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Lycoming College's Snowden Library will host a free, public screening of the award-winning documentary "Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind 'Little Women'" on Thursday, Sept. 29, at 7:30 p.m. at the Community Arts Center in downtown Williamsport. The event is the second in a series of programs on the author of "Little Women."
Following the screening, Dr. Andrew Leiter, Lycoming associate professor of English and Louisa May Alcott scholar partner, will lead a discussion.
Snowden Library was one of 30 libraries selected in the U.S. to receive a Louisa May Alcott grant from the American Library Association and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Founded in 1812 and celebrating its bicentennial during the 2011-12 academic year, Lycoming College is a national liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students. It offers 35 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News and World Report. Located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation.