Pember Presents: “Rescued from Slavery: The Story of Solomon Northup,” on Sunday, June 8, 2014 at 2 PM at the Pember Library in Granville. The one hour program by David Fiske will include a lecture and slide presentation about Solomon Northup, a free black man who lived in New York State. In 1841 he was
December 6, 6:00 PM Join Linda at the Pember Library for a childrens’ holiday craft followed by Tales ‘n Tunes performing “Holly Jolly Holiday,” a festive combination of music and storytelling excitement that will spark kids’ imaginations and get everybody in a holiday mood. Do you hear sleigh bells jingling? Come and sing along!
UPDATE: I’m sorry to report that Mr Pitkin won’t be able appear at the Pember. I’ll let you know if he’s able to reschedule. Join us at the Pember Library Wednesday, August 1, at 6:00 PM as David J. Pitkin discusses New York State legends, folklore and ghost stories. Pitkin tells us he has recently collected
On Wednesday, October 26 at 6:00 PM, the Pember Library at 33 West Main St. in Granville is hosting a presentation by Marjorie and Greg Scieszka. The couple will reflect on the experiences they had as Peace Corps Response Volunteers in Swaziland during 2010-11. Both were assigned to work in the Ministry of
As part of the region’s commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, on Sunday, October 23, at 2 PM, the Pember Library will be presenting a program on the revolutionary Union Civil War ironclad USS Monitor. The Monitor fought the Confederate ironclad CSS Virginia on March 9, 1862, in the world’s first battle
Tales ‘n Tunes, a multi-award winning musical storytelling duo, will treat you to some slightly shivery tales and spooky songs! No trick! Come to the Pember Library at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, October 28 and enjoy a performance of “Spooktacular Songs and Stories” which includes tales and tunes that will provide a balance of fright
The Pember Library will host a discussion with Hallie Bond on Perspectives on Rural Life: Poverty and Plenty. Free and open to the general public, the event begins at 6:00 PM on August 19 at the Pember Library. This event is made possible through the Conversations Bureau, a new program of the New York Council
Food historian Peter G. Rose explores the foodways brought to America by the Dutch more than three centuries ago, and the way these foodways were adapted to new circumstances. Slides of 17th century Dutch art works depicting various foodstuffs are part of this lecture. Ms. Peter G. Rose is an author, columnist, lecturer,
I’m terribly sorry to have to report that, due to illness, Peter Rose will not be able to come to Granville today for the lecture.
Join us as Ray Gaylord, high school social studies teacher, talks about the Legends and Lore of the Lakes. Ray always has some interesting information to share. Please feel free to contribute any tales you may have heard.
The Pember Library will present a lecture by Hallie Bond titled Common Threads: Adirondack Quilts Tell Their Stories. Free and open to the general public, the event begins at 6:00 PM on September 9 at the Pember Library. This event is made possible through Speakers in the Humanities, a program of the New York