Marcia Nehemiah, an author and published poet, will be at the CAS Arts Center to read from her book “Crone Age,” an insightful examination of what it means to lead an inspired life as an older woman, 1pm. 845/436-4227 or visit www.catskillartsociety.org.
The Literacy Volunteers of Sullivan County will sponsor a Story Time from 11am to 12pm on the first Saturday of the month at the Read It Again Bookstore. All children must be accompanied by an adult, who will remain with them throughout the hour. Stories will be read to the children, and an activity will follow, time permitting. Story Time is open to all children in grades K-3, and is free. 845/794-0017.
First Fridays Contemporary Author Series at the Western Sullivan Public Library, 7pm open mic sign up, 7:30pm open mic, 8pm visiting authors Kanaska Carter and Regie Cabico. Free. 845/252-3360.
Local author Helena Clare Pittman will read and sign her new novel "Ruthie Pincus of Brooklyn," Liberty Public Library, 6-7:30pm.
Helena Clare Pittman reads from her new book "Ruthie Pincus of Brooklyn. Twenty-five years in the writing, it is based on Helena’s root memories of childhood. 2pm at Domesticities, 4055 State Route 52. Contact 845-482-3333. More info at thecuttinggarden.org.
The Ann Street School will be hosting Story Time with Mrs. Claus. Hear a special story from Mrs. Claus, make a holiday craft, eat yummy treats, and even have a chance for your child to have a picture taken with Mrs. Claus! 206 East Ann Street, Milford, PA at 10am. $5.00 per child. Contact (570) 296-6124.
Word & Image Gallery at Bright Hill LIterary Center, Admission is $3 adults (free to those 18 and under) 7pm. 607/829-5055, firstname.lastname@example.org
The libraries in the RCLS service area of Orange, Rockland, Sullivan and southern Ulster counties will join hundreds of other libraries across the country, the American Library Association (ALA) and the Young Adult Library Services Association in the celebration of this year’s theme, “It Came from the Library”. Contact 845/243.3747 or email email@example.com
The second session will run 6 weeks – Oct. 15th – Nov. 30th excluding the week of Nov. 19th at The Hawley Public Library, 103 Main Ave. Please sign up by stopping in the Hawley Library or call 570/226-4620 (ask for the children’s room), or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
At the Wayne County Public Library, for ages 6-8. We will read “Harry the Poisonous Centipede” by Lynne Reid Banks. We meet each Wednesday from 4-5 p.m. Call the library at 570/253-1220 to register your child.