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First Tuesday Genealogy – Marcelle Greenbaum

A group for genealogy buffs from beginner to advance! Discover your family’s lineage by learning to use the numerous available resources. Meet other genealogy enthusiasts, describe your successes and failures and share tips for solving those sticky genealogical problems.

Registration Process: Interested students MUST register by contacting Enrollment Services directly at 978-556-3700. Participants will receive a guest parking permit and campus map/directions to park on campus approximately one week prior to the first meeting session beginning.

Course Information

Dates/Time: 1st Tuesday of the month: 9/5, 10/3, 11/7, 12/5, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Location: Haverhill, Opportunity Works building, Room 105 (NOTE: New location – Starting in the fall semester, parking passes will NOT be needed to park at the Haverhill Opportunity Works (HOW) building.

Cost: Free and open to the public.

CRN: 581 Course Number: LLLP1003 Section: OWA


LLL Self Governing Book Group – Arline Ferguson

The Lovers of Literary Language (LLL) Self-Governing Book Group is the place to be if you enjoy excellent literature (both modern and classic) and you would love a place to discuss it! Group members select the book titles and may then volunteer to facilitate the enthusiastic discussion for one of the titles. New members always welcome. Limit 15.

The 2017 Book List:

  • 2/1: Empire Falls by Richard Russo
  • 3/1: The Iceman Cometh by Eugene O’Neil
  • 4/5: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah 
  • 5/3: Homegoing by Ya Gyasi 
  • 6/7: A Well-Tempered Heart by Jan Phillip Sendker
  • 7/5: The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende 
  • 8/2: The Muralist by B.A. Shapiro 
  • 9/6: North of Boston by Elisabeeth Elo
  • 10/4: Mud Season by Ellen Stimson
  • 11/1: Water Touching Stone by Eliot Pattison
  • 12/6: Rosemary: The hidden Kennedy daughter by Kate Larson

Registration Process: Interested students MUST register by contacting Enrollment Services directly at 978-556-3700. Participants will receive a guest parking permit and campus map/directions to park on campus approximately one week prior to the first meeting session beginning.

Summer Course Information

Dates/Time: 1st Wednesday of the month: 6/7, 7/5, 8/2, 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Location: Haverhill, SC/Student Center building, Room 213

Cost: Free and open to the public.

CRN: 220 Course Number: LLLP1034 Section: HB

Fall Course Information

Dates/Time: 1st Wednesday of the month: 9/6, 10/4, 11/1, 12/6, 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Location: Haverhill, Opportunity Works building, Room 105 (NOTE: New location – Starting in the fall semester, parking passes will NOT be needed to park at the Haverhill Opportunity Works (HOW) building.

Cost: Free and open to the public.

CRN: 582 Course Number: LLLP1034 Section: OWA