Italian banners line Collinsville’s Main Street

Sep 10, 2017 426

BY: Annette M. Graebe

Fasten your seatbelt for a special trip to Rome!  This year’s Italian Fest exhibition  GET YOUR TOGA ON! (A Visit to Rome) is rare indeed as we take you inside this fascinating 2,500-year-old city – a destination for thousands around the world. 

In Collinsville Library’s east and west wings, we’ll show you the highlights of Ancient Rome – the Colosseum, Pantheon, and other sights.  You’ll learn about Rome’s history and secrets from Rome scholar/historian Bernie Kolo.  You’ll see award-winning Roman mosaics made by Collinsville High School Latin students. 

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