Greenwood Reads 2014
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About Greenwood Reads 2014: 
 
The American Revolution in South Carolina
Begins October 2014
 

This October the Greenwood County Library and its partners encourage adults to read and discuss Lawrence Hill's Someone Knows My NameThe novel follows Aminata Diallo from her home in Africa to her final destination in London, England.

Free copies of the novel are available at the Greenwood County Library while supplies last. A book club kit is available for checkout.

Throughout the month of October, we'll focus on the American Revolution in South Carolina.

 

 


Speakers:


South Carolina in the Revolution
Presented by
Michael Scoggins, Historian at York County Culture & Heritage Museums
Sunday, October 12, 3 p.m.
American Veterans Auditorium
Greenwood County Library
Mr. Scoggins is sponsored by the Pilot Club of Greenwood and the Friends of the Library.

 

 

 

 

Discover Your Family: Beginning Genealogy
Presented by
Stephanie Holden, Reference Librarian, Greenwood County Library.
Wednesday, October 15, 3 p.m.
Please call the Library at 941-4655 to register for this workshop.

 

 


 

 

Revolutionary Stories
Presented by
Tim Lowry, Storyteller
Thursday, October 30, 10 a.m.
Ware Shoals Community Library
54 Greenwood Avenue South
Ware Shoals, SC 29692
Tel.: 864-456-2813

Mr. Lowry is sponsored by 

                                                           

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Book Discussions:

 

Greenwood County Library

600 South Main Street
Greenwood, SC 29646
Tel.: 864-941-4650
Saturday, October 4, 1 p.m.
or
Thursday, October 9, 1 p.m.
Ninety Six Branch Library

100 Cambridge Street South
Ninety Six, SC 29666
Tel.: 864-543-4749
Thursday, October 9, 10 a.m.
Ware Shoals Community Library

54 Greenwood Avenue South
Ware Shoals, SC 29692
Tel.: 864-456-2813
Thursday, October 2, 6 p.m.
or
Thursday, October 16, 1 p.m.


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Exhibits:

 

 Liberty, Loyalty & Revolution: The South During the American Revolution
Grand Opening
Friday, October 3, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
The Museum
106 Main Street
Greenwood, SC 29646
Tel.: 864-229-7093
Admission is free. Donations accepted.

 

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Films:
 

The Greenwood Community Theatre:

 
The Patriot (2000)
Friday, October 3, 7 p.m.
Stars Mel Gibson & Heath Ledger
Rating: R for violence; 165 minutes.
The Greenwood Community Theatre
110 Main Street
Greenwood, SC 29646
Tel: 864-229-5704
Admission is free. Donations accepted.

 

 

The following films will be shown in the American Veterans Auditorium at the Greenwood County Library:

 All for Liberty (2009)
Monday, October 13, 6 p.m.
 
Stars Clarence Felder, Chris Weatherhead, & Michael Easler.
Rating: PG-13; 86 minutes.

 
This award-winning film is based on actual events and was shot in historic sites in South Carolina and Georgia.
 Mary Silliman's War (1994)
Monday, October 20, 6 p.m.
 
Stars Nancy Palk, Richard Donat, Diane D'Aquila, & Paul Boretsky
Rating: G; 97 minutes.

Based on The Way of Duty: A Woman and Her Family in Revolutionary America by Joy Day Buel and Richard Buel.
The Devil's Disciple (1987)
Monday, October 27, 6 p.m.
 
Stars Patrick Stewart, Ian Richardson, & Elizabeth Spriggs.
Rating: Not rated; 120 minutes.

 
From the play by George Bernard Shaw.

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Partners:

The Friends of the Greenwood County Library System
Greenwood County Library System
Greenwood County School Districts 50, 51, & 52
The Greenwood Community Theatre
The Humanities Council of South Carolina
The Museum & Railroad Historical Center
The Pilot Club of Greenwood, Inc.
WCRS 1450 AM

 

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