Entries from Events tagged with 'Hinesville'
Legacy of Arts
This program celebrating Black History Month focuses on African American contributions to sculpture, dance and music. Ulysses Davis, a Savannah native, hand carved wooden sculptures of presidents and world leaders. His collection can be seen at The Beach Institute African American Cultural Center.
Legacy of Innovation
This program celebrating Black History Month focuses on three African American inventors. Valerie Thomas patented the Illusion Transmitter which uses refractory light and optical illusions to create 3D images. Mark Dean, a computer scientist and engineer, holds three of IBM's original nine patents and was instrumental in making computers more accessible and powerful. Ben Montgomery invented a type of propeller for steam powered ships which allowed them to operate more easily in shallow waters. Learn more about one, two or all three inventors while participating in a STEAM activity. Ages 6-12.
Lieutenant Flipper’s Trial
A one-act play dramatizing the fateful 1881 trial of Lt. Henry O. Flipper.
Presented and performed by the play’s author, Bob Rogers, a former U.S. Army Captain and combat leader during the Vietnam War in Troop A, 1/10th Cavalry.
In 1877, Lt. Flipper was the first African-American to graduate from West Point.
Coloring Time for ADULTS!
Children’s librarians present stories, songs, music and a variety of activities.
Think you're a master LEGO® builder? Join our LEGO® Club to hone your skills. Our monthly meetings will include a themed LEGO® build where you can create your own masterpieces! You may even find you work on display in the library. Ages 5 and up.
View or print out a monthly calendar to keep up with special events, storytimes, classes and other programs at your favorite Live Oak Public Libraries branch. Separate calendars for Teen and Adult programs.