All are invited to a poetry reading by James McMann, retired New York City police officer at 7 p.m. Wednesday Dec. 1 in the Cazenovia Public Library Community Room.
The focus of McMann's readings will be from his books "Poetry in Blue" and "Winter Dreams." His love and respect for other poets, writers, artists, and composers is the inspiration for his poetry. Represented in his reading will be Edgar Allen Poe, Arthur Miller, Oscar Wilde, John Steinbeck, Dante and John Milton along with American painter Edward Hopper and classical composers Tchaikovsky and Richard Wagner.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 655-9322 or visit cazenoviapubliclibrary.org.