Today is “Take your Child to the Library Day”

take your child to the library dayToday is “Take your Child to the Library Day” – so if you haven’t taken your child to the library recently, please do so. You may be surprised by the number of free books to read.

 

 

Gayle Danley and Shelley Puhak read Poetry tonight

Gayle Danley and Shelley Puhak read poems on themes from the play “Mary Stuart”.  The event will be at the Folger Shakespeare Library – Elizabethan Theatre from 6: 00 to 7:00 p.m. tonight! It will be hosted by Teri Cross Davis. Admission is free.

Below is a YouTube video of an interview of Gayle Danley —

Below is a YouTube video of a poetry reading by Shelley Puhak –

Stephen Mansfield speaks at Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library

New York Times bestselling author Stephen Mansfield discusses his latest book, The Miracle of the Kurds: A Remarkable Story of Hope Reborn in Northern Iraq.  This free event will be at the Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library in Falls Church, VA, on today from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Mansfield has written several biographies, including Booker T. Washington, Winston Churchill and Abraham Lincoln. His latest book will be available for sale and signing.

Below is a video from YouTube where Mr. Mansfield talked about his new book –

George O’Connor speaks at Takoma Park Library

Graphic novelist George O’Connor unveils Ares, the latest in his popular Olympians series at the Takoma Park Library, Maryland, on February 5th from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.  Mr. O’Connor also will do a drawing demonstration. He has published several children’s picture book and is a New York Times best-selling writer. Politics & Prose Bookstore will be selling his books at the event, but the program is free and no purchase is required to attend.

Below is a video from YouTube on Mr. O’Connor’s chat with Luke Pearson at Strand Bookstore, NY, last April –

Sue Eisenfeld reads at the Writer’s Center

Sue Eisenfeld reads from Shenandoah: A Story of Conservation and Betrayal at the Writer’s Center on Sunday, February 1, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Saundra Rose Maley, a poet, will read from Disappearing Act. The reading will be followed by a reception and book signing. Admission is free.

Gordon Korman presents Masterminds

Don’t forget – Gordon Korman, best-selling children’s author, will present his new book Masterminds at the Takoma Park Library, Maryland.  The event will be from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. on February 4th. Admission is free.

Below is Parts 1 and 2 of his talk at the Neehan Public Library a couple years ago —

Part 1 –

Part 2 –