Learn Red Sox, cartoon history with author Martin Gitlin

Sep 28, 2020

ROCHESTER — The Joseph H. Plumb Memorial Library will be hosting two upcoming presentations and Q&A’s from author Martin Gitlin on books of diverse topics.

On Oct. 1 at 6:30 p.m., take an enlightening journey through Boston Red Sox history with the author of the Ultimate Boston Red Sox Time Machine Book. This presentation features videos and photographs of the greatest and most fascinating players, teams, events and moments in franchise history. Author Martin Gitlin will have autographed and personalized copies of his book available online following the program.

On Oct. 16 at 3:30 p.m., Gitlin will host a presentation based on his book, "Celebration of Animation: The 100 Greatest Cartoon Characters in Television History.” He is the only author to actually rank the greatest cartoon characters ever, such as Popeye, Bugs Bunny, Mickey Mouse, Scooby Doo, Snoopy and SpongeBob SquarePants. He will show funny cartoon snippets of characters from the past century, play trivia with patrons and discuss the criteria he used to rank the best of the best and speak about their impact on American pop culture. 


Register for both events on the event calendar link at plumblibrary.com.