Friends of the APL August programs: Bad-Ass Librarians and Household Gods

The Friends of the Albany Public Library has been providing program nearly every Tuesday for decades

August 1—Author Talk—Roger L. Noyes discusses his book Clara D. Noyes, R. N.: Life of a Global Nursing Leader.

August 8—Book Review—The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu and Their Race to Save the World’s Most Precious Manuscripts by Joshua Hammer. Reviewer: Jendy Murphy, MLS, Head, Collections Management Services, APL.

August 15—Book Review—Household Gods: Private Devotion in Ancient Greece and Rome by Alexandra Sofroniew. Reviewer: Hans-Friedrich Mueller, Ph.D., Thomas B. Lamont Professor of Ancient & Modern languages, Union College

August 22—Book Review—The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo: The Forgotten History of America’s Dutch-Owned Slaves by Jeroen Dewulf. Reviewer: Walter Auclair, Ph.D., retired professor of biology, RPI.

August 29—Book Review—The People and the Books: 18 Classics of Jewish Literature by Adam Kirsch. Reviewer: Rabbi Dan Ornstein of Ohav Sholom, Albany.

Programs at auditorium of the Washington Avenue branch of the APL; light refreshments served

See the Albany Public Library Schedule of Events for all branches