The book club will be reading the Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert. Goodreads.com says: A glorious, sweeping novel of desire, ambition, and the thirst for knowledge, from the # 1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love and Committed. In The Signature of All Things, Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction, inserting her inimitable voice
Every Hero has a Story June 20, Kick-Off 11:00 – 1:00 July 11, 11:00 -12:00 July 18, 11:00 12:00 July 25, 11:00 12:00 August 8, party 12:00-1:00
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.