Dr. Wallace Ewing, a local historian and author, will be the guest speaker at Spring Lake District Library at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 22.
Ewing will be talking about his new book, "Slaves Soldiers Citizens: African Americans in Northwest Ottawa County.' The book contains information about the African Americans who settled in Northwest Ottawa County in the 1800s, including those who served in the Union Army during the Civil War.
A book signing will follow the presentation.
For more information, call the library at 846-5770, ext. 107.