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Golden Anniversary Lecture: Rockland Memories

2015 Growing Up - Brian Jennings


The Historical Society of Rockland County Invites You to Join Us for

"Growing Up in Rockland"

A Golden Anniversary Lecture
by Brian Jennings

When: Thursday, October 22, 2015, 7:15 pm SHARP
Community Room, 20 Zukor Road, New City, NY
Admission: $FREE, but space is limited, and reservations are required

?Share, Listen and Learn? is an oral history project that serves to collect and preserve the stories of Rockland County?s senior citizens. Brian Jennings, the history librarian at the New City Library, will share segments of these interviews as part of a collaborative effort with local historical and governmental agencies to highlight important aspects of life in Rockland County over the past 50?75 years.

About the speaker: ?Brian Jennings is currently the History Librarian at the New City Library. He was previously the History Librarian at the Nyack Library. In these roles, Brian has taken the lead in preserving and distributing Rockland County's many rich sources of local history using digital technologies. Through the digitization of historical photographs and newspapers, he has increased the availability of these resources significantly. In addition, he has worked diligently to record and preserve oral histories of local residents. These digital archives are a valuable resource to our entire community.

To reserve your free tickets online, click on the Brown Paper Tickets logo: ?

You can also reserve tickets by sending an email to? calling (845) 634-9629.

As a courtesy to the speaker, please arrive early to avoid interruptions. The lecture will begin promptly at 7:15. Latecomers with reservations may forfeit their seats. Walk-ins will be admitted only if space permits.

Please note:?Seating at this off-site program is limited. No one without a reservation will be permitted to participate. A waiting list will be compiled, and available spaces will be filled on a first come, first served basis. If you register and find that you cannot attend, please be considerate and let us know as soon as possible so we can release your seat to someone on the waiting list.


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