Through a grant from The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the Westlake Porter Public Library presents Civil War 150. With videos and reading material by some of America's most renowned historians, the Gilder Lehrman Institute offers our patrons the opportunity to take advantage of their considerable resources of information on the Civil War. Follow the links below to connect. And look for upcoming programs about the Civil War all summer long!
Interested in the Civil War? Why not join the Westlake Porter Public Library Civil War reading group? Running from March to September of this year, Westlake Porter Public Library, thanks to a grant from The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, will be presenting a series of 4 Civil War based reading and discussion groups. You can register by calling (440)250-5460 or by clicking on the link after the appropriate session, below.
Tuesday 3/26 - Secession and Union -- register
Tuesday 5/28 - Reckoning with the War -- register
Tuesday 7/30 - The Experience of Battle -- register
Tuesday 9/24 - From Slavery to Freedom -- register
Links to the readers can be found below. Come and join the discussion!