The kickoff event will be a library hosted book club featuring a discussion on the Bill O’Reilly book “Killing Lincoln”. The discussion will begin at 1:00 p.m. On Tuesday, September 10, in the north nook of the Alliance Public Library. The group is open to the public and copies of the book are available for checkout at the library’s circulation desk. Following the discussion of the book, the group will watch the documentary “Killing Lincoln,” which is based on the book and narrated by Tom Hanks.
On Wednesday, September 11, the Library will host a showing of the 2012 movie “Lincoln.” The movie will begin at 1:00 p.m., and be viewed in the north nook of the library. This movie earned Daniel Day-Lewis a Best Actor Oscar. Refreshments will be served during the movie, which is open to the public and free of charge.
On Thursday, September 12,, the library has three events planned. The first is a soup supper in the library meeting rooms beginning at 5:00 p.m. and running until 6:30. Entry into the soup supper will be $5.00 per person, with all proceeds from the event going to the Friends of the Library.
Following the soup supper, at 6:30, violinist Karena Soriano will perform inside the library featuring Civil War era music. Then, following Karena’s performance, Abraham Lincoln impersonator John Voehl from Denver will perform. Mr. Voehl’s presentation concentrating will concentrate on Lincoln’s days as a Railroad Lawyer.