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Holidays @ the Library will be held Thursday

November 30, 2022

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MACOMB, IL – A variety of holiday events at Malpass Library will be held Thursday, Dec. 1.

A performance by the Western Illinois University Singers runs from noon-12:30 p.m. in the Garden Lounge, followed by the lighting of the Malpass Holiday Tree at 12:35 p.m. in the first floor atrium.

A performance by Combo 1, a WIU jazz ensemble under the direction of George Turner, will be held from 12:45-1:15 p.m., also in the first floor atrium.

"The basic idea of holidays is based on our civilizations," said Dean of Libraries Hector Maymi-Sugranes. "Every civilization and culture creates its holidays to celebrate. We are celebrating as part of a diverse civilization with many cultures of what we call America. Holidays @ the Library intends to promote diversity and joy to our community members."

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