Regional round table set in Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID While many people are still enjoying warm temperatures along with their memories of this past summer, others are gearing up for the events of fall. Included in those activities is the Clinton-Essex Counties Fall Regional Round Table. This event is sponsored by the Northern New York Library Network, Potsdam.

The subject of the Clinton-Essex Counties Round Table is "Exhibition Techniques." It will be held from 9:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. on Sept. 29 at the Lake Placid North Elba Historical Society, 242 Station Street, Lake Placid. There is no fee to attend.

The discussion will focus on interpreting and displaying materials of historic interest to the public. Included in the discussion will be the care of historic materials, installing low-cost displays and hiring exhibit professionals. There will be a tour of the museum.

The speaker will be historian and exhibition consultant Virginia Westbrook, of the Virginia Company, Crown Point.

For more information contact Essex County Historical Society Director Margaret Gibbs at 873-6466. Contact the NNYLN to sign up for this event by calling 877-833-1674 toll-free, or go online to www.nnyln.org and click on Training & Workshops.

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