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Great books discussion group

August 13, 2013

"The Three Sisters," a play by Anton Chekhov, will be discussed at the next meeting of the great books discussion group at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. Copies of the play are available at the library. New members are always welcome.

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National Park Service parks

August 21, 2013

An evening with the National Park Service, journey through America's national parks at the Narrowsburg Branch library, 7pm. Join Park Ranger Kuhn in a guided discussion that will examine the history, mission and culture of various parks.

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Canal Adventures

August 11, 2013

The Wayne County Historical Society's "Sundays at the Museums" programs continue with "Canal Adventures Story Time for Kids" with
Tracy Schwarz, 2pm. Free. 570/253-3240.

Plain Speaking series

August 9, 2013

Speaker Albert G. Rutherford will speak on "John C. Delaney: From Ireland to a Congressional Medal of Honor" at the Wayne County Historical Society, 5pm. 570/253-3240 or email

Plain Speaking series

August 2, 2013

This week's speakers in the Wayne County Historical Society's "Plain Speaking" series are Ann O'Hara and Gloria McCullough (the "History Ladies") who will speak on "From Pink to Steene," the story of how some Wayne County communities got their names, 5pm.
570/253-3240 or email

Vegetarian Hotel

August 13, 2013

Verb Konviser will be at the Liberty Public Library discussing the Vegetarian Hotel, 6:30pm. He will also have a vegetarian cookbook available for sale based on the recipes his mother used in the hotel. 845/292-6070.

Churches in Honesdale

August 4, 2013

The speaker for the "Sundays at the Museum" program at the Wayne
County Historical Society is Dorothy Kieff, and the topic will be "History of Catholic Churches in Honesdale during the D&H Canal Era," 2pm. 570/253-3240.

Lecture about the D&H Canal

August 7, 2013

The Neversink Valley Museum of History and Innovation will hold a lecture by Museum Historian Stephen Skye at the D & H Canal Park Visitor’s Center, 7:30pm. Suggested donation: $5 for non-members. Refreshments will be provided. 845/754-8870.

Talk on the Borscht Belt

July 31, 2013

Barry Lewis will speak at the E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. Lewis, an editor and columnist at the Times Herald Record and former waiter and pool manager in the Catskills, will discuss the history of the resorts and give a multimedia presentation on the newspaper's project to make sure the golden age of the Borscht Belt is not forgotten. 845/794-4660.

Archaeologist to speak

July 17, 2013

Maria O'Donovan, historical archaeologist from Binghamton University, will speak about the Public Archaeology Facility's research in the Parksville, NY area at the E. B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. 845/794-4660.

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