Pack to share story of P.T Barnum July 12

Come one, come all, to the greatest show of all at 1 p.m. Friday, July 12.

Author and entertainer William Pack shares the true story of America’s greatest showman, P.T. Barnum, and recreates his amazing life through storytelling and performance. 

See an actual Fiji Mermaid, authentic-style museum exhibits, and 1860s era sideshow acts, like the Human Blockhead. 

Pack’s book, “The Essential Barnum,” will be available for sale and signing.

As the New York Times reported in 1845, “If it is bold, it is Barnum. If it is big, it is Barnum.” 

This program is free and open to all adults and teens.  Register at the library or call (815) 942-6880.