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Special events online– see the flyer for Zoom links. Download HERE.

See the Barnes & Noble Bookfair Program schedule HERE.

View books from our Wish List to purchase HERE.

See the Facebook page HERE.

Mid-State Literacy Council gives thousands of new books to children in our community each year with your help. Because of you, the children have books to read at home to enjoy and practice reading. They want to grow-up to be good readers, so that they can read to learn.

The Book Fair events are for your enjoyment and exploration. Author events for adults and children, time to engage with community members in discussion and listen to music, you can rejuvenate with mindfulness.

Please purchase books at our local Barnes and Noble store or BN.com/bookfairs from Friday, November 20th through Sunday November 22nd and a portion of your purchase, including café purchases, will support our children’s book drive.

Please be sure to mention Mid-State Literacy Council or Bookfair ID 12599163.

You will also see our wish list of books at the store and have the opportunity to add a book to the holiday book drive and support our community’s children.

IMPORTANT: Weekend schedule and appropriate Zoom links below!

Saturday, November 21st on-line

10:00am-10:30am Friendships Rock! with Cathy Breisacher, author of Chip and Curly: The Great Potato Race (Zoom link)

11:00am-11:45am Books for the Giving: Great New Titles for Grownups with Cathi Alloway (Zoom link)

12:00pm-12:45pm Reading the Night Sky with Discovery Space and Jenny Carrington (Zoom link)

1:00pm-1:30pm Writing to Thrill! with Sarah K. Stephens, author of It Was Always You (Zoom link)

2:00pm-2:30pm Author Visit with Rajani LaRocca, M.D., author of Midsummer’s Mayhem & Seven Golden Rings (Zoom link)

3:00pm-3:30pm Author Visit with Saadia Faruqi, author of A Thousand Questions & You Can Do It, Yasmin  (Zoom link)

 Sunday, November 22nd on-line

11:00am-11:30am An Interactive Book Reading of Polar Bear Island by author Lindsay Bonilla (Zoom link)

12:00pm-12:45pm Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Beyond with Dr. Nalini Krishnankutty (Zoom link)

1:00pm-1:30pm Promoting Well Being with Elaine Berrena, M.Ed (Zoom link)

2:00pm-2:30pm Persona Poems with Poet-in-the-Schools Laura Shovan, author of Takedown (Zoom link)

3:00pm-3:45pm Performance by Eric Ian Farmer, musician Performance at https://vocallygrown.com/ Q&A session: link