Mayor will present award at Howland library

The Howland Public Library will honor the newly selected 2015–2016 Beacon poet laureate on Tuesday, Nov. 18, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Beacon Mayor Randy Casale will formally introduce the poet laureate to the greater Beacon community and present an award.

The mayor will also announce the runner-up, and the audience will hear selected poetry readings. The reception will include a variety of light refreshments. No registration is required for the free event.

To see all upcoming events at the library, go to and click on “Calendar.” For more information, contact Alison Herrero, adult services librarian, at 845-831-1134.

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