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June 18, 2015 - 11:39am
posted by Leslie DeLooze in talks, history, batavia.
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July 20, 2015 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
City Historian Larry Barnes will present “Meet the Brisbanes,” a free talk at Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia on Monday, July 20 at 7:00 pm. The Brisbane Family was one of the earliest families in Batavia and was a family that was filled with interesting, although eccentric, personalities.  As we “Escape the Ordinary” this summer, find out how these Batavians led extraordinary lives. More information is available in the library, by calling the library at 343-9550 ext. 2, and at www.batavialibrary.org
April 22, 2015 - 3:33pm
posted by Leslie DeLooze in books, libraries, talks, book reviews.
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June 3, 2015 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia is hosting a talk on Wednesday, June 3 at 7:00 pm called “A Jewish, Christian, Muslim Call for Peace.”  Roula Alkhouri, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Batavia and a native of Damascus, Syria will discuss two books in relation to current events.  These books are The Faith Club: A Muslim, a Christian, a Jew—Three Women Search for Understanding by Ranya Idliby, Suzanne Oliver, and Priscilla Warner and Fields of Blood by Karen Armstrong.  More information is available in the library, by calling the library at 343-9550

September 12, 2014 - 3:02pm
posted by Leslie DeLooze in books, libraries, talks, book reviews.
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October 15, 2014 -
12:10pm to 1:00pm

“Books Sandwiched In” will be held on Wednesday, October 15 at 12:10 p.m. at Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross Street, Batavia.  Pat Burk will review “Fosse”  by Sam Wasson.  Bring your own sandwich; coffee, tea and cookies served.  All are welcome to this talk.  For more information, call the library at (585) 343-9550, ext. 8 or log on to www.batavialibrary.org.

September 12, 2014 - 3:00pm
posted by Leslie DeLooze in books, libraries, talks, book reviews.
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October 8, 2014 -
12:10pm to 1:00pm

 “Books Sandwiched In” will be held on Wednesday, October 8 at 12:10 p.m. at Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross Street, Batavia.  John Holder will review “One Summer: America, 1927”  by Bill Bryson.  Bring your own sandwich; coffee, tea and cookies served.  All are welcome to this talk.  For more information, call the library at (585) 343-9550, ext. 8 or log on to www.batavialibrary.org.

June 4, 2014 - 11:19am
posted by Leslie DeLooze in Richmond Memorial Library, weather, libraries, talks.
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July 7, 2014 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia presents “What’s with the Weather?,” a talk for adults on Monday, July 7 at 7:00 p.m.  Jon Hitchcock, a senior forecaster with the National Weather Service, will talk about weather patterns in Western New York that bring the more interesting weather to our region.  Registration is not required for this free program. More information is available in the library and at www.batavialibrary.org

December 9, 2013 - 3:54pm
posted by Leslie DeLooze in movies, books, talks, film directors.
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January 11, 2014 -
2:00pm to 4:30pm

A Tale for Three Counties, the community-reads project for Genesee, Orleans, and Wyoming Counties, is presenting “Northern Borders Movie Screening ” on Saturday, January 11 at 2:00 p.m. at the Stuart Steiner Theatre at Genesee Community College, One College Road, Batavia.  This movie will include a talk with award-winning director/producer Jay Craven.  The movie is based on the novel by Howard Frank Mosher, which was the featured book for A Tale for Three Counties in 2004.  Tickets are $15.00 and may be purchased at local public libraries, at the GCC library and at the door.

April 12, 2013 - 9:53am
posted by Leslie DeLooze in books, libraries, talks.
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May 15, 2013 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia will present “Dan Brown at Lincoln Center: An Evening of Codes, Symbols and Secrets” on Wednesday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m. The #1 best-selling author comes to Lincoln Center (and to Richmond Memorial Library via live-streaming) to speak about his new novel Inferno, science, religion, codes, book publishing, movie making, and a few surprise topics. This event is presented in conjunction with Present Tense Books. Copies of Inferno and other Dan Brown titles will be for sale. Door prizes!
March 19, 2013 - 6:35pm
posted by Leslie DeLooze in books, lectures, libraries, talks.
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April 17, 2013 -
12:10pm to 1:00pm

“Books Sandwiched In” will be held on Wednesday, April 17 at 12:10 p.m. at Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross Street, Batavia. Jason Smith, Superintendent of Lyndonville Central School, will review “I’d Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had” by Tony Danza. Bring your own sandwich; coffee, tea and cookies served. All are welcome to this talk. For more information, call the library at (585) 343-9550, ext. 8 or log on to www.batavialibrary.org.

January 25, 2013 - 1:31pm
posted by Leslie DeLooze in books, libraries, talks, book discussion, author.
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March 7, 2013 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Peter Troy, author of “May the Road Rise Up to Meet You,” the 2013 selection for A Tale for Three Counties will present a talk at Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia on March 7 at 7:00 pm.  This area-wide book discussion project is for Genesee, Orleans, and Wyoming Counties and encourages everyone to read the same book, to join in discussions, and to meet the author.  The author’s talk will be followed by a book signing, and copies of the book will be available to purchase.

December 28, 2012 - 3:12pm
posted by Leslie DeLooze in genesee county, civil war, talks.
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February 4, 2013 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia. Lynne Belluscio, curator at the LeRoy Historical Society, will talk about the active underground movement in Genesee County that helped escaping slaves make their way to freedom in Canada. Presented in conjunction with A Tale for Three Counties 2013.
December 28, 2012 - 2:13pm
posted by Leslie DeLooze in history, civil war, photography, talks, A Tale for Three Counties.
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January 26, 2013 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia.  Mark Osterman, Photographic Process Historian at the George Eastman House, will talk about photography during the Civil War era. His talk will include a Power Point presentation and a display of a 19th century camera.  This program is presented in conjunction with A Tale for Three Counties 2013.

December 28, 2012 - 1:56pm
posted by Leslie DeLooze in history, civil war, tale for three counties, talks.
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January 22, 2013 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia.  Gregory Kinal, Social Studies teacher at Pembroke High School and leader of over 40 student trips to Gettysburg and Washington, D.C., will talk about Lincoln and the Civil War years ending with his assassination--one of the great murder mysteries of American history. Presented in conjunction with A Tale for Three Counties 2013.

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