Cathy Sherman

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Cathy Sherman is a volunteer historian and recently-retired director of the Cordova library and Historical Museum. Sherman has been contributing to The Cordova Times for over a decade.
A variety of children’s holiday books are available at Cordova Public Library. (Dec. 4, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

At Your Library: Cozy up with some children’s holiday classics

The Christmas season is the perfect time to pick up a children's book from Cordova Public Library, writes Cathy Sherman.
Books on display at Cordova Public Library. (Oct. 1, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

At Your Library: Taking a moment amidst the bustle

Books can offer a great way to get away from the stress of the holiday season, writes Cathy Sherman.
“The Dutch House” by Ann Patchett is now available at Cordova Public Library. (Nov. 20, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

At Your Library: Explore new-to-you authors

Avid readers tend to gravitate toward their favorite authors. But there's much to be said for checking out unfamiliar books, writes Cathy Sherman.
The tip of a replica bone arrow. (Nov. 5, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Museum replicates historical Native hunting tools

Cordova Historical Museum has produced replicas of Prince William Sound artifacts borrowed from the University of Alaska Museum of the North collection.
Books on display at Cordova Public Library. (Oct. 29, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

At Your Library: If you love books, apply to the library board

Folks who actively use and love the library are encouraged to apply to the Cordova Public Library Board, writes Cathy Sherman.

Museum Memories: Maude the mule digs her heels in

Cathy Sherman unearths the tale of Maude, an early Cordova resident who wasn't easily pushed around.
Big Library Read is the world’s largest digital book club. (Oct. 29, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

At Your Library: Join the world’s largest digital book club

Cordova Public Library patrons can join millions of readers worldwide in a riveting tale of survival during Big Library Read, the world’s largest digital book club, writes Cathy Sherman
Books at Cordova Public Library. (Oct. 1, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

At Your Library: ‘The Turn of the Key’ is a must read

If you are a fan of Henry James's classic tale “The Turn of the Screw,” you might enjoy Ruth Ware's "The Turn of the Key," writes Cathy Sherman.
A blue wolf rug on display at the Cordova Museum. This item was loaned to the museum by Kanisha Tiedeman and Tyee Lohse. (Oct. 16, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Wolves in the Copper River Gallery

The Cordova Museum is now hosting the gallery show — “Wolves” curated by Paula Payne with a little help from museum staff and the Paly Foundation.
A kayak and related artifacts on display at Cordova Historical Museum. (Oct. 1, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times.

Cordova Historical Society awarded museum grant

Cordova Historical Society President Barclay Kopchak announced that the society had received one of 13 grants issued by the Alaska State Museum through its grant-in-aid program.

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