Parallels and Coincidences
There are more than 100 coincidences and parallels between Presidents Lincoln and Kennedy, and their Vice Presidents, their wives and their assassins. Learn what they are.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
NOPL @ Brewerton
Historian Cheryl Pula will present this fascinating lecture. Sign up is requested.
SPMH Military History Lecture Series
The Military History Lecture Series is organized by the Society for the Preservation of Military History (SPMH). Lectures occur monthly during the academic year at the North Syracuse Library, and are open to all.
September 12, 2013: History of Jihad
October 10: The Anaconda Plan
November 14: Operation Urgent Fury
December 12: The Battle of Trenton
January 9, 2014: The Crimean War
February 13: Infantry Weapons of WWII
March 13: Battles of the Bible: Ai and Jericho
April 10: Cold Warrior: Behind the Iron Curtain
May 8: World War I: The Meuse-Argonne Offensive
June 12: Napoleonic Wars: The Peninsular Campaign
History resources online
- Great Events From History – Includes hundreds of essays covering historical events from the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and the 17th, 18th and 19th Centuries. It also includes historical biographies. (OCPL Library Card needed)
- Milestone Documents in American History – Includes 268 full-text primary source documents with expert analysis and commentary covering American and African American history. (OCPL Library Card needed)
- Heritage Quest – A collection of genealogical resources with digitized books and periodicals containing family and local histories from around the country, and searchable images of the complete U.S. Federal census, 1790 – 1930. (OCPL Library Card needed)
- Ancestry Library – [In-library use only] Provides access to Census records; birth, marriage and death records; military records; immigration and emigration records and more.
- Family History Video Kit - Let us help you discover and preserve your story. You can check out one of our easy to use Flip video cameras for up to one week. Record your family’s stories on the camera and save to you own computer or we can help you burn to a disc.