Caroline Doctorow performs and discusses folk music

Caroline Doctorow, daughter of author E.L. Doctorow, will perform with a fellow musician at the Howland Public Library on Nov. 16, from 1 to 2 p.m. They will perform folk music of the early ’60s, including the works of such artists as Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Tom Paxton, Donovan, Pete Seeger and Dave Von Ronk.

Doctorow will also present some of her original compositions and discuss the songwriting process. The program offers a unique perspective of a significant period in the country’s musical history. The concert is free and no registration is required. To learn more about Doctorow, visit

The Howland Public Library is located at 313 Main St. in Beacon. To see all events currently offered at the library, go to and click on “Calendar.” For more information, call Alison Herrero, adult services librarian at 845-831-1134.

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