Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Friends of APL Plan November Programs

The Friends of Albany Public Library are offering a full slate of book-related programs in November. In addition to the regular Tuesday noontime book talks this month, the Friends are hosting a special Saturday event featuring a lecture by local author Julie Lomoe. All of the Friends’ events—which are free and open to the public—take place in the large auditorium of the Main Library at 161 Washington Avenue. For more information, call 427-4300.

Nov. 3, Tuesday, 12:15 p.m.— Poetry Reading
Poet, musician, and WAMC commentator Paul Elisha reads from his poetry collection Swash.

Nov. 10, Tuesday, 12:15 p.m.—Book Review
Bill Shapiro, attorney and lifelong student of international relations, reviews the book Dreams and Shadows: The Future of the Middle East by Robin Wright.

Nov. 14, Saturday, 1 p.m.—Book & Author Lecture
Julie Lomoe, Friends of Albany Public Library author of the year, lectures about her latest novel of suspense, Eldercide.

Nov. 17, Tuesday, 12:15 p.m.—Author Talk
Author Dan Valenti discusses baseball and his book Baseball Comes Home: A History of the Baseball Hall of Fame Game.

Nov. 24, Tuesday, 12:15 p.m.—Book Review
Donald J. Reeb, University at Albany professor emeritus of economics, reviews The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008 by Paul Krugman

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