Book Talk

There will be a discussion about the books.

Live Virtual Event with Local Author Herb Terns!

Herb Terns is a local writer and adventurer best known as one of the outdoors columnists at the Albany Times Union. He recently released his first novel, Iron Sharpens Iron, about a Lake Placid native striving to leave his troubled past behind by winning the Lake Placid Ironman. Herb will have a virtual discussion about the book with The Open Door's Kathleen Kemp on Tuesday, March 23 at 7 p.m. You can click the link below to receive a Zoom link. 

Event date: 

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Event address: 

128 Jay St
Schenectady, NY 12305

Poetry Reading with Miki Conn

Miki Conn reads from and discusses her book "Out of My Mind: A Quirky Look at Life Through Poetry."

The poems, illustrated by Conn's original artwork, reflect on the beauty, challenges, emotions, and spirituality of everyday life.

"Conn's poems courageously and magnificently intensify the meaning of life-the material world equally with the spiritual world. This book is a must read." - Leonard Slade, Jr., author of "Sweet Solitude"

Out of My Mind: A Quirky Look at Life through Poetry Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781733465519
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Miki Conn - December 1st, 2019

Event date: 

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Event address: 

128 Jay St
Schenectady, NY 12305

Poetry Reading by Michele Battiste and Barbara Ungar

Poetry Reading by Michele Battiste from Waiting for the Wreck to Burn and Barbara Ungar from Save Our Ship.

Michele Battiste is a former New York State resident and Open Door staff member. Her poems have appeared in numerous publications, including the American Poetry Review. A finalist for the National Poetry Series, she has received recognition from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Center for the American West. She now lives in Colorado.

Barbara Ungar is a professor at the College of Saint Rose who has taught an ongoing poetry workshop at the Schenectady library. She lives in Saratoga Springs. Her books of poetry have won the Snyder Prize and Gival Prize, as well as other awards. Her poems have also appeared in many publications.

Waiting for the Wreck to Burn Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781949487015
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Trio House Press - March 27th, 2019

Event date: 

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Event address: 

128 Jay St
Schenectady, NY 12305

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WE REGRET THAT MURRAY JAROS WILL NOT BE ABLE TO JOIN US DUE TO A FAMILY EMERGENCY.

The War That Saved My Life Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780147510488
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Business Days
Published: Puffin Books - May 31st, 2016

Number the Stars Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780547577098
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Business Days
Published: Clarion Books - May 2nd, 2011

Event date: 

Monday, May 7, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Event address: 

99 Clinton Street
Schenectady, NY 12305

Elizabeth Rosner comes to The Town of Ballston Library

Survivor Café: The Legacy of Trauma and the Labyrinth of Memory Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781619029545
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Business Days
Published: Counterpoint - September 12th, 2017

Event date: 

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Event address: 

2 Lawmar Ln
Burnt Hills, NY 12027

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