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"Ben Franklin" at Scott County Library April 14


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Posted Online: Feb. 28, 2014, 11:42 am
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Press release submitted by Scott County Library System.

To celebrate National Library Week, the Friends of the Eldridge Library will present, Ben Franklin, as performed by actor Terry Lynch, of HFK Presents, at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 14, at 6:30p.m. at Scott County Library, 200 N. 6th Ave., Eldridge.
Audience members will listen as Franklin reminisces about his past, interacts with his audience, and explains how his political life, writings, and scientific inventions have changed our lives today.
Lynch and his wife, Laura began HFK Presents as an offshoot of their company Histories for Kids, Inc.
The Lynches developed the programs as a way to bring history to life for adults or the "kids at heart".
For information call 563-285-4794. For information on HFK Presents, call 708-218-7001.



















 



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