Press Release

Belfast Free Library to host talk on preserving life stories

BELFAST, Maine — Maine writer, storyteller and personal historian Eddie Adelman will present “Tell Your Life Story” 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, in the Abbott Room, Belfast Free Library. The presentation is designed to encourage audience members to document their own life stories before they’re lost forever. It will feature a mix of readings, music, instruction, inspiration and humor.

Adelman will offer easy to understand tips and instruction on memoir writing and oral histories. Woven in with the instruction are spoken excerpts from famous memoirs, as well as emotional songs that will underscore the value of passing along precious memories.

Admission to “Tell Your Life Story” is free, but seating is limited, so it’s suggested that attendees arrive early.

The event is sponsored by the Wawenoc Chapter of the Maine Genealogical Society and the library.