Culture and History

All classes for the Spring 2020 term have been canceled.

601 Learn to Play the Mountain Dulcimer  Instructor:  Janet Nieburg, Music Educator canceled

Learn to play America’s folk instrument, the Mountain Dulcimer.  In four sessions, you will learn to play some songs and to do some chording that is suitable for playing “backup” to other singers or instrumentalists.  If you happen to own a dulcimer, bring it! If you do not own one, indicate this on the registration form and the instructor,will make “loaners” available. Class limit 15 students.

Four Wednesdays April 22, 29, May 6, 13 at 11:00 am

Location: Susquehanna County Library, Community Room, High School Road, Montrose

Fee: $20.00


602 At Home in the US During WWII  Instructor: Ann Vitale, Memoirist Cancceled

Black-out curtains.  Air-raid sirens. Teenage plane spotters. Gasoline rationing.  England during the war? No, here in the US. Black market sugar.  Women in the workforce. Scavenging for metals. Build the largest war factory in the world in 18 months. Snippets of history presented with time for students to share experiences, memorabilia of the war years at home with a presenter who remembers flattening tin cans.

One Wednesday, May 20 at 2:00 pm

Location: Susquehanna County Library, Community Room, High School Road, Montrose

Fee: $5.00


603 Armchair Traveler   Instructor: Valerie Winters, Traveler Canceled

Adventure awaits those who visit The United States !

Tour the Upper Peninsula of Michigan , including Mackinaw Island and Fort as well as Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park .

Continue westward to Theodore Roosevelt National Parks’ very diverse landscape . View the spectacular Oregon Coast and visit Olympic National Park in Washington as we conclude our travels . Tour these places all from your chair.

One Monday, June 1 at 1:30 pm

Location: Susquehanna County Library, High School Road, Montrose