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Iwo Jima: Hell's Volcano

Seventy-one years ago, the United States Marines landed on Iwo Jima, beginning a 37-day battle that led to the capture of the island. This controversial battle remains the costliest engagement in United States Marine Corps history.

Join MSgt. Stephen Walter USMC Ret. and Cp. Bob Swanson, USMC 1954-1958, at Grove City Library, 3359 Park Street, for this two-part series on the Battle of Iwo Jima and the iconic flag raising.

Part 1 will be on Thursday, February 18, and part 2 will be on Thursday, February 25. Both start times are 7 p.m.

Mardi Gras and Valentine's Day Week

Mardi Gras and Valentine's Day Week at Westland Area Library will run February 8-13. The schedule includes:

February 8 - Stop in and make a float.

February 9 - Fat Tuesday. Let's make a Mardi Gras mask. Snacks provided.

February 10 - Stop in anytime and help us find the Baby that was in the King cake.

February 11 - Celebrate Valetine's Day at Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

February 12 - Stop in anytime and make a Valentine.

February 13 - Cupid's Bash, for grades K-4, at  11 a.m.

JFK Assassination

The assassination of President John F. Kennedy has long been a topic of debate, and many citizens were left unsatisfied with the findings of the controversial Warren Commission. There are many and varying theories about what happened on that deadly day in 1963.

Join local attorney Frank Cellura J.D., author of The Last Nail in the Warren Commission Coffin, for his challenges to the Warren Commission report and his insights into the assassination.

The event will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 9, at the Grove City Library.

Winter 2015 Newsletter

The Winter 2015 Happenings at SPL Newsletter is available. You can pick up a copy at either Grove City Library or Westland Area Library or click below to download a PDF copy.

Happenings at SPL

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