|The Rule of Rum|
Event Type: Library Adult Program|
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
From the Caribbean across the British Empire, discover how rum once ruled the world. Food historian Cynthia Clampitt shares its fascinating history—how pirates got involved, who really said “yo ho ho” (hint: it wasn’t the pirates!), and how it helped unite the 13 Colonies leading to the American Revolution.
Location: Community Room East
Register here, by telephone at 847-729-7500 x7600 or at the Reader Services DeskStatus: Openings