"Growing and Aging" Library Series

April 6, 2017

The recipient of a Spring 2017 New York Humanities Reading and Discussion Grant, the Roxbury Library Association (RLA) has announced the topic of “Growing and Aging” for the RLA March-April 2017 NYH Reading and Discussion Program.

To take place at the Roxbury Library on six Thursday evenings, from 6 to 8 p.m., the program sessions will occur on March 16, March 23, March 30, April 6, April 13, and April 20. The scholar-facilitator for the RLA Spring 2017 NYH Reading and Discussion Program is art therapist and Roxbury resident Ellen Stewart.

The schedule of readings for the Spring 2017 NYH R & D Program follows: March 16–Introductory/ Orientation Session: selected readings from A History Of Old Age, Ed. Pat Thane; March 23–Tinkers by Paul Harding; March 30–Selected Readings from A History Of Old Age, Ed. Pat Thane, with individual participants’ presentations on selected readings; April 6–Selected Readings from Literature And Aging: An Anthology, Eds. Martin Kohn, et al., with individual participants’ presentations on selected readings; April 13th.  Selected Readings from Literature And Aging: An Anthology, Eds. Martin Kohn, et al., with individual participants’ presentations on selected readings; and April 20–Selected Readings from In Our Prime: The Invention of Middle Age by Patricia Cohen, with individual participants’ presentations on selected readings, and concluding remarks. Program readings are available at the Roxbury Library or through the Four County Library System.

Please call Roxbury Library Director Dian Seiler or Roxbury Library Clerk Helen Faraci at 607 326-7901 to register for the RLA Spring 2017 NYH R & D Program. Program participation is free of charge.

Funded project of Humanities New York, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. 

For more information regarding this event:

Contact: Ellen Stewart Phone: (607) 326-4340
Roxbury Library Association
53742 State Highway 30
Roxbury, NY 12474
United States
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