with bestselling author Delia Ephron

Tuesday, June 6 — 7:30 pm

With her inimitable psychological astuteness and uncanny understanding of the human heart, Ephron delivers a powerful meditation on marriage, friendship, and the meaning of travel. Set on the sun-drenched coast of the Ionian Sea, Siracusa unfolds with the pacing of a psychological thriller and delivers an unexpected final act that none will see coming.

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Happy Dreamer

with author/illustrator Peter H. Reynolds

Thursday, June 15 — 4:00 pm

While the world tells us to sit still, to follow the rules, and to color inside the lines, Happy Dreamer celebrates all those moments in between when the mind and spirit soar and we are free to become our own true dreamer maximus! This empowering picture book reminds children of how much their dreams matter, and while life will have ups and downs, he enlists readers to stay true to who they are, to tap into their most creative inner selves, and to never ever forget to dream big!

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Mother-In-Law’s Meal

with author Ahmondylla Best

Saturday, June 17 — 11:00 am

From the author:
Mother-In-Law’s Meal is based on a story about a delicious, hearty Caribbean style stew, that my mother-in-law told me about. Her father used to fix this meal all the time. Her description of the scrumptious stew was so vivid that my mouth began to water until…she mentioned the main ingredient. I knew I wanted to use my visual art and music skills to tell this story.”

Legendtopia: The Shadow Queen

with author Lee Bacon

Saturday, June 17 — 4:00 pm

Kara and her royal BFF, Prince Fred, are on the most important mission of their lives. Kara’s long-lost dad is trapped in the magical kingdom of Heldstone—and the two friends are on an epic quest to rescue him. It won’t be easy. The evil Sorceress has transformed into the Shadow Queen. She has poisoned the prince’s parents, and unless Kara and Fred find an antidote, the king and queen will be dead in three days.

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Another Brooklyn

with bestselling author Jacqueline Woodson

Tuesday, June 27 — 7:30 pm

The acclaimed New York Times bestselling and National Book Award–winning author of Brown Girl Dreaming delivers her first adult novel in twenty years.
Jacqueline Woodson’s Another Brooklyn heartbreakingly illuminates the formative time when childhood gives way to adulthood—the promise and peril of growing up—and exquisitely renders a powerful, indelible, and fleeting friendship that united four young lives.

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