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  • Oct28

    Book Club  |  Kid's Book Club: Sewing Stories: Harriet Powers' Journey from Slave to Artist

    Sunday, October 28, 2018, 1:30 pm

    Join the Burchfield Penney for Children’s Book Club, the fourth Sunday of the month.

  • Oct 4

    Book Club  |  The Nepal Chronicles by Dan Szczesny

    Thursday, October 4, 2018, 6 pm

    When travel writer Dan Szczesny and his wife, Meenakshi, traveled to Nepal to marry in Kathmandu and trek to Everest Base Camp, they knew the journey would be difficult. What they didn't realize was how life-changing their time in the land of mountains would be. 

  • Sep23

    Book Club  |  Kid's Book Club: Beatrice and the Sunflower Gift

    Sunday, September 23, 2018, 1:30 pm

    Join the Burchfield Penney for Kid's Book Club, the fourth Sunday of the month.

  • May 3

    Book Club  |  Little Black Lies by Sandra Block

    Thursday, May 3, 2018, 6–7:30 pm

    Little Black Lies is about madness and memory - and the dangerous, little lies we tell ourselves just to survive.

  • Apr 5

    Book Club  |  The Shadow of the Silver Birch by Terez Peipins

    Thursday, April 5, 2018, 6–7:30 pm

    Teresa Peipins is a writer of Latvian descent from Western New York who lived abroad for over twenty years. Her poetry, fiction, and essays have appeared in publications both in the United States and abroad.

  • Feb 1

    Book Club  |  Girl in the Moon by Janet McNally

    Thursday, February 1, 2018, 6–7:30 pm

    This is a soul-searching, authentic debut debut novel by Janet McNally.

  • Jan 4

    Book Club  |  A Death in Buffalo by Matt Gryta

    Thursday, January 4, 2018, 6–7:30 pm

    Follow crime reporter Matt Gryta, who covered the case from beginning to end, as he exposes the gritty details of the crime, the trial and the consequences of that grim night that took Ricky Long's life.

  • Dec14

    Book Club  |  Book Launch: Rosanne Higgins The Girl on the Shore

    Thursday, December 14, 2017, 7 pm

    This book launch featuring Roseanne Higgins in a special event as part of the Burchfield Penney Book Club.

  • Dec 7

    Book Club  |  The Hidden Light of Northern Fire by Daren Wang

    Thursday, December 7, 2017, 6–7:30 pm

    Rooted in the history of the only secessionist town north of the Mason Dixon Line, Daren Wang's The Hidden Light of Northern Fires tells a story of redemption amidst a war that tore families and the country apart.

  • Nov 2

    Book Club  |  Classic Rock Classic Jock: The Jim Santella Story A memoir by Jim Santella

    Thursday, November 2, 2017, 6–7:30 pm

    Get behind the mic to meet the man, and head backstage with him to meet many of the greats he interviewed, from Joan Baez to Jackson Brown, from David Bowie to Donald Fagan. Go from Woodstock to WBFO and back with the “father of progressive radio in Buffalo.”