Sunday, December 11th, 2011 - 4 pm - Sylvia Nasar will read from Grand Pursuit
"Grand Pursuit is a history of economics which is full of
flesh, bloom and warmth. The author demonstrates that there is far
more to economics than Thomas Carlyle's 'dismal science' and does
so with all the style and panache that you would expect from the
author of the 1998 bestseller, A Beautiful Mind." - The
If only Econ 101 had been this interesting -
Read the book
The program begins at 4:00, with complimentary wine and snacks at 3:30.
Sunday, December 11th, 2011 at 4 pm Village Center
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Seeking All Larchmont Writers and Filmmakers
The Friends of the Larchmont Public Library are interested in compiling a database of local authors.
All writers, poets, playwrights and filmmakers residing or working in the 10538 zip code area are requested to submit their contact information and a list of their publications to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please help us get the word out!
Who are the Friends of the Larchmont Public Library?
We are interested residents who contribute to the Library in important ways. Government funding alone cannot finance all the cultural events that our community currently enjoys. The Friends of the Library — an independent 501c(3) not–for–profit organization — provides the money needed for these additional programs. Please join us and become a member. There are plenty of opportunities for interested volunteers!
- Programs for adults featuring authors, art experts, musicians, adventurers and theatre groups, often on Sunday afternoons
- Special Children's Programs and Events
- Summer Pajama Story Time, a weekly reading event for children during July and August
- Seed Funding for pilot programs such as wireless service, the Express Book Collection and the DVD collection
- Funding preservation of Local History material
- Magazine Subscription funding to enhance the Library's periodicals collection
- Larchmont Train Station Lending Library bookrack tended to and stocked by the Friends
- Books for the Homebound, enabling delivery of books and audiobooks to homebound individuals in the community
- Purchases of Equipment and Furniture for the library that were not included in the Library's regular budget
- A major contribution to the reconstruction of the Children's Library