UPTOWN LIT: A FESTIVAL OF READERS AND WRITERS
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2013
FAMILY & YOUTH 10:00 AM–4:30 PM
UNITED PALACE (4140 Broadway MAP)
Master of Ceremonies: Jessica Suero
Literacy Activities: 10:00 AM–3:00 PM
Author Appearances & Readings (up to age 12): 11:30 AM–12:00 PM
Teens Take over the Library!: 2:00–4:00 PM
LITERACY ACTIVITIES: 10:00 AM–3:00 PM
10:00 AM–3:00 PM | United Palace, Mezzanine
Participate in family literacy activities with Reach Out and Read & Literacy INC; sign up for library cards with the New York Public Library; and make book-related with Evelyn’s Arts and Creations.
AUTHOR APPEARANCES & READINGS (up to age 12): 11:30 AM–12:00 PM
11:30 AM–12:00 PM | United Palace, Mezzanine
READING: Gabriella & Mary Ely Peña-Gratereaux, authors of My Days in Kindergarten
12:00–12:30 PM | United Palace, Mezzanine
READING: Reshma Sapre, author of Patnaxi’s Crezy Long Journey Home
12:30–1:00 PM | United Palace, Mezzanine
READING: Elizabeth Balaguer, author of The Secret of Smiling
1:00–2:00 PM | United Palace, Mezzanine
INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING: Session with Story Up
2:00–2:30 PM | United Palace, Mezzanine
READING: Lynn Joseph, author of Coconut Kind of Day
2:30–3:00 PM | United Palace, Mezzanine
READING: Karen Valentin, author of What Did Abuela Say?
TEENS TAKE OVER THE LIBRARY!: 2:00–4:00 PM
2:00–3:00 PM | United Palace, Library
MY IDENTITY: A panel of with authors Karen Valentin, author of Hallway Diaries: The Summer She Learned to Dance; Mary Ely Peña-Gratereaux, Fenix N. Arias, and Marybelle Ferreras D’Oleo, authors of the forthcoming book and documentary film Who Am I?; and Julio Malone, author of Sammy Sosa in 9 Innings.
3:00–3:30 PM | United Palace, Library
READING: Lynn Joseph, author of The Color of My Words
3:30–4:00 PM | United Palace, Library
INTERACTIVE SESSION: With Elizabeth Balaguer and her upcoming book, Growing Up in Washington Heights.
3:00–4:30 PM | United Palace, Foyer
SKRAPTACULAR BOOK-MAKING WORKSHOP
Join Skraptacular in making personalized books from scraps to fill with poetry, fun facts, awesome memories and so much more. Fold. sew, collage and write! To find out more about Skraptacular, check out skraptacular.org.