Quilt Show/Early Closing/Author Visit

quiltQUILT SHOW–The Spring Valley Public Library will be hosting the Quilt Show again during Ag Days.  The displays will be available for viewing on Friday, August 14th from 10 am until 6 pm, and Saturday, August 15th from 10 am until 1 pm.  Come and see the beautiful pieces of work these ladies have to show off!

The Spring Valley Public Library will be closing at 12:30 pm on Saturday, August 15 to allow staff to participate in the Ag Days parade.  The lobby will remain open until 1:00 pm for quilt show visitors.

AUTHOR VISIT–On Monday, August 17 at 4 pm the Spring Valley Public Library will host author Nick K. Adams.  Adams wrote “My Dear Wife and Children:  CNick-K_-Adams-224x300ivil War Letters from a 2nd Minnesota Volunteer.” The book is a collection of lettdear wifeers from Adams’ great-great grandfather, David Brainard as he wrote home to his family during his years of service in the Civil War.  Through these letters the reader can feel Brainard’s love for his family and get a personal and descriptive telling of a soldier’s experience.  Brainard’s widow, Minerva Griffin, lived, and is buried in Spring Valley.