America’s pastime takes center stage on Saturday, Oct. 8, at 1 p.m. with two notable baseball authors. Erik Sherman returns to GPL to read from Two Sides of Glory: The 1986 Boston Red Sox in Their Own Words. Also appearing is Eric Gray, who will read from Backyards to Ballparks: More Personal Baseball Stories from the Stands and Beyond. Both authors will sell and sign copies of their books. No registration needed.
Poetry Workshop with Susan Comninos
Locally-based, nationally-known Poet Susan Comninos will present a dynamic workshop, “The Creative Fever of Folklore,” on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 2-3:15 p.m., exploring effective poetic devices. Among the topics covered, we’ll discuss how individual poets inherit and manage a legacy. Please register on the Events tab of guilderlandlilbrary.org; space is limited.
Grades pre-K through 2 are invited to join us for a fun read-aloud and related hands-on project on Friday, Oct. 7 at 3 p.m. Dress for a mess! Please register on the Events tab of our website.
Every Sunday in October will be jam-packed with activity in our upper parking lot! GPL’s Sunshine Committee presents a Fall Marketplace, featuring a variety of local homegrown craft vendors, on Sunday, Oct. 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Then, the Guilderland Farmer’s Market extends their fall run to include Sunday, Oct. 16, 23 and 30, returning for a fabulous fall finale in advance of Halloween!
Our next selection is “Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty,” by bestselling author and journalist Anderson Cooper and bestselling historian and novelist Katherine Howe. Register to join the discussion in-person or virtually on Monday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m.
— Luanne Nicholson