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  • Libraries = Strong Communities - It’s National Library Week! National Library Week celebrates the important contributions of libraries and library workers to our country. This year’s theme is Libraries = Strong Communities: Libraries play a vital role in our schools, towns, and communities, welcoming and encouraging people of all ages and backgrounds to come together, engage in meaningful discussions, and expand their knowledge. Libraries partner …
  • The Lyn Lifshin Bibliography Project - The APL Foundation is currently working on an annotated bibliography of Lyn Lifshin’s works that will be presented at the Literary Legends gala on October 19th.
  • Lyn Lifshin wearing sunglasses An Autobiographical Essay by Lyn Lifshin - Excerpts from LIPS, BLUES, BLUE LACE: ON THE OUTSIDE Excerpts from an Autobiographical Essay published in Contemporary Authors There are only three things I clearly remember my father saying to me, all began with “Don’t.” Don’t wear light pink lipstick, it makes your teeth look grey, he told me at twelve or thirteen when I discovered Milkmaid’s creamy gloss. “Don’t …
  • Upcoming Events To Celebrate Literary Legends - The Albany Public Library Foundation will be hosting several events in the upcoming months to celebrate our 2019 Literary Legends. Save the dates! May 30, 2019 – An Evening With The Authors An Evening With The Authors is the first of several events this summer celebrating our Literary Legends- Peter Golden, Lyn Lifshin, and Dan Wilcox. A wine and dessert …
  • Libraries Bind Us Together - #LibrariesStrong illustrates how today’s libraries are at the heart of our cities, towns, schools and campuses, providing critical resources, programs and expertise. They also provide a public space where all community members, regardless of age, culture or income level, can come together to connect and learn.