All WCFL branches will remain closed to the public with a tentative reopening date of Saturday, April 25. We are postponing due dates for materials due from March 13 through April 24 to be due back Monday, May 4. Fines will not accrue while the library is closed. Meeting rooms will continue to be closed through the end of April and tentatively reopen on May 4.

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McCauley Lecture

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McCauley Lecture Series 2019-2020

Please join us in the Community Room of the Alice Virginia and David W. Fletcher Branch Library in downtown Hagerstown for a series of free lectures focusing on the fascinating and diverse history of the tri-state area.

October 7, 2019 @ 7 PM: “Action Along the Track: The Civil War on the B & O’s Upper Potomac Line Part I: Harpers Ferry to Great Cacapon" presented by Steve French

November 4, 2019 @ 7 PM: “Action Along the Track: The Civil War on the B & O’s Upper Potomac Line Part II: Paw Paw to Rowlesburg” presented by Steve French

December 2, 2018 @ 7 PM: An Illustrated Geological Tour of Western Maryland and Its Surrounding Areas” presented by John Means

January—No Lecture

February 3, 2020 @ 7 PM: “African Americans in the Civil War in Western Maryland” presented by Emilie Amt

March 2, 2020 @ 7 PM: “Cresap’s Rifles:  The Untold Story of the Riflemen Who Helped Save George Washington’s Army” presented by Champ Zumbrun

April 6, 2020 @ 7 PM: “Confluence:  Harpers Ferry as Destiny” presented by Dennis Frye and Catherine Mägi Oliver

May 4, 2020 @ 7 PM—Inclement Weather Date

Please call 301-739-3250 ext. 350 with questions.