The Livingston Library will host pianist Eric Clark
February is the month of romance, at least at the Livingston Library. The Livingston Library will present The Romance of Nature on Sunday Feb. 24, at 2p.m. The concert will blend the works of great composers and great poets. Eric Clark returns to perform the piano music of Chopin, Beethoven, Bartok and others, interspersed with poetry readings by Thea White, to include works by Edna St. Vincent Millay, Emily Dickinson and other familiar names. The concert is free and open to all, no registration is required. The program is funded by the Friends of the Library Music Matters Series.
The Coffee & Crime Mystery Book Club meets on Jan. 17
The Coffee & Crime Mystery Book Club meets on the third Thursday of every month, led by reference librarian Ariel Zeitlin Cooke. The next meeting is Jan. 17 at 7:15 p.m. The group will discuss Michael Chabon's, "The Yiddish Policemen's Union," a police procedural set in alternate history where Alaska, not Israel, became the Jewish homeland after World War II. Chabon, "one of our greatest contemporary writers," according to the library, has created a fantastical, elaborately imagined world "...so vividly imagined you practically need a parka and a prayer shawl to get from one page to the next" inventing "an elegant, satisfying solution for his murder puzzle," as Terence Rafferty wrote in The New York Times. The group will also listen to a …