Bulletin board: Jan. 23, 2014
Civil War history program
Michael Workman will present the free talk "Parkersburg: Guardian of the Union" at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, in the Archives at History Library at the Culture Center, State Capitol Complex. Workman will discuss the Civil War history of Parkersburg and the Little Kanawha region, and the B&O Railroad's Parkersburg Branch, which formed the approximate border line between the North and South in northwestern Virginia and the divided sentiments in the Little Kanawha Valley. For more information, call 304-558-0230.
S.C. Library Board
The South Charleston Public Library Board will hold its regular monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, at the library, 312 Fourth Ave. The agenda is available at the library.
The St. Albans Coin Club will hold their monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, in the basement of the St. Albans Municipal Building, 1499 MacCorkle Ave. For information, call 304-727-4062.
Civil Rights Act program
To mark the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Kanawha County Public Library will offer a series of screenings and discussion forums centered on four films chronicling the history of the civil-rights movement. The second will be "Slavery by Another Name" and will be screened at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, at the Main Library, Capitol Street. A discussion on the film will be held at 6 p.m. Jan. 30 in Room 134, Wilson Student Union, West Virginia State University, Institute. For information, call 304-343-4646.
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