FOL Events

Please note: Contributions to the FOL support these programs. Those individuals or businesses  interested in sponsoring Friends programs should contact Ellen Zimmerman at ellengzimm@yahoo.com.

Contact us at fol@pwpl.org or through the library’s Community Relations Office at 883-4400, ext. 130.


UPCOMING Events

FOL Meet the Author Series: Eric Brach

Tuesday, September 8

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Eric Brach is co-author with Dennis Cheung of Conquering the Electron: The Geniuses, Visionaries, Egomaniacs, and Scoundrels Who Built Our Electronic Age. Books will be available for purchase and signing. 

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Sandwiched In

Friday, September 18

12:10 pm - 2:10 pm

“Film Noir: The Dark Underbelly of Hollywood.” In the years following WWII, many filmmakers began tackling the seedier and uglier realities of life. Gone was the cinema of wine and roses, and in its place rose an imagery of dark alleys, mysterious shadows and hidden motives. See clips from such classics as Double Indemnity, Laura, Nightmare Alley, Touch of Evil and many more. 12:10 p.m.

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FOL Meet the Author Series: Martha Fay

Friday, September 25

12:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Meet Martha Fay, author of Out of Line: the Art of Jules Feiffer. Books will be available for purchase & signing.

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Meet the Authors

Friday, September 25

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

R.L. STINE AND MARC BROWN. Meet the best-selling children’s authors and hear about their collaboration, The Little Shop of Monsters. Co-sponsored by The Dolphin Bookshop and Café. 7:30 p.m.

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FOL Meet the Author Series: Steve Israel

Tuesday, October 13

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Author and Congressman Steve Israel will discuss his first novel, The Global War on Morris.  Books will be available for purchase and signing.

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FOL Paperback Swap

Saturday, October 17

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bring your gently used adult, teen and children’s paperbacks to the library’s meeting room for a free, friendly event where hundreds of patrons swap thousands of books. We will accept hardcover children’s books including board books. No more than 20 books per person and no books accepted in advance. We stop accepting items at 3:30 p.m. Browsers welcome! 

 

 

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FOL University Lecture Program

Sunday, November 1

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

FOL U returns on with two lectures on timely and fascinating topics. Sree Sreenivasan, Chief Digital Officer of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, will present “Crossing the Digital Divide: How the Met is Moving Beyond its Physical Walls While Preserving Its Incredible Legacy.” Professor Robert W. Snyder of Rutgers will speak on his book, Crossing Broadway: Washington Heights and the Promise of New York. Refreshments will be served in the brief interval between speakers.

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FOL Meet the Author Series: Paul Arfin

Tuesday, November 10

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Paul Arfin is the author of Unfinished Business: Social Action in Suburbia: Long Island NY 1945-2014.  Books will be available for purchase and signing.

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