Thursday, April 17, 2008


The Katonah Village Library is pleased to announce the following events:

The Katonah Great Decisions Chapter along with the library is pleased to have Aleksandr Illitchev, Senior Officer: Department of Political Affairs – UN Secretariat offer his personal perspective on the “New Russia” and its implications. This public forum will be held on Wednesday, April 23 from 7:30 to 9:15 p.m. A $10 contribution for the library is suggested ($15 with companion). For more information, please contact Fred Piker at or Tyler Beebe at

The Katonah Poetry Series continues with award-winning poet Anne Marie Macari. She will read on April 27 at 4 p.m. followed by a reception and book-signing.

On May 3 we will have our Spring Book Sale from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. This sale will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather.

A three-part Fiction Writing Workshop led by writer, teacher and author Kim Kovach will be held on Monday, May 5, 12 and 19, from 7 – 8 p.m.. No prior writing experience is required—just a pen and notepad. Registration is required and space is limited. Please register by calling the library at 232-3508 or stop by the circulation desk to sign up.

On Saturday, May 17, at 8 p.m., a Chamber Music Concert will be held featuring Gena Raps on the piano, Carol Wincenc (from the faculty of Juilliard School and Mannes College of Music) on the flute and other distinguished artists. Tickets are $25. They are on sale now at the circulation desk.

On Saturday, May 24, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. we will be co-sponsoring a Bone Marrow Donor Drive.

For further information on any of these programs, please call the library at 232-3508 or visit our website at