The Literacy Board of Sullivan County presents a book reading and signing by author Mary Ziavras from Greek Folk Stories Old and New at the Read it Again Bookstore, 5:30pm. Musical offering and guest appearance by her daughter Julie Ziavras, renowned interpreter of Greek Folk songs. Traditional Greek pastries will be served. Free and open to the public. 845/794-0017.
Literacy Volunteers of Sullivan County presents Greek Folk Stories Old & New: book reading/signing with author Mary Ziavras at the Literacy Center, 7pm. Visit www.GreekFolkStories.com or call 845/794-6639 ext. 219.
Robert J Kaiser Middle School, annual Family Reading Night, 5:30 to 7:30pm in the cafeteria. There will be fun presentations, guest speakers, the Scholastic Book Fair, raffles to win great prizes, pictures taken with Geronimo Mouse, and informational booths. Cake and punch will be served. 845/796-3058.
The Literacy Volunteers of Sullivan County will sponsor their monthly Story Time at the Read it Again Book Store, 11am-12 noon. All children must be accompanied by an adult, who will remain with them throughout the hour. This month will be a Dr. Seuss Celebration. Free and for children in grades K-3. 845/794-0017.
“The Power of Our Voices: Poets at the Sanctuary,” featuring Mary Greene, Kathy Grimaldi and Tracey Ranze at The Sanctuary of Oils in the Holmes Building, 1:30-3:30pm. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 570/468-7350.
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.