The Third Floor is closed through mid-February for upgrades. Items marked "In Storage" are not immediately accessible. Please place a hold and we will retrieve them for you when the floor reopens. Children's and teen items returned during this time will be displayed in the Community Room and available for check out.
A fictional account of the events of May 2, 1808, when the people of Madrid rose against the French--the start of Spain's war of independence from Napoleon--follows the actions of scores of real people from all sectors of society.