Check out books at the library, fill out an entry form and read or listen to at least seven books to receive a water bottle or monster stress squishy. One reader will win a Kindle Fire provided by the Friends of the Library Foundation of Kanawha County.
Civil War lecture
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Eric Wittenberg, a historian on Civil War cavalry, will speak at 7 p.m. May 21 at the Kanawha Valley Civil War Roundtable. The meeting is free and open to the public.
Wittenberg is the author of "The Battle of White Sulphur Springs: Averell Fails to Secure West Virginia," and the book is the focus of his lecture.
Wittenberg is a lawyer in Columbus, Ohio. His other books include "The Union Cavalry Comes of Age: Hartwood Church to Brandy Station;" "The Battle of Brandy Station; Gettysburg's Forgotten Cavalry Actions;" "One Continuous Fight: and The Retreat from Gettysburg and the Pursuit of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia.
Copies of "The Battle of White Sulphur Springs" will be available for purchase at the meeting. For more information, call 304-389-8587.
Book about W.Va. man
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Sue Fone has written a book titled "ACM, My Other Man, In Love With Two Men at the Same Time."
The story is about Alfred Clay Moore, who began and ended his life in Peterstown.
Fone worked with Moore for many years in the emergency department in a small suburb of Detroit.
According to the author, "'ACM, My Other Man' is a story I wrote in tribute to him and with hopes that I could tap hearts by inspiring and motivating people to open their eyes and look at 'different' differently. It's a love story, a friendship story, it's funny and it's sad and every word is true."
The book is available on Amazon.com and Fone can be found on Facebook at SulaShamusFone.