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Ted Wright -- last update 6/12/2004 & 8/7 (Library/LibraryDDay.html)
Friends Of The Collinsville Library
Joy Rice (President)
Schultz (1st Vice President)
Verlinda Norris (2nd Vice President)
4th (Noon-5pm) Countdown
In honor of the 60th anniversary of
D-Day, June 6, 1944, the day the Allies invaded Europe in World War
II, the Collinsville Library will feature a display including vehicles,
uniforms, books, magazines and other memorabilia from the 1940s. Plus,
enjoy cookies, coffee and soft drinks, and participate in an Ike Look-alike
2004 F.O.C.L. Activities
(all subject to change)
|Concerts on the
Library Lawn (June
12: Electric Rag Band & July 10: TBA)
|1950's Gala (August
Chili-Cook-Off (Sept. 11)
|2004 Silent Auction
(Nov. 29 - Dec 11)
visited the Collinsville Library May 26th, 2004.
of the participants at the Library June 4th were -- Top Photo: Johnny
Butts parks his 1952 Air Force Jeep on the Library lawn display. Middle Photo:
Walt Cassady (from Tulsa in his Korean War uniform) and Johnny Butts look at
photos. Bottom Photo: Peggy Henshall (accompanied by her daughter Linda
Wilson) jots notes on her days as a riveter during WWII.
Collinsville Library Wins
National Grand Prize
The Collinsville Library staff and customers accepted a challenge from The
History Channel and A&E Network to help them commemorate the 60th Anniversary
of D-Day (June 6, 1944.)
On July 29th Collinsville
received a call from The GEM Group that Collinsville was one of five National
Grand Prize winners. The Grand Prize is a $1,000 grant.
The main event took place
at the on the grounds of the Library on June 4. They were busting out all
over with visitors from Tulsa, Owasso, Oologah and other surrounding towns.
They had children climbing through jeeps as military personnel explained the
purpose of the different gadgets and camouflage nets. Children of all ages
were able to meet the people who made our way of life possible. They were
able to say thank you and salute those involved in a very important day in
The Collinsville Librarians
created a scrapbook including the pictures they took to showcase their activities
and the written essay explaining how they honored our Military.
Susan Babbitt (CV) has
a copy of the essay and the scrapbook if you would like to see it.
Kudos to the Collinsville
1223 W. Main
Noon - 8pm
10am - 5pm
Tapes , Internet, Concerts, Magazines, Meeting Room
The article above was provided by Dr. Susan Babbitt from a Tulsa County Library
Publication .) -- Ted