January is National Hobby Month and the perfect time to indulge in your favorite interests and activities. Read more
Category Archives: History
Explore regional history with our Spotlight Series, which brings three authors to our Newport Branch this August. Read more
Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the United States of America on June 19, 1865. Read more
Learn the history of the Shakers in our region and their surprising innovations in marketing and growth that became more widespread later in American history.
June is officially underway, and so are the Pride Month celebrations!
How will we tell the history of the COVID-19 pandemic?
Discuss how debates over immigration and migration have become core issues of political debate in the US, as well as Canada and across much of Europe. Read more
Explore the facts surrounding how legend, mythology and invention affected the enslavement and the Underground Railroad in our area.
Learn the history of the ancient Greek Olympics as known through archaeological and literary evidence.
What do To Kill a Mockingbird, The Giver, Thirteen Reasons Why and The Handmaid’s Tale have in common?