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South County Library Hosts Author Reading of “Run, Faredy, Run”

~~NEWS RELEASE February 11, 2016
Contact: Mark Amorosi, Public Information Officer, (856) 772-1636 ext. 7323

Story explores how quilts were used as secret code on the Underground Railroad

Kathleen Lindsey, author of “Run, Faredy, Run,” with some of her quilts

VOORHEES, NJ – Feb. 11, 2016 – The South County Branch of the Camden County Library System will host a special story time with author Kathleen Lindsey reading from her book “Run, Faredy, Run: Secrets to Freedom” for ages six and up on Friday, Feb. 19, 6:30 p.m.

Lindsey’s book and stories tell how the Underground Railroad used quilt designs to convey secret messages that helped African Americans find their way to freedom.

At the end of the program, children will be invited to explore the secret quilt messages by making a paper quilt square.

Register for the program by calling the branch at 856-753-2537 or go online at


Established in 1921, Camden County Library System seeks to meet the recreational, informational and educational needs of its customers with locations in Bellmawr, Camden, Gloucester Township, Haddon Township, Merchantville, Winslow Township and Voorhees.   The Library is governed and supported by the Camden County Board of Freeholders and the Camden County Library Commission.

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