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Author Visit: Salem Witch Trials of 1692

Nevins Library presents:

Salem Witch Trials of 1692 with M. E. Kemp

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

@ 7:00 PM

 

The Salem Witch Trials is one of the more interesting periods of our Massachusetts history.  Author M.E. Kemp has done extensive research on the Salem Witch Trials, at first for her historical mystery book Death of a Bawdy Belle.  She now continues her research constantly to discover and share new information in her lectures.

This is sure to be an fun and informative talk about The Salem Witch Trials of 1692!

Copies of M.E. Kemp’s books will be available for purchase & signing.

Refreshments will be served.  Click here to register

photo of the author, Rory O'Brien


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Author Program: Season of the Witch

The Nevins Library Presents:

Season of the Witch with Rory O’Brien

October 19, 2015 @ 7pm

Have you read The Crucible?

Do you love The House of the Seven Gables?

Or maybe you just love the history of the Salem area?

Salem licensed tour guide Rory O’Brien, author of the recently published novel, Gallows Hill, will lay out the story of what happened during the Salem Witch Trials, separating fact from fiction.

Rory grew up in New England, surrounded by books, history, and the long shadows of Poe, Hawthorne, and Lovecraft.  He spent months haunting the streets of Salem, speaking with tourists, townies, witches, cops, and business owners.  He spent a ridiculous amount of money in kitschy tourist attractions, read every guidebook he could get his hands on, and took every walking tour in town … all in the name of “research.”

His book Gallows Hill will be available for purchase.

Please drop by or contact the Reference Desk at 978-686-4080 x12 or click here to reserve a space.