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Author events, lectures, and musical entertainment at the Cherry Hill Public Library. In the past, we have welcomed best-selling authors, and notable speakers. Topics feature local history, wellness, sports, community engagement and entertainment.

Upcoming events (5+)

Meet the Author: Billy Terrell

Cherry Hill Public Library

Vietnam veteran, Billy Terrell will discuss his autobiography, The Other Side of Rock and War: One Man's Battle to Save His Life, His Career, His Country, and the Orphans He Left Behind. The book is co-authored by noted CBS reporter Rich Podolsky with a foreword by Frankie Avalon. Billy has an amazing story to tell, from helping to build and establish an orphanage while serving in Vietnam, his time as a stand-up comedian, and his career in the music industry. Registration required: http://chplnj.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=11537&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2019/01/01

Genealogy: Quick Start

Cherry Hill Public Library

Based on a new television program, "Genealogy Quick Start," airing on PhillyCAM public access, this workshop will provide detailed coverage of the Quick Start methods genealogist Shamele Jordon employs to find your ancestors. Shamele Jordon is a professional genealogist, producer, lecturer, and writer. Her biographical highlights include: award-winning TV producer of "Genealogy Quick Start," researcher for the PBS series "Oprah’s Roots: African American Lives I and II," former president of the African American Genealogy Group in Philadelphia, past board member of the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, faculty at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, Athens, Ga, workshop volunteer at the Family History Center in Cherry Hill, NJ. Registration required: http://chplnj.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=11514&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2019/01/01 This event is part of our Literature, Lectures, and Lyrics series sponsored by Environmental Resolutions, Inc, Lazgor LLC, Real Estate Development, and MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper.

Genealogy: Finding African Americans

Cherry Hill Public Library

Uncover your family history with traditional genealogy sources using modern techniques. Learn to get the most out of oral histories, census, vital, and other records. We cover using search technology, accessing hidden records, what's free online, and much more to get you started. Shamele Jordon is a professional genealogist, producer, lecturer, and writer. Her biographical highlights include: award-winning TV producer of "Genealogy Quick Start," researcher for the PBS series "Oprah’s Roots: African American Lives I and II," former president of the African American Genealogy Group in Philadelphia, past board member of the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, faculty at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, Athens, Ga, workshop volunteer at the Family History Center in Cherry Hill, NJ. This event is part of our Literature, Lectures, and Lyrics series sponsored by Environmental Resolutions, Inc, Lazgor LLC, Real Estate Development, and MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. Registration required: http://chplnj.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=11536&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2019/02/01

Stay Healthy Book Club

Cherry Hill Public Library

This is a special book club focused on “healthy living” topics and books. Dr. Elyse Dishler, a weight control specialist, will discuss the pros and cons of various diets and answer questions about weight management and specialized diets. Each participant is encouraged to bring a dish from the featured monthly diet to share with the group. Please be mindful of food allergies. Registration required: http://chplnj.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=11516&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2019/02/01

Past events (17)

Philadelphia Sports: A Conversation

Cherry Hill Public Library

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