LIVERMORE -- The annual East Meets West exhibit, featuring paintings, photographs, sculpture and poetry, will be displayed during January at the Livermore Library's Civic Center Gallery, 1188 South Livermore Ave.

Visitors can see the exhibit and meet the artists at a free reception Saturday from 12:30-4 p.m.

The exhibits began in 2007, started by Livermore artist Lily Xu to celebrate paintings from both Asian and Western traditions.

This year's exhibit includes art by Bill Paskewitz, the late Merilyn "Tilli" Calhoun, Walter Davies, Kurt Fehlberg and Katie Caulk; and poetry by the city's Poet Laureate Cher Wollard, Jim Curcuro and Kay Speaks.

The library is open Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Fridays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sundays noon to 6 p.m. For details, call 925-373-5500.