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Lincoln Exhibit Opening Reception

Lincoln Exhibit Opening Reception

Toco Hill-Avis G. Williams Library

July 20, 2011, 7:00 p.m.

The DeKalb County Public Library is proud to be a host for the national tour of the traveling exhibition ”Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War.” The exhibit officially opens with a free 7 p.m. Wednesday public reception. The exhibit is a project of the National Constitution Center and the American Library Association and was made possible by funding support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The exhibit will be on display through August 30 at the Toco Hill branch, 1282 McConnell Drive. It examines the legal issues Abraham Lincoln faced in confronting a divided Union during the Civil War. There will be several author talks to complement the exhibit during its run; all events are free and open to the public.