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Princeton Public Library Children's book festival- 9/11/2010-11am-4pm
Venue: Alfred E. Hinds Plaza adjacent to the Princeton Public Library.
Princeton Public Library 65 Witherspoon St.Princeton, NJ 08542
The 5th Annual Princeton Children’s Book Festival is Sept. 11 from 11 am- 4pm. Over 50 nationally acclaimed authors and illustrators of Children's and Young Adult books will be meeting their fans, discussing their work and signing books on the Alfred E. Hinds Plaza adjacent to the the Princeton Public Library.Books will be available for purchase through Barnes and Noble's satellite book store located in the library's Community Room. Live entertainment throughout the afternoon Alfred E. Hinds Plaza adjacent to the the Princeton Public Library.Books will be available for purchase through Barnes and Noble's satellite book store located in the library's Community Room.
Live entertainment throughout the afternoon.
Jersey City Public Library A Tale of Our City- 9/18/2010, 11am-4pm
Venue: Van Vorst Park adjacent to the Main Branch of the Jersey City Public Library,
Montgomery Street and Jersey Avenue, Jersey City
Tel (201) 547 - 4500
Jersey City’s annual book festival, will feature 18 established and up-an-coming authors in the bucolic Victorian setting of Van Vorst Park, on Saturday, September 18.
Some authors will be very familiar… Al Sullivan, Senior Staff Writer for the Hudson Reporter weekly newspaper chain… Bob Leach, Director of the Jersey City Historical Project, with his latest on Jersey City Mayor Frank Hague… NJ Room Manager Cynthia Harris of the Jersey City Free Public Library, with her photo and postcard book on Changing Jersey City… others will be known for their works, such as John B. Wefing, Seton Hall law professor whose book is on NJ Governor Richard J. Hughes… or Adeyinka Makinde, for his book on Jersey City boxer Frankie DePalma… and others, such as novelist Shobhan Bantwal, will be known within certain communities (for this author, India).
T. A. Barron-9/23/2010-4:30 PM -7:00PM at NJCU
Date and Time: 9/23/2010, 4:30-7:00 pm (including reception)
Venue: Hepburn Hall 202 (Gothic Lounge) on the campus of New Jersey City University (NJCU) , 2039 Kennedy Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ 07305,
Note: The event includes professional development hours.
T.A. Barron , award-winning and bestselling young adult author the highly acclaimed epic -- and soon to be major motion picture -- The Lost Years of Merlin. Mr. Barron will speak on his books, writing process, and passion for conservation and children’s literature.
Mr. Barron will be awarded the 2010 M. Jerry Weiss Book Award by the New Jersey Reading Association for his book Merlin’s Dragon.This prestigious Award honors authors of outstanding children’s and young adult literature. Candidates for the Award are chosen by teachers and librarians and voted on by New Jersey children. Past recipients include Walter Dean Myers, Mo Williams, Doreen Cronin, and Betsy Lewin.
Books will be available for purchase and signing. Professional Development Credits are available for educators.
Please contact Victoria Thompson at (201)200-2472 or firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information. This event is sponsored by the M. Jerry Weiss Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature.