SARANAC LAKE - The Library Lunch Series will resume at noon on Thursday, Nov. 1, in the Thomas B. Cantwell Community Room of the Saranac Lake Free Library, 109 Main St.
The Lunch Series, originally started in 1985 by Jeanne De Mattos, runs from November to April with featured speakers from all walks of life with interesting topics to relate. All programs begin at noon and last 50 minutes followed by a 10-minute question period. There is no charge.
Everyone is invited to bring a lunch. Homemade desserts and beverages will be provided by the library's Refreshments Committee.
The following is a list of the scheduled programs:
Nov. 1 - Peter Benson, Director Saranac Lake Free Library. "Role of the Librarian in the Future: What I Will Do to Meet Those Needs?"
-Nov. 15 -?Ralph Bennett. "Genealogy: A Path to Exciting Discoveries"
-Nov. 29 - Dr. Jean Ouedraogo, SUNY Plattsburgh. " The Nation of Burkina Faso: African Growth Through Education"
-Dec. 13?- Bob Seidenstein, Professor Paul Smith's College. "Holiday Magic Show"
-Jan. 3 - Don Morgan, Professor Emeritus North Country Community College. "Can We All Get Along?"
-Jan. 17 -?Dr. Marianne Patinelli-Dubay, SUNY Syracuse. "From Here to Timbuktu: The Social and Racial Construction of Wilderness"
-Jan. 31 - Charlie and Kathy Marshall. "Island Life Off the Grid in SE Alaska"
-Feb. 14 - Tom Boothe
Future Generations Graduate School: Studying Conservation and Peace Building in Nepal and Kenya
-Feb. 28 - Anne Sterling, Professor Paul Smith's College Tour de France
-March 14 - Burdette Parks and Fellow Travelers. "Travels in Peru"
-March 28 Johnna MacDougal. "Move to the Beat - African Drum and Dance
-April 11 -? Lawrence P. Gooley. "The History of Mining at Lyon Mountain: Home of the Best Iron Ore on Earth"
-April 25 -?Gary Casagrain. "Meet the Champ: The Musical Story-telling Artist"