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