The Kokomo-Howard County Public Library (http://www.kokomo.lib.in.us/) and the Greentown Public Library (http://www.eastern.k12.in.us/gpl/Grentown.htm) are sponsoring a trip to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania to visit the Civil War battlefield. The trip is in conjunction with Howard County Reads 2007 (http://www.howardcountyreads.org/), which has chosen Michael Shaara's Killer Angels (a story about the battle of Gettysburg) for its community book discussion.
The trip to Gettysburg will take place Friday, October 19 to Sunday, October 21 and costs $299 per person. The cost includes:
--a bus trip by Imperial Travel of Lafayette
--2 nights in a hotel, based on 2 people per room with 2 double beds
--a continental breakfast Saturday and Sunday provided by the hotel
--a guided tour of the Gettysburg National Military Park
Registrations and a $50 deposit are due by August 15; the balance must be paid in full by September 10 (cancellations made prior to September 1 will receive a full refund). To register, visit the Kokomo or Greentown library.
For more information, contact Tammy Keith--phone (765) 454-4710.