Valley Readings July 14-20

Friday, July 14, 2017

The following author appearances, readings and book events are planned for the coming week in the Valley:


HISTORIC NORTHAMPTON: Jennifer Hall-Witt discusses “The Other Battle of the Somme: The Smith College Relief Unit in World War I” Saturday at 2 p.m. at the museum, 46 Bridge St., Northampton. 584-6011. Free

MEEKINS LIBRARY: Jeff Hinich will read from Thoreau’s “Walking” essays and lead a walk on a Williamsburg woodland trail Sunday at 1 p.m., beginning from the library, 2 Williams St, Williamsburg. 268-7472

ODYSSEY BOOKSHOP: Bill Roorbach reads from his new short story collection, “The Girl of the Lake,” Tuesday at
7 p.m. at the bookstore, in the Village Commons, 9 College St., South Hadley. 534-7307

WHITE SQUARE BOOKS: Potter, teacher, author, and consultant Jeff Zamek offers ”The Potter's Studio: Clay, Glazes and Kilns” Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the bookstore, 86 Cottage St, Easthampton. 203-1717

WORLD WAR II CLUB: Northampton Poetry holds an open mic Tuesday, 8 p.m. at the club, 50 Conz St., Northampton. $4 admission, $3 students. northamptonpoetry.com