Local author Gray Basnight gives a theatrical reading and shares insight about the writing of his Civil War historical novel at the Tusten-Cochecton Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, 6pm. Books available to be purchased and signed. Pre-register, www.wsplonline.org.
Western Sullivan Public Library summer author series “Shelf Life” presents the new release "Shadows in the Fire" by Gray Basnight at the Tusten-Cochecton Branch, 6pm. Basnight gives a theatrical reading and shares insight about the writing of his Civil War historical novel. Books available. Light refreshments. Registration required. 845/252-3360.
Join the Western Sullivan Public Library and the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance at the Tusten-Cochecton branch for readings from the works of beloved local children’s author Vera B. Williams. Children's program 5:30pm, event at 6:30pm. Registration required. 845/252-3360.
Members of the Country Voices Poetry Group will read their original works in the upstairs reading room of the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, 37 Main St., 2pm. The poets will read from a variety of themes from their new published chapbook, Country Voices Poetry. Refreshments and discussion. 845/252-7576.
Yarnslingers hosts Secret Posts! at Cafe Devine, 4-6pm.
Members of the Upper Delaware Writers Collective will read from their original poetry at The Cooperage at 2pm. In honor of the season, after this long and difficult winter, the UDWC will present poems about gardening, the return of the light, and the promise of spring. Free, but donations welcome. A reception will follow. 845/252-7506.
The Dr. Frederick A. Cook Society will host a book signing for award-winning author and Bethel resident, Maura Stone, at the Sullivan County Museum, 2-4pm. Refreshments from The Bake House will be available. 845/434-8044.
The second annual AuthorFest at the historic Hawley Silk Mill will showcase 27 area authors. The morning will be devoted to workshops starting at 9:30am, and in the afternoon the authors will be available to meet the public. Admission is free. For more information, email email@example.com or call 570/253-5468.
Local poets are invited to share their works with fellow poets and devotees at The Hub @ The Port Jervis Free Library, 6:30-8:30pm. Facilitated by Stacy Joergle. Light refreshments served. 845/772-7586, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ghost Stories from Sullivan County at the Tusten-Cochecton branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, 5pm. Listen to Sullivan County’s historian, John Conway, tell ghost stories from your hometown. 845/252-3360 for more information or to register.