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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library

Skipwith Historical and Genealogical Society

The Skipwith Historical and Genealogical Society will meet at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Genealogy Room (second floor) of the Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library, 401 Bramlett Blvd. The speaker will be Dr. Charles Eagles, William F. Winter Professor of History at the University of Mississippi. His most recent book is titled “The Price of Defiance: James Meredith and the Integration of Ole Miss.” The public is invited to this free lecture. (July 14, 2010)

World Film Night

The Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library will host a free screening of “Sadie Thompson” at 7 p.m. Tuesday as part of it’s World Film Night series. (July 4, 2010)

Family Story Time

The Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library will feature “Adventures with Alice in Wonderland” at Family Story Time at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. (April 14, 2010)

Personal Treasurers

The Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library will host the return of Personal Treasurers, the popular Antiques Road Show-style program, on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Members of the community are invited to bring their family heirlooms, garage sale finds and assorted curiosities for a panel of experts to identify.

While appraisals will not be offered, information on the Appraisers Association of America will be available and a librarian will be on hand to demonstrate the new online research capabilities for the State Archives in Jackson. The two-day program is presented by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History and sponsored by the Friends of the Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library. For more information, call the library at 234-5751. (April 14, 2010)

Books ‘n’ Lunch

The Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library will feature Charles Eagles, author of “The Price of Defiance: James Meredith and the Integration of Ole Miss,” at noon Wednesday for its Books ‘n’ Lunch program. Pre-registration is required. For more information, call the library at 234-5751. (April 13, 2010)

Library Craft Circle

The Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library will host its Library Craft Circle at 6 p.m. Monday. For more information, call the library at 234-5751. (April 12, 2010)

Library egg hunt, puppet show

Those who want to get a head start on the Easter festivities can go to the Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library for a puppet show and Easter egg hunt that will begin at 10 a.m. Friday. The egg hunt will follow the show for children 6 years old and younger. There will be a separate area for toddlers. About 120 children will search for 500 eggs, including the golden egg which contains a special prize. Children can compete to guess how many jelly beans are in a jar and refreshments will be served after the event. For more information, call the library at 234-5751. (April 2, 2010)

Class to teach naturalization process

The U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services will offer a class to legal, permanent residents on the ins and outs of how to become a U.S. citizen. The two-hour class, which will be taught in English, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library and will be free to all those interested in attending. (March 10, 2010, Page 3)

Family Story Time

The Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library will host Family Story Time at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Funny, wacky stories will be featured. For more information, call the library at 234-5751. (March 10, 2010)

World Film Night

The Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library continues World Film Night at 7 p.m. Tuesday with a free screening of “Pandora’s Box.” Vernon Chadwick, the host for the series, will introduce the 1929 silent melodrama from Germany. For more information, call the library at 234-5751. (March 8, 2010)

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