Author! Author! Tom Seigel & Michael Belanger in Conversation with Hollis Seamon

October 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hollis-Seamon  Hear the inside story of writing a first novel straight from the source! Michael Belanger's young adult novel The History of Jane Doe received a starred review from Kirkus, which called it "An impressive debut...suffused with a quirky humor and equal parts life-affirming and heartbreaking." Tom Seigel's The Astronaut's Son tells the tale of the mysterious death of the first Israeli astronaut. This is a psychological thriller with heart and soul, which Publisher's Weekly called "an intriguing variant on moon landing conspiracy theories...equally strong on characterization and plotting." Both graduates of Fairfield University's MFA in Creative Writing program, Tom and Mike will discuss their experiences with Hollis Seamon, author and Fairfield faculty member. Bring your questions about what it's like to finally find yourself called an author! Books will be available for purchase and signing. history of jane doe astronauts son..Read More

Techspert Tech Assistance

October 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
computer mouse techDo you need expert help with your laptop, smartphone, tablet, or other gadget? Then you need our Tech Expert (or Techspert), Heather Lloyd! Heather runs her own business as Lloyd the Geek, and she’s going to offer one-on-one assistance to our patrons to help with all their technology questions. Just call the library and make an appointment for one of the half-hour slots available! Save Save Save Save Save Save Save..Read More

Trivia Night @ the Flammerie

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The FlammerieTrivia Night is back at The Flammerie! We'll pit teams of 4 people against one another in a high-spirited battle of wits! Do you want to prove once and for all that you're a genius? Or are you just looking for a fun night out with friends? Why not get a team together and join us! The winning team gets a $100 gift certificate to The Flammerie, and bragging rights too! Registration is required, and space is limited so sign up today! Save Save Save..Read More

Wine Talk & Tasting with J. Stephen Casscles

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
hcw-staff-steveJ. Stephen Casscles of Athens, NY, author of Grapes of the Hudson Valley, and a winemaker at the Hudson-Chatham Winery, will talk about the history of grape growing and wine making in the Hudson Valley. The Hudson Valley is a unique wine growing area, using many different kinds of grape varieties to produce a wide range of quality styles of wine. The audience will taste various styles of wine produced by the Hudson-Chatham Winery. Afterwards, the author will sell and sign copies of his book. Space is limited and registration is required, so call to sign up today!..Read More

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