Thursday, April 07, 2005

Read and Grow: Mini Book and Plant Sale at the Katonah Village Library

On Saturday, May 14, from 10:00 to 4:00, the Katonah Village Library will hold a mini book and plant sale at the old library plaza at the corner of Bedford Road and the Parkway featuring gardening books, children’s books and books for beach reading. This will also be a unique opportunity to preview our big fall book sale, coming up in October. The Katonah Village Improvement Society will be there too, selling all kind of beautiful spring plants to brighten up your garden this year!

Peter Straub to appear at Katonah Village Library Authors Gala in May

In celebration of their 125th anniversary, Katonah Village Library will hold an Authors Gala at Caramoor on Saturday, May 21st from 5:30 to 10:00 p.m. Honored guest and keynote speaker for the evening will be Peter Straub, author of the best selling books, In the Night Room, Ghost Story, Shadowland, and two novels co-written with Stephen King.

The evening will include a silent auction during the cocktail hour in the Italian Pavilion at Caramoor, followed by dinner and a live auction in the reception tent. Some of the remarkable opportunities up for bid include vacation adventures in Ireland and Cape Cod, backstage passes to Nickelodeon, the Michael Kors fashion show and a tour of CBS’ The Early Show with Dave Price. There will also be Yankee tickets, works of art, and luncheon with a distinguished author, among other treats. For more information on tickets, call Karen Sabath at 914-232-2888

Houlihan Lawrence has already made a commitment to be the library’s exclusive Platinum sponsor at a donation level of $15,000. You can support the Gala through an advertisement in the special Gala Commemorative Journal, which will be distributed at the event. Advertising rates range from $100 for a quarter page ad, to $1000 for a full gold page. For more information on prices, call Midge Iorio at 914-232-6123.