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Westbury Imagined: A Book Talk with Arthur Dobrin

November 3, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for an engaging evening as Arthur Dobrin, author of the book Westbury Imagined, takes us on a captivating journey through the early years of Westbury.

About the Author: Arthur Dobrin has lived in Westbury with his family since 1969. He is Professor Emeritus of University Studies at Hofstra University and Leader Emeritus of the Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island. His books have been translated into Japanese, Chinese, Bangla, Dutch, and Spanish.

About the Book: The first encounters between Indigenous people and Europeans, the enslavement of Africans and their fight for freedom, fox hunting millionaires and Italian immigrants, and the development of suburbia until the present day — All this is presented in Westbury Imagined, a book of history, fiction, memoir, and poetry that celebrates this diverse Long Island community.

Whether you’re a fan of Arthur Dobrin’s previous works or simply curious about the power of his stories, this event is not to be missed. Don’t forget to bring your questions and get ready to be captivated by Westbury Imagined.

This is a FREE event. RSVP on Eventbrite.

Parking is available for free after 6:00 PM in the Village of Westbury lot across the street from the Westbury Arts building on Schenck Ave.


Westbury Arts
255 Schenck Avenue
Westbury, NY 11590