HOURS OF OPERATION (updated June 3, 2024)

JUNE HOURS
Research Library: Open by appointment only.
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CURRENT & UPCOMING PROGRAMS AND EVENTS


Hinson will speak about his 2023 book, sharing memories of growing up in downtown Warsaw, trials and tribulations including the loss of his younger brother, and stories that will make you laugh. Books will be available for sale directly from the author. At the Lancaster Community Library, Kilmarnock, co-hosted in partnership with the LCL “A Special Evening With” summer series. Free admission. Live stream at https://www.facebook.com/lancastercommunitylibrary


Through instrument demonstration, storytelling, song, and oral history passed down over generations, Allen will share the history, tradition, music, and craft of African flutes handmade from ox horns. At the Lancaster Community Library, Kilmarnock, co-hosted in partnership with the Nickens Family, Historic Christ Church & Museum, Lancaster Community Library, Northern Neck Hidden History Trail, and NNK250. Free admission. Live Stream at https://www.facebook.com/campbellfuneralhome27bluffpointroadkilmarnockva courtesy of Campbell Funeral Home/Brenda Campbell.


During most of the 17th century, indentured servitude was the primary means of meeting labor needs in the Virginia colony.  LVHS genealogy researcher Margaret Forrester and executive director Karen Hart will share strategies for searching local and online records and discuss findings from Forrester’s forthcoming book identifying more than 2,000 indentured servants in Lancaster County from 1650 to 1750. At the Lancaster Community Library, Kilmarnock, co-hosted in partnership with the LCL “A Special Evening With” summer series. Free admission. Live Stream at https://www.facebook.com/lancastercommunitylibrary


Ampersand, an always-popular group with LVHS audiences, performs American folk and historical music with soaring vocal harmonies and a variety of traditional string instruments such as guitar, banjo, mandolin, bass, and hammered dulcimer.


What do living history performers, re-enactors, actors, and cosplayers have in common? Costuming! Hundley, a Northumberland-based researcher and creator of historical period garments, will explain how what you wear is the basis for what you portray. At the Lancaster Community Library, Kilmarnock, co-hosted in partnership with the LCL “A Special Evening With” summer series. Free admission. Live Stream at https://www.facebook.com/lancastercommunitylibrary



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