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Books opened up a whole new world to me.  Through them I discovered new ideas, traveled to new places, and met new people.  Books helped me learn to understand other people and they taught me a lot about myself.  …  Some books you never forget.  Some characters become your friends for life.

Judy Blume
to the LaSalle Public Library on the occasion of the Library's Centennial Celebration, 2007

Songs of the American Labor Movement

Event Date: 
Apr 8 2014 - 6:00pm

47 Adam MillerJoin us for folk songs about the people who built America and their struggle to improve the conditions of their labor. 

One of the premier autoharpists in the world, Adam Miller is a renowned American folksinger and natural-born storyteller. An accomplished folklorist, historian, musicologist, and song-collector, he has amassed a remarkable repertoire of over 5,000 songs. Miller accompanies his rich, resonant baritone voice with lively finger-picking acoustic guitar and stunningly beautiful autoharp melodies. A masterful entertainer who never fails to get his audience singing along, he has distinguished himself as one of the great interpreters of American folktales and folksongs, and as a performer who appeals to audiences of all ages.

This program is made possible through funding from the Alwin C. Carus Trust.  This program is free and open to the public.  For further information or if you have any special needs, please contact the Library at 223.2341.