Adults

Barnbuilders : An Architectural Legacy in Ohio's Rural Landscape

Historian Tom O'Grady shares the unique visual legacy of migrant barnbuilders, including structures in Licking County and discover the culture groups who migrated from New England, Middle Atlantic states, and from the South to settle in various regions of Ohio.  The barnbuilders have left an architectural legacy throughout rural Ohio that can help you better understand the heritage of the region.  Mr. O'Grady has been an instructor of Observational Astronomy at Ohio University for thirty years.  He has spent a good deal of the past 25 years as a student of Ohio history researching its geography and settlement, the moundbuildres, and Ohio canals.


 



 

Date: 
6/10/17 -
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Th Writing Dead Series: "Thoreau's Passion for the Wild and the Wilderness"

Guest speaker Dr. Kevin Radaker presents "Thoreau's Passion for the Wild and the Wilderness." 

Visiting Thoreau scholar and performer, Dr. Kevin Radaker, explains Thoreau's environmental thought and his impact on the wilderness preservation movement.  Learn how American transcendentalism shaped Thoreau's reverence for the natural world through excerpts from his works, including his essay entitled "Walking." 

Made possible by the Friends of the Granville Public Library and the Granville Foundation.

Date: 
5/18/17 -
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

One Shot D&D

By popular demand!  Ryan of Boggsimus games will lead "one shot" sessions of D&D-adventures that start and finish in one night.  Best for experienced players.  Grades 7-12 and Adults welcome!

 

Date: 
5/18/17 -
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

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