff

September 20, 2017, 6:00 PM
World War I: Film Series and Discussion: Howard Hawks's Sergeant York, moderated by Kiri McGhee, MA, MLIS

October 3, 2017, 7:00 PM
The 1918 Flu Outbreak: A Local Perspective, with author Jim Rada

October 11, 2017, 6:00 PM
World War I: Film Series and Discussion: Lewis Milestone's All Quiet on the Western Front, moderated by Kiri McGhee, MA, MLIS

November 15, 2017, 6:00 PM
World War I: Film Series and Discussion: Russell Crowe's The Water Diviner, moderated by Kiri McGhee, MA, MLIS

January 17, 2018, 6:00 PM
World War I: Film Series and Discussion: Stanley Kubrick's Paths of Glory, moderated by Kiri McGhee, MA, MLIS

Towson, Maryland

Towson University Albert S. Cook Library
Contact

February 15, 2017, 12:00 PM
World War I, Physical Fitness, and the Shaping of a Modern University

March 28, 2017, 12:30 PM
World War I, Sex, and Gender

April 20, 2017, 12:30 PM
Art, Culture, and Race: The Legacy of World War I

October 4, 2017, 12:00 PM
Bibliotherapy: World War I and Beyond

Urbana, Maryland

Urbana Regional Library
Contact

November 6, 2017, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Comin' In On a Wing and a Prayer - WWII music and Its Influences. Part 1 in a 4 part series

November 13, 2017, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Comin' In On a Wing and a Prayer - WWII music and Its Influences. Part 2 in a 4 part series

November 20, 2017, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Comin' In On a Wing and a Prayer - WWII music and Its Influences. Part 3 in a 4 part series

November 27, 2017, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Comin' In On a Wing and a Prayer - WWII music and Its Influences. Part 4 in a 4 part series

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Michigan

Alpena County, Michigan

Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Contact

March 6, 2017, 6:30 PM
Letters Home-WWI soldier and Alpena resident Levi Stevens letters to his parents, read and discussed by his granddaughter

March 6, 2017, 7:00 PM
Of Men and War documentary screening

March 9, 2017, 6:30 PM
Lincoln Center Screening: Veteran Artist Project The Home Show

March 14, 2017, 6:30 PM
The WWI and America Reader discussion

March 20, 2017, 6:30 PM
Wake Up America! Great Lakes Contribution to WWI

Heartland, Michigan

Cromaine District Library
Events

November 13, 2017, 6:30 PM
Michigan and World War I, Dennis Skupinski

November 21, 2017, 6:30 PM
World War I and PTSD

Jackson, Michigan

Jackson District Library
Contact

May 18, 2017
America's Role in the War

September 14, 2017
World War I and America readings and discussion

March 15, 2018
Veteran Experience

May 31, 2018
World War I and Jackson

Lake Orion, Michigan

Orion Township Public Library
Events
Please register for events online

October 11, 2017, 7:00 PM
Readings and Discussion: Why Fight?; the Experience of War; Race and World War I, hosted by Dr. Karen Miller

October 18, 2017, 7:00 PM
American Women at War; The Home Front: Selling Unity, Suppressing Dissent, hosted by Dr. Karen Miller

October 25, 2017, 7:00 PM
Readings and Discussion: America on the World Stage; Coming Home: The Toll of War, hosted by Dr. Karen Miller

November 1, 2017, 7:00 PM
World War I "Hello Girl" Oleda Christides, featuring storyteller Lois Keel

November 14, 2017, 7:00 PM
PTSD: A Discussion for Veterans and Their Families, Dr. Eric BeShears, clinical psychologist with the John D. Dingell Veterans Affairs Medical Center

November 18, 2017, 7:00 PM
The Makings of America: A World War I Home Front Story, historian Dennis Skupinski

White Lake, Michigan

White Lake Township Library
Contact
Please register to attend events.

June 13, 2017, 6:30–7:30 PM
Book group discussion of The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson, hosted by Professor Sandra Sutherland

June 26, 2017, 6:30–7:30 PM
The Hello Girls, Lois Keel

July 10, 2017, 6:00–8:00 PM
Concert in Hawley Park with The Dug Outs

July 11, 2017, 6:30–7:30 PM
Group discussion of All Quiet on the Western Front, hosted by Professor Sandra Sutherland

August 8, 2017, 6:30–7:30 PM
Horses in the War, Margaret Ostrowski

September 11, 2017, 6:30–7:30 PM
World War I and America readings and discussion

September 12, 2017, 6:30–7:30 PM
Book group discussion of The Things They Carried by Tim O’ Brien, hosted by Professor Sandra Sutherland

September 14, 2017, 6:30–7:30 PM
Camp Library Service with reenactors, featuring Erin Kinnee and Lawrence Ostrowski

October 3, 2017, 6:30–7:30 PM
Donut Dolly, Joann Puffer Kotcher

October 9, 2017, 6:30–7:30 PM
The Shot that Killed Millions, Professor Dennis Fiems

October 10, 2017, 6:30–7:30 PM
Discussion of The Spy by Paulo Coelho, featuring Professor Sandra Sutherland

October 16, 2017, 6:30–7:30 PM
Like Lambs to the Slaughter, Professor Dennis Fiems

October 19, 2017, 10:30–11:30 AM
Book discussion of Dead Wake by Erik Larson at the Dublin Community Senior Center

October 23, 2017, 6:30–7:30 PM
The Yanks Are Coming!, Professor Dennis Fiems

November 13, 2017, 6:30–7:30 PM
The Music of Weapons and Plowshares, Matt Watroba & Rev. Robert Jones

November 14, 2017, 6:30–7:30 PM
Book discussion of Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain, hosted by Professor Sandra Sutherland

December 12, 2017, 6:30–7:30 PM
Books with Background: Truce: The Day the Soldiers Stopped Fighting by Jim Murphy, hosted by Professor Dennis Fiems

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Minnesota

Dodge Center, Minnesota

Dodge Center Public Library
Events

September 5, 2017, 11:00 AM
WWI era Tea Party at the Mantorville Opera House

September 17, 2017, 7:00 PM
Medicine on the Battlefield, Michael Eckers

September 5-22, 2017
Art and Propaganda of WWI exhibit

September 7, 2017, 6:00 PM
All Quiet on the Western Front movie screening

September 14, 2017, 6:00 PM
Life in the Trenches, Michael Eckers

September 29, 2017, 7:00 PM
Music & Fashion of WWI, Nadine Langworthy

October 8, 2017, 2:00 PM
Guided Cemetery Walk with the Dodge County Historical Society at the Wildwood Cemetery, Wasioja

October 2-24, 2017, 2:00 PM
WWI and America exhibit

November 11, 2017, 2:00 PM
Descendants Remember: Honoring Past and Current Veterans, at the Dodge Center Community Center

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Mississippi

Mississippi State, Mississippi

Mississippi State University Libraries

Contact
September 14, 2017, 7:00 PM
The Great War: World War I Writing and Memorabilia from the Special Collections of Mitchell Memorial Library

October 12, 2017, 7:00 PM
Choctaw Code Talkers of World War I

November 16, 2017, 7:00 PM
Poetry and the Poppy: "In Flanders Fields" and One Woman's Role in Creating a Symbol of Remembrance

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Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri

Black Archives of Mid-America

Contact
info@blackarchives.org

November 6, 2016, 2:00 PM
The Role of African Americans in World War I, Joe Louis Mattox

November 12, 2016, 2:00 PM
W.E.B. Du Bois and World War I, Shawn Alexander, PhD

Springfield, Missouri

Springfield-Greene County Library District
Contact

April 5, 2017
Dr. Jay Winter

April 18, 2017
Chemical Warfare in World War I

April 22, 2017
Women's Roles in World War I

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Nebraska

Central City, Nebraska

Central City Public Library
Contact

June 15, 2017, 8:45 AM - 4:30 PM
Road Trip with CC Public Library to the Nebraska Chautauqua

June 26, 2017, 6:30 PM-7:30 PM
The Life, Times, and Work of Willa Cather, Tracy Sanford Tucker, education director and certified archivist of the Willa Cather Foundation

July 10, 2017, 6:30 PM-7:30 PM
Behind the Meaning of Names, Karen Gettert Shoemaker, author of One Book One Nebraska

August 12, 2017, 2:00 PM
On the Homefront During WWI & Afternoon Tea. Susan Hultman will provide sweet and savory tea items

New Hampshire

Warner, New Hampshire

Warner Historical Society
Contact

April 9, 2017, 2:00 PM
World War I Posters, Mary Mead

June 10, 2017, 7:00 PM
Last of the Doughboys: The Forgotten Generation and Their Forgotten War, Richard Rubin

June 25, 2017, 2:00 PM
German Stereotypes in Context, Dr. Richard Schade

July 13, 2017, 6:30 PM
Chemical Warfare and World War I, Dr. Marion Girard-Dorsey

Keene, New Hampshire

Keene Public Library
Calendar

August 9, 2017, 7:00 PM
Discussion, Professor John Lund at the Horatio Colony House Museum

August 25, 2017, 6:30 PM
Chautauqua, Charles Evert Pace as W.E.B. Dubois and Paul Vickery as Woodrow Wilson

August 30, 2017, 7:00 PM
Film Screening: The Little American, Professor Larry Benaquist

October 7, 2017, 10:00 AM
Veterans Writers Workshop, Rodger Martin

October 21, 2017, 10:00 AM
Veterans Writers Workshop, Rodger Martin

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New Jersey

Bridgeton, New Jersey

Bridgeton Free Public Library
Contact

May 4, 2017
WWI film screening with commentary

May 6, 2017
WWI and America reception with ragtime music

May 13, 2017, 2:00 PM
Three-Day Road: Book Discussion, Joseph Boyden

May 16, 2017
Students Meet Veterans

Hoboken, New Jersey

Hoboken Historical Museum
Contact

November 6, 2016, 4:00 PM
Harlem's Rattlers and the Great War: From Hoboken to the Rhine and Back, Jeffrey Sammons, PhD

November 21, 2016, 1:00 PM
A City on the Eve of War: Hoboken in 1916-1917, Christina Ziegler-McPherson, PhD

December 11, 2016, 4:00 PM
Woodrow Wilson's Failure of Wartime Leadersip, Richard Striner, PhD

February 12, 2017, 4:00 PM
The Women of Peace and Preparedness: The Use of Motherhood and Maternalism in World War I, Lisa Mastrangelo, PhD

March 12, 2017, 4:00 PM
Uncle Sam Wants You: Hoboken, World War I and the Making of the Modern American Citizen, Christopher Capozzola, PhD

April 23, 2017, 4:00 PM
A Seaport at War with Itself: Germans, Irish, Jews, Italians, and African Americans in Wartime Greater New York, Steven H. Jaffe

May 7, 2017, 4:00 PM
Heaven, Hell, or Hoboken: The U.S. Army Port of Embarkation in Hoboken during World War I Mark Van Ells, PhD

Scotch Plains, New Jersey

Scotch Plains Public Library
Contact

September 18, 2017, 7:00 PM
Prelude to War: The Events that Drew the US into WWI, Tim White

September 25, 2017, 7:00 PM
War Illustration: A Straight Unbroken Line, Dennis Dittrich, Illustrator and Associate Professor of Art, New Jersey City University

September 28, 2017, 7:00 PM
Combat Paper and Frontline Arts, readings by veterans

October 6, 2017, 12:00 PM
Film Screening: All Quiet on the Western Front, Mike Spatoro, U.S.M.C., ret.

October 12, 2017, 7:00 PM
Home Front New Jersey and World War I: Civil Liberties and the War within the War, Mark Lender retired Chairman, History Department, Kean University

October 23, 2017, 7:00 PM
An Unintentional Consequence of WWI: American Religious Pluralism and the Jewish Experience, Jessica Cooperman Assistant Professor, Religious Studies Department, and Director, Jewish Studies Program Muhlenberg College"

October 23, 2017, 7:00 PM
Claims Clinic with representatives of the VA, Richard P. Thompson, Bureau Chief, Office of Veterans Affairs, Union County, NJ

November 2, 2017, 7:00 PM
Facilitated Discussion #4: At Home the Toll of War, Ryan Harty, US Army Reserve (Active)

Picataway, New Jersey

Piscataway Public Library
Contact

July 15, 2017, 1:00-3:30 PM
Writers Workshop

July 22, 2017, 1:00-3:30 PM
Writers Workshop

October 8, 2017, 2:00 PM
Scholar-led session, Dr. Beryl Satter

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New York

Brooklyn, New York

New York City College of Technology
Contact

April 5, 2017, 1:00-2:00 PM
Public film screening and discussion at the Ursula C. Schwerin Library

July 8, 2017, 1:00-2:00 PM
Public film screening and discussion at the Ursula C. Schwerin Library

November 8, 2017, 2:30-3:30 PM
Public film screening and discussion at the Ursula C. Schwerin Library

Granville, New York

Slate Valley Museum
Contact

April 29, 2017, 2:00 PM
Public talk, "Putting the 'World' in the First World War," SUNY Albany Professor Richard S. Fogarty

July 26, 2017, 7:00 PM
Summer Book Club, All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

August 30, 2017, 7:00 PM
Summer Book Club, Goodbye to All That by Robert Graves

September 15, 2017, 6:30 PM
"Well this is all for now... so goodbye" Letters, Writings, and Poetry from Veterans
This program will be held at Stone Valley Arts in Poultney, Vermont

October 28, 2017, 2:00 PM
Returning the Colors: The Conflicts that Follow

Hempstead, New York

The African Atlantic Genealogical Society, Inc.
Contact

April 1, 2017
Two One-Act Plays about World War I

April 1, 2017, 3:00 PM
"Mine Eyes Have Seen," and "Aftermath," staged readings and discussion, Osceola "Ozzie" Fletcher, Lt. Damon L. Kinebrew, and former Mayor of the Village of Freeport, Andrew Hardwick

June 24, 2017
Jazz concert. WW1 era songs and music composed by Lt. James Reese Europe, Jazz vocalist Lady Laura

Massapequa, New York

Massapequa Public Library
Contact

May 10, 2017, 1:00 PM
Voices of World War I: Do They Still Resonate Today?, Anna Katsavos

May 17, 2017, 1:00 PM
World War I Era in Song, Robert Cohen

Poughkeepsie, New York

Adriance Memorial Library
Contact

May 6, 2017, 2:30 PM
World War I and America Opening Event

May 13, 2017, 2:30 PM
World War I and America: Veterans Panel, Matthew Schultz, PhD

May 18, 2017, 7:00 PM
An Evening of Poetry: The War Experience, Nelson Rivera

May 20, 2017, 2:30 PM
Writing Workshop

Smithtown, New York

The Smithtown Library
Contact

February 23, 2017, 7:00 PM
The History of Camp Upton, Paul Infranco

April 6, 2017, 7:00 PM
World War I from Sarajevo to the Armistice, Keith Matturro

April 8, 2017, 2:00 PM
Fifteen Shades of Grey - The Lusitania, the Sussex, and America's Ambivalent Road into the First World War

May 20, 2017, 2:00 PM
Songs of World War I, Linda Russell Trio

June 22, 2017, 7:00 PM
World War I in Film, Keith Matturro

October 5, 2017, 7:00 PM
Battlefield Art of World War I

November 7, 2017, 7:00 PM
Art of World War I, Christina Bosco, PhD

Staten Island, New York

Staten Island Museum
Contact

March 11, 2017, 1:00-3:00 PM
World War I Lecture, Dr. Kenneth T. Jackson and Dr. Phillip Papas

March 25, 2017, 1:00-3:00 PM
Veterans' Oral Histories: “I am a Number,” Cara Liander and Maria Rusolo

Stony Brook, New York

The Stony Book University Libraries Special Collections
Contact

October 2, 2017-December 28, 2017
World War I Through the Lens: Photographs of the Western Front, 1914-1918

October 19, 2017
Long Island Naval History in Wartime, with an emphasis on World War I, Bill Bleyer at the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library

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North Carolina

Charlotte, North Carolina

Central Piedmont Community College
WWI and America

July 19, 2017, 1:00-2:30 PM
Discussion: Why Fight?, facilitated by Dr. Hugh Dussek at Tate Hall

September 12, 2017, 9:30-10:45 AM
Stories of War as Told by the Americans Who Lived It: The Experience of War and Women at War, facilitated by Brian Anderson

October 17, 2017, 11:00 AM-12:15 PM
Stories of War as Told by the Americans Who Lived It: Race & WWI and the Home Front: Selling Unity, Suppressing Dissent, facilitated by Brian Anderson

November 14, 2017, 2:00-4:00 PM
The Toll of War and Homecoming: A Panel Discussion Featuring Veterans, moderated by Dr. Brenda Tindal at the Pease Auditorium

October 16-November 30, 2017, Check library hours for times
WWI and America: Exhibition at the CPCC Library

November 14, 2017, 4:00-5:00 PM
Exhibition Reception at the CPCC Library

Fayetteville, North Carolina

Cumberland County Public Library
Contact

July 27, 2017
US Enters the Great War, Dr. Stanley Sandler

August 10, 2017
Fayetteville and WWI, with tour of the FILI Museum, Bruce Dawes

September 7, 2017
North Carolina's Women "Do Their Bit" During WWI, Dr. Angela Robbins

September 1-November 30, 2017
Cumberland County WWI Memorial Wall and Display

October 1, 2017
WWI-era Popular and Patriotic Songs, Cross Creek Cordsmen

October 1, 2017
World War I and America Exhibition Opening

October 19, 2017
Dramatic reading of WWI and America by Sweet Tea Shakespeare with a discussion moderated by Dr. Angela Robbins

Raleigh, North Carolina

North Carolina Museum of History
Contact

June 14, 2017, 12:00 PM
History a la Carte: History of the Red Cross in Eastern North Carolina

August 10-11, 2017
History a la Carte: History of the Red Cross in Eastern North Carolina

September 1, 2017, 6:30 PM
WWI Film Series: Paths of Glory (1957)

September 10, 2017
The Human Cost of War: Letters Home

September 12, 2017, 9:30-11:00 AM
North Carolina and World War I, Adult Continuing education class: Why Fight

September 19, 2017, 9:30-11:00 AM
North Carolina and World War I, Adult Continuing education class: The Experience of War

September 26, 2017, 9:30-11:00 AM
North Carolina and World War I, Adult Continuing education class: Coming Home

September 28, 2017, 6:30 PM
WWI and Its Legacy: A Discussion with Today's Veterans

October 26, 2017, 6:30 PM
Selling WWI: How Propaganda Fueled the Flames of Nationalism

October 26, 2017, 2:00 PM
WWI Film Series: The Dawn Patrol (1938)

November 3, 2017, 6:30 PM
WWI Film Series: Gallipoli (1981)

December 3, 2017, 6:30 PM
WWI Film Series: A Little Princess (1995)

February 2, 2018, 6:30 PM
WWI Film Series: The African Queen (1951)

March 2, 2018, 6:30 PM
A Short Time to Stay Here, featuring Terry Roberts

March 25, 2018, 6:30 PM
WWI Film Series: Sergeant York (1941)

April 6, 2018, 6:30 PM
WWI Film Series: All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

May 20, 2018, 2:00 PM
WWI Film Series: A Bear Named Winnie (2005)

June 30, 2018, 3:00 PM
With a Simple Click: How Photography Influenced Society During WWI

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North Dakota

Rugby, North Dakota

Prairie Village Museum
Contact

June 25, 2017
Digital History Event all day at the Rhubarb Festival

August 8-24, 2017
WWI and America exhibit on view

August 12, 2017
Mr. Caulkins Lecture on the 1917 election and isolationism

August 12-13, 2017
Digital History Event

October 1, 2017
Book Club Event, moderated by Former Marine Jeff Skjelver and his wife Danielle

October 22, 2017
Dr. Iseminger Lecture on US entry into WWI and the role of North Dakota's Congressional delegation

November 12, 2017
Mr. Blackaby lecture on the origins of the Air Force and the role of aviation in WWI

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Ohio

Wickliffe, Ohio

Wickliffe Public Library
Contact

April 13, 2017, 6:30 PM
Ohio’s Memorial Forest Shrine and Gold Star Mothers

April 20, 2017, 6:30 PM
World War One and the Experience of America’s Veterans

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Pennsylvania

Allentown, Pennsylvania

Trexler Library, Muhlenberg College
Contact

April 6, 2017, 5:00 PM
Transcribathon follow up talk and exhibit

Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania

Elizabethtown College
Events

October 24, 2017, 7:00 PM
American Music and the First World War, Douglas Bomberger

November 13, 2017
World War I: A View from the East, David Kenley

February 1-28, 2018
Elizabethtown College, Bretheren, and the First World War exhibition

February 7, 2018
Opening reception for the exhibit

February 21, 2018
Panel Discussion, Dr. Brian Newsome

Havertown, Pennsylvania

Haverford Township Free Library
Contact

January 5, 2017, 7:00 PM
World War I and America Opening Event

January 8, 2017, 2:00 PM
World War I and American Art

January 15, 2017, 2:00 PM
Alice Paul, World War I, and the Suffrage Movement, Mary Walton

January 18, 2017, 6:30 PM
When and Where: World War I, middle school history club

April 12, 2017, 6:00 PM
World War I Memorabilia Night

McMurray, Pennsylvania

Peters Township Public Library
ptlib@ptlibrary.org

August 3, 2017
World War I and America Exhibit Opening Event, featuring Michael Neiberg, PhD

August 3, 2017
America's Road to War, 1914-1917, talk by Michael Neiberg, PhD

August 3, 2017
Over There: The Music of WWI in America, featuring Val Williams with the Abbey Players and Lynne Spatafore

August 20, 2017, 7:00 PM
Discussion of Dawn Patrol (1930) and Sergeant York (1941) with David R. Shumway, PhD

August 24, 2017
"Experience of War" and "Why We Fight" panel discussion with Todd DePastino, PhD

September 17, 2017
Book and Film discussion: All Quiet on the Western Front, David R. Shumway, PhD

November 2, 2017, 7:00 PM
The United States Entry into World War I in 1917, Todd DePastino, PhD

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Contact

May 24, 2017, 6:30-7:30 PM
Americans All! Foreign Born Soldiers in the First World War, Dr. Nancy Gentile Ford

May 31, 2017, 6:30-8:30 PM
Warrior Writers: Poetry and Prose of the First World War, Toni Topps of the Warrior Writers

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South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina

Historic Columbia
Contact

November 10, 2016, 6:30 PM
Remembering Columbia: Service of African Americans in World War I, John Sherrer

April 23, 2016
Woodrow Wilson and World War I A. Scott Berg at Woodrow Wilson Family Home

May 9, 2017
Remembering Columbia: Establishment of Camp Jackson, Fritz Hamer, PhD

North Augusta, South Carolina

Nancy Carson Library
Contact

August 8, 2017, 7:00 PM
Talk on the Presidency of Woodrow Wilson, Erick Montgomery

August 10, 2017, 7:00 PM
Talk on North Augusta, SC during WWI, Don Rhodes

August 15, 2017, 7:00 PM
Talk on African American Soldiers in WWI, Janet Hudson

August 17, 2017, 7:00 PM
Military Timeline Impression Group, Dane Coffman as General Pershing

August 29, 2017, 7:00 PM
Book Discussion: Corridors of the Night by Anne Perry

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Texas

Canyon, Texas

Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
Events

March 11, 2017, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Women in the Great War, talk and discussion

April 6, 2017, 6:00-9:00 PM
Eye Deep in Hell Discussion

April 24, 2017, 6:00-8:00 PM
The Great War in Literature, talk and discussion

June 10, 2017, 10:00 AM
Letters from Home, family program with letter writing and talk

August 10, 2017, 6:00-9:00 PM
PBS NOVA The First Air War, screening and roundtable discussion

Ponder, Texas

Betty Foster Public Library
Contact

June 27, 2017, 1:15 PM
Booktivity story time for all ages: Troops in WWI with Officer Sam Schiller

June 30, 2017, 5:00-7:00 PM
WWI weapons and equipment (for ages 18 up) with Officer Sam Schiller

San Angelo, Texas

Angelo State University
Contact

March 30, 2017
World War I and America, dramatic readings, William A. Taylor, PhD at Stephens Central Library

April 20, 2017
“Texas’s Ethnic Minorities During World War I,” Professors Alex Mendoza and Charles Grear at Fort Concho National Historic Landmark Commissary Building

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Utah

Brigham City, Utah

Brigham City Library
Contact

December 5, 2016, 7:00 PM
World War I and America Gala Event

January 11, 2017, 7:00 PM
Fort Douglas during World War I, Robert Voyles

January 18, 2017, 7:00 PM
The Back of the Front: Women and World War I, Tammy Proctor, PhD

January 25, 2017, 7:00 PM
America and the Legacy of the First World War, Branden Little, PhD

December 14, 2017, 7:00 PM
American Belligerency, 1917-1918, Branden Little, PhD

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Vermont

Hartland, Vermont


Contact

March 9, 2017, 6:30 PM
World War I and America: Veterans Panel, Michael Heaney

April 13, 2017, 6:30 PM
WW I Book Discussion, Michael Heaney

May 11, 2017, 6:30 PM
The Last of the Doughboys: The Forgotten Generation and Their Forgotten World War, Richard Rubin

September 27, 2017, 6:30 PM
Panel Discussion

October 25, 2017, 6:30 PM
The Last of the Doughboys author presentation, Richard Rubin

November 30, 2017, 6:30 PM
Book discussion, Regeneration by Pat Barker

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Virginia

Charlottesville, Virginia

Jefferson-Madison Regional Library
Events

October 22, 2017, 2:00 PM
READ LOCAL: William Walker's Betrayal at Little Gibraltar, William Walker

October 25, 2017, 7:00 PM
Page to Screen Movie Night, Paths of Glory

October 26, 2017, 7:00 PM
Central Film Series: War Horse (2011)

November 2, 2017, 7:00 PM
Books on Tap, A Farewell to Arms, by Ernest Hemingway

November 5, 2017, 2:00 PM
Veterans and Mental Health presentation, Mitchell Hash Foundation

November 7, 2017, 11:00 AM
WWI and America Book Group, Bob Bjoring

November 13, 2017, 6:00 PM
Film Screening and Discussion: All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

November 15, 2017, 12:00 PM
Books Sandwiched In: review of The Englishman's Daughter: a True Story of Love and Betrayal in WWI by Ben Macintyre

November 17, 2017, 6:00 PM
The Human Side of War: High School Students present their projects produced in partnership with local Vietnam veterans

Fredericksburg, Virginia

Central Rappahannock Regional Library
Contact

September 28, 2017, 7:00 PM
The Marines in World War I, National Museum of the Marine Corps prsenting replica uniforms and artifacts

October 3, 2017, 7:00 PM
World War I Reader's Theater - Readings and Discussion

October 3, 2017, 7:00 PM
Voices of the Past: Letters from the Front and from Home

October 17, 7:00 PM
World War I in Literature

October 17, 7:00 PM
The Great War from the Margins: WWI Literature by Women and African Americans, Dr. Mara Scanlon

November 10-11, 2017, 9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Museum of Valor exhibit

November 11, 2017, 9:45 PM
When Fiction Goes to War: Creating Characters in and after Combat, Steve Watkins

November 11, 2017
Writer's Workshop - Writing about War

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Washington

Turnwater, Washington

Timberland Regional Library
Contact

July 22, 2017
America's Veterans-Washington and War: The Evergreen State in World War I, Lorraine McConaghy

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Washington, DC

Washington, DC

The Pen Faulkner Foundation
Contact

March 28, 2017, 7:00-9:00 PM
World War I and America, featuring Elliot Ackerman, Maurice Decaul and Kayla Williams, along with Georgetown University Professor Nicole Rizzuto at the Hill Center at Old Naval Hospital (921 Pennsylvania Ave SE)

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Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin

Wisconsin Veterans Museum
Contact

March 15, 2017, 7:00-8:30 PM
Warrior Book Club: Learning to Stay by Erin Cellelo. Featured guest: Erin Cellelo, Author. Event will be held at Madison Public Library-Central Branch (201 W. Mifflin St.)

April 19, 2017, 7:00-8:30 PM
Warrior Book Club: Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko. Event will be held at Madison Public Library-Central Branch (201 W. Mifflin St.)

May 11, 2017, 5:30-7:00 PM
Cocktails with a Curator

May 17, 2017, 7:00-8:30 PM
Warrior Book Club: All That You’ve Seen Here is God, a modern translation of Sophocles' Ajax by Bryan Doerries and readings from the WWI and America Reader. Event will be held at Madison Public Library-Central Branch (201 W. Mifflin St.)

November 19, 2017, 5:30 - 7:00 PM
Cocktails with a Curator

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Wyoming

Laramie, Wyoming

Coe Library, University of Wyoming
Contact

September 11, 2017, 2:00 PM
But I Just Had to Brace Up and Do My Best: Nurses in World War I, Dr. Mary Burman

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For more information, please contact:

ww1america@loa.org