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Sandra Brennan and Lori Armstrong

Authors Lori Armstrong (aka Lorelei James) and Sandra Brannan discuss their writing style and their books.

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Listen to historian and author Donovin Sprague gives a historical perspective on the impact on Native Americans during the Rapid City Flood of 1972. He shares some history of how Rapid City became the third largest population of Native Americans in the state, why they came, why they stayed and what happed to them during and after the flood.

Native American Perspective of the Black Hills 1972 Flood

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As part of National Historic Preservation month this past May, Bill Swanson presented a wonderful program on the “Ghost Towns of the Black Hills”.

Swanson has been instructing Community Education classes through the Black Hills Learning Center since 1999. Come learn about the history of these once thriving towns, what is left of them and why they are so important.

The Ghost Towns of the Black Hills

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Roger Clark, author of: South Dakota’s State Gemstone, Fairburn Agate. Mr. Clark speaks about his fascination (You can’t collect just one!) with the Fairburn agate, name for Fairburn, SD. He has spent twenty years collecting and researching to discover the Fairburn’s place of origin and host formation.

Rapid City Public Library South Dakota's State Rock Agates

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Retired Lt. Colonel George A. Larson is an author with several published books on aircraft and the military including Aerial Assault into Burma and The Superfortress and Its Final Glory (he is also signing books at Mitzi’s Books on June 2th). He is currently working on a book about the history of Ellsworth A.F.B. “Dakota Thunder” and he will share his expertise on how he does his research and prepares his books.

The History of Ellsworth Air Force Base at the Rapid City Public Library

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Librarian Susan Braunstein discusses the Rapid City Public Library’s Summer Reading Program for 2012. Listen for events and times. The Local Record program, hosted by Jenny Burkhiser of the Family Radio Network, had the privilege to interview our own Susan Braunstein about Dream Big this Summer!: The Rapid City Public LIbrary Summer Reading Program airing on Rapid City radio station KQFR. 89.9 FM on May 26, 2012. 

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Cathie Draine, Master Gardener, writer at Black Hills Garden and columnist at The Rapid City Journal, presents on the importance of understanding the reproductive cycles of your garden. In her characteristic style and humor, she opens up the world (and sex lives) of insects and plants and how it relates to a successful harvest.

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GLBT Issues Rapid City Public Library Center of Equality

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Jami Lynn Songwriting Class Rapid City Public Library

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