Navigating Records from the War of 1812

The Lakes Region Genealogy Interest Group’s monthly meeting on Thursday, April 22 at 6:30 pm will feature Brian Rhinehart and his program on researching records from the War of 1812.  Rhinehart is a professional genealogist and speaker and is the owner of He is a direct descendant of six Civil War soldiers, and specializes […]

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History Book Group to meet April 21

The History Book Group will meet on Wednesday, April 21 at 2 pm to discuss “Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq” by Thomas Ricks. Drawing on the exclusive cooperation of an extraordinary number of American military personnel, including more than one hundred senior officers, and access to over thirty thousand pages of official documents, […]

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“Researching your Irish Ancestors – did they arrive in British North America/Canada?” March 11 Zoom Program

The Irish Genealogy Special Interest Group meetings  resume on Thursday, March 11th at 11:30am – 1pm. The topic will be “Researching Your Irish Ancestors – did they arrive in British North America/Canada?” We will include a brief history lesson and share ideas and resources for your research. The group will also discuss what discoveries they […]

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“Tess of the d’Urbervilles” discussion March 10

Join us on Wednesday, March 10 at 1 pm for a discussion of Thomas Hardy’s classic, “Tess of the d’Ubervilles.” The novel is set in motion when the ne’er-do-well sire of a starving brood suddenly discovers a family connection to the aristocracy, and his selfish scheme to capitalize on their wealth emerges. Thomas Hardy’s sympathetic […]

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Mystery Book Group to meet February 26

Join our Mystery Book Group on Friday, February 26 at 10am to discuss “The Word is Murder” by Anthony Horowitz.  It stars Horowitz himself as a Watson-figure to fictional detective Daniel Hawthorne, in a murder investigation that blends reality and fiction in a masterful way, while telling a solidly plotted mystery. Copies of the book […]

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Meet Jeanne, our new Children’s Librarian

Please stop in and meet Jeanne Snowdon, the newest member of our team. “I am thrilled to be the new Children’s Librarian here in Wolfeboro! Our family has had the opportunity to live in many places in the U.S. and overseas, but now we are here to stay.I have been a School Librarian in elementary, […]

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