Friends of APL Host Weekly Book Talks

Friends of APL Host Weekly Book Talks

June 2, 2015 | Book Talk

Got a free hour at lunch time on Tuesdays? Head on over to the Washington Ave. Branch and participate in the lively and engaging book talks hosted by the Friends of Albany Public Library!

The weekly book talks include reviews of timely and classic works, as well as author talks and special programs. The book talks are free and open to the public, and generally run from 12:15 to 1:30 pm every Tuesday in the large auditorium at the Washington Ave. Branch. The Friends also serve light refreshments.

The June Friends book talks are:

  •  June 2: Author Talk by Dru Murray — About her book Peace I Speak 2 the 3 Part Me, While God is Speaking 2 All of Us, Through His Word, John 12:30
  • June 9: Book Review of Don’t Even Think About It: Why Our Brains are Wired to Ignore Climate Change — Reviewer is David Guistina, the anchor/senior producer of WAMC’s “Morning Edition”
  • June 16: Book Review of Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania — Reviewer is Richard King, a retired attorney
  • June 23: Book Review of Lifted: A Cultural History of the Elevator — Reviewer is David Colchamiro, a retired transportation analyst
  • June 30: Book Review of Captain “Hell Roaring” Mike Healey: From American Slave to Arctic Hero — Reviewer is Donald Hyman,  a local teacher, actor, U.S. Air Force veteran, and former member of U.S. Coast Guard

Stephanie Simon

Stephanie Simon is APL's public information officer, and manages the library's communications, public relations, and marketing efforts. No, she isn't a librarian, but feels as if she's among her people here at the library.