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National Pie Day

January 23, 2015 – January 23, 2015 Map and Directions | Register Description: Come to the either Brookville or Laurel Public Library on Friday, January 23rd to help us celebrate National Pie Day.  From 9:00 am until we run out of pie! Register


The Franklin County Pioneer Reunion – 3 day event

October 9, 2014 – October 11, 2014 919 Main Street Map and Directions | Register Description: The biennial Franklin County Pioneer Reunion will be held October 9, 10 and 11 at the Brookville Library.  Join us for programs, tutorials and one-on-one discussions about genealogy and meet people from all over the country who have roots in Franklin County.  Most of the programs will not
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Brookville History Detectives #7 – A two-part program

October 29, 2014 – October 29, 2014 919 Main Street Map and Directions | Register Description: Join our team of local “History Detectives” to help solve the mystery of what your family heirloom or questionable antique is, its age, or its significance in history.  Bring your object on Wednesday, October 1st so our team can photograph the item and discuss it with its owner
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Franklin County’s Whitewater River: A Canal, A Railroad, A Trail

October 15, 2014 – October 15, 2014 919 Main Street Map and Directions | Register Description: for over two hundred years–for many generations of Franklin County residents, the area around the Whitewater River has been a major economic, transportation, and recreation hub.  Join us in a journey through the past, and also in a realistic dream, about what is being accomplished along this beautiful
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Author Visit – J. T. Townsend

Queen City Gothic…What Keeps Armchair   Detectives Awake at Night? Join Queen City Gothic author JT Townsend on a sinister descent into the dark side of Cincinnati history.  Based on his experience exhuming cold cases and quizzing the detectives haunted by them, Townsend examines the most enigmatic aspects of a homicide investigation…rumor, coincidence, premonition, and incompetence. In this riveting program, learn how an armchair
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