Always something going on....
SEPTEMBER 9 - NOVEMBER 18, 2014 - HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW EXIBIT: "Faces of Ligonier: Veterans of World War I"
This year's exhibit commemorates the Ligonier veterans of World War I. As with our past exhibits, we are asking the community to lend photographs and documents for us to copy and add to the permanent collection of the Pennsylvania Room. We would also like to borrow artifacts and memorabilia relating to World War I. They will be returned at the conclusion of the exhibit.
SEPTEMBER 23 - GENEALOGY FORUM AT 6:30 PM, "Movie Night"
SEPTEMBER 30 - ORDINARY LIVES MADE EXTRAORDINARY! THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF WORLD WAR I AT 7:00 PM
World War I, which began a century ago this year, affected the lives of millions of people and changed the face of Europe. Eric B. Greisinger will discuss the impact of The Great War. For more details, visit the Historic Photography Show page.
OCTOBER 28 - GENEALOGY FORUM AT 6:30 PM, "Show & Tell with Your Family Treasures"
NOVEMBER 4 - THE GREAT WAR: THE INCOMPREHENSIBLE? AT 7:00 PM
Join us on a quest to understand this cataclysmic event, an event that brought the modern world into existences. For more details, visit the Historic Photography Show page.
NOVEMBER 12 - OBSERVANCE OF ARMISTICE DAY, the ending of The Great War in 1918 (now called Veteran's Day), with a reading of the names of Ligonier Valley men and women who served.
DECEMBER 2, 2014 - JANUARY 13, 2015 - VINTAGE CHRISTMAS IN LIGONIER EXHIBIT. A magical glimpse of Christmas past will be on display in the Pennsylvania Room.
DECEMBER 2 - SPECIAL "VINTAGE CHRISTMAS IN LIGONIER" PRESENTATION AT 6:30 PM, the exhibit will open with a special presentation by guest speaker Don Lachie, who has prepared a delightful PowerPoint presentation highlighting items from the exhibit. Don will also be available to answer questions in the PA Room on Saturday afternoons while the exhibit is on display.
All dates and times are subject to change, please stop by the Pennsylvania Room or call the library at 724-238-6451 to verify information.
|Always something to see....
Formal displays and exhibits take place throughout the year and are located inside the Pennsylvania Room, around the Pennsylvania Room's hallway, and even in one of the outside window case near the library's main entrance. But even in between formal displays, visitors will be happy to know that there is always something to see in the library's Pa Room.
18th-Century artifacts found at the archaeological excavation site of John Bridges' Tavern on South Market Street in Ligonier.
"Once-popular souvenirs of the Ligonier Valley"
In addition to our many books on Ligonier, Westmoreland County and Pennsylvania, there is usually a display of historic artifacts and/or photographs located inside the Pennsylvania room or just outside in the hallway.
|Ligonier Valley Library Genealogy Forum
The Forum meets on a 4th Tuesday of certain months, and is devoted to learning about family history research. Meetings are free and open to the public. For more information, stop by or phone the library at 724-238-6451 or visit the Genealogy Forum's web page.
If you have any questions relating to The Pennsylvania Room, please stop by the Pa. Room (hours are listed above) or call the Ligonier Valley Library at 724-238-6451.