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Wednesday Brown Bag Lunch

August 19, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

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Bring your lunch and join the Friends of the Library for the Wednesday Brown Bag Lunch Program as they explore a chapter in the history of Northeast Florida.  Mr. Yuwnus Asami, Curator of The American Beach Museum, will tell the story of this historic district and museum on Amelia Island.  He’ll share the history of this community, which hosted numerous celebrities, including Zora Neale Hurston, Cab Calloway and Ray Charles, and tell guests about “Beach Lady” Ma Vynee Betsch, great-granddaughter of A.L. Lewis, co-founder of the Abraham Lincoln Lewis Historical Society, and champion for the preservation of the area.

Refreshments will be provided.

Reservations are required to guarantee seating and can be made in person or by calling the Main Library reference desk at 904-827-6940.  For addtitional information, please contact Friends President Toni Siriani at  toni825@hotmail.com.

Details

Date:
August 19, 2015
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://www.sjcpls.org/content/main-library

Venue

St. Johns County Public Library Main Branch
1960 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd.
St. Augustine, FL 32084 United States
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Phone:
904-827-6940
Website:
http://www.sjcpls.org/branches/main-library/