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Little Libraries

There are 8 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

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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

Sep
16
Scott Campbell
Books of Wonder, Tuesday, September 16 at 6pm
Scott Campbell’s paintings have appeared in numerous shows and publications around the world. He has created award-winning comics, such as “Igloo Head and Tree Head,” which appeared in the Flight anthology, and is the illustrator of Zombie in Love and Zombie in Love 2 + 1 by Kelly DiPucchio; East Dragon, West Dragon by Robyn Eversole; and If Dogs Run Free by Bob Dylan. Scott lives in New York City. Visit him at PyramidCar.com. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Sep
16
Scott Campbell
Books of Wonder, Tuesday, September 16 at 6pm
Scott Campbell’s paintings have appeared in numerous shows and publications around the world. He has created award-winning comics, such as “Igloo Head and Tree Head,” which appeared in the Flight anthology, and is the illustrator of Zombie in Love and Zombie in Love 2 + 1 by Kelly DiPucchio; East Dragon, West Dragon by Robyn Eversole; and If Dogs Run Free by Bob Dylan. Scott lives in New York City. Visit him at PyramidCar.com. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Sep
16
Joseph O'Neill
Joseph O'Neill (added from Random House)
Sep
16
Ian Buruma
192 Books, Tuesday, September 16 at 7pm
Ian Buruma (René Leys, The New York Review Abroad, Theater of Cruelty) (added from Random House)
Sep
16
Echoes of Heartsounds
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - 82nd & Broadway, Tuesday, September 16 at 7pm
Echoes of Heartsounds by Martha Weinman Lear

Author Event (added from Barnes & Noble)
Sep
16
Ken Follett
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Union Square, Tuesday, September 16 at 7pm
Ken Follett, Edge of Eternity

author event. bookstore. (added from Penguin)
Sep
16
James Dashner
92nd Street Y, Tuesday, September 16 at 7:30pm
James Dashner (The MAZE RUNNER (MAZE RUNNER Series #1), The Scorch Trials (MAZE RUNNER Series #2), The Death Cure (MAZE RUNNER Series #3), The Eye of Minds (Mortality Doctrine, Book One), The Rule of Thoughts (Mortality Doctrine, Book Two), The Kill Order (MAZE RUNNER Prequel), Gunner Skale: An Eye of Minds Story (The Mortality Doctrine), The MAZE RUNNER Movie Tie-In Edition (MAZE RUNNER, Book One), The MAZE RUNNER Files (MAZE RUNNER), The MAZE RUNNER Series (MAZE RUNNER), The MAZE RUNNER Series Complete Collection (MAZE RUNNER), The MAZE RUNNER Series CD Audiobook Bundle)

James Dashner is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling MAZE RUNNER series: The MAZE RUNNER, The Scorch Trials, The Death Cure, and The Kill Order, as well as The Eye of Minds and The Rule of Thoughts, the first two books in the Mortality Doctrine series. Dashner was born and raised in Georgia, but now lives and writes in the Rocky Mountains. To learn more about James and his books, visit JamesDashner.com, follow @JamesDashner on Twitter, and find DashnerJames on Instagram. (added from Random House)… (more)
Sep
16
David Mitchell (offsite)
Greenlight Bookstore, Tuesday, September 16 at 7:30pm
This event is currently SOLD OUT.

You may still request autographed copies of The bone clocks by purchasing the book and indicating your signing request in the Order Comments field at checkout. Autographed copies subject to availability.

Tuesday, September 16, 7:30 PM David Mitchell presents The bone clocks In conversation with John Freeman Tickets $30 (includes a copy of The bone clocks) David Mitchell is the internationally bestselling author of Cloud Atlas (which was made into a major motion picture) and The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, which he presented to a sweaty packed house at Greenlight Bookstore in the summer of 2010. His highly anticipated new novel The bone clocks is a stunning epic spanning 60 years that will thrill and entertain its readers while asking profound questions about mortality, legacy, and the future of the world. Mitchell will discuss his book with author, critic and editor John Freeman, and sign books for all fans in attendance. Book signing guidelines: unlimited copies signed

St. Joseph’s College is located at 245 Clinton Avenue (between Dekalb and Willoughby), Brooklyn, New York. Closest subways are G to Clinton/Washington, C to Lafayette, or any train to Atlantic/Pacific station.

Location: Street: 245 Clinton Avenue (between DeKalb and Willoughby) City: Brooklyn, Province: New York Postal Code: 11217 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
17
Untitled event
Watchung Booksellers, Wednesday, September 17 at 00am
Sep
17
Dawn WellsWhat Would Mary Ann Do?: A Guide to Life
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Tribeca, Wednesday, September 17 at 6pm
What Would Mary Ann Do? by Dawn Wells, Steve Stinson (With)

Author Event Actress Dawn Wells, known as Mary Ann on Gilligan's Island, joins us to discuss her book What Would Mary Ann Do? It's an event you won't want to miss! (added from Barnes & Noble)
Sep
17
Dawn Wells--Gilligan's Island's Mary Ann "What Would Mary Ann Do?"
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Tribeca, Wednesday, September 17 at 6pm
Please contact bookstore for information on ticketing and store policies.

So, what would Mary Ann do?

As the sweet, polite, and thoughtful Mary Ann Summers from Kansas in the hit series Gilligan’s Island, Dawn Wells created an unforgettable and beloved character that still connects with people fifty years from the show’s debut in 1964. As the “good girl” among the group of castaways on a tiny island, she was often positioned against the glamorous and exotic Ginger Grant, played by Tina Louise, prompting many to ask: Are you a Ginger or a Mary Ann?

This book not only helps readers answer that question for themselves but also sends the inspirational and heartwarming message that yes, good girls do finish first. Part self-help, part memoir, and part humor—with a little classic TV nostalgia for good measure—What Would Mary Ann Do? contains twelve chapters on everything from how Mary Ann would respond to changes in today’s culture to addressing issues confronting single women and mothers. Wells brings along her fellow characters from Gilligan’s Island to illustrate certain principles, such as incorporating the miserly Thurston Howell III (Jim Backus) in a discussion on money. Anecdotal sidebars also describe fascinating facts and compelling memories from the show, as well as some trivia questions to challenge fans and followers. Illustrated with photographs from Wells’s private collection, this book provides inspiring lessons from TV’s favorite good girl.

A native of Reno, Nevada, Dawn Wells attended Stephens College in Missouri before going on to represent Nevada in the Miss America pageant in 1959. She found success in Hollywood immediately afterward, appearing in such shows as 77 Sunset Strip, Maverick, Bonanza, and Hawaiian Eye. She was later cast in the role of a lifetime as Mary Ann in Gilligan’s Island, beating out 350 other actresses, including Raquel Welch. Since then, Wells has continued acting on the stage and screen, produced films, and been active in a number of charities.

Steve Stinson is an artist and writer in Virginia, where he lives with his patient wife in the world’s smallest five bedroom house. When he was young and limber, he was a juggler and wrote comic strips. Today, his grandchildren call him “Bebop.” His four children’s books, Grumpypants, Where Kent Went, Darien the Crustatarien, and My Favorite Nursery Rhymes, will be classics someday.

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Sep
17
Luke Dempsey (offsite)
Greenlight Bookstore, Wednesday, September 17 at 6pm
Wednesday, September 17th, 6:00 - 8:00 PM Luke Dempsey presents Club Soccer 101: The Essential Guide to the Stars, Stats, and Stories of 101 of the Greatest Teams in the World Drinks, book signing, and foosball Luke Dempsey is an author and journalist who has written about soccer for a wide range of publications, including Capital New York, the New York Observer, and Howler. A native of England, he lives in New Jersey. Join Luke at Fort Greene’s DSK bar to celebrate the publication of Club Soccer 101! The book covers the history of European powerhouses like Arsenal, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Manchester United, and Real Madrid; historic South American clubs like Boca Juniors, Corinthians, Penarol, and Santos; and rising clubs from Africa, Asia, and America, including such leading MLS teams as LA Galaxy, New York Red Bulls, and Seattle Sounders. With the passion and panache of a deeply knowledgeable and opinionated fan, Dempsey explains what makes each club distinctive: their origins, fans, and style of play; their greatest (and most heartbreaking) seasons and historic victories and defeats; and their most famous players—from Pelé, Eusébio, and Maradona to Lionel Messi, Wayne Rooney, and Ronaldo. As Franklin Foer, bestselling author of How Soccer Explains the World , has written, “Luke Dempsey is one of the funniest, most charming narrative companions I know, and this book is one of the world's great reference books.” DSK is located at 710 Fulton Street (corner of South Oxford). All ages event.

Location: Street: 686 Fulton Street City: Brooklyn, Province: New York Postal Code: 11217 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
17
Peter Thiel
Peter Thiel (added from Random House)
Sep
17
The Fame Lunches
McNally Jackson Booksellers (New York), Wednesday, September 17 at 7pm
Meet Daphne Merkin as she reads from her new collection of essays The Fame Lunches. (added from Macmillan)
Sep
17
James Ellroy
The Mysterious Bookshop, Wednesday, September 17 at 7pm
James Ellroy (added from Random House)
Sep
17
Brian Francis Slattery
WORD, Wednesday, September 17 at 7pm
Brian Francis Slattery (added from Random House)
Sep
17
Peter Thiel, Blake Masters
The Columbia University Bookstore, Wednesday, September 17 at 7pm
Peter Thiel
Blake Masters (added from Random House)
Sep
17
It's Never to Late to Do Something New
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Fresh Meadows, Wednesday, September 17 at 7pm
Author Event, Author Signing

Local author Terrie Farley Moran began her writing career in her late 50's. Come hear her story and enjoy a reading from her mystery book Well Read, Then Dead raffles and a Q&A session, too! (added from Barnes & Noble)
Sep
17
Farel Dalrymple & Brian Heater
Greenlight Bookstore, Wednesday, September 17 at 7:30pm
Wednesday, September 17, 7:30 PM Book Launch: Farel Dalrymple presents The Wrenchies In conversation with Brian Heater of Boing Boing

Critically acclaimed cartoonist Farel Dalrymple (creator of Pop Gun War and collaborator with Jonathan Lethem on Omega the Unknown) brings his literary and artistic powers to bear in his new book The Wrenchies, a sprawling science fiction graphic novel about regret, obsession, and the uncertainty of growing up. In Dalrymple’s demented future, humans on a destroyed Earth are oppressed by the evil Shadowsmen, and only a gang of ruthless and powerful children called The Wrenchies can hope to stand against them. When Hollis, a lonely boy from our world, is magically given access to the future world of The Wrenchies, he finally finds a place he belongs. But it is not an easy world to live in, and Hollis's quest is bigger than he ever dreamed. Dalrymple will present the book with a slideshow of images, and talk about his work with Brian Heater, who writes about comics for the technology and culture site Boing Boing.

Location: Street: 686 Fulton Street City: Brooklyn, Province: New York Postal Code: 11217 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
18
Celebration Book Party: Shirley Lauro’s THE RADIANT
The Drama Book Shop, Thursday, September 18 at 6pm
Thursday, September 18, 2014, 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Celebration Book Party: Shirley Lauro’s “THE RADIANT” Starring Angelica Page, reprising her world premiere role as Mme. Marie Curie, in scenes from the play.

THE RADIANT -- a book signing party at the Drama Book Shop with refreshments and readings from the play which tells the thrilling story of Marie Curie, the love torn woman who discovered radium over one hundred years ago. (Complimentary admission)

About the Author: Shirley’s work first came to national attention with OPEN ADMISSIONS on Broadway, where it won 1 Tony nomination, 2 Drama Desk Awards, and was a N.Y. Times pick as one of the “Ten Best Plays of the Year”. OPEN ADMISSIONS received the Dramatists Guild Hull Warriner Award, a Samuel French Festival Award, and joined the works of Eudora Welty, Walt Whitman, and Langston Hughes in WRITING THROUGH LITERATURE. Her CBS TV adaptation starred Estelle Parsons, and Jane Alexander.

A PIECE OF MY HEART’S NY premiere was at Manhattan Theater Club with a World Premiere at Actors Theatre of Louisville. Since then, it has enjoyed over 2000 productions around the world, receiving The Barbara Deming Award, The Susan Blackburn Prize(finalist), and voted 43rd among Goodreads’ “Best 150 American Plays, where it follows O’Neill’s THE EMPEROR JONES, and Williams’ SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH. Vietnam Vets, Inc., have named the play “The most enduring American play on Vietnam.”

ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT enjoyed its World Premiere in Chicago, receiving a Jeff Award nomination as “Best New Play of the Year”. Subsequently it premiered in New York at Red Fern Theatre, with a revival production at Infinity Theater and productions in Saskatoon, Phoenix, Macon, and Arts West, Seattle. In August, Syracuse University sponsored a production for advanced theater students Summer Abroad Program at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Shirley is co-editor of the anthology, POLITICAL PLAYS BY AMERICAN WOMEN, which was honoree for “The New York Coalition of Profession Women in Arts and Media”. Her Novel, THE EDGE, was a Literary Guild Choice.

Major grants include: The Guggenheim, 3 NEA’s, and NY Foundations for the Arts. Her major affiliations include: a Director of the Dramatists Guild Fund, The Actors Studio Playwrights Unit, Writers Guild East, The Author’s Guild, Pen, League of Professional Theater Women, The Ensemble Studio Theatre, and PEN.

Shirley hails from Des Moines, Iowa, holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Northwestern, a Masters Degree from the University of Wisconsin and did postgraduate study with Elizabeth Bowen, Harold Clurman and Richard Elman . She lives in the City with her husband. Their three daughters maintain homes in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Rifton, NY.

About the Book: Shirley first presented THE RADIANT in Workshop at The Actors Studio, then the play enjoyed a World Premiere at New Theatre, Florida, starring Angelica Page. Shirley received 3 Sloan Science Foundation Awards: an original commission followed by two “production enhancement” Awards. Subsequently she received a Dramatists Guild Grant for her new work. The play then won a “ TCG Edgerton Award”, naming THE RADIANT as “One of the 40 Best New American Plays of 2011”.

Set over a century ago in Paris, Normandy and Stockholm, THE RADIANT centers on the true story of the tempestuous life Marie Curie --the brilliant scientist who discovered radium – all the while caught in a scandal that rocks Paris. Widowed at 39 with two young children to raise, she

Location: Street: The Drama Book Shop Additional: 250 W. 40th St. City: New York, Province: New York Postal Code: 10018-1511 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
18
Book Club for 20-Somethings
Middletown Township Public Library, Thursday, September 18 at 6pm
For this meeting the Book Club for 20-Somethings will be reading the short story "Bring the Jubilee by Ward Moore, which can be found in the short story collection "The Best Alternate History Stories of the 20th Century" by Harry Turtledove.

The book club will also be reading an optional book, "David Copperfield" over the course of 3 meetings. For the August 21st meeting, we will be reading chapters 1-24.

Previous Books Read this Year:

January: Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides

February: World War Z by Max Brooks

March: Stiff by Mary Roach

April: Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories by Gene Wolfe

May: Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

June: The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker

July: All You Need is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka and Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel

August 7: The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick

Categories: Book Club, Adults Only

NJ Landmarks Room (added from RSS Feed)
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Sep
18
Laura Nelkin
Lion Brand Yarn Studio, Thursday, September 18 at 6pm
Laura Nelkin (Knockout Knits)

Laura Nelkin, a prolific independent knitwear designer, graduated from Cornell with a degree in Apparel Design. A former design director, Laura sells her knit pattern and kit line to yarn stores worldwide and teaches workshops around the country and online with Craftsy.com. Her patterns have been published through Nelkin Designs, and in The Rhinebeck Sweater, Scarf Style 2, Knitscene, and Knitty. Laura lives near Ithaca, New York. Visit her at www.nelkindesigns.com. (added from Random House)… (more)
Sep
18
Richard Mishaan, Judith Nasatir
New York Design Center, Thursday, September 18 at 6:30pm
Richard Mishaan (Artfully Modern, Modern Luxury)
Judith Nasatir (Artfully Modern) (added from Random House)
Sep
18
Paul Williams -- Gratitude and Trust: Six Affirmations That Will Change Your Life
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - 82nd & Broadway, Thursday, September 18 at 7pm
Gratitude and Trust by Paul Williams, Tracey Jackson

Author Event (added from Barnes & Noble)
Sep
18
James Ellroy
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Union Square, Thursday, September 18 at 7pm
James Ellroy (added from Random House)
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