Live Virtual Program: Books, Boots and Bridles: The Story of the Horse Back Librarians

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Event Details

Please Note: This is a virtual program via Zoom. Participants will receive a link to the program via email upon completing registration.

Join Jeffrey Urbin, Education Specialist for the Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, for a presentation that tells the story of the Pack Horse Library initiative, a little known program of the Roosevelt Administration's WPA. Its mission, carried out almost entirely by women, was to deliver and distribute reading materials to the far off corners of Appalachia during the darkest hours of the Great Depression.

FREE! Registration is required. 


Please be advised that the Library makes no warranties and/or representations concerning the virtual programs. Your decision to participate in the programs is an express consent on your part to waive any and all claims against the Library which may result from said participation and hereby release and discharge the City of Danbury / Danbury Public Library from any and all liabilities.


Event Type(s): History & Genealogy
Age Group(s): Adults
Presenter: Jeffrey Urbin
Katherine Mostacero
(203) 797-4505 ext. 7713

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