Remembering the Titanic

Since the Titanic sank almost 100 years ago, a number of myths and legends have emerged about the infamous ship.

Take a few moments to make a voyage with the Hoyt Library by joining us for a wonderful afternoon by Remembering the Titanic on Monday, April 16th beginning at   2:00 p.m., with a Titanic Tea Tasting Event, featuring Alice Baran. Alice is a local author, and owner and operator of The Tea & Basket Place in Parsons. Her books will be available for purchase and signing. Bring your favorite tea cup for the tasting the special blend of Titanic Tea and tell us your cup’s history.

At 3:30 p.m., William Bachman, Historian and Communication Instructor at Penn State University, will present a documentary on the building of the Titanic. There will be a question and answer period following the presentation.

The afternoon’s festivities will also include a Creative Hat Contest. Lady’s hats were a fashion must have during the time of the Titanic. So show us your creativity by wearing your hat creation to the event. Awards will be given to the top three hat creations. Hats are not required for attendance.

Registration is required, and a fee of $5.00 per person is due at the time of registration.

Tuesday, April the 10th is the final day to register for the Titanic program. Please register early, space is limited.

Refreshments will be served.

For more information call the Hoyt Library at 570-287-2013, extension 239.

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