Amanda Graham

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Preserving Your History at Central Library

Aug 30, 2013
Preserving Your History at Central Library

Preservation will be the theme of this October's Sacramento Archives Crawl, and Sacramento Public Library is gearing up for the big event with a special lobby display entitled Preserving Your History. Visitors to Central Library during the month of September...

Authors to speak on Nisei WWII Veterans

Aug 13, 2013
Authors to speak on Nisei WWII Veterans

Two authors will speak on the experiences and legacy of Japanese-American World War II veterans at the California State Military Museum on Saturday, August 17. Tom Graves will lead off the program at 1:00 p.m. with a discussion of Twice...

Art in August at the Sacramento Central Library

Jul 25, 2013
Art in August at the Sacramento Central Library

There will be plenty of local art history featured this summer as Central Library hosts its first annual Art in August program series. On August 13, Dr. Elaine O'Brien, professor of art history at Sacramento State University, will visit Central...

Library launches vintage cooking challenge

Jun 14, 2013
Library launches vintage cooking challenge

Summer Reading is underway at Sacramento Public Library with the theme of "Reading is So Delicious," and this year a local history activity has been added to the mix: the Sacramento Vintage Cooking Challenge. Over the next three months, participants are...

Library launches history tour of K Street for smartphones

May 22, 2013
Library launches history tour of K Street for smartphones

SacQR, a historic tour of Sacramento's K Street mall for mobile devices, launches today. Those eager to see the old K Street alongside the new can now walk the mall on a self-guided history tour using their smartphones or other mobile devices. QR...

Valley to Vietnam interviews local veterans

May 5, 2013
Valley to Vietnam interviews local veterans

This spring, Sacramento Public Library began sitting down with local Vietnam veterans for Valley to Vietnam, a new storytelling project that is capturing, preserving, and sharing the stories of those who grew up in the Sacramento area and served in Vietnam. The project has produced ten...

Central Library to showcase 1940s Sacramento

May 2, 2013
Central Library to showcase 1940s Sacramento

The Capital Decades series returns to Central Library this May with special programs and displays showcasing 1940s Sacramento: City Life (Tuesday, May 14, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.) Amanda Graham, Tom Tolley and James Scott will discuss what everyday life...

Remembering 1963 at the Crocker Art Museum

Apr 19, 2013
Remembering 1963 at the Crocker Art Museum

Readers will share personal stories on the theme of Remembering 1963 & Civil Rights at the Crocker Art Museum on April 25 as part of TrueStory, a new local non-fiction reading series from the literary micro-magazine Under the Gum Tree.  Three featured readers will share their...

Sacramento Chronicles author at Central Library

Apr 3, 2013
Sacramento Chronicles author at Central Library

Local author Cheryl Anne Stapp will be visiting the Central Library on Tuesday, April 9, to discuss her new book, Sacramento Chronicles: A Golden Past (History Press, 2013):  Sacramento boomed when forty-niners flocked to California, but the road from riverfront trading...

April Fools’ Sacramento History returns to Central Library

Mar 27, 2013
April Fools’ Sacramento History returns to Central Library

Pranksters and history enthusiasts alike are invited to celebrate April Fools' Day at Central Library by attending "Incredible Occurrences in Sacramento History," an illustrated lecture featuring a series of increasingly hard-to-believe stories about the capital city. Attendees can invite trusting, unwitting friends in the spirit of the...

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