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Posted on: August 21, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Celebrate Constitution Week with an Ice Cream Social

Image of part of the American flag with the Constitution laying on top of the flag,

Join local members of the Old Glory Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) as they partner with the Williamson County Public Library and Blue Bell in a celebration marking this historical marker in our nation's history, the creation and signing of the American Constitution.   

The celebration includes: 

  • Welcome Ceremony:  2:00 in the Meeting Room with the Sons of the American Revolution Posting the Colors, the Proclamation, & music by Old Glory Chorus
  • Franklin Belles:  2:30 near the Information Desk
  • Family Activities: 2:15-3:45
    • Selfie Station: at the Children’s Area entrance 
    •  Balloon Animals & Face Painting: in the Activity Room 
    • Scavenger Hunt: in the Children’s Area 
    • Founding Father Quiz & Coloring:  in the Story Theater 
    • Cake & Blue Bell Ice Cream:  in the Activity Room
    •  Poster Contest Information:  in the Activity Room
  • Meet James Madison:  roaming until 3:45
  • Grand Finale: Bells Across America!  3:50 gather on the  front porch to receive a bell for a simultaneous ringing at 4:00

All library programs are free and open to the public.  Learn more about this event or other library programs and services by calling the library at 615-595-1243, extension 1, or by visiting the library’s web site at

The library e-newsletter provides subscribers with library news about programs like this and more.  Sign up to receive it via email by sending an email to with the subject line: Subscribe_Library_Bytes.

Please be aware that photos and videos may be taken at library events and activities for library use and publicity. Anyone not wanting to have their photo taken should notify library staff at the time of the event or activity.

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