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You saw the movie, now read ‘Hidden Figures’ with the History Book Group

History enthusiasts are encouraged to join an engaging discussion of important topics of the past at the History Book Group. The group meets one Thursday per month at 4 p.m. to discuss the month’s selection. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Help preserve Manomet’s past at the branch library

Share photos of Manomet’s past at the Branch Library on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 10:30 a.m.
Contributions will be scanned and documented to build a digital collection showing the history of Manomet. Photos must be free from copyright restrictions; postcards or other copyrighted images will not be scanned.  At the end of the project, there will be a reception and the contributors will receive a CD of the collection. This is a free program that does not require registration.  If you have questions about this program, contact the Manomet Branch Librarian at (508) 830-4185, via email to jenniferj@ocln.org or visit the library’s web site, www.plymouthpubliclibrary.org. Continue Reading →

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Manomet Past and Present at the branch library

<p>Learn the history of Manomet Village on Saturday, May 19, at 2:30 =
p.m. at the Manomet Branch Library, 12 Strand Ave. &#0160;</p>
<p>Notable characters and historic sites that have influenced the dev=
elopment of the community will be discussed. &#0160;Visitors are invite=
d to bring their own stories of Manomet history to share. &#0160;<br=
/>Light refreshments will be provided. This program is free.</p>
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History Book Group at the Manomet Branch Library

<p>Come to the Manomet Branch Library, 12 Strand Avenue for a book gr=
oup exclusively dedicated to nonfiction history books. &#0160;</p&gt=
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<p dir=3D”ltr”>Anyone interested in history or the past=E2=80=99s inf=
luence on current events or who enjoys a thoroughly engaging discussion is =
encouraged to attend and join at any meeting. &#0160;&#0160;The his=
tory book group meets one Thursday a month at 4 p.m. The next selection is =
=E2=80=9CVoyager: Seeking Newer Worlds in the Third Great Age of Discovery=
=E2=80=9D by Stephen J. Pyne to be discussed Thursday, March 15. &#0160=
;Selected titles are available at the Manomet Branch Library one month prio=
r to the discussion. &#0160;&#0160;&#0160;</p>
<p>This program is free and no registration is required. Continue Reading →

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History help wanted for the Simes House

The Simes  House Foundation seeks six to eight people to serve on a new historical committee. Committee Chairman Kevin Doyle is also on the lookout for any information about past residents and photos of the house.  
If you want to help, e-mail history@simeshousefoundation.org

 
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