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Author’s Night with Liz Gilmore Williams – Sept 21st @ 6:30 pm

No Ordinary Soldier

On Thursday evening September 21st, the McCormick Library will host local author Liz Gilmore Williams. Williams will talk about her quest to uncover the WWII experiences of her late father from the nearly 300 letters found in the attic of her girlhood home. The letters and her extensive research provide an intriguing glimpse into Hawaii’s transformation from island paradise to war zone. Amid her quest, Williams stumbles upon a shocking family secret: her father had waged two wars?one of them with himself. This free presentation will begin at 6:30 pm at the library. William’s book, No Ordinary Soldier: My Father’s Two Wars, will be available for sale and signing.

About Liz Gilmore Williams:

Liz Gilmore Williams worked as a writer and editor for more than 20 years in Washington, D.C., for two offices of the U.S. Congress and other organizations. Liz enjoys interviewing people who’ve had a front-row seat to history and researching the historical context of their experiences. She received an MA in American studies from the University of Maryland and belongs to the South Carolina Writers Association. She lives with her husband and her best friend, Sunny, her Golden retriever, in McCormick, South Carolina.

Ebook Training Sessions

Did you know the McCormick Library offers ebooks and digital audiobooks? Would you like to know how to access them on your device? In September, the library will offer quick and helpful training sessions to get you started. Participants will also learn how to find, request and use the digital book they want. Each session will conclude with plenty of time to ask the specific questions you may have.

Training sessions will be held each Wednesday, September 13th, 20th, and 27th starting at 9 am. Sessions will last 30 minutes with an additional 30 minutes for questions.

 

Please call, email or stop by the library to register. (864) 852-2821 or mccormicklibrary@hotmail.com

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