Sunday, October 22, 2017

Children's Book (and related) Events, Exhibits & Contests

2017

Oct. 22 Sun. 10:30am STORIES BOOKSHOP + STORYTELLING LAB presents BRENDAN WENZEL with his new book Life. INFO: 718.369.1167, https://www.facebook.com/pg/storiesbk/events/ LOCATION:  458 Bergen Street, Brooklyn 11217

Oct. 22 Sun. 11:30am  POWERHOUSE ON 8TH presents JANCEE DUNN, author I'm Afraid Your Teddy is in Trouble Today.  INFO: 718.801,8375,  http://powerhouseon8th.com/events/sunday-story-time-with-jancee-dunn-author-of-im-afraid-your-teddy-is-in-trouble-today/ LOCATION:  Powerhouse on 8th, 1111 8th Ave., Brooklyn 11215 

Oct. 22 Sun. 1pm BOOKS OF WONDER presents R. L. STINE, MARC BROWN, PETER BROWN, JOYCE WAN, MARGERY CUYLER and BOB SHEA for a Halloween Book Bonanza. INFO: 212.989.3270, http://booksofwonder.com/saturdayoctober21st2-4pmhalloweenpicturebookboo-nanza.aspx  LOCATION:  Books of Wonder, 18 West 18th Street, NYC

Oct. 24  Tues. 7pm BANK STREET BOOK STORE hosts Creative Conservation with NIKKI GRIMES and ANDREA DAVIS PINKNEY. INFO: 212.678.1654, http://www.bankstreetbooks.com/event/creative-conversation-authors-nikki-grimes-and-andrea-davis-pinkney LOCATION: Langston Hughes House, 20 East 127th Street, NYC 

Oct. 28 Sat. 11am  BOOKS ARE MAGIC hosts TAD HILL Spresenting his new book Duck and Goose: Honk Quack Boo!  INFO:  718.246.2665, https://www.booksaremagic.net/?q=h.calevents  LOCATION:  Books are Magic, 225 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Oct. 29 Sun. 11:30am  POWERHOUSE ON 8TH welcomes TAD HILLS, author/illustrator of Duck & Goose: Honk! Quack! Boo!.  INFO: 718.801.8375, http://powerhouseon8th.com/events/sunday-halloween-story-time-with-tad-hills-author-illustrator-of-duck-goose-honk-quack-boo/ LOCATION:  Powerhouse on 8th (Park Slope), 1111 8th Ave., Brooklyn 11215 

Oct. 28 Sat.  BANKSTREET BOOKSTORE presents the 46TH ANNUAL BOOKFEST at Bank Street College of Education with CARMEN AGRA DEEDY, winner of the Jane Addams, Pura Belpré and Irma Black awards as keynote speaker. Other participants include Caldecott medalists JERRY PINKNEY and BARBARA LEHMAN as well as authors JON SCIESZKA, CAROLE BOSTON WEATHERFORD, RITA WILLIAMS GARCIA, CANDACE FLEMING and author/illustrators STEPHEN SAVAGE, ERIC VELASQUEZ and DON TATE. INFO: TK.  https://www.bankstreet.edu/events/details/649/  LOCATION:  Bank Street College of Education

Oct. 29 Sun. 10:30am STORIES BOOKSHOP + STORYTELLING LAB presents SUSAN VERDE with his new book I Am Peace. INFO: 718.369.1167, https://www.facebook.com/pg/storiesbk/events/ LOCATION:  458 Bergen Street, Brooklyn 11217

Oct. 29  Sun.  11am  COMMUNITY BOOKSTORE hosts STEVEN WEINBERG, author/illustrator of Fred the Lumberjack.  INFO:  718.783.3075, http://www.communitybookstore.net/node/4380 LOCATION: Community Bookstore, 143 Seventh Ave., Brooklyn NY 11215   

Oct. 29 Sun. 11:30am  POWERHOUSE ON 8TH presents TAD HILLS, author and illustrator of Duck & Goose: HONK! QUACK! BOO!.  INFO: 718.801,8375,  http://powerhouseon8th.com/events/sunday-halloween-story-time-with-tad-hills-author-illustrator-of-duck-goose-honk-quack-boo/  LOCATION:  Powerhouse on 8th, 1111 8th Ave., Brooklyn 11215 

Oct. 29  Sun. 7pm BANK STREET BOOK STORE hosts Creative Conservation with KARINA YAN GLASER and RACHEL VAIL. INFO: 212.678.1654, http://www.bankstreetbooks.com/event/authors-karina-yan-glaser-and-rachel-vail-talk-books LOCATION: Bank Street Book Store, 2780 Broadway, NYC 10025

Nov. 1  Wed. 5:30pm  NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY presents HOW TO START/PUBLISH YOUR OWN PICTURE BOOK: Beginners' Guide (Part 1) with ARAM KIM, author/illustrator. FREE and open to the public.  INFO:  212.714.8400,  https://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2017/11/01/how-startpublish-your-own-picture-book-beginners-guide   LOCATION: NYPL, 18 West 53 Street, NYC

Nov. 4 Sat. 4pm BOOKS OF WONDER hosts a launch party for AME DYCKMAN & ZACHARIAH OHORA's new book, Read the Book, Lemmings! INFO: 212.989.3270, http://booksofwonder.com/saturdaynovember4th4-6pmlaunchpartyorreadthebooklemmingsbyamedyckmanandzachariahohora.aspx  LOCATION:  Books of Wonder, 18 West 18th Street, NYC

Nov. 5 Sun. 11:30am  POWERHOUSE ON 8TH presents SELINA ALKO & SEAN QUALLS, illustrators of Why Am I Me?  INFO: 718.801.8375,  http://powerhouseon8th.com/events/sunday-story-time-with-selina-alko-sean-qualls-illustrators-of-why-am-i-me/ LOCATION:  Powerhouse on 8th, 1111 8th Ave., Brooklyn 11215

Nov. 6 Mon. 6pm  SCBWI AGENTS PANEL, a free event for SCBWI members and New School Creative Writing Students, with MOLLY O'NEILL (Waxman Level literary agent), CARRIE PESTRITTO (Prospect Agency) and BROOKS SHERMAN (Janklow & Nesbit). Attendees MUST register and bring a ticket from the SCBWI Metro NY website. Non Members must purchase a ticket for the event.   INFO: https://nymetro.scbwi.org/upcoming-events/  LOCATION: The New School, 66 West 12th St., NYC.

Nov. 8  Wed. 5:30pm  NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY presents HOW TO START/PUBLISH YOUR OWN PICTURE BOOK: Beginners' Guide (Part 2) with ARAM KIM, author/illustrator.  FREE and open to the public.  INFO:  212.714.8400,  https://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2017/11/01/how-startpublish-your-own-picture-book-beginners-guide   LOCATION: NYPL, 18 West 53 Street, NYC

Nov. 11 Sat. 1pm BOOKS OF WONDER presents SHAREE MILLER launching her new book, Princess Hair.   INFO: 212.989.3270, http://booksofwonder.com/tuesdaynovember7th6-8pmlaunchpartyfordevlinquickdiggingfortroublebylindafairstein-1.aspx   LOCATION:  Books of Wonder, 18 West 18th Street, NYC

Nov. 12 Sun. 11:30am  POWERHOUSE ON 8TH presents THYRA HEDER, author/illustrator  of Alfie.  INFO: 718.801.8375,  http://powerhouseon8th.com/events/sunday-story-time-with-thyra-heder-author-illustrator-of-alfie/  LOCATION:  Powerhouse on 8th, 1111 8th Ave., Brooklyn 11215

Nov. 18 Sat. 1pm BOOKS OF WONDER presents ERIN & PHILIP STEAD, with their new Mark Twain book, The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine.   INFO: 212.989.3270, http://booksofwonder.com/saturdaynovember18th1-3pmmeetcaldecottmedailisterinsteadandphilipstead.aspx  LOCATION:  Books of Wonder, 18 West 18th Street, NYC

Dec. 10 Sun. 11:30am  POWERHOUSE ON 8TH presents RAJIV FERNANDEA, with his 'high concept' book Baby to Big.  INFO: 718.801.8375,  http://powerhouseon8th.com/events/pow-author-visit-baby-to-big-by-rajiv-fernandez/  LOCATION:  Powerhouse on 8th, 1111 8th Ave., Brooklyn 11215

EXHIBITS (In order of closing Date)


CONTESTS (In order of deadline)

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RECURRING VENUES

BANK STREET BOOK STORE
212.678.1654  |  2780 Broadway @ 112th Street, NYC 
https://www.bankstreetbooks.com/

BOOKS ARE MAGIC
718.246.2665  |  225 Smith Street (at Butler Street), Brooklyn 11231 

BOOKS OF WONDER
212.989.3270  |  18 West 18th Street  |  NYC, NY  
(Between 5th & 6th Avenues)  booksofwonder.com

CHILDREN'S LITERARY SALON
917.275.6975 (917.ASK.NYPL) http://www.nypl.org/
New York Public Library, Stephen Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger Forum, Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, NY, NY 10018

THE ERIC CARLE MUSEUM OF PICTURE BOOK ART  
413.658.1100  | 125 West Bay Road, Amherst MA 01002 

GREENLIGHT BOOKSTORE  
718.246.0200  |   http://greenlightbookstore.com
686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn NY 11217 and 632 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn NY 11225

NYPL THE CHILDREN'S LITERARY SALON
New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Auditorium, 42nd St. and 5th Ave., NYC

PowerHOUSE ON 8TH
718.801.8375 |  1111 8th Ave. BrooklynNY 11215

R. MICHELSON GALLERIES  413.586.3964 | 
132 Main Street, Northampton MA 01060

SCBWI TUESDAY PROFESSIONAL SERIES
LOCATION: Anthroposophical Society, 138 West 15th Street, NYC 10011  NOTE:  Doors open at 7.15pm. Pre-registration is recommended. Seating is limited to the first 70 people.

SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATORS
212.838.2560 | 128 East 63rd Street | New York NY 10065

STORIES BOOKSHOP + STORYTELLING LAB

718.369.1167 | 458 Bergen St. | Brooklyn, NY 11217

THALIA KIDS BOOK CLUB
212.864.5400 | 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, NYC 10025

WORD Brooklyn
718.383.0096 | 126 Franklin Street | Brooklyn, NY 11222 

WORD Jersey City
201.763.6611 | 123 Newark Ave. | Jersey City, NJ 07302











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