D-Day, Part One

By Stephen Early in June 1944, seventy years ago, Southern England saw thousands of Allied troops gathering in preparation for the invasion of Europe.  Over 400 miles to the north I was a Scottish schoolboy approaching my sixth birthday in Aberdeen.  I don't remember, but I am sure I heard reports  on the progress of the war from … Continue reading D-Day, Part One

Monuments Men

By Stephen Robert M. Edsel has made a career out of telling the story of American soldiers who spent World War II tracking down works of art the Germans stole from the countries they had conquered and returning them to their rightful owners.  He has written two best-selling books:  The Monuments Men and Saving Italy, and traveled across … Continue reading Monuments Men

Culture Club

By Amy Despite how badly I want to make all the jokes, you won't find any Boy George here! And I'm not just saying that to make you cry! The Culture Club is a new program at Macon County Public Library. Parents of the some of the littlest library patrons mentioned that it would be … Continue reading Culture Club