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Today in History with a Twist: October 14, 2013

1066 - The Norman forces of William the Conqueror defeated the English army and killed King Harold II of England at the Battle of Hastings, which was actually fought on Senlac Hill, seven miles from Hastings. The death of Harold II did not immediately give William the crown.

Family Day at the Teen Center!

We all know that the new Teen Center at Main is the place to be. We've all heard about the video games, the 3D printer, the recording booth, and all the other amazing technology that the library has put together for Richland County teens.

Nobel Prize Winners 2013

Swedish inventor and businessman, Alfred Nobel, mandated in his will “that his enormous fortune was to be used to establish prizes to award those who had done their best to benefit mankind in the fields of physics, chemistry, medicine, literature and peace.

Today in History with a Twist: October 11, 2013

Finally! 1976 - George Washington's is appointmed, posthumously, to the grade of General of the Armies of the United States by congressional joint resolution Public Law 94-479 and is approved by President Gerald R. Ford. - Talk about a slow beauracracy.