Marian McFadden Display (& Free Cookie!)

Let’s revel in your knowledge of Shelbyville history! The library is honoring Marian McFadden. A display of artifacts, pictures and the original manuscript of her hallmark work, “Biography of a Town, Shelbyville 1822-1962” will be in the main library. Check it out and then pass a short quiz. If you get a perfect score, you’ll get a cookie!

 

Marian McFadden, 1904-1975 Marian McFadden was a dedicated public servant, both in her professional and personal lives. She was employed at the Shelbyville Public Library and several Indianapolis libraries. She also served as the director of the Indianapolis Public Library and was named the director of State Public Libraries from 1944 until her retirement in 1956. She was a member of the Shelbyville Central Schools board of trustees, recipient of the Shelby County Chamber’s “Citizen of the Year” award in 1974 and was the first recipient of the Rotary Club Arts and Humanities Award. She was author of the book, Biography of a Town: Shelbyville, Indiana, 1822-1962.

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12:00 pm Book Discussion MILLER’S VALLEY
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10:00 am Preschool Pals @ Youth Department
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Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
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1:00 pm Preschool Pals @ Youth Department
Preschool Pals @ Youth Department
Sep 20 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
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5:00 pm TEEN: STEAM Workshop
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Sep 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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5:30 pm Spartan Cupboard @ Southwestern Jr./Sr. High School
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Sep 20 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
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Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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10:00 am Preschool Pals @ Youth Department
Preschool Pals @ Youth Department
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Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
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