Since 2012, the library has partnered with the Great Stone Viaduct Historical Education Society on a Winter Lecture Series. These programs, featuring presentations of local historical and community topics, are held on Wednesday nights at 6 pm in the Community Room on the lower level of the Library throughout the months of February and March. All Winter Lecture Series programs are free for the public to attend.
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2023 Great Stone Viaduct Winter Lecture Schedule - Available Soon!
- 02/01: “Thanks for the Memories-Bob Hope in Bellaire” presented by Attorney Daniel L. Frizzi, Jr. (with a February 2, 6 pm viewing of the movie My Favorite Spy)
- 02/08: “The Moonlight Mill Murders of Stuebenville, Ohio” presented by author Susan Guy
- 02/15: “Belmont County – The Bedrock of Historical Preservation” presented by educators and craftsmen Jon Smith, Jeffery Forster, and Sarel Venter
- 02/22: “The Inception of the New Industrial Training Center” presented by Training Director Jason Dean and Architect Wendy Scatterday
- 03/01: “Belmont County’s Dangerfield Newbie: From John Brown’s Raid to his Fight for Freedom” presented by Jon-Erik Gilot
- 03/08: “The Steamboat Scioto” presented by Taylor Abbott
- 03/15: “It All Started in a Janitor’s Closet” presented by Tom Raticzak
- 03/22: “Wheeling Secessionists – Recollections of two local women from the Civil War” presented by Judi Hendrickson and Jeanne Finstein