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Newspaper Museum Show, with Michael Tesoriero

Join the East Hampton Library as we welcome , Michael Tesoriero Curator, President and Founder of the Newspaper Museum, as he brings a selection of newspapers highlighting different major events throughout the world. The Newspaper Museum has over 7,000 Newspapers in its archives. Mr. Michael Tesoriero has provided the East Hampton Library with a wide range of East Hampton Star newspaper volumes, some of which have filled gaps in our collection, for the purpose of scanning. These papers are in the process of being digitized and 1885-1979 are currently available for view on Digital Long Island on the library’s website.

Smithtown Government Television broadcast a special about the Newspaper Museum called “Newspaper Museum comes to Smithtown”. The video can be viewed on Youtube.

10 newspapers were sent to the U.S.S. Intrepid to help with the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing, which took place on July 20th 1969.

There is also a TV documentary in the works about New York, and the Museum, slated to be shown at a film festival in Corona Queens this October.

SAT 8/24 at The East Hampton Library

3:30 PM — 5 PM

call (631) 324-0222 ext.3 to register or register at Eventbrite

Rome in the Time of Caesar – a lecture by Bryan Farrell

do you enjoy learning about history? well you are sure to enjoy this fascinating lecture given by Bryan Farrell, Rome in the Time of Caesar

The lecture will cover Romes long period of civil wars, a slave rebellion (Spartacus), an attempted coup in 63 BCE, and then, Caesar’s assumption of power with two other Roman leaders in what was called the First Triumviate.


1-2:30 PM @ East Hampton Library

Register at The Adult Reference Desk, or call (631) 324-0222 ext.3 or register at Eventbrite

Invisible People of Color

Join us as we welcome Sandi Brewster-walker, chair and acting executive director of the Long Island Indigenous People Museum & Research Institute, as she gives a talk on the people of color whaling captains, and crew on all sides of the Long Island Sound. She will highlight the geneaologies and experiences of the local men of color, who hunted the whale during the peak years (1840-1860) of the industry. The type of whaling vessels, journey, destinations, ship wrecks, and desertions will be discussed.

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 2 – 4 pm

To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

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