|The Annual Meeting of the Friends of the Library will be Sunday, April 28, 2002,
at 4:00 p.m. at the library. There will be a short business session to elect
officers. The program, "History from Life Experience," will be presented
by Margaret Bigger, editor of The Great
Depression-How We Coped, Worked and Played.
This oral history anthology contains stories by 65 authors from the Piedmont area
of North and South Carolina. One of the authors, Jerri Gibson McCloud, will
accompany Ms. Bigger on April 28th. Ms. McCloud grew up in Winnsboro and her story
of the Depression Era is set here.
Ms. Bigger, who lives in Charlotte, NC, is currently
working on an anthology of World War II stories written by people from the Carolinas
Refreshments and a book signing by the author will follow the program.