Central Library - Rochester's Rich History Series - 2015-16

Rochester's Rich History programs are free monthly programs featuring speakers on a variety of Rochester-related topics. Programs are held in the Local History Division of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County, 115 South Ave., Rochester, NY on the third Saturday of every month, from 1 to 2:30 p.m.    

2015-2016 Rochester's Rich History Schedule:  

October 17, 2015 - “Searching for the Dossenbachs and Finding the City of Rochester at the Turn of the Twentieth Century”
Presented by Lisa Kleman

November 21, 2015Rochester’s Early Environmentalists: Burroughs Audubon Nature Club in the First Half of the 20th Century
Presented by Steven Daniel

December 19, 2015 - Stories for the Longhouse
Presented by Perry Ground

January 16, 2016 -  Tea with Mrs. Jeffrey
Presented by Robin Nowell

February 20, 2016 - Frederick Douglass and Ireland
Presented by Tim Madigan, Director of Irish Studies Program, St. John Fisher College  

March 19, 2016 - Spirit Sisters
Presented by Sally Roesch Wagner

April 16. 2016 - Rochester Radical: The Journey of Christopher Lasch
Presented by Dr. Jeffrey Ludwig

May 21, 2016 - The History of Rochester’s Latino Community 
Presented by Julio Saenz  

The Rundel Memorial Building overlooking the Genesee River.  The Central Library is accessible to people with disabilities.  To request specific accommodations, call (585) 428-8304 ten days prior to the program.