Oxford Library to host Brian Drake, typewriter fanatic

OXFORD – The Oxford Memorial Library at 8 Fort Hill Park on the Village's east side, is pleased to be the location for Chenango County's first-ever Type-In to be presented by Brian Drake.

Drake and the Oxford Memorial Library would invites typewriter enthusiasts, and anyone who is just plain curious about how one of those "old-time things" work, to join the presentation on Saturday, May 14, 2016 from noon – 4 p.m. in the Community Youth Services Room of the Library.



There will be many typewriters to look at and try, and the program is open to all ages including curious children.

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