WAYNE — Cary Memorial Library’s current exhibit at Williams House features the wood carvings of Ellsworth Crosby and selections from the Elizabeth M. Hyatt Bookplate Collection on display for the first time.

The engraved bookplates were collected in the 1920s and 30s from famous collectors and artists such as Woodrow Wilson, Queen Alexandra, E.B. French and Rockwell Kent. The bookplates are displayed with accompanying correspondence and excerpts about the artists and collectors.

Guest speaker Ken Barnard will talk about his grandmother, who cared for the bookplates, at 3 p.m. Sunday. The exhibit will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. that day. Coffee, tea and cider will be served.

The exhibit will be open, free of charge, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 and 27, and Friday, Oct. 19 and 26; from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 and 25.

Williams House is across the street from the library on Old Winthrop Road. For more information, call Jane Andrews at 685-3754 or the library at 685-3612.

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