Periodical Room

Our National Thanksgiving: With Thanks to President Lincoln and Mrs. Hale

Steve and Sharon Wood will be presenting a living history of our 16th president Abraham Lincoln,  and American's first woman editor of "Godey's Lady Book", Sarah Josepha Hale. Together they will be telling the story of Sarah Josepha Hale's thirty-year campaign to have Thanksgiving declared a national holiday. Her efforts were successful when Lincoln signed his Thanksgiving Proclamation in 1863.


HISET class 


*Schedule Possiblity Change - Tuesday September 20th the class is moved to 3:30pm to 5:00pm in the Periodical Room. Please confirm with teacher if you have any questions. 

Ghosts and Legends with Jeff Belanger

Come explore the haunts around the world and those in your own back yard! Jeff Belanger brings different stories every time he offers this program, so no two are the same. This multi-media adventure draws from Jeff's research in his books, podcasts, adventures, and the various television shows that he’s worked on. Join one of New England's premiere storytellers for a trip through the unusual and the unexplained. There will also be a Q&A and book signing.


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