Civil War Exhibit Visits Kapolei

Kapolei Library will sponsor a series of talks to enrich the traveling exhibition, Civil War 150, which opens Jan. 28 with a ceremony 10:30 a.m.

The series, presented by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, will feature letters, personal accounts and images about how soldiers, former slaves, presidents and families dealt with the war and its consequences.

Talks include “Terrorist or Liberator? Old John Brown and Slavery” at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 29; “The North vs. The South” at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 2; “Book Discussion: Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane” at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 5; “This Cruel War: Strategic Concepts in the Civil War” at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6; and “The Hawaii Sons of the Civil War” at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 9.

The exhibit moves to University of Hawaii -West Oahu Feb. 11-18.

For more information, call 693-7050. Contact the library two weeks in advance if a sign language interpreter or other special accommodations are needed.