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Lunch and Learn at the State Library – Celebrate “See Pennsylvania’s Covered Bridges” Week!

The State Library of Pennsylvania presents a special program and exhibit in honor of “See Pennsylvania’s Covered Bridges" Week – May 9-17, 2015!

Did you know that Pennsylvania has more covered bridges than any other State? Would you like to learn more about these picturesque and historically important structures? Local expert and retired State Employee Joyce Soroka will speak about our bridges on Saturday May 9th, or come over with your lunch for a Lunch and Learn lecture on Thursday May 14th at the State Library!

About Joyce Soroka

A retired State Employee, Joyce Soroka has been interested in covered bridges for over 35 years. She has visited all the covered bridges in Pennsylvania and many other states! She has served on the executive board of the Theodore Burr Covered Bridge Society of Pennsylvania and is currently President, Ex Officio having served as the organization’s President for the past five years. She also held the office of Recording Secretary and First Vice President. Joyce served on the executive board of the New York State Covered Bridge Society as a trustee for several years. She is active in the Bucks County Covered Bridge Society. People who know Joyce say that she is passionate about the history and preservation of covered bridges!

DATE/TIME - Saturday May 9th at 10 am AND… LUNCH AND LEARN - Thursday May 14th at 12 pm

PLACE - Room 321
State Library of Pennsylvania
607 South Drive
Harrisburg PA

MORE INFO - 717-783-5969


For additional information, please contact:

Kathy Hale | Government Documents Library/Access/Systems Supervisor
Pennsylvania Department of Education - Bureau of State Library
607 South Drive. Forum Building | Harrisburg, PA 17120-0600
Phone: 717.787.2327
kahale@pa.gov | www.education.state.pa.us