Books span the 16th through the 20th century and demonstrate the changing patterns and tastes in literature consumption, production, and marketing.
A tour of the multi-generational Van Rensselaer library has been set for October 2nd at 5:30 pm. Attendees will be welcomed to take a peek at some of the rare, old and interesting finds among the 5,000 books collected by the Cherry Hill household with rare books expert Dr. Philip Eppard of the University at Albany and Executive Director Deborah Emmons-Andarawis. Tickets are $15 general admission and $5 for members.
Fall refreshments of local cider and doughnuts will immediately follow the tour.
The Van Rensselaer household library is located in the Edward Frisbee Center for Collections & Research is located on Cherry Hill Street between First and McCarty Avenues. Tickets are available online, or by emailing email@example.com.
Photo of books from the Van Rensselaer library collection provided.