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Great Lakes Ghosts

PART OF THE FULL MOON FRIDAYS SERIES

2017-10-06 18:00:00 2017-10-06 20:00:00 America/Chicago Great Lakes Ghosts Des Plaines Public Library

Friday, October 06
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2017-10-06 18:00:00 2017-10-06 20:00:00 America/Chicago Great Lakes Ghosts Des Plaines Public Library

Join us at The Terrace on the 4th floor for Great Lakes Ghosts - an informal evening of spooky tales and songs about ghost ships and haunted lighthouses of the Great Lakes region perfomed by singer-songwriter and historian Lee Murdock. 

Lee Murdock has uncovered a boundless body of music and stories in the Great Lakes. Noted as a fluent instrumentalist, Murdock's musical influences span fifteen generations, combining ragtime, Irish, blues and folk styles with his flair for storytelling in songs. Making folk music for the modern era, Lee Murdock’s work is a documentary and also an anthem to the people who live, work, learn and play along the freshwater highways of North America.

Great Lakes Ghosts Lee Murdock

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The 1501 Ellinwood Street library building is the realization of a longheld dream of the library board, staff and community partners. Located in the heart of downtown Des Plaines, the four story, 82,000 square foot building represents the community's commitment to reading, lifelong learning, and a center for family activities. A grand central staircase and large windows provide a wealth of natural light and illuminate the building at night.

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