The Roxbury Library Association has received a Spring 2016 Adult Reading and Discussion Grant from the New York Council for the Humanities. The R & D Program hosted by the Roxbury Library will offer adult participants the opportunity to explore the topic “‘In Cold Blood’: True Crime, an American Genre” through a series of thematically linked nonfiction readings, including Truman Capote’s IN COLD BLOOD: A TRUE ACCOUNT OF A MULTIPLE MURDER AND ITS CONSEQUENCES and TRUE CRIME: AN AMERICAN ANTHOLOGY/350 YEARS OF BRILLIANT WRITING ABOUT DARK DEEDS. The Spring 2016 NYCH R & D Program at the Roxbury Library commemorates the 60th anniversary of the publication of IN COLD BLOOD.
All six reading and discussion sessions will be on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon on the following dates: May 14, 2016; May 21, 2016; May 28, 2016; June 4, 2016; June 11, 2016; and June 18, 2016. The RLA will acquire copies of NYCH R & D book selections from the Four County Library System for R & D program participants’ use. Roxbury resident Barry Seiler
will be the Scholar-Facilitator of the RLA NYCH Spring 2016 R & D Program.
To register for the Spring 2016 NYCH R & D Program at the Roxbury Library, please contact Roxbury Library Director Dian Seiler or Roxbury Library Clerk Helen Faraci at (607)-326-7901.
Located at 53742 State Highway 30, the Roxbury Library is directly opposite the town’s United Methodist Church on Main Street.