Anniversary of the Final Link in the Transcontinental US Railway Completion – August 1870
Despite the “Golden Spike” Ceremony celebrated earlier in Utah, the actual final Link was made at 2:53 pm, Aug. 15, 1870 in Colorado. Come check out the history of railroads across the county in our library display this month.
60th Anniversary of the creation of NASA
July 1958, President Eisenhower signed a Bill creating the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to direct U.S. Space policy. Come check out the history and the future of our space program in the Todd Library’s collection.
50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy
The year of 1968 was a year of turmoil and death, both overseas in VietNam and here in the United States with first, the death of Martin Luther King Jr. and then Robert F. Kennedy in June of that year. Come join us in the Todd Library and check out our collection, including a DVD on RFK.
Smallpox Vaccine Discovered – 1796
In the 18th century, smallpox was a widespread and often fatal disease. Within 18 months, 12,000 people in England had been vaccinated and the number of smallpox deaths dropped by two-thirds. Come check out , at the Todd Library, what other diseases have been eradicated or still a major concern to life world-wide and the controversy over vaccinations.
National Library Week – All Month Long at Todd Library
Come help us celebrate and learn more about libraries in general and the important role they played in people’s lives. We will be waiting to see you. “Check us out”.