Friday, August 31, 2018

September Connecticut Children's Literature Calendar

September is supposed to be considered more of a beginning than January these days, which may be why we're seeing more activity in Connecticut than we have in a while.

Sun., Sept. 2, Mark Seth Lender and Valerie Elaine Pettis, Bank Square Books, Mystic 1:00 to 300 PM

Sat., Sept. 8, Donna Marie Merritt, Book Club, Bookstore & More, South Windsor 10:30 to 11:30 AM Story time and craft

Sat., Sept. 8, Leslie Bulion, Storytellers' Cottage, Simsbury 11:00 AM to 1200 PM Storytime

Sat., Sept. 8, Jessica Bayliss, Barnes & Noble, Milford, 4:00 to 6:00 PM Book launch

Wed., Sept. 12, Karen Romano Young, Byrd's Books, Bethel 7:00 PM


Wed., Sept. 12, Brad Meltzer and Christopher Eliopoulos, R.J. Julia Booksellers, Madison 6:30 PM

Fri., Sept. 14, Beth Turley, Bank Square Books, Mystic 5:00 to 7:00 PM

Fri., Sept. 14, Leslie Bulion, New Britain Public Library Literary Libations, New Britain 5:00 to 8:00 PM Ticketed event; showcase of authors


Sat., Sept. 15, Judy Siegel, Storytellers' Cottage, Simsbury 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Sat., Sept. 15, Kimberly McCreight, Book Club, Bookstore & More, South Windsor 2:00 to 3:00 PM  In conversation with Chris Wolak.


Wed., Sept. 19, Katie L. Carroll, Milford Public Library, Milford 2:30 Part of the 2018 One City, One Story program for middle grade readers.

Sat., Sept. 22, Joanna L.C. Meyer, Bank Square Books, Mystic 5:00 to 7:00 PM

Sat., Sept. 22, Donna Marie Merritt, Storytellers' Cottage, Simsbury 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 

Sat., Sept. 22, Lana Bennett, Storytellers' Cottage, Simsbury 12:00 to 1:00 PM Launch party

Fri., Sept. 28, Janet Lawler, Pratt Children's Book Fair, Hartford 11:30 to 3:30 Sponsored by Hartford Downtown Council and UConn Barnes & Noble.

Sat., Sept. 29, Stacy DeKeyser, Mark Twain House, Hartford Writing Workshop, Part of Writers' Weekend. Registration fee for entire weekend event.

Sat., Sept. 29 and Sun., Sept. 30, Dana Rau and C.D. Bell,  Mark Twain House Writers' Weekend, Hartford  9:00 AM Sat. to 9:00 PM Sun  Registration fee for entire weekend.

Sun., Sept. 30, Mark & Sheri Dursin, Bank Square Books, Mystic 1:00 to 3:00 PM

2 comments:

Deb Nance at Readerbuzz said...

Pardon me for stopping by to share a little info about the call for Cybils judges with you and your readers....

Are you a reader who loves children's and young adult books? This call is for you. We need some wonderful book bloggers who are interested in reading a lot of children's or young adult books, reviewing them, and choosing the best of the best for the 2018 Cybils Awards.

Please pass the word.

Apply today! https://goo.gl/HtNB7p

Gail Gauthier said...

Glad you came by. I'll do a post on this subject soon and share the news.