Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site and the Hay Memorial Library have announced a Sackets Battlefield reading and discussion series, set to run Wednesdays, May 1, 8, 15, and 22 from 6:30 to 8 pm at the Hay Memorial Library’s second floor meeting room.
The series companion book will be The Civically Engaged Reader: A Diverse Collection of Short Provocative Readings on Civic Activity edited by Adam Davis and Elizabeth Lynn.
The anthology includes more than forty short readings that invite reflection on civically engaged activity. Authors range from Aristotle to Kafka, Langston Hughes to Jane Addams, Andrew Carnegie to Pablo Neruda. The readings in this series are drawn from literature, philosophy, and religion.
Program leaders are Josh Canale, history instructor at Jefferson Community College, and John Deans past president of the college and former history instructor. They will tailor supplemental readings to the topic.
To register, contact the Sackets Harbor Battlefield historic site at (315) 646-3634. Once registered, the anthology may be borrowed at the Hay Memorial Library for the 4-week series.