Upcoming Book Talks

June 1, 2017 | Adult Services

We’ve got two book reviews, a special program, and an author talk for you in this month’s Friends of APL book talks.

The group hosts regular book and author events every Tuesday at 12:15 pm in the large auditorium of the library’s Washington Ave. Branch (161 Washington Ave.). These talks are free and open to the public, and include light refreshments. Please join us!

June 6 | Book Review | Eleanor Roosevelt: The War Years and After, 1930-1962, Volume 3
David Colchamiro, Friends of APL board member, reviews this well-regarded book by Blanche Wiesen Cook.

June 13 | Book Review | Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
This New York Times bestseller by J.D. Vance is reviewed by Rev. Antonio Booth, co-pastor of Riverview Baptist Church in Coeymans.

June 20 | Special Program | “The Making of The Rodgers & Hammerstein Musical South Pacific”
Dave Kibbe and pianist Daisy Lin celebrate this classic musical with a discussion and performance.

June 27 | Author Talk | Janice Houston-Little on African-American Men & Their Daughters: Living Out the Father-Daughter Drama
The author discusses her book about the relationship she and other African-American women have with their fathers.

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.