Friday, November 07, 2008


St. Louis Public Library
November-December 2008

All programs are sponsored or co-sponsored by St. Louis Public Library. All programs are held at Central Library, 1301 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63103 unless otherwise noted. All programs listed are free and open to the public (need not be a cardholder / member to attend). Registration for programs at Central Library is encouraged but not required. Parking in downtown St. Louis is free on Saturdays (meters are not checked), and Scott Trade Center Metro-Link stop is only four level-ground blocks away. Call 314-539-0381 to register or for more information.

November 15, 2008. 10 AM-Noon. Records of the Great War: Researching World War I Ancestors. Meeting Room 2. Join us as we discuss book, manuscript, and Internet sources of information about WWI soldier, sailor, marine, and airman ancestors.

December 13, 2008. 10 AM-Noon. Great Civil War Battles: Fredericksburg. Meeting Room 1. Join us as we discuss this winter battle in Virginia during which reluctant Union Army commander Ambrose Burnside was outwitted and outgunned at every turn by the Wiley Gray Fox, Robert E. Lee.

I can also add you to my Programs Notification List in you prefer! Just send an email with NOTIFY in the subject line to You’ll get a reminder of upcoming programs a week or so before each program takes place (don’t forget to tell me if your email address changes, and please tell your email client it’s OK to accept mail from me!).

Tom Pearson, Special Collections Department
314-539-0381 or

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