Rollin' Through History: Free programs at Warmack Library

Post Date:03/19/2018

The Warmack Library hosts presenter Rollin Phipps for a 3-part program series that spans historic eras and places. All programs will last from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Space is limited - please arrive on time.

  • March 21: Texas Railroads. The economy of Texas strengthened significantly after the arrival of both passenger and freight service. Several major railways established a network between the major cities. Come to learn more about and see artifacts from the 1930’s and 1940’s. 
  • April 18: King Tut (The Boy King). The Egyptians had a series of impressive leaders, and a few who became famous. King Tut was a minor leader, but was buried with 5,000 treasures. Learn about The Boy King and the fantastic artifacts discovered in his tomb. 
  • May 16: Henry VIII and Hampton Court. Henry VIII was a famous English king who had 6 wives and ruled during uncertain times. This program includes numerous visuals and closely examines one of Henry’s most beautiful palaces. 

Rollin Phipps has been working in the field of Egyptology since 1980. He was an administrator and teacher at U.T.A. for almost 20 years. His collection of artifacts from ancient Egypt have been exhibited at many colleges and libraries. He has written three books on Egypt, and spoken to libraries, civic groups, and churches. The Warmack Library is located at 760 Bardin Rd. Don't let the blue construction tarp fool you - the Library remains open during this first phase of extensive remodeling. Call 972-237-5770 for more info.

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