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The Woburn Public Library
Art Demonstration by Joseph Leto and Keiko Richter of the Woburn Guild of Artists at the Woburn Public Library. Mr. Leto will take you on a tour of where and how famous artists found their creativity and inspiration. During this lecture, noted visual artist Keiko Richter will paint her own masterpiece from the inspiration she feels, exhibiting the creative process.
At the Woburn Public Library study hall, the Friends of the Library will host "Honor Enough: Sergeant Horatio J. Homer of the Boston Police Department". This is an illustrated lecture by Margaret R. Sullivan, the Records Manager and Archivist of the Boston Police Department. She will expound on new research that has identified Sergeant Homer as Boston's first African American police officer. He was appointed in 1878 and promoted to Sergeant in 1895, Homer served with distinction for more than 40 years.