Spring 2010 Events Wrap-up

John McWhorter
John McWhorter

Sunday March 7, 2010: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sunday March 7: The annual Ruth D. Bogen Memorial Lecture. Author and linguistics scholar Dr. John H. McWhorter spoke on the English language and its strange roots.

Saturday April 17: Return of the Paperback Swap! Hundreds of patrons shared and swapped thousands of gently used paperbacks.

Friday May 14: The annual Richard D. Whittemore Book & Author Luncheon featured crime novelist Linda Fairstein, author of “Hell Gate,” and historian Thomas Fleming, author of “The Intimate Lives of the Founding Fathers.” More than 220 people attended. The luncheon was moderated by Port Washington’s own Susan Isaacs.