The Friday Morning Lecture Series presents:

Due to the snow predictions this program has been cancelled.

Facebook: A Media Revolution"
by Christine Sharbrough

Tol be rescheduled
in the McCarthy Meeting Room

Our recent lecture, "Media Literacy and Democracy in a Hypermedia Age" brought up a lot of questions on some of the Social Media, in particular -Facebook. Christine Sharbrough, the Library's Head of Readers Services, is very familiar with Facebook and has offered to share her knowledge about this popular Social Media. Christine will cover some of the following topics: What is Facebook? How did it start? What need did/does it fill? How does it make money? Where is it heading? She'll talk about some Facebook Terminology such as "friending," "hiding," "unfriending" and "feeds." She'll cover privacy, security and managing your Facebook account. We'll talk about Facebook Etiquette. Bring your questions.

Christine Sharbrough is a lifelong student of popular and classical culture. She received a Bachelors in Art History from University of Massachusetts at Lowell in 2009. In 2012, she received a Masters in Library Information Science with a concentration in Archival Studies from Drexel University.

Currently, she is the Head of Readers’ Services for the Chelmsford Public Library and nonfiction title reviewer for Library Journal. She has been an intern, archivist, and currently a trustee for the Cyrus E Dallin Art Museum in Arlington, Massachusetts; and an intern at the Springville Art Museum in Springville, Utah. She has created an unpublished catalog raisonne of Dallin’s work, and has written several monographs about his life and career.

She previously held positions as a Reference Librarian at Derry Public Library in New Hampshire; professional genealogy researcher with NEHGS (Boston), Family History Expos (Salt Lake City), and ProGenealogists (Salt Lake City) and has participated in many other private genealogy research projects over the past 30 years.

She presently lectures across New England on topics related to technology, genealogy and Cyrus E Dallin. She is the national news editor for the Afro American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS). Editor of the Library Sciences website at and Certified ARTbundance Practitioner.

She lives in Manchester, New Hampshire with her husband and children.

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