Back To The 1960s

When: 07/08/2019, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton, in conjunction with the Southampton History Museum, will offer a lecture titled “1969: The Year That Pointed the Way” on Monday, July 8, at 5:30 PM. Clive Young, an author and presenter, will explore the year in modern times with the moon landing, Woodstock, distinctive sounds, fashion trends, and more. The library will also host Leif Cocks, founder of the Orangutan Project and world-renowned orangutan expert, on Tuesday, July 9, at 7 PM to discuss his book “Finding Our Humanity.” Cocks will share his uncommon journey into what the great apes teach us about our own humanity Marilyn Carmino will talk about “The King and Queen of Jazz: Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald” at the library on Wednesday, July 10, at 12 PM. The Friends of the Rogers Memorial Library will present the concert “Songs of the Sixties” on Thursday, July 11, at 6 PM. Jason Liebman on guitar and vocals, Ben Gallina on bass, Matt Kanelos on piano, and vocalist Caroline Purr will offer an hour-long tribute to the songwriters and songs of the 1960s. Reservations are encouraged. For more information, visit www.myrml.org.