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June 30, 2013

Book Briefs: June 30, 2013

Sherman Free Library book sale coming up

PORT HENRY — The Sherman Free Library is having a book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 6, at its 20 Church St. location.

For questions, call 546-7461.


Fort Ti Author Series starts July 14

TICONDEROGA — Fort Ticonderoga’s 2013 Author Series will feature authors of recent works related to the 18th and 19th century history of the fort.

Each program will take place in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center, with a book signing in the Museum Store to follow.

The series includes: Donald N. Hagist, author of “British Soldiers, American War: Voices of the American Revolution,” at 2 p.m. July 14; Thomas A. Chambers, author of “Memories of War: Visiting Battlegrounds and Bonefields in the Early American Republic,” at 11:30 a.m. July 21; Mark Bowie, author of “In Stoddard’s Footsteps: The Adirondacks Then & Now,” gives a presentation called “Night over the North Country” at 2 p.m. July 28; and Theodore Corbett, author of “No Turning Point: The Saratoga Campaign in Perspective,” at 2 p.m. Sept. 29.

Programs are included in the cost of admission; $17.50 for adults, $14 for seniors (62 and up), $8 for children ages 5 to 12 and free for children ages 4 and under. Members of the Friends of Fort Ticonderoga and Ticonderoga Ambassador Pass holders are admitted at no cost.

To learn more about this series and other programs, visit Fort Ticonderoga’s website at


Westport Library book sale starts July 4

WESTPORT — The Westport Library book sale will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, July 4 through 6. A first-view session is also offered from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 3.

A $15 donation per person is requested to attend the first view at the library’s 6 Harris Lane location. In addition to the first choice of books, first viewers can enjoy champagne, strawberries and music by Russ Bailey.

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