New researchers tend to hit a dead end, which discourage them to the point where many of them give up. In this course, Kathleen will solve (or explain how researchers can solve) these problems for them. As Kathleen solves each problem, the entire class will learn how to handle it when they hit it.
A Chicken Barbecue to benefit the Pember will be held Saturday, May 23, 4-7 PM at the VFW Pavillion opposite Cosey Fuel on North Street.
This course assumes that researchers have begun their research already (otherwise, they need Genealogy 101). In this course, Kathleen shows how to find the juicy details that motivated us to begin all this research: lengthy obituaries, prison records, ship logs, etc. This is why we research: to discover the family stories that have been lost
A meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Pember Library and Museum will be held on the third Thursday of each month at the Pember. This is a regular meeting and open to the public.
Watercolors, Fly-tying and Bluegrass at Pember May First Friday What could be better than having a self-described lover of the Pember Museum of Natural History as featured artist for May First Friday?  Jean Mackay, who is a serious watercolor artist of natural subjects, is returning to First Friday with new works of birds, insects, and other
The book club will be reading Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo. From Goodreads : From Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo, a landmark work of narrative nonfiction that tells the dramatic and sometimes heartbreaking story of families striving toward a better life in one of the twenty-first century’s great, unequal cities.In this brilliantly written, fast-paced book, based
Please join us for a series of workshops: April 29, 6-8 PM. Join us at the Pember Library, 33 West Main St in Granville, for a free series of genealogy programs by Kathleen Moore. The first course, Genealogy 101, explains how to begin a genealogy search — without spending money. It highlights the excellent free sites
Computer Classes
Beginning computer classes for senior citizens (over age 55) will once again be offered. Barbara Young will teach six 1 1/2 hour sessions (Wednesdays and Fridays for three weeks) beginning April 15. Pre-registration is required. Sign up now to get a place in the class. The class size is limited to six people (or 8