This fall, WMCC Fortier Library and Berlin Public Library are once again partnering with the NH Humanities Council to bring humanities programming to the North Country. An exhibit, "The Way We Worked," from the Smithsonian Institution will be on display at the WMCC Fortier Library from November 5th through December 19th, 2012. To complement the exhibit, we will host two book discussions, a panel discussion, and a humanities program.
August 29, 2012: Book discussion on
Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
Scholar: Suzanne Brown
September 26, 2012: Book discussion on
Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich
Scholar: Craig Doherty
November 14: Panel discussion on how we worked in the North Country with panelists: Bill Thomas, Linda Upham-Bornstein, Jim Wagner, and Barry Kelly
November 28: Jennifer Pustz, Museum Historian at Historic New England will present a talk on the history of domestic servants
All events will be held at White Mountains Community College on Wednesdays, beginning at 7 p.m. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. Copies of the books will be available for loan at Berlin Public Library and WMCC Fortier Library.
This event is funded, in part, by the NH Humanities