Her Times
By Pam Parker Erie Times-News staff blogger
Pam Parker's blog takes on everything from women's fun to momisms to lifestyles around Lake Erie and real estate. She'll take you down Memory Lane, up through sports and fun and off the grid. Get ready for laughs — it's more than just Pam. It's Pamdemonium.   Read more about this blog.
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Posted: April 16th, 2013

nat'l library weekIt’s National Library week, and I remember great times with my kids at many of Erie’s public library locations. We often visited the West Erie Plaza branch, and we were regulars at the Blasco Library on the bayfront.

One celeb that most impresses me with what she has done in regard to reading is Honorary Chair of National Library Week Caroline Kennedy. She has visited schools, throughout the years, and started interesting high school groups with her own book “Poems to Learn by Heart.” Check out the video above.

In Erie, events at Blasco Library, 160 E. Front St., include: Ed Palattella and Jerry Clark (April 18, 7 p.m.); and Holly Jacobs and Nancy Kay (April 18, 2-3:30 p.m.); as well as Debbi Lyon and Sandy Sagala. Call or visit the library’s website for more information on Library Week schedule. Cost: Free. Info: 451-6927, www.erielibrary.org

Ken Springirth, local author of 20 books about railroads and trolley cars, wrote an article for the Erie Times-News that discusses the Darby Public Library, outside Philadelphia. It is the oldest continuously operating public library in the U.S. His article also discusses that the Erie Public Library’s roots on Perry Square date back to Feb. 16, 1899. Read his entire article here.

We went to the library for books, vidoes and much more. Whatever you do this week, grab a few minutes at one of the branches of the public library. I guarantee you will return.

Pam Parker is the editor of Lake Erie LifeStyle, Her Times and House to Home at the Erie Times-News in Erie, Pa. She is the mom of three and stepmom to three. 


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Posted: October 8th, 2009

Her Times magazine is featuring a host of speakers during this weekend’s For Women Only Expo at the Bayfront Convention Center, including moi. I’ll be addressing wannabe writers in “So You Want To Be a Writer” on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. and Sunday at 11:30 a.m.

Also appearing in the “Her Times lounge:”

  • Pam Parker will be talking about her “In the Name of Beauty” experiences and, on Sunday, she’ll talk share “Secrets to Selling your House.”
  • Marnie Mead Oberle will be sharing holiday and fast-and-easy recipes
  • Nancy Irwin talking about how to be a positive role model for girls
  • Liz Swantek teaching you how to make an easy holiday earring craft
  • Monica Lewis will be talking funny stuff in her “Humor RX” presentation
  • Dianna Noe, director of Toni & Guy Academy, will be revealing some beauty secrets

Find all the information you need about the show here.

See a complete Entertainment schedule here (Her Times speakers are just a small part of the fun)!  You can even download a printable PDF of the schedule to take with you.