Library of The Chathams continues its popular series CALL: Chatham Adult Lifeworks Learning.  The following two courses will be offered in June.

20th Century Comedians

June 6, 13, 20 & 27 at 11 am

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Larry Wolfert, an instructor for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Rutgers University, will present a four-part series of lectures on comedians of the 20th century.  Featured comedians will include Charlie Chaplin, the Marx Brothers, Abbott and Costello, Burns and Allen, Jack Benny, Danny Kaye, Lucille Ball, Sid Caesar, Jackie Gleason, and Carol Burnett.

The series will progress to the comedic duos of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, Mike Nichols and Elaine May, Stiller and Meara, Marty Allen and Steve Rossi.

The History of Mystery

June 6, 13, 20 & 27 at 1 pm

Four authors from Mystery Writers of America will discuss the development of the mystery genre.

June 6 -     Peggy Ehrhart on Edgar Allan Poe

June 13 - Jeff Markowitz on Anna Katharine Green, the nearly forgotten mother of American mystery

June 20 - Lyndsay Faye on Sherlock Holmes

June 27 - Dave White on the Hardboiled School of Crime Fiction in the U.S.