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January 21, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ High Point Public Library- Morgan Community Room
Josh Brown, minister at Springfield Friends and editor of the Autobiography of Allen Jay, will explain how the noted Quaker luminary was inspired to become involved in the Underground Railroad and the defeat of the slave system. After the War, Jay promoted education for the freedmen and encouraged Quaker social activism in many other areas. Learn about the ideas that inspired a young man to take risks for others and promote freedom and equality.
January 21, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ High Point Public Library- Book Lovers' Room
Book Swap (bring a book get a book).
Master storyteller Mary Monroe begins her "Lonely Heart, Deadly Heart" series with "Every Woman’s Dream," a page-turning tale of seduction and shocking surprises, as two unhappy women fulfill their every erotic dream—and find a desire that kills… (amazon.com)
January 21, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ High Point Public Library- Children's Storyroom
No registration required.
Josh Brown, biographer and clergyman, will explain how Allen Jay, a noted Quaker minister with local origins was inspired to become involved in the Underground Railroad and the defeat of the slave system. After the War, Jay promoted education for freedmen among other causes. Jay's name is commemorated in the name of a local school and rec center.