Music and books will meet in concert at 6 p.m. as Village Lights Bookstore hosts a Sunday event for children and adults.

Cirque des Animaux: A Musical Soiree with Zoological Array will feature pianist Starla Hibler Raley accompanied by poet and author Jack Ramey. As narrator, Ramey will read The Story of Babar: The Little Elephant, by Jean de Brunhoff, set to music by Francis Poulenc, and The Carnival of the Animals, by Camille Saint-Saëns, with poems by Ogden Nash.

Hors d’oevres and wine will be available for adults along with juice and cookies for children.

Reservations are recommended as seating is limited. Admission is free, but a $15 donation is suggested.