Water for Elephants
Companion: When the Circus Came to Town

'Water for Elephants' book

Community Selection

'When the Circus Came to Town' book

Junior Companion Book

Our Community Celebration

Saratoga Reads events included a presentation by big top veteran Rob Mermin, founder of the acclaimed Circus Smirkus, and a brown-bag lunch event about the Great Depression. The final event of the season was a reading by Water for Elephants author Sara Gruen, followed by a reception and book signing, at the Tang Museum at Skidmore College. Gruen’s visit was presented as part of SaratogaArtsFest.

Saratoga Reads celebrates the circus with a Kids Fair on Skidmore College's Case Green.
Author Sara Gruen signs books at Skidmore College's Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery.