Sun­day

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Au­tumn Leaves: The 23rd Annual Glens Falls Chron­i­cle Book Fair, Queens­bury Ho­tel, Glens Falls. 11 a.m. Free. 518-792-1126 or glens­fallschron­i­cle.com. More than 120 Cap­i­tal Re­gion and Adiron­dack au­thors, book­sell­ers, pub­lish­ers and non­profit groups of­fer lo­cal his­tory, Lake Ge­orge, Saratoga and Adiron­dack ti­tles, po­etry, mem­oir, fan­tasy, young adult, chil­dren’s pic­ture books, nov­els, cook­books and more. There will also be book sales and sign­ings, chil­dren’s ac­tiv­i­ties, panel talks, read­ings, chil­dren’s story times and writ­ing and pub­lish­ing pro­grams.

Eleanor Kuhns, Ukrainian-amer­i­can Cit­i­zens Club, 1 Pu­laski St., Co­hoes. Noon. $28. 518-235-2570 or co­hoe­spub­li­cli­brary.org. The Friends of the Co­hoes Pub­lic Li­brary will be host­ing the 29th annual Au­tumn Af­fair, with the his­tor­i­cal mys­tery writer as guest speaker. All pro­ceeds ben­e­fit the li­brary. Reser­va­tions are open and avail­able at the li­brary.

Kat Yeh, The Open Door Book­store & Gift Gallery, 128 Jay St., Sch­enec­tady. Noon. Free. 518-346-2719 or open­door-book­store.com. The chil­dren’s book au­thor signs “The Way To Bea.”

Story Time with Jane Yolen & Heidi Stem­ple, Northshire Book­store, 424 Broad­way, Saratoga Springs. 1 p.m.. Free. 518-682-4200 or northshire.com. The mother-daugh­ter chil­dren’s au­thors host a spe­cial story time that’s all about birds, fea­tur­ing the books “Fly With Me: A Cel­e­bra­tion of Birds through Pic­tures, Po­ems, and Sto­ries,” “Crow Not Crow” and “Count­ing Birds: The Idea That Helped Save Our Feath­ered Friends.”

Mon­day

Day Larks Book Dis­cus­sion Group, Guilder­land Pub­lic Li­brary, 2228 Western Ave., Guilder­land. 2 p.m. Free. 518-456-2400 or guilder­landli­brary.org. Dis­cussing “Man­hat­tan Beach” by Jen­nifer Egan.

Troy Pub­lic Li­brary, 100 Se­cond St., Troy. 6:30 p.m. Free. 518-274-7071 or thetroyli­brary.org. Dis­cussing “In The Midst of Win­ter” by Is­abel Al­lende.

First Mon­day Book Dis­cus­sion, Chatham Pub­lic Li­brary, 11 Wood­bridge Ave., Chatham. 7 p.m. Free. 518-3923666 or chatham.lib.ny.us. Dis­cussing “Exit West” by Mohsin Hamid.

Mon­day Evening Book Dis­cus­sion, East Green­bush Com­mu­nity Li­brary, 10 Com­mu­nity Way. 7 p.m. Free. 518-477-7476 or east­green­bush­li­brary.org.

Night Owls Book Dis­cus­sion, Guilder­land Pub­lic Li­brary, 2228 Western Ave., Guilder­land. 7:30 p.m. Free. 518456-2400 or guilder­landli­brary.org.

Tues­day

Friends of the APL Book Re­view, Al­bany Pub­lic Li­brary, 161 Wash­ing­ton Ave., Al­bany. Noon. Free. 518-4274300 or al­bany­pub­li­cli­brary.org. Frank Robin­son, au­thor and con­ser­va­tive in­tel­lec­tual, lec­tures on “Free­dom Evolves,” by Daniel Dennett.

Bach Adult Fic­tion Book Dis­cus­sion Group, Al­bany Pub­lic Li­brary — Bach Branch, 455 New Scot­land Ave., Al­bany. 2 p.m. Free. 518-482-2154 or al­bany­pub­li­cli­brary.org.

Tues­day Night Book Club, Round Lake Li­brary — Malta Branch, Malta Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 1 Bay­berry Drive, Malta. 7 p.m. Free. 518-682-2495 or round­lake.sals.edu. Dis­cussing “One Se­cond After” by Wil­liam R. Forstchen.

Wed­nes­day

Noon Sto­ry­time for Adults, Wil­liam K. San­ford Town Li­brary, 629 Al­bany Shaker Road, Al­bany. 12:15 p.m. Free. 518-810-0314 or colonieli­brary.org. Julia Child made French cook­ing ac­ces­si­ble to Amer­i­can cooks, was the first per­son on PBS to win an Emmy, and en­joyed a pas­sion­ate mar­riage. Sto­ry­teller Kate Dud­ding will share sto­ries she gleaned from the Julia Child

Al­bany Pub­lic Li­brary, 161 Wash­ing­ton Ave., Al­bany. 6:30 p.m. Free. 518-427-4300 or al­bany­pub­li­cli­brary.org. The pho­tog­ra­pher will de­scribe his ex­pe­ri­ence pho­tograph­ing a sin­gle dra­matic Adiron­dack scene each sea­son for a year. This shoot for Adiron­dack Life Mag­a­zine be­came the in­spi­ra­tion for his book, “The Adiron­dacks: Sea­son by Sea­son.”

Bob Bayle, Cran­dall Pub­lic Li­brary, 251 Glen St., Glens Falls. 7 p.m. Free. 518-792-6508 or cran­dal­l­li­brary.org. The lo­cal au­thor of­fers an il­lus­trated talk and sign­ing for his new book, “A Glens Falls-lake Ge­orge Port­fo­lio 1904-1946: The Pho­to­graphs of Fran­cis Bayle and Some Lo­cal His­tory.”

Caffe Lena Po­etry Open Mic fea­tur­ing April Bernard, Caffe Lena, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs. 7 p.m. Free-$5. 800-838-3006 or caf­fe­lena. org. This monthly event, hosted by Carol Graser, fea­tures the poet, most re­cent vol­ume of po­ems is “Brawl & Jag.”

Fic­tion Book Dis­cus­sion, Voorheesville Pub­lic Li­brary, 51 School Road, Voorheesville. 7 p.m. Free. 518-7652791 or voorheesvil­leli­brary.org. Dis­cussing “Indigo Girl” by Natasha Boyd.

Thurs­day

Day­books, Beth­le­hem Pub­lic Li­brary, 451 Delaware Ave., Del­mar. 1:30 p.m. Free. 518-439-9314 or beth­le­hempub­li­cli­brary.org. Dis­cussing “The Sun Also Rises” by Ernest Hem­ing­way; a World War I 100th an­niver­sary event.

Es­mer­alda San­ti­ago, Cam­pus Cen­ter Ball­room, Univer­sity at Al­bany, 1400 Wash­ing­ton Ave., Al­bany. 7 p.m. Free. 518-442-5620 or nyswrit­ersin­sti­tute.org. The New York State Writ­ers In­sti­tute presents the renowned writer of the Puerto Ri­can ex­pe­ri­ence (mem­oir ‘When I Was Puerto Ri­can,” novel “Con­quis­ta­dora”) in con­ver­sa­tion with WAMC’S Joe Don­ahue. There is also a 4:15 p.m. craft talk in the Multi-pur­pose Room in the Cam­pus Cen­ter West Ad­di­tion.

Great Books Dis­cus­sion Group, Beth­le­hem Pub­lic Li­brary, 451 Delaware Ave., Del­mar. 7 p.m. Free. 518439-9314 or beth­le­hempub­li­cli­brary. org.

Fri­day

David Pi­etrusza, Clifton Park-half­moon Pub­lic Li­brary, 475 Moe Road, Clifton Park. 10:30 a.m. Free. 518-3718622 or cphli­brary.org. The au­thor talks about his book, “TR’S Last War: Theodore Roo­sevelt, the Great War, and a Jour­ney of Tri­umph and Tragedy.”

Richard Tim­ber­lake and Philip Ter­rie, Northshire Book­store, 424 Broad­way, Saratoga Springs. 7 p.m. Free. 518-682-4200 or northshire. com. The co-au­thors of “J. S. Wooley: Adiron­dack Pho­tog­ra­pher” presents an il­lus­trated lec­ture on the life and work of Wooley.

Satur­day

Dana Cavalea, Mar­ket Block Books, 290 River St., Troy. 11 a.m. Free. 518328-0045 or bhny.com. The au­thor dis­cusses and signs his book “Habit of a Cham­pion: No­body Be­comes a Cham­pion By Ac­ci­dent.”

Anne O’brien Carelli, The Open Door Book­store & Gift Gallery, 128

Jay St., Sch­enec­tady. 1 p.m. Free. 518346-2719 or open­door-book­store. com. The au­thor signs her new book, “Sky­lark and Wall­creeper.”

Hud­son Tal­bot, The Lit­tle Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza, 1475 Western Ave., Al­bany. 3 p.m. Free. 518489-4761 or bhny.com. The au­thor and il­lus­tra­tor reads and signs “Pic­tur­ing Amer­ica: Thomas Cole and the Birth of Amer­i­can Art.”

Emily Mc­cully, Chatham Pub­lic Li­brary, 11 Wood­bridge Ave., Chatham. 3:30 p.m. Free. 518-392-3666 or chatham.lib.ny.us. The au­thor dis­cusses her new book, “She Did It,” which fea- tures 21 spe­cial women who changed the way we think.

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