Library Science —–HENNEPIN

Thursday, June 7
3 P.M.
Hennepin Library
Electronic snap circuits

Have fun learning to build circuits with these colorful Electronic Snap Circuits. Each one features more than 60 parts that easily snap together. Snap circuits toy can be used to make interesting circuits, encouraging educational play that helps teach about electricity. Some of the projects include making circuits for doorbells, radios, alarms, flash lights, laser light, street lamps, a lie detector and a fan modulator.

Three Illinois Women During the Civil War — HENNEPIN

Thursday, June 7th @ 6:00 P.M.

Hennepin Library Branch

Historical Actor Betty Kay begins this historical presentation as Jenny Hodgers of Belvidere, Illinois also known as Albert Cashier, a woman who passed as a man and fought in the Civil War.

Kay then portrays Mother Bickerdyke of Galesburg, Illinois, who established 300 field hospitals during the war and assisted wounded soliders on nineteen battlefields.

She then concludes as Julia Dent Grant, wife of the Commanding General of the Union Army. 

(Julia Grant)