Tuesday Topics are free 40-minute programs presented by local experts. All programs run from 12:12 - 12:52 p.m. and are held in the Kate Gleason Auditorium, 1st floor of Central Library's Bausch & Lomb Public Library Building, 115 South Ave., Rochester, NY.
Join us for these 2015 Winter Programs:
January 13, 2015 - My Time in Albany
Presenter: Bob Duffy, former New York State Lt. Governor and former Mayor, City of Rochester
January 20, 2015 - The History of Beer and Brewing in Rochester
Presenters: Paul Constantine, Retail Manager and Brew House Curator, Genesee Brewing Company and Christine Ridarsky, City Historian and Director of Central Library's Local History & Genealogy Division
January 27, 2015 - Inner Loop Reconstruction
Presenters: Joni Monroe, AIA, Executive Director, Rochester Regional Community Design Center and Roger Brown, AIA, Creative Consultant and former Board Chair, Rochester Regional Community Design Center
February 3, 2015 - Human Trafficking
Moderator: The Hon. Renee Forgensi Minarik, New York Court of Claims Judge and Chair, Rochester Regional Coalition Against Human Trafficking
February 10, 2015 - Rochester Sister Cities
Presenters: Carolee Conklin, Rochester City Councilmember and President, International Sister Cities of Rochester and Mike Leach, International Programs Liaison, City of Rochester
February 17, 2015 - Frederick Douglass
Presenters: Dr. David A. Anderson/Sankofa, founding member of the Blackstorytelling League and historical storyteller; Lori Birrell, Manuscripts Librarian, Frederick Douglass Project, U of R Libraries, Dept. of Rare Books, Special Collections & Preservation; Lea Kemp, Librarian/Archivist, Rochester Museum & Science Center; Michelle Daniels, Frederick Douglass Club at School 12, Rochester City School District
February 24, 2015 - 3D Printing
Presenter: Jonathan Schull, Research Scientist, RIT MAGIC Access & Collaboration Technology, and creator of e-NABLE
March 3, 2015 - Baseball in Rochester
Presenters: Naomi Silver, President, CEO and COO, Rochester Community Baseball, Inc. and Gary Larder, Board Chair, Rochester Community Baseball, Inc.
These programs are presented by Friends & Foundation of the Rochester Public Library. Bring your lunch or stop at Tim Hortons, right across the hall in Central Library!
The Central Library is accessible to people with disabilities. To request specific accommodations, call (585) 428-8304 ten days prior to the program.