One of the most popular events sponsored by The Friends is the 4th Tuesday Speaker Series.
These monthly presentations are held at the library, fall through spring, and feature speakers addressing a wide variety of topics such as Western New York history, gardening, genealogy, interesting hobbies, travel, and current events. They are FREE and open to the public.
All programs start promptly at 7 p.m, with programs lasting approximately one hour.
Also see the Library Calendar of Events for the upcoming programs.
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 - 7 p.m.
Speaker: James Bucki
Topic: Native American Pottery.
Tuesday, March 275 - 7 p.m.
Speaker: Jim Pace, Union Volunteers Fife & Drum Corp.
Topic: Music of the Civil War
Tuesday, April 24 - 7 p.m.
Speaker: Karen Wielinski
Topic: Crash of Flight 3407 in Clarence
Tuesday, May 22 - 7 p.m.
Speaker: Tim Gardner, Brown Funeral Home
Topic: The History of the Potter Family in Orchard Park
** Please note: There will be no 4th Tuesday Speaker Series presentation in June, July or August. The series will resume in September
Tuesday, Sept. 25 - 7 p.m.
Speaker: NYS Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preseveration
Topic: Shipwrecks of Lake Erie
Tuesday, Oct. 23 - 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 27 - 7 p.m.
We are still looking for speakers for our April 25 and May 23 presentations. If you are interested in being a presenter for a 4th Tuesday or have an interesting idea for a topic, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to our Contact Us page.
Friends of the Orchard Park Public Library
4570 South Buffalo Street
Orchard Park, NY 14127
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"The NASA Moon Lunch: 50 Years Ago" by Richard Herskind at 7 pm on Oct. 22
Sept. 24 presentation to feature conversations between President Abraham Lincoln and General Ulysses Grant.