Tompkins County Public Library

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Library to Host Clift, for Reading from Caregiving Anthology

Tompkins County Public Library will host author and educator Elayne Clift for a reading and discussion of her latest book, “TAKE CARE: Tales, Tips and Love from Women Caregivers,” Tuesday, September 12 at 6 p.m. in the Thaler/Howell Programming Room.

Published in June, “Take Care” is a moving collection of prose and poetry written by 21 women who have experienced the challenges and triumphs of caregiving. It offers support and validation for women who are, or have, served as caregivers for aging-parents, ill family members, spouses, children or friends.

Clift is an award-winning writer and journalist, whose work has appeared in The Washington PostThe Boston GlobeThe Christian Science MonitorThe Chronicle of Higher EducationVermont Magazine and numerous other periodicals and anthologies. A Vermont Humanities Council Scholar, she is a trainer and speaker on numerous topics.

This program is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Carrie Wheeler-Carmenatty at

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