At the Schenectady County Historical Society, Nancy L. Todd, author of New York’s Historic Armories: An Illustrated History, [SUNY Press] will be giving a presentation on armories, their architecture, and their military function. The talk is scheduled for Saturday, January 13 at 2pm. Books will be available for sale and the event is free. The SCHS is located at 32 Washington Avenue (in the Historical Stockade), Schenectady, NY. Please call 518-374-0263 for more information.
For a detailed description of New York’s Historic Armories, please click this link to the SUNY Press website: http://www.sunypress.edu/details.asp?id=61348
Meanwhile, Francine Prose reads from her latest book “Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them,” followed by a Q&A and book signing, Saturday, January 13, 2 p.m. Route 23A, Hunter NY.