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Sparkle! The History of the Aluminum Trees

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Aluminum Specialty’s dazzling Evergleam Aluminum Trees are still adding sparkle to the Holidays! Join your guides--aluminum tree enthusiast and aficionado of all things wonderfully wacky and tacky, Barb Bundy-Jost, and fellow Manitowoc Aluminum Kitsch-Mas Inc. devotee and Collector Extraordinaire, Jordan Kabat—at 6 PM on Thursday, December 7, as they take you on an in-person stroll through the Enchanted Evergleam Forest at MPL.

You'll learn the story behind this Manitowoc company’s Atomic Age innovation and design. Insights, rarities, and interesting trivia on the glitzy wonder will be shared at every turn! Your tour through the holiday razzle-dazzle will convene at the Library’s Main Service Desk and proceed from there. Please be aware that this is a somewhat mobile tour, so note that you’ll be on your feet for the duration of the event, though some seating will be available. Prepare to SPARKLE and be amazed!

Can't make it to the in-person event? We'll also be having a virtual presentation, LIVESTREAMING on MPL's Facebook page (, Thursday, December 14 at 6 PM.