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Martin Library Announces New Adult Programs for the Start of Summer

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May 17, 2019
Martin Library in York is offering a wide range of programming including topics in history, health, and technology during June and July
 
The Dwight D. Eisenhower Institute of Gettysburg College will kick off the summer series with a presentation about D-Day, the largest seaborne invasion in history. The program will recount the events of that day and General Eisenhower’s role in initiating Operation Overlord.The program will take place Saturday, June 1 at 2 p.m.
 
Also in June is a TechTime Power Session on Saturday, June 8 at 10:30a.m.and “Nutrition and the Brain” on Saturday, June 29 at 2p.m. The TechTime Power Session will focus on teaching basic computer and internet browsing skills. This will be an interactive course with questions welcomed.  Interested individuals should register in advance as space is limited. “Nutrition and the Brain”, sponsored by Homeland at Home and presented by Barbara Goll, will explain how a healthy diet can affect the health of your brain and reduce risk of Alzheimer’s disease.     
 
July starts off with professional organizer Bobbie Dull on Saturday, July 13 at 11 a.m. This program, “How to Prioritize”, will help attendees create a plan to tackle daily to-dos as well as create personal goals. Also on Saturday, the York Astronomical Society will be speaking on the Apollo 11 moon landing for the mission’s 50thanniversary. The program will take place on July 13 at 4p.m. and will recount all the details of the day when Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins first landed on a new world.
 
On Sunday, July 14 at 2 p.m.,civil war historian Scott Mingus is back to present another session of “Sundays with Scott”.  Minguswill be discussing Major General Jubal A. Early’s occupation of York, PA and the hastily organized state militia that held off confederate troops as they attempted to cross the Susquehanna River.
 
Additional programs in July include “Exploring your Family Tree” presented by Andrea Miller of Martin Library. This program, held on Saturday, July 20 at 2 p.m., will explain how to search genealogical history and include a step-by-step tutorial for using ancestry.com.
 
Rounding out July are two programs on Saturday, July 27. TechTime Power Session will be at 10:30 a.m.and will focus on using Microsoft Word. And at 2 p.m., insurance agent Polly Jones will be talking about how to prepare for Medicare and insurance for later in life.
 
All programs will be held at the library, located at 159 E. Market Street in York.  Interested individuals can register on Martin Library’s online events calendar at yorklibraries.org/events, by emailing AdultPrograms@yorklibraries.org, or phoning (717) 849-6926.  
 
Martin Library is a branch of York County Libraries.  It is located at 159 E. Market Street in the city of York and has been transforming lives and building communities since 1935.


Contact:
Deb Sullivan
Director of Community Relations
717.849.6931 | dsullivan@yorklibraries.org