Appearances

Eleanor as a child.
Eleanor as a child.

 

Throughout her career as an educator, Eleanor has had extensive public speaking experience with groups of all kinds. Her presentations often feature digital imagery augmented with discussion and readings. Topics focus on genealogy, American history, and research methods, in addition to her books.

Please contact Eleanor if you are interested in having her speak
at your book group, bookstore, school, or library.

Photograph by J. Ormsby Phillips

Author Magazine
an online magazine dedicated to writing and publishing and the
creative process
September 2016 issue
Interview with Brian Mercer

Maine State Library
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
6:30 pm
Book Talk
64 State House Station
Augusta, Maine
in collaboration with the Kennebec Historical Society
207.287.5631

Monhegan Library
Friday, July 7, 2017
7:00 pm
Book Talk
Monhegan Island, Maine
(207) 596-0549

History Book Group
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Facilitated Discussion
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
University of Southern Maine
Portland, Maine

Crestwood Historical Society
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Time TBD
Book Talk
Crestwood Branch, Yonkers Public Library
17 Thompson Street, Yonkers, NY
914.779.3774

Cedar Crest Institute for Learning in Retirement
Friday, May 19, 2017
3:00-4:15 pm
“Constructing a Biography”

Maine Genealogical Society, Greater Portland Chapter
Saturday, May 6, 2017
Book Talk

Southwest Harbor Public Library
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

5:30-7:00 pm
Book Talk for “Creating Connections,” Women’s History Month
Southwest Harbor Public Library
338 Main Street, Southwest Harbor, ME
207.244.7065

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

11:45-12:30
Brown-Bag Talk
University of Southern Maine
207.780.4406

Raymond Village Library
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

6:30 pm
Book Talk
3 Meadow Road, Raymond, ME
207.655.4283

North Gorham Public Library
Thursday, October 27, 2016

7:00 pm
Book Talk
2 Standish Neck Road, Gorham, ME
207.892.2575

Chappaqua Library
Thursday, September 29, 2016
7:00 pm
Book Talk
195 S. Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua, NY
914.238.4779

At Home on the Sound
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
3:30 pm
Book Talk
Larchmont, NY

Waterford Library
Saturday, September 17, 2016
2:00 pm
Book Talk
663 Waterford Road, Waterford, ME
207.583.2050

Alaska Dispatch News
August 28, 2016
Review by David A. James

12th Annual Books in Boothbay
Saturday, July 9, 2016
Book Signing
9:00 am-1:00 pm
Boothbay Railway Village
586 Wiscasset Road, Boothbay, ME

Letterpress Books
Saturday, June 4, 2016
1:00-4:00 pm
Book Signing with Anne Gass, author of Voting Down the Rose
Northgate Plaza
91 Auburn Street, Portland, ME
207.747.4232

Publisher’s Weekly
May 23, 2016
Review

Continuum for Creativity
Saturday, May 7, 2016
4:00-5:00 pm
“Books in the Brook”
863 Main Street, Westbrook, ME
207.252.9897

Walker Memorial Library
Thursday, April 14, 2016
6:00 pm
Local Author Series
800 Maine Street, Westbrook, ME
207.854.0630

Neuberger Museum of Art
Sunday, December 7, 2014
2:00 pm
“Neuberger Stories: A Colloquium on the Collection”
Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY
914.251.6100

Crestwood Historical Society
Saturday, June 7, 2014
10:30 am
Crestwood Branch, Yonkers Public Library
17 Thompson Street, Yonkers, NY
914.779.3774

Mattatuck Museum
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
11:30 am
144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT
203.753.0381

Friends of Croton History
Thursday, December 5, 2013
7:00 pm
Croton Free Library, 171 Cleveland Drive, Croton-on-Hudson, NY
914.271.6612

Greenwich Historical Society and Greenwich Pen Women
Thursday, October 3, 2013
1:00 pm
39 Strickland Road, Cos Cob, CT
203.869.6899

Monhegan Library
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
7:30 pm
1 Library Lane, Monhegan, ME
207.596.0549

Book signing
New York State Historical Society
Saturday, June 8, 2013
5798 State Highway 80, Cooperstown, NY

Albany Public Library
Saturday, June 8, 2013
2:00 pm
161 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY

Rowayton Historical Society
Sunday, May 5, 2013
4:00 pm
177 Rowayton Avenue, Rowayton, CT

Nyack Library
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
7:30 pm
59 South Broadway, Nyack, New York
845.358.3370

Perrot Memorial Library
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
7:30 pm
90 Sound Beach Avenue, Old Greenwich, CT
203.637.1066

Old Guard of White Plains
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
10:00 am
250 Bryant Avenue, White Plains, NY

At Home on the Sound
Saints John & Paul Parish Rectory
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
4:00 pm
280 Weaver Street, Larchmont, NY

Chappaqua Library
Saturday, November 17, 2012
2:00 pm
195 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua, NY
914.238.4779

Mamaroneck Public Library
Sunday, November 4, 2012
2:00 pm
136 Prospect Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY
914.698.1250

Albany Institute of History and Art
Sunday, October 21, 2012
2:00 pm
125 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY
518.463.4478

Rye Free Reading Room
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
7:30 pm
1061 Boston Post Road, Rye, NY
914.867.0480
co-sponsored by Arcade Books
15 Purchase Street, Rye, NY
914.967.0966

Westchester County Historical Society
Sunday, October 14, 2012
2:00 pm
2199 Saw Mill River Road, Elmsford, NY
914.592.4323

Book Launch Party and Signing
Anderson’s Book Shop
Saturday, September 29, 2012
2:00 – 4:00 pm
9
6 Chatsworth Avenue, Larchmont, NY
914.967.0480