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January 2019

Belmont Books, Belmont, MA

January 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Belmont Books, 79 Leonard Street
Belmont, MA 02478
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Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré, Reading, Book Talk and Signing!

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February 2019

Barrington Books, Barrington, RI

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Barrington Books, 184 County Rd.
Barrington, RI 02806 United States
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Plating Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Bepré, Reading and Book Signing

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March 2019

Bank Street Latinx Mini-Conference

March 9
Bank Street College of Education New York, + Google Map

Panel discussion: "Elevating Our Heroes" with Duncan Tonatiuh, Danza! Amalia Hernández and El Ballet Folklórico de México Raul Colón, Miguel’s Brave Knight: Young Cervantes and His Dream of Don Quixote Eric Velasquez, Schomburg: The Man Who Built the Library Anika Aldamuy Denise, Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and StoryTeller Pura Belpré Rudy Gutierrez, Carlos Santana: Sound of the Heart, Song of the World Moderator: Sonia Rodriguez, LaGuardia Community College Book signing to follow.

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KidLitCon Providence 2019

March 22 - March 23
Hotel Providence, 139 Mathewson Street
Providence, RI 02903 United States
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1:30 - 2:15pm  -Panel Discussion with Anika Denise, Deb Kovacs, Josh Funk, Barbara Fisch, and Lee Wind Reaching Readers: Part 1 Getting Books to Kids (industry and author perspectives) Great books need great readers; great readers need great books.   But how to get the two together? This panel of authors and professional publicists and book promoters talk about strategies they use to get books into the hands of gatekeepers (teachers, librarians, reviewers, booksellers, and family), and strategies that the gatekeepers can…

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April 2019

Pawtucket Library Children’s Day (El Día de los Niños/ El Día de los Libros)

April 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Pawtucket Library, 13 Summer Street
Pawtucket, RI
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Children and their families are invited to celebrate Children's Day/Book Day (El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros). This national celebration emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds. This event features special guest Anika Aldamuy Denise author of the book Planting Stories: The Life of the Librarian and Storyteller Pura Beplré, music, crafts, free books, and a snack. No registration required. This is a FREE program for children of all ages and…

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Día de los Niños | Día de los Libros – Knight Memorial Library

April 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Knight Memorial Library, 275 Elmwood Avenue
Providence, 02907
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May 2019

Día Celebration – Boston Public Library

May 3 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Boston Public Library, Connolly Branch, 433 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
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Tales and Puppets with Anika Aldamuy Denise, author of Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré

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Storytime & Book Signing – Inkfish Books

May 4 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
I, 488 Main Street
Warren, RI
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Storytime & Book signing: Meet local Rhode Island Author Anika Denise 4:30-6:00 PM and celebrate the 100th anniversary of children's book week! Anika Denise is the celebrated author of many children’s picture books including Lights, Camera Carmen!; Starring Carmen!; Monster Trucks; Baking Day at Grandma’s; Bella and Stella Come Home; and Pigs Love Potatoes. Her latest book, Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré, illustrated by Paola Escobar, received a starred review in School Library Journal, was…

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Keynote: REFORMA Northeast 15th Annual Joint Mini-Conference

May 10
Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center, 100-01 Northern Blvd Corona 11368 + Google Map

Theme: Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Libraries Empowering Communities

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June 2019

#theBronxisReading

June 8

The Bronx Book Festival aims to promote literacy and foster a love of reading among children, teens, and adults. The festival will cover a wide range of topics relevant to the Bronx community through panels, workshops, and more with award-winning and bestselling authors, illustrators, and creators. The festival will help build the reading culture in the Bronx and become the premier literary experience open to Bronx residents and the general public. For authors and schedule visit: https://www.thebronxisreading.com

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