The Brentwood History Department

The Brentwood Public Library serves the residents of the Brentwood School District. Our mission is to provide an environment for lifelong learning by making available responsive services and resources that inform, educate, and enrich the lives of the people of the community.

Friday, June 27, 2008

Modern Times Slide Show

Teachers, the library has developed a new slide show on the history of Modern Times. If you are interested in using this for your classroom you can ask for a copy of the slide presentation by visiting the history room.

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Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Do You Remember When...

On Monday, June 23 close to forty people attended our "Do You Remember When.." program and shared their favorite memory of Brentwood. The Local History Department served a high tea while many reminiscenced and renewed old friendships. Just click on the title, "Do You Remember When..." and you can see the rest of the pictures.

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Thursday, June 19, 2008

Historic Needlework Series: Sampler

On Thursday, June 19 the Local History Department presented a program on Cross Stitch Samplers. Dale Sokolow, Master Embroideress demonstrated how to make this beautiful sampler. The class had a lot of fun making their own sampler.

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Thursday, June 12, 2008

Local History Department Visits East Middle School

Staff from Brentwood Public Library visited Miss. Ibanez's 6th & 7th grade classes at the East Middle School on Thursday, June 12th. The Local History Department presented a slide program on the history of "Modern Times." We were delighted to spend the morning with the students from both of these classes. Many questions were asked and the students had an opportunity to look at our Historic Landmark Quilt.

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