Library Of The Chathams Offers Networking, Writing, Photography

Gen Y Networking Group
Gen Y Networking Group is a forum dedicated to Generation Y young adults interested in job search, networking, and career development. Meetings are set to take place on the first and third Wednesdays of the month, Oct. 5 and 19 at 7 p.m., and all are welcome to attend.

Creative Writing Workshop with Tom Cantillon
Tom Cantillon, creative writing teacher at Union County College, plans to hold a three session course focusing on developing plots, characters, conflicts, creating outlines, e-publishing, and entering writing competitions. Come prepared to share work. The classes will be held Saturdays, Oct. 8, Oct. 15 and Oct. 29 from 3 p.m. to 5 pm. The course is limited to 12 students. Pre-registration is required. Sign up online or call the library at 973-635-0603.

Photography Show with Ken Goodwin
Ken Goodwin, formerly of Madison, plans to present a show of his landscapes and portraits in the Lundt meeting room through October. An opening reception, sponsored by the Friends of the Library, will be held for the photographer Sun., Oct. 9, from 2:15 p.m. to 4 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

Travel to Greece
David Michell of Chatham plans to present a travel lecture about Greece where he and his family spent ten weeks camping and hiking in Athens, Naxos, Santorini, Rhodes, Karpathos, Crete, and the Peloponnese Peninsula. Join in for an “off the beaten path” view of Greece Wed., Oct. 19 at 7 p.m.

Lecture by Human Rights Activist, Jen Marlowe
Jen Marlowe, award winning author, documentary filmmaker, and human rights activist plans to speak about her recent book, “I Am Troy Davis,” on Sat., Oct. 22, at 2 p.m. Davis was a death row prisoner in Georgia and was executed in 2011 despite global protests over his innocence. It was through Jen’s involvement in Troy’s case that she became active in the anti-death penalty movement and began to see a connection to other human rights abuses within the criminal justice system. Pre-register online or call the library at 973-635-0603

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