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Do you feel “country” in your soul? 

Then mark your calendar for Wednesday, September 11 and October 9. That’s when MidPointeLibrary will host the second and third in a series of free previews of KenBurns’s long-awaited PBS documentary, “Country Music.”  

Preview #2 will begin this Wednesday at 6 p.m. at MidPointe Library’s Middletown location, 125 South Broad Street, said Martha Matthews, Adult Programming Coordinator.  

Preview #3, the final preview, will take place at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 9, at MidPointe’s Trenton location, 200 Edgewood Drive. 

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Esteemed for quality and depth of  research, Burns pays tribute to country music and its stars from the Carter Family to Loretta Lynn to Garth Brooks and many more. 

Burns’s complete 8-part, 16-hour film will debut on local Public Broadcasting stations September 15-18 and 22-25. For more information go to: 

https://www.pbs.org/kenburns/country-music/ 

Enjoy images of this area’s long love affair with country music! They can be found in MidPointe Library’s Digital Archives available at: 

www.midpointelibrary.org > eLibrary > Digital Archives > Country Music (or) Appalachian Festival 

MidPointe also offers a wealth of country music, books about itshistory and biographies of its starperformers. Go to: 

www.midpointelibrary.org > Catalog Search > Country music 

And/Or: 

www.midpointelibray.org > eLibrary 

(for music and TV shows, movies, books, audiobooks, magazines and more) 

All it takes to borrow an item is a free MidPointe library card! Sign up for yours today at any convenient location: 

Middletown, West Chester, Trenton, Monroe, Liberty Township (2nd floor, Liberty Center) and onboard our “Library On Wheels” Bookmobile.