View or Download the Spring 2015 Learning Series program!Â Don't delay, first course, Seeds of Destruction: The Origins of the First World War with teacher Michael McNaught, begins Tuesday, January 27!Â Programs and registrations forms will also be available in the Library.
Sunday,Â FebruaryÂ 1 @ 2:00 pm - Studying Shakespeare in Italy.Â Â Monomoy Regional High School teacher Rachel Barnes went to Urbino, Italy last summer to study select plays and poems set in this region.Â Her experiences as a student at this UNESCO World Heritage site have shaped her methods for teaching Shakespeare to students.Â Living like an Italian and studying like an American has some unique benefits, and Rachel will share what [...]
Sunday, February 22 @ 2:00pm - Why I Love Portugal.Â Medieval castles, cobblestone villages, captivating cities, and golden beaches, the Portuguese experience can be many things.Â History, great food and wine and idyllic scenery, coupled with the old-fashioned traditions of village life and Portugal's outstanding very affordable seafood.Â Portugal is full of surprises...come discover this small but endlessly fascinating country [...]
Â In celebration of Women's History Month, Harwich resident and historian Deborah Swiss will discuss her latest book, The Tin Ticket: The Heroic Journey of Australia's Convict Women onÂ Saturday, March 7 @ 2:oo pm . During the nineteenth century, 25,000 girls and women were transported to Australia from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales as "tamers and breeders."Â A compelling true story about the human spirit, The Tin Ticket won [...]