Speaker @ the Center to host author Liz Gilmore Williams on November 8, 2018

Join us from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 8, for this month's author talk and book signing: No Ordinary Soldier: My Father's Two Wars by Liz Gilmore Williams. A young man from a gritty Pennsylvania mill town enlists in the Army Air Corps and heads for Hawaii. Amid air raids, stifling heat, and outbreaks of tropical disease, he clings to sanity through the letters he and his wife share, letters found years later saved in an attic. When his daughter finds these letters, they lead her to discover a shocking family secret and reveal a story of war, love, and forgiveness.

Speaker @ the Center is FREE and open to the public; however, we ask that you register to ensure a seat. This program will be held at the South Carolina State Library, 1500 Senate Street, Columbia. Please visit our map & directions page or call (803) 734-8666 for parking information. For more information about Speaker @ the Center, please visit ReadSC.org. Books will be available for purchase and signing. For more information, please contact Andersen Cook, Statewide Initiatives Coordinator at (803)545-4432 or acook@statelibrary.sc.gov.

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Modern Day Bluesman, THE Dubber

June 28, 2024, 7:30 PM

Join us at the South Carolina Center for the Book for a histo-musical performance from THE Dubber as we celebrate African American Musical Month.