Hands-On Experience with Rare Books at Pequot Library on Jan. 5

The Pequot LIbrary will host a hands-on, visual and auditory experience with rare books, music, and vintage items on Friday, Jan. 5 at 11 a.m.

Special Collections consultant and curator Dr. Elizabeth Beaudin gives an abbreviated gallery tour of the exhibition “Holiday Magic: Selections from the Children's Historical Collection,” with a focus on the interactive, element-based music on display in the gallery. She will also show selected items not on exhibit, including “The Golden Christmas Book,“ by Gertrude Crampton, published by Simon and Schuster in 1947. There will be a slideshow of the scores and accompanying audio.

The Pequot Library is located at 720 Pequot Ave. in Southport, Conn. For more information, call (203) 259-0346 ext. 15, or visit pequotlibrary.org.


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