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April 2014
 
Thursday, April 17th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Teen readers will swoon as these wonderful authors deliver their heart-pounding tales.

MICHELLE MADOW - The Secret Diamond Sisters
KADY CROSS - Girl With the Iron Touch
MARIA V. SNYDER - Touch of Power
DAWN METCALF - Indelible
CARA LYNN SHULTZ - Spellbound
AMALIE HOWARD - Waterfell

Friday, April 18th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Come celebrate the release of NY Times bestselling author Jenny Han's latest contemporary novel! Refreshments will be served.

JENNY HAN To All The Boys I've Loved Before

Saturday, April 19th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Don't miss this amazing afternoon of interacting and laughing it up with these amazing picture books creators!

CHARISE HARPER Go! Go! Go! Stop!
AME DYCKMAN Tea Party Rules
CHRIS RASCHKA Thingy Things Series
JONATHAN BEAN Bad Bye, Good Bye

Monday, April 21st, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Don't miss Printz Award winning author MARCUS SEDGWICK as we celebrate the launch of his latest novel She is Not Invisible.

Tuesday, April 22nd, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Come meet and hear from picture book creator Kate Hosford!

STORYTIME WITH THE AUTHOR is a weekly storytime designed to connect young readers and listeners directly to the authors and artists who create the books they love. Each week we will invite an author or artist to read aloud from their books and other picture books that they love. They may also lead activities such as crafts or drawing.

Wednesday, April 23rd, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join us for an evening of fun as these authors chat about their recent YA releases and the universal themes throughout the different genres before playing a Q&A game that pits their characters in unlikely scenarios.

LEAH CYPESS Death Sworn (Fantasy)
MARIE RUTKOSKI The Winner's Curse (Fantasy)
ELIZABETH EULBERG Better Off Friends (Contemporary)
LAURIE CROMPTON The Real Prom Queens of Westville High (Contemporary)
AMMI-JOAN PAQUETTE Paradox (Science fiction)
ELIZABETH NORRIS Unbreakable (Science fiction)

Sunday, April 27th, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Meet and interact with picture book creator extraordinaire Todd Parr.

Sunday, April 27th, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Picture book fun for everyone, don't miss...

TAD HILLS Duck and Goose Go to the Beach
SAM GARTON I am Otter
STEVE LIGHT Have You Seen My Dragon?
PATRICIA LAKIN Bruno & Lulu's Playground Adventure
LAURA LYN diSIENA Hippos Can't Swim and other fun facts + Chickens Don't Fly and other fun facts

Wednesday, April 30th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The Edgars , named after Edgar Allan Poe, are presented every year by the Mystery Writers of America, They honor the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, television, film, and theater published or produced in the previous year. Join us as we meet and hear from some of this year's nominees.

Best Juvenile Nominees:
JOSH BERK Strike Three, You're Dead
AMY TIMBERLAKE One Came Home
ERIN DIONNE Moxie and the Art of Rule Breaking
CAROLINE LAWRENCE P.K. Pinkerton and the Petrified Man

Best Young Adult Nominees:
TERRA ELAN McVOY Criminal
JULIE BERRY All the Truth That's in Me
KIRSTEN MILLER How to Lead a Life of Crime

 
May 2014
 
Saturday, May 3rd, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Join us for an afternoon of magic schools and dragons as these authors read from the latest adventures in their fantastic books.

SOMAN CHAINANI School for Good and Evil #2: A World Without Princes
SARWAT CHADDA The City of Death
TUI T. SUTHERLAND The Brightest Night

Monday, May 5th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Teen Readers are invited to meet and hear from award-winning author Jennifer Donnelly, as we celebrate the launch of her latest title Deep Blue!

Tuesday, May 6th, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Come meet and hear from picture book creator Janet Lawler!

STORYTIME WITH THE AUTHOR is a weekly storytime designed to connect young readers and listeners directly to the authors and artists who create the books they love. Each week we will invite an author or artist to read aloud from their books and other picture books that they love. They may also lead activities such as crafts or drawing.

Wednesday, May 7th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Celebrate the launch of Big Bad Bubble from the hilarious team that brought you Dragons Love Tacos and Secret Pizza Party!

DANIEL SALMiERI Big Bad Bubble
ADAM RUBIN Big Bad Bubble

Saturday, May 10th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

A picture book bonanza means great new books and a wonderful time for all your young readers and listeners! Come meet and hear from:

VINCENT KIRSCH Freddie & Gingersnap
CATIA CHEN A Boy and a Jaguar
KABIR SEHGAL A Bucket of Blessings
JASON CARTER EATON How To Train a Train
DANIEL SALMiERI Big Bad Bubble
ADAM RUBIN Big Bad Bubble

Sunday, May 11th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Don't miss these terrific authors as they deliver their latest titles for teen readers!

CLAY CHAPMAN The Tribe Book 2: Camp Cannibal
VINCE VAWTER Paperboy
NATALIE STANDIFORD Swtiched at Birthday
JEFF BARON Sean Rosen is Not for Sale

Monday, May 12th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join author ALYSSA B. SHEINMEL as we celebrate the release of her captivating teen novel Second Star!

Tuesday, May 13th, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Come meet and hear from picture book creator George O'Connor!

STORYTIME WITH THE AUTHOR is a weekly storytime designed to connect young readers and listeners directly to the authors and artists who create the books they love. Each week we will invite an author or artist to read aloud from their books and other picture books that they love. They may also lead activities such as crafts or drawing.

Tuesday, May 13th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Don't miss this great evening featuring these talented authors and their great new books!

JOHN COREY WHALEY Noggin
JAMES HOWE Also Known as Elvis

Thursday, May 15th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Thrilling teen tales delivered by their captivating authors, you won't want to miss this one!

HOLLY BLACK Doll Bones & Coldest Girl in Coldtown
DANIELLE PAIGE Dorothy Must Die
EMMY LAYBOURNE Monument 14: Savage Drift
SEAN WILLIAMS Twinmaker & Troubletwisters: The Missing
MOIRA YOUNG Raging Star
SHANDY LAWSON The Loop
EMMA TREVAYNE Flights and Chimes and Mysterious Times

Sunday, May 18th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Don't miss fast paced middle grade adventure delivered direct from these thrilling authors!

PETER LERANGIS The Tomb of Shadows (Seven Wonders #3)
ANDY MARINO The Door
LISA FIEDLER Mouseheart
TOM O'DONNELL We Hold These Truths

Tuesday, May 20th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Teen readers are in for a treat as these great authors join us to share their gripping new books:

E. LOCKHART We Were Liars
SARAH MLYNOWSKI Don't Even Think About It
JENNIFER E. SMITH The Geography of You and Me
SUSANE COLASANTI Now & Forever
EMERY LORD Open Road Summer

Sunday, May 25th, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Come celebrate the launch for ALEX LONDON'S Guardian, the exciting sequel to Proxy!

ALEX LONDON Guardian

Tuesday, May 27th, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Come meet and hear from picture book creator Scott Campbell!

STORYTIME WITH THE AUTHOR is a weekly storytime designed to connect young readers and listeners directly to the authors and artists who create the books they love. Each week we will invite an author or artist to read aloud from their books and other picture books that they love. They may also lead activities such as crafts or drawing.

 
June 2014
 
Tuesday, June 3rd, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join us for the launch party of MICHAEL BARAKIVA's One Man Guy!

Sunday, June 15th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

It's picture book fun for everyone come meet and here from:

A.J. SMITH Even Monsters...
CHRIS RASCHKA The Cosmobiography of Sun Ra: The Sound of Joy is Enlightenging