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Get a detailed review of the life of Benjamin Franklin from his birth to his death given by expert historian Nolan Asch. Explore the important role as a Founding Father Benjamin Franklin took, in the founding of the United States. In addition to being a founding father, Ben Franklin was a statesman, author, publisher, scientist, inventor and diplomat. Learn about his life and significance in US history. Registration Info Registration is requested. Call the library at 973-584-2400 ext. 501 or … Continue reading
Join mystery writer and former English professor, Peggy Ehrhart, for a look at how far women have come in the world of the mystery novel. Following the presentation there will be an opportunity to purchase the author’s latest book. A percentage of sales will go to the Friends of the Roxbury Public Library to support future programming. Registration Info: Registration is requested. Call the library at 973-584-2400 ext. 501 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to register. This program is sponsored by the Friends … Continue reading
Our longstanding fear of sharks has always been evident in literature, and in countless movies and TV shows – perhaps most prominently in the movie “Jaws” and Discovery Channel’s popular “Shark Week” series. Dean Fessler, marine biologist and education director at the Shark Institute, a non-profit education and shark advocacy group will separate fact from fiction as he discusses some common myths about sharks and the real-life facts about these misunderstood predators. This program is suitable for ages 10 through adult. … Continue reading
Join us as accomplished musician, E. Zoe Hassman an innovative, ground-breaking solo cellist performs a conversation, audience–friendly cello recital with a smorgasbord of music from pop to jazz to classical and beyond to fulfill her life’s mission: to make a difference and enrich and uplift her listeners. Zoe Hassman received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the Julliard School. As one of the most in-demand performing cellists, she has toured with Barbra Streisand, performed with The New York Philharmonic, New … Continue reading
Join us for the third in the Roxbury Public Library’s monthly Tech Talk series, where our speaker, Andrew Polcaro, will discuss breakthrough technologies now and on the horizon. Topics to be discussed include developments in transportation, communication and the environment. Registration is requested. To register, call the library at 973-584-2400 ext. 501 or e-mail email@example.com.