The Rochester's Rich History lecture series of 2012 highlights how Rochester became what it is today. All lectures and activities take place on Sundays from 2 to 3:30 p.m. and are held in the Kate Gleason Auditorium, first floor of the Central Library's Bausch & Lomb Public Library Building, 115 South Ave., Rochester, NY.
Jan. 15: Folklore and Legends of Rochester, Michael Keene
Feb. 19: On the Road with the Herdle Sisters, Sue Nurse
Mar. 18: Discovery of an Early 19th Century Lake Ontario Schooner, Jim Kennard
Apr. 15: The Landmark Society, Cynthia Howk
Oct. 21: Rochester History Reception, Christine Ridarsky
Nov. 18: Mary Jewett Telford, Vicki Profitt
Dec. 16: 4th Annual Victorian Tea
The Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County is handicapped accessible. Accommodations may be provided for disabled program participants and must be made at least 10 business days before the program. For further information or to make a request, please contact Program Coordinator Deborah Nevin at (585) 428-8304. There is free parking on Sundays in the Court Street Garage.