SOUTHBURY — The Southbury Public Library will mark the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment with a program from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, on Zoom.

Guest speaker Mariann Millard will detail how suffrage was achieved and the many obstacles suffragettes overcame in the fight for civil rights.

Ms. Millard is a licensed Washington, D.C., guide and a certified tour director who specializes in Italy. She enjoys entertaining people with her love of history to connect people, places and things.

The program is free and open to anyone regardless of town of residency. It is sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Public Library.

Registration is required and may be had on the events page of the library’s website at www.southburylibrary.org. Zoom invitation links will be sent via email on the day of the program.

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