The Monday series of talks, sponsored by the Friends of the Library, is held at noon in the McChesney Room of the Central Library on Clinton Street. You may bring a bag lunch; coffee and tea are available for a nominal fee. The room is equipped with special devices for the hearing-impaired. These programs are also broadcast on the Schenectady Public Access channel.
A Series of Talks Focusing on Developments In and Around the Capital District
John Karl, Coordinator
Debra Schimpf, Executive Director, Schenectady Community Action Program (SCAP). Ms. Schimpf will describe the many ways in which SCAP addresses the needs of residents in our community.
Wendy Rosher, Vice President, Clinical Services, Ellis Medicine. Ms. Rosher will address the ways in which Ellis is growing to provide for the medical needs of the community.
Glen Merfeld, Director of Storage Battery Manufacturing Operation for GE in Schenectady, will inform us about the newest technology in energy storage and its applications.
Fire Chief Michael Della Rocco will talk about the challenges of informing and protecting community residents concerning fire prevention and the impact of fires on the community.
BOOKS SANDWICHED IN
Patricia Rush, Coordinator
Leonardo and The Last Supper, by Ross King. Pat Rush will review the latest book by the Canadian art historian. King chronicles how Leonardo created the fragile masterpiece that would forever define him.
Flight Behavior, by Barbara Kingsolver. Melinda Perrin reviews this novel by an acclaimed American writer, who has written one of the more thoughtful novels about the scientific, financial and psychological intricacies of climate change.