History, Music, News and Medicare Up For Discussion At Roxbury Library

Upcoming programs at the Roxbury Library will include discussions about the U.S. Constitution, Medicare, fake news and the music of Henry Shapiro.

A special program about the U.S. Constitution – how it was drafted, adopted and continually evolves as the vibrant cornerstone of our great democracy – will be held Oct. 3 in the Roxbury Library.

Popular speaker Nolan Asch, a historian and a Hamilton scholar, will explore the history behind the U.S. Constitution. 

Registration is requested.  Call the library at 973-584-2400 ext. 501 or e-mail comments@roxburylibrary.org to register.

An overview of Medicare will be held on Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m. Scott Bennett, will present information on Medicare Parts A and B, Medicare Advantage (Part C) plans, Medicare prescription drug (Part D) plans and Medicare Supplement plans. 

On Oct. 20 at 1:30 p.m., “The Great American Songbook – Henry Shapiro’s Live Through Music,’’ will be presented.

Join in for an afternoon of musical classics, Broadway hits and popular songs by Shapiro, “the Piano Man,” since 1936. Shapiro’s stories and humor blend the days of old with today offering a humorous and entertaining perspective on the musical eras that he has experienced.  Shapiro has performed at various venues throughout the Morris and Sussex area. No registration necessary. For more information call (973) 584-2400, x501 or email comments@roxburylibrary.org.

On Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m., join journalist Stephanie Schwartz, who will explain how to critically evaluate news and news sources, to distinguish between propaganda and marketing messages, advertisements disguised as straight news, along with strategies for making ethical and sustainable media choices. Registration is requested. To register, call the library at 973-584-2400 ext. 501 or e-mail comments@roxburylibrary.org.

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