Ruth Keeler Memorial Library Presents

Tables of Content is a party series celebrating literature, food, camaraderie, and conversation. Each event has a theme based on a book of the host's choice. Join your North Salem neighbors as they gather to honor famous and fun literary works and the power of community. We Thank the hosts for opening their homes to share their favorite foods and books and for allowing us to meet new friends and reconnect with old ones.



Lawns into Meadows-Hosted by Chrissanth and Jon Gross

Sunday, July 21st at 5:00 pm


Celebrate the demise of our lawn and the rise of our wonderful meadow! Enjoy sparkling cocktails and hors d'oeuvres while our landscape designer shows how we are freeing ourselves from an 18th-century French invader (that pesky lawn!)


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The Sun Also Rises-Hosted by Linda and Barrett Gross

Saturday, July 27th at 6:00 pm


A summer night in Pamplona: The bulls finished their run, but the celebration continued. Experience the sound, taste, and movement of Pamplona not as the sun rises but as it sets over cocktails and dinner on Hunt Lane.



Hello Beautiful-Hosted by Nella and Dominic Habsburg

Saturday, September 7th at 6:00 pm


"Sometimes we need another pair of eyes," says William Waters in Ann Napolitano's best seller. Join us for cocktails and an end-of-summer dinner to see what you can see from our splendid perch on Cat Ridge.



Water for Elephants-Hosted by Allison Newell & Constantine Demetracopoulos

Saturday, September 14th, 4:00- 7:00 pm


The elephants and giraffes are (almost) gone, but the spirit of the circus is alive at June Farm! Bring your kids and grandma for fun with a magician, barbecue, ice cream, games, face painting, beer, wine, and more!


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Interview with A Vampire Hosted-by Jennifer and Paul Gileno

Wednesday, September 18th at 6:30 pm


A night of gothic elegance and New Orleans allure at Uncle Cheef's music lounge, inspired by Interview with A Vampire. Don your most mysterious attire, savor mesmerizing jazz, exquisite cuisine, and enticing drinks in timeless style.


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Lonesome Dove-Hosted by Julia Burke

Saturday, September 21st, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm


Giddy-up! Enjoy a foot-stomping live bluegrass band, cocktails, elegant barbecue, and the last sunset of summer while pondering some themes of this Pulitzer Prize winner: adventure, broken dreams, love, and enduring friendship. Western garb, if convenient.


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The Metamorphosis-Hosted by Jackie and Peter Kamenstein

Saturday, October 5th at 7:30 pm


Inspired by Kafka's The Metamorphosis, ponder an alternate self. Imagine a dinner where your companion could be a musician, diplomat, astronaut, or insect. In this world of possibilities, who or what will you come as?


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And Then There Were None-Hosted by Amy and John Cilmi

Saturday, October 19th at 6:30 pm


In Agatha Christie's story, the hosts never appear. Will they turn up for this dinner? Rumor has it that the old White Cottage on the former Grant estate is haunted. You be the judge..if you dare.


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Jazz-Hosted by Katherine Daniels and Josh Leicht

Saturday, November 9th, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm


Experience Harlem in the 1920s: live jazz, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and great literature. From the announcement of her Nobel Prize in 1993, "Morrison uses a device which is akin to the way jazz itself is played."


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The Art of Racing in The Rain-Hosted by

Renea and Duncan Dayton

Sunday, December 1st 8:00am-11:00am


A heartwarming breakfast inspired by The Art of Racing in The Rain at Hayfields. Toast to friendship, perseverance, and the lessons learned on and off the track. Delight in a menu that mirrors the book's spirit.


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Seats are limited as indicated and sold on a first-come, first-served basis. We will provide the address of your host before the event (or events) you plan to attend. The price of the ticket is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Please remember that the hosts are graciously preparing food for you and cannot be expected to accommodate special dietary needs.

Thank you for your support of the Ruth Keeler Memorial Library

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