Tom Rivers discusses his book 'Farm Hands' at LeRoy library
Tom Rivers, local author and longtime staff writer for the Batavia Daily News, will be at the Woodward Memorial Library to discuss his book, "Farm Hands: Hard work and hard lessons from Western New York fields." Attendees will be able to purchase copies of the book and have them signed.
This will take place at the library, which is at 7 Wolcott St. in LeRoy, from 7 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 23. Registration is not required.
Rivers' book is a compilation of first-person segments of his state and national award-winning series on farming and local farm laborers, which he wrote in 2008. The series chronicles his experiences on various farms in Genesee and Orleans counties. The book includes additional background information along with 101 pictures.
You can find more information on Rivers' book by visiting www.farmhandsbook.com. For more details on the program, call the library at 768-8300.