Reading Public Library hosting ‘When there were witches’ interactive program

Archivist Mickey DiCarmillo will present an interactive inquiry into the interrogations of suspected witches in Salem, 1692, on Saturday, October 22 at 1:30pm. Thie program, perfect for the season, is being held at Reading Public Library’s Main library, 100 South 5th Street.

DiCarmillo will tell the story through archival documents from the period.

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Program participants will interact with transcripts from the 1692 interrogations of the suspected witches. Still relevant today, this story demonstrates the power of fear in a civilized society.

The event is free of charge and pre-registration is not required.

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