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Join Michael and Laurie Byro for an artist’s reception on September 8th at 630pm when they will explain their Byro technics of poetry and paintings. Michael’s paintings which grace the covers of Laurie’s books, are on display at the Library during the month of September.
Laurie Byro has published 4 books of poetry, the latest “Wonder” just out of Wales is book featuring Alice of Wonderland, Wizard of Oz and DH Lawrence’s forest poems. Her 3rd book “Gertrude Stein’s Salon and other Legends” explores the colorful cast of characters of Gertrude and Alice’s Salon that included Ernest Hemingway, Pablo Picasso, and Ezra Pound.
Michael has received awards and sold paintings throughout the United States and abroad.
Laurie has been widely published and awarded for over two decades, received a NJ Poetry Prize for the first poem in the Gertrude Stein book and is at 48 poetry awards to date.
Join the Byro’s for a poetry reading and a lively discussion at the Library. Light refreshments will be served.
Come to Library to play Canasta with other game enthusiasts. All skill levels are welcome. The group meets every Friday at 1pm. Questions? Please call the Help Desk at (845) 986-1047, ext. 3.
Robert Newsom will present his photos and remembrances. On Sept. 11, 2001, as Bob walked across the Brooklyn Bridge toward the Twin Towers, he recorded the images of his fellow New Yorkers as they fled the attack. Several of Robert Newsom's photographs will be on display throughout the month of September in the Board Room.
Bill Walsh (FDNY) will share his experierences of that day.
We invite the community to share their memories and thoughts and to honor the memory of 9/11 by pledging to do one good deed.