The mood was lighthearted at the November 16th Cocktails & Conversations as Kamili Bell Hill, local author and “PlantBlerd” creator with nearly 60,000 social media followers, discussed her lively media journey with Prof. Amy Bass and shared horticulture tips from her book Happy Plants, Happy You. Hill says houseplants helped her “exit the stress highway.” Her book is part […]
On Saturday morning, October 21st the New Rochelle Public Library Foundation hosted a morning version of its popular Cocktails & Conversation event : Coffee, Confections and Conversation featured author Emily Franklin, whose latest work, The Lioness of Boston, is a deeply evocative novel of the life of Isabella Stewart Gardner. The topic — one of America’s leading art collectors and creator of […]
Dr. Edward Pasciuti Life-Long New Rochelle Resident and Philanthropist After a long and distinguished career counseling and nurturing the youth of New Rochelle, Dr. Edward Pasciuti is making a substantial legacy gift to the Library Foundation. This incredibly generous act caps Dr. Pasciuti’s long history of service and generosity to our community. Ed’s boundless energy […]
Jonathan Rosen is the author of The Best Minds: A Story of Friendship, Madness, and the Tragedy of Good Intentions, which The New York Times calls “an act of tremendous compassion and a literary triumph.” Tickets cost $60 and include delicious nibbles and two drinks. The Best Minds begins in New Rochelle when Jonathan and Michael meet as 10-year-olds. […]
The community recharged their super powers with an afternoon filled with family friendly activities and the ribbon cutting for our newly renovated 2nd Floor.