Upcoming Book Talks

Upcoming Book Talks

May 3, 2017 | Adult Services

The Friends of APL host 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.).

The programs feature reviews of popular books by local speakers, as well as author talks and other special presentations. The talks are free and open to the public, and include light refreshments. For more information, call the Washington Ave. Branch at (518) 427-4300.


Book Review | The Seven Pillars of Statistical Wisdom

May 9 (Tues) | 12:15 pm | Washington Ave. Branch

Jonathan Skinner, a retired statistician, reviews this non-fiction work by Stephen M. Stigler.


Book Review | Saratoga Payback

May 16 (Tues) | 12:15 pm | Washington Ave. Branch

John Rowen, a former president of the Friends of APL, reviews this “Charlie Bradshaw mystery” by Stephen Dobyns.


Book Review | This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate

May 23 (Tues) | 12:15 pm | Washington Ave. Branch

David Morrow, a College of St. Rose professor of English, reviews this book by Naomi Klein.


Book Review | Afterlife of the Stars

May 30 (Tues) | 12:15 pm | Washington Ave. Branch

Ivan Vamos, a retired administrator, reviews this novel by Joseph Kertes.

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.