Upcoming Presentations

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 7:00-8:30pm
Childhood Grief in Context w/ Svetlana Leeds, PsyD
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Thursday, January 23, 2020, 7:00-8:30pm
Downsizing and Streamlining Your Home and Possessions w/ Laura Weiler, professional organizer, An Organized Start
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Tuesday, March 24, 2020, 7:00-8:30pm
Children & Grief w/ Danielle Epstein, MSW, LICSW
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Thursday, April 2, 2020, 6:30-8:00pm
Green & Natural Burials w/ Green Burial Massachusetts, Inc.
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Past Presentations
Thursday, September 26, 6:30-8:00pm
Digital Estate Planning w/ Nicholas Daviau, Esq., of Daviau Law Offices
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Tuesday, October 1, 6:30-8:00pm
Home Funerals w/ Kristen Fumarola of Peaceful Passage at Home
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Thursday, October 17, 6:30-8:00pm
Workshop: Practical Planning for Death w/ Kristen Fumarola of Peaceful Passage at Home
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Tuesday, October 29, 6:30-8:00pm
End-of-Life Doulas w/ Jane Moore of the International End-of-Life Doula Association
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Tuesday, November 12, 7:00-8:30pm
In-Utero Loss & Grief w/ Allison Kitson, LICSW, BCBA
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Wednesday, November 13, 6:30-8:00pm
Pet Loss w/ Meaghan Hanlon of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
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Tuesday, November 19, 6:30-8:00pm
Coping with Grief During the Holiday Season w/ Cathy Renz, LICSW, founder & clinical director of Renz Counseling
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Friday, December 6, 11:00am-12:30pm
Obituary Writing w/ Kate Klise, author
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All presentations will take place in the Community Room of the Sharon Public Library. More events and presentations are being added all the time. Please keep an eye on this page, on the Library's Event Calendar, and/or on our Facebook page for information on additional programs. Contact the Reference Desk at (781) 784-1578 x1422 for additional information, or with questions.

This project has been funded in whole or in part with federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, under Cooperative Agreement UG4LM012347-01 with the University of Massachusetts, Worcester.
General Resources
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National Institutes of Health - The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency—making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.
  • National Institute on Aging: End of Life - The National Institute of Aging has collected a number of resources about end of life concerns, questions, and considerations.
  • National Library of Medicine - The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, has been a center of information innovation since its founding in 1836. NLM is the world’s largest biomedical library.
Participate in the All of Us Research Program [NIH]
The All of Us Research Program is a historic effort to gather data from one million or more people living in the United States to accelerate research and improve health.

Death Over Dinner - "How we want to die represents the most important and costly conversation America isn't having." A positive, interactive guide to hosting a dinner party to foster conversation about end of life concerns and observations with friends, family, and others in your life. The site gathers resources from dozens of medical and wellness leaders for your consideration.