Originally published in 1887, The Graysons: A Story of Illinois by Edward Eggleston is a tall tale of a murder trial has the defendant being counseled by a young Abraham Lincoln. When Tom Grayson, gets charged with the murder of no-good townsmen, Gary Lockwood, his mother hires Abraham Lincoln to defend him. Everything seems against Grayson but Abraham Lincoln is able to see the problems in the witnesses’ accounts in this legal story. Pick up a copy of the book at Customer Services - also available as a free eBook. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Date and time: Wednesday, April 25, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Board Room
See President and Mrs. Lincoln at the Library!
Historical performers Max & Donna Daniels visit the library as President & Mrs. Lincoln to promote the book discussion of The Graysons: A Story of Illinois. Come try and stump Lincoln and his wife with questions about their lives and his court cases as they mingle with library visitors. A photo opportunity will also be provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Date and time: Monday, April 2, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Location: First floor of the Library