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Past Travelogue and Culture Talks


2016
Thursday, April 28, 2016: Costa Rica by Dave Brownell
Thursday, May 5, 2016: Antarctic by Janice Fontanella
Monday, May 9, 2016: Cuba-Birds People Places by Rich Guthrie
Thursday, May 19, 2016: Scotland Family Reunion by Karen and Bill Blance
Thursday, May 26, 2016: Virgin Islands by John Naple
Thursday, June 2, 2016: Turkey and Turkish Pipe Carving by Barb and David Peterson
Saturday, June 18, 2016: 12 Years in Alaska by Susan and Doug Stewart 

2015
Thursday, February 26, 2015: Camino de Santiago by Deborah and Katherine Tuttle
Monday, March 9, 2015: Eastern Europe presented by Albert Zapperi
Thursday, March 19, 2015: The Reluctant Traveler Goes to Ireland by William Naple
Monday, April 20, 2015: The Gardens of Versailles by Dr. Sean Ryan
Thursday, April 23, 2015: Alaska –You Won’t Believe the Bears by Dave Brownell
Monday, May 4, 2015: Aushwitz – German Nazi Extermination Camp by Howard Aison
Monday, May 11, 2015: John Muir Trail by Felix & Barb Catena and Pete & Val Zabo
Thursday, May 14, 2015: Travels with Vince by Vince DeSantis
Thursday, July 9, 2015: Tom and Friends in Gallia by Tom Pikul

2014
Monday, April 28, 2014: Iceland by Dave Brownell
Thursday, May 1, 2014: 10 months in Italy and France by Judge Vincent DeSantis
Monday, May 5, 2014: Corsica by Don Berenes
 Monday, May 12, 2014: Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail by David Geisinger 
Thursday, May 29, 2014: Chile and Argentina with Howard Aison 
Monday, June 2, 2014: Peru and Bolivia by Florence and Bob Grimm

2013​
March 21, 2013 Arizona by Florence and Bob Grimm
April 2, 2013 Singing in Prague by John Barr
April 8, 2013 China by Iris Ge
April 18, 2013 Ecuador by Howard Aison
April 29, 2013 Greece by Bill and Sarah Mycek
May 6, 2013 Puerto Rico by Belen Pedrosa
May 9, 2013 Travel in a R-Pod by Bill and Susan Naple
May 20, 2013 Russia by Vadim Obertyshev
June 1, 2013 Czech Republic and Japan by Martin and Miki Vysohlid
June 6, 2013 Istanbul, Turkey by Janice Fontanella
June 10, 2013 Denmark, Sweden,and Norway by Janet Steenburgh

2012
March 12, 2012 Panama Canal by Florence and Bob Grimm
March 19, 2012 Skiing in South America by Andy Heck
March 26, 2012 Israel by Howard Aison
April 30, 2012 India by George Steele
May 7, 2012 Galapagos Islands and Ecuador by Pauline Brickner
May 14, 2012 Ireland by William J. Mycek
May 21, 2012 Normandy and the South of France by Dr. Gus Kappler
May 24, 2012 Patagonia Argentina by Dr. Sean Ryan

2010​
February 22, 2010 Travels in Italy by Peter Farina
April 12, 2010 Skiing in Italy and Other Places by Phil Johnson
April 19, 2010 Sudan Africa by Dr. Benjamin Button
May 10, 2010 Travels and Wildlife in the Galapagos by Stephanie Schmidt
May 17, 2010 Peace Corps in Lesotho by Marnie Feldman

2009
February 26, 2009 Peace Corps in Ghana Linda and John Naple
March 12, 2009 Sudan after High School by Jordan Kennedy
March 26 , 2009 Kayaking the Grand Canyon by Marnie Feldman
April 16 , 2009 Video of South Africa by Howard Aison
April 30, 2009 China by Fred Padula and family
May 7, 2009 Personal View of China by Sharon and Roy Grisenthwaite
May 21, 2009 Honduras by Dr. Kevin Cope
June 11, 2009 Afganistan by Dr. Benjamin Button
Travel introduces us to new foods, music, art, language, entertainments, scenery, architecture, social habits and more. Travel opens our eyes to how others live, and makes us appreciate our own places. The Travelogue and Culture Program hopes to allow people to share their travel experiences with the community. Each spring travel talks are scheduled on Monday or Thursday evenings at 6:00 pm. If you are interested in sharing your travel experience please speak to the librarian. 

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Travelogue and Culture 
Travelogue 2017
Thursdays in April & May at 6:00 pm

April 6 , 2017 
India with Jai Blackburn

April 13, 2017 
Travels along the Silk Road on my BMW with David Dardaris

April 20, 2017
Turks and Caicos with Dr. Sean Ryan

May 4, 2017
Bicycling Across the Empire State with Sara Foss 

May 11, 2017 
Fiji Islands - Conservation and Research on the Fijian Freetail Bat
with  Mike and Emily Warner

May 18,2017
Sailing to Cuba with John and Ellen McKeeby

May 25 at 6 pm
Moving to New Zealand 
with Paul and Kathy Pribis