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Johnsburg library to host ‘What’s it Like to be a Soldier?’

Published: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 5:30 a.m. CST

JOHNSBURG – “What’s it Like to be a Soldier?” will be presented from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Johnsburg Public Library, 3000 N. Johnsburg Road.

During this drop-in event, participants can try on uniforms, helmets and other items, as well as view displays of military memorabilia presented by Johnsburg residents Don and Barbara Klapperich.

This is a chance to meet veterans, hear their stories and learn why it’s important to keep history alive.

Care package supplies also will be collected at the event, and a sample “care package” will be on display.

No registration is required.

For information, call 815-344-0077.

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