Godine’s “Adirondack Blackface: A Hidden History” at Whallonsburg Grange

The Whallonsburg Grange Hall in Essex, is set to welcome historian and author Amy Godine to the Lyceum lecture series on Tuesday, April 23 at 7:30 pm. Her lecture will focus on the history of minstrel shows and blackface performances in theaters, Grange halls, churches, schools and other venues in the North Country, and the … Continue reading Godine’s “Adirondack Blackface: A Hidden History” at Whallonsburg Grange

Mary Sanders Shartle & Jane Agee to present on “Saints & Scalawags”

The Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center and the Saratoga Springs Public Library launches the spring Brown Bag Lunch Series. March 14: "Saints and Scalawags: Stories from Bethesda's History," presented by Jane Agee, Ph.D. and Mary Sanders Shartle. All Brown Bag Lunch Lecture programs are free. No registration required. Programs are from 12-1pm on Thursdays … Continue reading Mary Sanders Shartle & Jane Agee to present on “Saints & Scalawags”

Local Author, Dr. Rick Henry Publishes Sixth Book “Letters”

SUNY Potsdam Professor Dr. Rick Henry’s latest novel, “Letters,” was recently published by RA Press. His sixth published book is set in a rural area of upstate New York, a region that he has continued to use as a backdrop for his fiction writing over the span of his 20-year career at SUNY Potsdam. “Letters” … Continue reading Local Author, Dr. Rick Henry Publishes Sixth Book “Letters”

NORTH COUNTRY EDUCATOR PUBLISHES SHADY CHARACTERS

Canton, NY-based arborist, educator and author Paul Hetzler has published SHADY CHARACTERS: Caterpillar Soup, Leprechaun Trees, and Other Hilarities of the Natural World (Lexingford, 2018). Paul is the kind of person you would choose as your guide for a walk in the woods.  His immense and often exotic store of natural knowledge is communicated in … Continue reading NORTH COUNTRY EDUCATOR PUBLISHES SHADY CHARACTERS

The Bookstore Plus Hosts Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip

July 9th, 10AM-12PM, at Mid's Park! 2445 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946 Join Scholastic on the ultimate reading road trip as they tour the country with our favorite authors, illustrators, and characters! This July, Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip 2018 is partnering with bookstores and libraries in communities nationwide, hosting reading festivals for families with … Continue reading The Bookstore Plus Hosts Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip

The Bookstore Plus Hosts July Book Club | Video Chat with Author Adam Weymouth

The Bookstore Plus Hosts July Book Club | Video Chat with Author Adam Weymouth On the first Tuesday of every month, The Bookstore Plus hosts a unique Book Club experience where readers have the opportunity to discuss the book club pick with the author via video chat! July 3rd, 2018, at 7:00 pm the author, … Continue reading The Bookstore Plus Hosts July Book Club | Video Chat with Author Adam Weymouth

Yvona Fast Reading @ Left Bank Cafe

Author Yvona Fast will be reading from her chapbook "Different" at Left Bank Cafe on Sunday Dec 3 from 2 - 4 pm.  Yvona is the author of "Garden Gourmet: Fresh & Fabulous Meals from your North Country Garden, CSA or Farmers' Market", "Employment for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome or Non-Verbal Learning Disability: Stories and Strategies", and co-author of "My … Continue reading Yvona Fast Reading @ Left Bank Cafe

A Question of Survival: presentation by author Gene Lalonde at Old Forge Library

A Question of Survival: A presentation by author Gene Lalonde will be held on Tuesday October 24 at 7 p.m. at the Old Forge Library, 220 Crosby Blvd.  Lalonde will offer insight on the types of emergencies that may be encountered in one’s lifetime and suggestions on how to prepare for and survive them. Potential emergencies related to winter weather and travel, and also the loss of … Continue reading A Question of Survival: presentation by author Gene Lalonde at Old Forge Library