Marshall Public Library plans special events

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Special events are in the works at Marshall Public Library for the end of March. 

A special preview for the public featuring Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street Crossroads: Change in Rural America will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 24.

Chris Vallillo will open with Farmer is the Man: Folk Songs of the Farm. He has spent the last 35 years in rural Illinois, documenting music and chronicling its past and ever-changing future.

Next on the agenda will be a grand re-opening with a Smithsonian exhibit featuring Crossroads: Change in Rural America and a ribbon cutting ceremony to be held at noon Monday, March 25.

The re-opening will celebrate a four-month long renovation that included a new, more handicap accessible entrance, a modernized teen area, updated computer stations, improved work flow for the staff, and much more.

Immediately following the ribbon-cutting ceremony will be a room dedication to honor former Marshall native, Handy Writer Colony member and published author Edwin “Sonny” Daly.

Daly bequest the library $100,000 in 2017, which helped make the renovations possible.

The Marshall Public Library is located at 612 Archer Avenue, in Marshall, Ill. The library is handicap accessible.

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