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There are 17 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

Local venues

2245 Richmond Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10314
200 Clarke Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10306
430 Amboy Road, Staten Island, NY 10307
2800 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10314
2800 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10314
2550 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10314
299B New Dorp Lane, Staten Island, NY 10306
309 New Dorp Lane, Staten Island, NY 10306
56 Giffords Lane, Staten Island, NY 10308
1617 Richmond Road, Staten Island, NY 10304
1 Campus Road, Staten Island, NY 10301
100 Cooke Avenue, Carteret, NJ 07008
75 Bennett Street, Staten Island, NY 10302
976 Castleton Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10310
830 Huguenot Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10312
300 Howard Avenue (Kelleher Center, 1st Floor), Staten Island, NY 10301
21-25 Robin Road, Staten Island, NY 10305
16 West 4th Street, Bayonne, NJ 07002
132 Canal St., Staten Island, NY 10304
391 Van Duzer Street, Staten Island, NY 10304
102-110 3rd Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07206
208 Bay Street, Staten Island, NY 10301
5 Central Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301
75 Stuyvesant Place, Staten Island, NY 10301
408 Palmer Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07202

Local events

Feb
28
Tom McCarthy
192 Books, Saturday, February 28 at 7pm
Tom McCarthy (C, Satin Island, Men in space, Transmission and the Individual Remix)

Tom McCarthy was born in 1969 and lives in London. He is known in the art world for the reports, manifestos, and media interventions he has made as general secretary of the International Necronautical Society (INS), a semi-fictitious avant-garde network. His previous books include Men in space, C, Remainder, and Tintin and the Secret of Literature. (added from Random House)… (more)
Mar
1
Melissa Kantor will be promoting Maybe One Day
BookCourt, Sunday, March 1 at 4pm
Melissa Kantor will be promoting Maybe One Day (added from HarperCollins)
Mar
2
Dave Barry
Google New York, Monday, March 2 at 12:30pm
Dave Barry (Boogers Are My Beat, Dave Barry Does Japan, Dave Barry Hits Below the Beltway, Dave Barry In Cyberspace, Dave Barry Is From Mars and Venus, Dave Barry Is Not Making This Up, Dave Barry Is Not Taking This Sitting Down, Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys, Dave Barry's Greatest Hits, Dave Barry Slept Here, Dave Barry's Money Secrets, Dave Barry's Only Travel Guide You'll Ever Need, Dave Barry Talks Back, Dave Barry Turns Fifty, Dave Barry Turns Forty)

The New York Times has pronounced Dave Barry "the funniest man in America." But of course that could have been on a slow news day when there wasn't much else fit to print.True, his bestselling collections of columns are legendary, but it is his wholly original books, like this one, that reveal him as an American icon. Dave Barry Slept Here was his version of American history. Dave Barry Does Japan was a contribution to international peace and understanding from which Japan has not yet fully recovered. Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys is among the best-read volumes in rehab centers and prisons. And now, with his take on American politics and, especially, Washington, D.C., he takes his place with de Tocqueville and Larry King as a truly infamous explicator of and commentator on the process by which we find, fund, and... (fill in your own four-letter word here) our pols and public servants.Raised in a suburb of New York, educated in a suburb of Philadelphia, he lives now in a suburb of Miami. (Won't they let him into the cities? Read him on, for example, Miami, which played such a pivotal role in the last presidential election, and you'll understand why.)He is not, as he often puts it so poetically, making this up. (added from Random House)… (more)
Mar
2
Richard Breitman and Allan J. Lichtman , FDR and the Jews
Museum of Jewish Heritage, Monday, March 2 at 4pm
Richard Breitman and Allan J. Lichtman
, FDR and the Jews

Richard Breitman and Allan Lichtman lecturing at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, in conjunction with the exhibit “Against the Odds: American Jews and the Rescue of Europe’s Refugees, 1933–1941” (added from Harvard University Press)… (more)
Mar
3
Barron H. Lerner
Barron H. Lerner (The Good Doctor, The Good Doctor) (added from Random House)
Mar
3
Aimee Wimbush-bourque
BookCourt, Tuesday, March 3 at 7pm
Aimee Wimbush-bourque

Aimée Wimbush-Bourque, a former chef-turned modern homesteader, is the creator, editor, and writer of the award-winning blog Simple Bites devoted to healthy family-focused food—with a little urban homesteading in the mix. She is married and mom of three kids, boss of two cats, and farmer of six brown hens. (added from Random House)
Mar
4
Angelique Kidjo will be promoting Spirit Rising
Time-Life Building, Wednesday, March 4 at 6pm
Angelique Kidjo will be promoting Spirit Rising (added from HarperCollins)
Mar
4
Patrick Phillips
McNally Jackson Booksellers (New York), Wednesday, March 4 at 7pm
Patrick Phillips (Elegy for a Broken Machine)

PATRICK PHILLIPS is the author of two poetry collections, Boy and Chattahoochee, which won the 2005 Kate Tufts Discovery Award. His honors include both Guggenheim and National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, the Lyric Poetry Award from the Poetry Society of America, a Discovery / The Nation Prize from the 92nd Street Y, and the Translation Prize of the American-Scandinavian Foundation. He lives in Brooklyn and teaches at Drew University. (added from Random House)… (more)
Mar
4
Thomas McGuane
Strand Bookstore, Wednesday, March 4 at 7pm
Thomas McGuane (Gallatin Canyon, Keep the Change, Ninety-two in the Shade, Nobody's angel, Nothing But Blue Skies, Driving on the rim, Panama, Something to be desired, The Bushwacked Piano, The Cadence of Grass, The Longest Silence, The sporting club, To skin a cat, Crow Fair)

Thomas McGuane lives on a ranch in McLeod, Montana. He is the author of nine novels, three works of nonfiction, and two other collections of stories, Gallatin Canyon and To skin a cat. (added from Random House)… (more)
Mar
4
Joseph Kanon
Joseph Kanon is the Edgar Award–winning author of Istanbul Passage, Los Alamos, The Prodigal Spy, Alibi, Stardust, and The Good German, which was made into a major motion picture starring George Clooney and Cate Blanchett. Before becoming a full-time writer, he was a book publishing executive. He lives in New York City. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Mar
4
Daniel Jones will be promoting Love Illuminated
Soho House New York, Wednesday, March 4 at 7:30pm
Daniel Jones will be promoting Love Illuminated (added from HarperCollins)
Mar
4
Thomas Piketty, translated by Arthur Goldhammer , Capital in the Twenty-First Century
92nd Street Y, Wednesday, March 4 at 8pm
Thomas Piketty, translated by Arthur Goldhammer
, Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Conversation with Paul Krugman and Joseph Stiglitz, 92nd Street Y (added from Harvard University Press)
Mar
4
Jill Bialosky
McNally Jackson Booksellers (New York), Wednesday, March 4 at 8pm
Jill Bialosky (Intruder, Subterranean, The End of Desire, The Players)

Jill Bialosky is the author of the poetry collections The End of Desire and Subterranean, and her poems have appeared in journals such as The Paris Review, American Poetry Review, The Kenyon Review, The New Yorker, and The Atlantic Monthly. She is also the author of two novels, House Under Snow and The Life Room, and is an editor at W. W. Norton. She lives in New York City. (added from Random House)… (more)
Mar
4
Edited by Orlando Patterson with Ethan Fosse , The Cultural Matrix: Understanding Black Youth
Institute for Public Knowledge, Wednesday, March 4 at 8pm
Edited by Orlando Patterson with Ethan Fosse
, The Cultural Matrix: Understanding Black Youth

Book launch at the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University featuring Orlando Patterson in conversation with Kwame Anthony Appiah, author of Lines of Descent: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Emergence of Identity; Richard Arum, author of Judging school discipline: The Crisis of Moral Authority; David E. Kirkland, author of A Search Past Silence: The Literacy of Young Black Men; Patrick Sharkey, author of Stuck in Place: Urban Neighborhoods and the End of Progress toward Racial Equality; and Niobe Way, author of Deep Secrets: Boys’ Friendships and the Crisis of Connection (added from Harvard University Press)… (more)
Mar
5
John Strausbaugh will be promoting The Village
John Strausbaugh will be promoting The village (added from HarperCollins)
Mar
5
"Gil Hodges: A Hall of Fame Life" with author Mort Zachter
Bergino Baseball Clubhouse, Thursday, March 5 at 7pm
“No man lives his image.” -Gil Hodges

“As a Marine, one of Brooklyn’s beloved Boys of Summer, and the manager of the Miracle Mets, Gil Hodges lived a great American life, though one cut too short. In these pages you understand how Hodges defined what it meant to be a role model in a golden age.” -Tom Verducci, senior writer for “Sports Illustrated”

“Zachter brings the same grace and precision to the page that Hodges brought to first base at Ebbets Field and with methodical research, insight, and pure affection gives life to the man behind the astounding stats.”
 -Marty Markowitz, former Brooklyn Borough president

“Whether focusing on Hodges the Hoosier, the marine on Okinawa, the home run-hitting slugger, or the Brooklynite on Bedford Avenue, Mort Zachter has given us Gil, right down to the nub of his Marlboro.”
 -Bob McGee, author of “The Greatest Ballpark Ever”

Join Mort Zachter on March 5th in the Clubhouse for our conversation and you’ll understand the praise.

RSVP required to attend.

Autographed and personalized copies of “Gil Hodges A Hall of Fame Life” will be available for purchase

Mort Zachter is a former tax attorney and adjunct tax professor at New York University. His first book, “Dough: A Memoir,” won the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Book Prize for nonfiction. (Clubhouse)
… (more)
Mar
5
Untitled event
powerHouse Arena, Thursday, March 5 at 7pm
Mar
5
Josh Cook
WORD, Thursday, March 5 at 7pm
Josh Cook (An Exaggerated Murder) (added from Random House)
Mar
7
Stefanie Sacks MS, CNS, CDN
Stefanie Sacks MS, CNS, CDN (added from Random House)
Mar
7
Book Event: "Ghetto Brother" Julian Voloj
Poe Cottage, Saturday, March 7 at 2pm
Julian Voloj, author of "Ghetto Brother," will be participating in a panel discussion at Poe Park Visitor Center in Bronx, NY on March 7.
This event is free and open to the public. (added from Independent Publishers Group)
Mar
7
Courtney Allison, Tina Carr, Caroline Laskow, Julie Peacock
powerHouse on 8th, Saturday, March 7 at 4pm
Courtney Allison (The Soup Club Cookbook)
Tina Carr (The Soup Club Cookbook)
Caroline Laskow (The Soup Club Cookbook)
Julie Peacock (The Soup Club Cookbook) (added from Random House)
Mar
8
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Bluestockings, Sunday, March 8 at 7pm
Mar
8
Lauren Oliver will be promoting Panic
92nd Street Y, Sunday, March 8 at 7:30pm
Lauren Oliver will be promoting Panic (added from HarperCollins)
Mar
9
Ben Yagoda
City Winery - New York, Monday, March 9 at 00am
Ben Yagoda (When You Catch An Adjective, Kill It)

Ben Yagoda teaches English at the University of Delaware, and is the author of four books, including The Sound on the Page and About Town: The New Yorker and the World It Made. He has contributed to Slate.com, the New York Times Book Review, the American Scholar, Rolling Stone and Esquire, and writes an occasional column on language for the Chronicle of Higher Education. He lives in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. (added from Random House)… (more)
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