Billy Graham Library announces spring events

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 14, 2020 –The Billy Graham Library welcomes visitors to upcoming spring events including a book signing with Ruth Graham and Easter at the Library. The Library, which serves as an extension of Billy Graham’s ministry, has welcomed more than 1.5 million guests since it opened in 2007. Guests who visit the Library this spring and at any point throughout the year can experience the Graham Brothers Dairy Bar, Ruth’s Attic bookstore, the Graham family homeplace, the memorial prayer garden, The Journey of Faith—an interactive tour highlighting the message of hope that Billy Graham preached for more than 80 years—and more.

March 14, 1-2 p.m.: Book Signing with Ruth Graham — Ruth Graham—daughter of Billy and Ruth Bell Graham—will visit the Billy Graham Library to sign copies of her newest book. In Forgiving My Father, Forgiving Myself, Ruth reveals how a visit to Angola Prison inspired her to release the unforgiveness lurking in her own heart–toward others, herself, and even her heavenly Father.

Forgiving My Father, Forgiving Myself will be available for purchase in Ruth’s Attic bookstore at the Billy Graham Library, or guests may bring their own copy.

April 4, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.: Easter at the Library — Bring your family and friends to Easter at the Library for activities including story time, crafts, a petting zoo, and photos with baby animals.  A special Christ-centered scavenger hunt-style activity that is perfect for adults and kids to enjoy together is also available to guests who take the Journey of Faith tour. Other.

Admission is free. Cost of craft is $10.

Through July, Special Exhibit: “Then Sings My Soul” — Just as Billy Graham shared the Gospel in every Crusade sermon, George Beverly Shea and Cliff Barrows—and many other team members—faithfully presented the Good News of Jesus Christ in song. Come discover the incredible ways the Lord used their efforts and their music to open hearts around the world.

Read inspiring stories and personal memories from Billy Graham, George Beverly Shea, Cliff Barrows, and others. Browse never-before-seen memorabilia. See compelling photos of the Crusade team’s music ministry.

This special display is free to the public and no pre-registration is required.

For more information on upcoming events or group tours, please call 704-401-3200 or email LibraryEvents@bgea.org.

About The Billy Graham Library 
The Billy Graham Library opened in 2007 and has since had more than 1.5 million visitors from around the world. Admission to the Library and The Journey of Faith is free. For more information on the Library and upcoming events, or to schedule a group tour, please visit www.BillyGrahamLibrary.org. You can also stay connected with the Billy Graham Library on these social media sites: FacebookTwitter and Instagram; and on the Library blog.

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Media Contact:
Lisa Moseley
(704) 401-2116
lmoseley@bgea.org