Socrates Café at Alexander Hamilton Memorial Free Library

Socrates Café at Alexander Hamilton Memorial Free Library

First & Third Saturdays each month * 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
What is Socrates Café?
It’s a gathering where people thoughtfully exchange ideas about existential/philosophical questions, with maximum respect for others’ opinions.
The library’s Socrates Café is only one of hundreds around the world.
Come see what it is all about.
Alexander Hamilton Memorial Free Library
45 East Main Street Waynesboro, PA 17268
Essay Contest

Essay Contest

Doing the right thing shaped African American history, women’s history, and American history. Franklin County Visitors Bureau wants you to answer the question:
What is your right thing?
  • Share a personal story.
  • Share the influences of family, friends, ancestors, mentors, and heroes.
  • Share a piece of history that shapes or shaped your feelings, thoughts, or ideas.
  • The contest has no age restrictions. You simply need to be able to print, write, type, or dictate to someone able to write, print, or type.
You can begin with your own opening or launch from this prompt:
The/My right thing is…
One essay will be selected as the winning submission in these categories:
Humanity – Education – Justice – Respect – Liberty
A $100 top prize will be awarded in each category based on main point, originality, insightfulness, and clarity.
Submissions are due by April 12, 2021. Essays can be submitted via email to: jpollard@explorefranklincountypa.com or mailed to:
Franklin County Visitors Bureau
15 South Main Street
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Winners will be announced on Friday, April 16.