Witches are iconic figures in popular culture. They appear in some of your favorite movies and streaming media shows alongside archaic books and strange texts. In this program we'll uncover the real records and printed resources seen in your favorite shows, what the writers used as inspiration, and how to access historical resources for free from home. Whether you're a hardcore fan or an armchair historian, bring your curiosity and your questions to this program!
Debra M. Dudek is Head of Adult and Teen Services at the Fountaindale Public Library District in Bolingbrook, IL. Dudek specializes in British genealogy, World War I research, and emerging technology topics. An alumna of Olivet College (Olivet, Michigan) and the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, Scotland), Dudek holds a bachelor's degree in journalism, a master's in information and library studies, and a post-graduate certificate in genealogical, palaeographic, and heraldic studies.