February Speaker Series

2020 Friends of the Library February Speaker Series

This annual program is hosted at McCord Memorial Library each Saturday morning at 10:00 and utilizes our SmartBoard.

We welcome the community to come and enjoy the presentations by noteworthy local professionals. Free and open to the public.

February 1st:  Family, Friends, and Faith: Lessons I have Learned

Rev. Dr. Mark Hecht, former pastor of Park United Methodist Church & member of the North East community for the past 19 years, will expound on excerpts from his book and additional stories from the past proving out lives have been transformed by those we know. Book signing

February 8th: A Look At Some Aspects Of Re-enacting Available In The Erie Area

Douglas Petroff is a local re-enacter who will be discussing various historical groups & organizations which could help you discover a new “old way” to live your life now. Some show and tell may occur.

February 15th: Chosen International Medical Assistance

North East Middle School Student, Troy Galbreath, has become a world traveler with his grandfather, Rick King, Executive Director of Chosen International Medical Assistance. Their most recent trip together was to Ghana, Africa.

February 22nd: Veil Maternity Hospital

Alisa Puckly from Corry Historical Society will be presenting information on the Corry facility that arranged for the adoption of babies of unwed mothers until the 1940s.

February 29th: Return to Nepal

Barbara Fynan will share the adventure of her May 2019 trek to Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake in the Himalayas.

Trip highlights include high peaks, glaciers, yaks, mountain life, and helicopters!


Hosted by Friends of McCord Memorial Library

Wheelchair accessible