Virtual Roxbury library program to explain Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency

ROXBURY — The Minor Memorial Library in Roxbury will welcome Dr. Paramita Dhar as she presents “CryptoCurrency 101” at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 16, on Zoom.

There is no charge for this program, but registration is required. RSVP at to receive the Zoom link.

Cryptocurrency 101 explores these questions: What is cryptocurrency? Why is it so popular right now? Will it be ‘the new money’? Should you invest in Bitcoin or other forms of cryptocurrency?

For answers to many questions like these and to get an introductory view of Cryptocurrency, Dhar will elaborate on these questions and much more.

Dhar, Associate Professor of Economics, joined the Economics Department at Central Connecticut State University in August 2010. Her interests include Urban & Regional Economics, Sustainability and Industrial Organization.

She attended the University of Calcutta, India for her bachelor of science degree in 2001; then the Jaddavpur University, India for her MA in 2003. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of Connecticut in 2011.

Call the library at 860-350-2181 or visit the website at for more information and directions.

The mission of the Minor Memorial Library is to promote and encourage literacy and to serve the needs of the Roxbury Community by providing free access to ideas and information through diversity of library materials, programs, services, and experiences. The library is handicapped accessible.