Aug 222017
 
Join us this fall in marking the Centennial of Women’s Suffrage in New York State.  Facilitator Susan Goodier will lead us in a Reading and Discussion series every other Wednesday, starting August 30th at 6:30 pm. The history of the women’s suffrage movement in our state and nation spanned seventy years, from the 1848 meeting convened by Elizabeth Cady Stanton in Seneca Falls to the tactics wielded by Alice Paul, and includes overlooked stories and actors such as the African-American suffragists. Our book selections — which include history, biography, and fiction Continue reading »
Aug 082017
 

August is Romance Month and the Romance Writers of America (RWA) has announced the winners of the 2017 RITA Awards. The RITA Award recognizes outstanding published romance novels and novellas and the award itself is a golden likeness of RWA’s first president, Rita Clay Estrada.  Up to 2000 novels are submitted by either the author or publisher and are reviewed before selection is made for the final round.  Make sure to check our our book display and subscribe to NextReads Romance Newsletter to get more Romance reading suggestions.

The 2017 winners by category are: Continue reading »