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Time Machine Workshops: A Commonplace Book

Thursday, Oct. 15, 1–2 p.m. via Zoom

Presenters: Mimi Herman, Kennedy Center Teaching Artist, 2017 Piedmont Laureate; Nancy Pennington, Youth and Family Programs Coordinator, North Carolina Museum of History

In a commonplace book, you can tuck away all the things that matter to you: quotes, ideas, drawings, pressed flowers—whatever intrigues you: it’s like a journal—only more! Famous people, from Thomas Jefferson to Elizabeth Cady Stanton to Mark Twain, have kept commonplace books. Make your own, using traditional bookmaking techniques, and start filling it with ideas and memories.

This virtual weekly series for individual children and families is designed to help ages 8 and up learn history through activities.

Pay at your own comfort level. Register here! Register at least 24 hours in advance so you can have your materials ready and receive a confirmation email with information about joining this online presentation.