Dr. Dianne Fallon, author of “Pioneer on a Mountain Bike: Eight Days Through Early American History,” will present a slideshow and reading of the book that combines bicycle travel with early American history as the author uncovers the history beneath the highway on a route from upstate New York to Maine. Seacoast-specific history includes a discussion of the 1735 diphtheria epidemic that killed hundreds of children and the rise and fall of the Pepperell dynasty.

WHEN: 7 p.m. Tuesday

WHERE: York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road


INFO: 363-2818; york.lib.me.us