Tewksbury Library: Public Health Week Program and Exhibit ~ April 2-6, 2013

The Tewksbury Public Library continues to offer interesting community programs. The town library is conveniently located at  300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA 01876  just off Route 38 adjacent to the Tewksbury State Hospital. For hours and information you can call 978-640-4490 or check the website at  www.tewksburypl.org. Tomorrow evening – Wednesday  April 3, 2013 the library is presenting a joint program with the Massachusetts Public Health Museum.

Tewksbury Public Health Museum  The Tewksbury Public Library is partnering with the Public Health Museum in Massachusetts in Tewksbury to create awareness for National Public Health Week.
April 2-6, 2013 Enjoy free admission to the Public Health Museum from 10am-2pm daily and attend the following events held at the Tewksbury Public Library:

Wednesday, April 3, 7 p.m.

A Talk by Dr. Alfred De Maria Jr., State Epidemiologist

Public Health History in Massachusetts: A story of smallpox, yellow fever, cholera, and tuberculosis.Join Dr. Alfred DeMaria for an overview of the history of public health, highlighting the important role that Massachusetts played in that history, with a focus on infectious diseases.  Reference will be made to exhibits in the nearby Public Health Museum as a resource for those who would like to learn more about the topic.  Limited  to 100 seats.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library and Public Health Museum.




Thank you to the Public Health Museum for this wonderful display introducing the Public Health Museum. As the premiere installation of Museum objects at the library, the exhibit previews the Museum’s unique historical artifacts and public health articles for library visitors.

 Read more here: http://www.wickedlocal.com/tewksbury/news/x609794618/Tewksbury-celebrates-National-Public-Health-Week#axzz2PJBohcP9