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 manager of APL's Communication and Creative Services Department, which provides content and information for the library's website, social media, publications, videos, podcasts, and other outlets. Stephanie also manages APL's public relations and marketing efforts.