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Authors appearing on Long Island, week of Jan. 20

Jeffrey Sussman of East Hampton is the author

Jeffrey Sussman of East Hampton is the author of "Rocky Graziano: Fists, Fame, and Fortune."  Credit: Barbara Sussman

Monday, Jan. 21  
Children's author Paul Rodriguez (“Pick Me Last!”) reads stories and leads craft activities that teach children about diversity and equality. At 5 p.m., Middle Country Public Library, 101 Eastwood Blvd., Centereach; 631-585-9393,

Wednesday, Jan. 23 
East Hampton author Jeffrey Sussman talks about and signs copies of “Rocky Graziano: Fists, Fame, and Fortune.” At 1 p.m., Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Rd., Southampton; 631-283-0774,

Thursday, Jan. 24 
Northport author Richard F. Welch talks about “Long Island and World War I.” At 7 p.m., Bay Shore-Brightwaters Public Library, 1 South Country Rd., Brightwaters; 631-665-4350,


Friday, Jan. 25 
Leanna Renee Hieber (“The Spectral City") performs a one-woman-play about Tiffany glass designer Clara Wolcott Driscoll. Registration required. At 7 p.m., East Meadow Public Library, 1886 Front St., East Meadow; 516-794-2570 ext. 560,

Sunday, Jan. 27 
Robert Lawrence Friedman (“The Healing Power of the Drum: A Psychotherapist Explores the Healing Power of Rhythm”) teaches stress management through drumming. At 1:30 p.m., Great Neck Library, 159 Bayview Ave., Great Neck; 516-466-8055,

Compiled by Nyasia Draper

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