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Wareham Free Library, Historical Society will host oral history workshop

WAREHAM – The Wareham Free Library and Wareham Historical Society will host: ‘Carving Your Story: An Oral History Workshop’ on Tuesday, January 11 at 1:30 p.m.

This free, interactive 90-minute workshop will help you uncover interesting stories from your life. Using story prompts and interactive activities, award-winning storytellers Karen Chace and Andrea Lovett will guide you through the process of finding nuggets worth remembering.

Over the past few years, Karen and Andrea have collaborated with older people in the Greater Lakeville / Freetown area, helping them uncover priceless memories.

Some of the stories included the joy of winning a coveted cycling race and the chaos that resulted, the excitement of a young bride leaving a small town to join her husband recruited during the Korean conflict, and a historic encounter. with Coretta Scott King.

To register for this event, contact Reference / Outreach Librarian Steven Miller at 508-295-2343, ext. 1012 or by email at [email protected] Participants should bring a notebook, pencil, and a willingness to explore and have fun.

This event is also sponsored by the Friends of the Wareham Free Library.

You can visit the Wareham Free Library website at warehamfreelibrary.org or “like” the library on Facebook. The Wareham Historical Society is online at warehamhistoricalsociety.com and on Facebook at facebook.com/warehamhistoricalsociety.