Tenafly Library Friends Sunday Afternoon Concert
May 7, 2017 @ 2:00 p..m.
Performance by Doctor Dubious and the Agnostics Jazz Band.
Poetry Circle of Tenafly
Thursday, May 11, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.
Author Talk with Paul Stefanowicz
Monday, May 15, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.
Paul Stefanowicz introduces his new book from the Acadia Images of America series: Tenafly. Paul J. Stefanowicz is a Tenafly councilman and local historian. A lifelong resident of Tenafly, he uses his roots to provide a perspective of how the borough of Tenafly has moved through the second part of the 20th century and into the 21st. Join Paul Stefanowicz for a talk on how Tenafly has evolved from an Old Dutch farming community with unique estates owned by businessmen, mainly railroad executives, into a thriving New York suburb.
How to Finally Write Your Book
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.
Bestselling author and organizing humorist™ Jamie Novak helps you find the time to write; find a way to maintain motivation; and to tackle uncertainty as you write your book. Jamie is the author of five books including Keep this, Toss That.
50 Books Challenge
Thursday, May 18, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.
Share a couple of favorite reads or listens and hear about new (and old) books, authors, and genres to get you motivated to work towards reading 50 books this year. 50 books sounds overwhelming? Join us and work towards your own personal goal.
Cookbook Book Club
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.
Check out this month's cookbook at the Library and choose a recipe to prepare for group tasting. We'll discuss the book and the recipes as we sample the prepared foods. This month we are cooking from: Voracious: A Hungry Reader Cooks Her Way through Great Books by Cara Nicoletti. Visit the Library for program details.
Author Visit with Wendy Lee
Thursday, May 25, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.
Author Wendy Lee shares insight into the writing of her three novels: Happy Family, Across a Green Ocean and The Art of Confidence. Readers are invited to stop by the Library in advance to check out one of Wendy's books. Light refreshments will be served and the evening will end with a door prize drawing for copies of The Art of Confidence.
A graduate of Stanford University and NYU's Creative Writing Program, Lee received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony and the Corporation of Yaddo. She spent more than a decade in the publishing industry as an editor at Harper Collins and Lantern Books, where she co-edited the anthology Defiant Daughters: 21 Women on Art, Activism, Animals, and the Sexual Politics of Meat. She has taught English in China, writing at the Asian American Writers' Workshop, and served as a mentor with Girls Write Now. A second-generation daughter of immigrants from China, Lee resides in Astoria, Queens with her husband and son. This program is co-sponsored by the Tenafly Library Friends.