Monday, September 22: The motto of Alexandria Banned Books Week is 'Defend your Intellectual Freedom, and Celebrate your Right to Read!' Celebrate YOUR right to read with our presentation on censorship and children's books with lawyer Mara J. Gassmann from Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz, LLP! Can't get enough banned books? The Athenaeum has additional events at their website. 7 pm.
Friday, September 26:
Author Bob Shea
will present and sign his latest book in the hitDinosaur vs.
series, Dinosaur vs. School
. Presentation will be interactive and include a fun drawing activity! 6:30 pm.
Saturday, September 27: Can't get enough Bob Shea? He'll be a special guest at our regular Saturday story time! He'll read his new picture book Dinosaur vs. School and sign copies after story time! 10:30-11 am.
Monday, September 29: S.S. Taylor, author of theExpeditioners series, will present and sign her new book, The Expeditioners and the Secret of King Triton's Lair. 7 pm.
Kit, Zander, and M. K. West, students at the Academy for the Exploratory Sciences, find a mysterious map left for them by their brilliant, famous, missing explorer father. Government agents are determined to seize the maps, but why? What is really going on in an unexplored stretch of the Caribbean, famous for its violent storms and shipwrecks? As two world powers gear up for war, the siblings must follow the trail of maps right to the end, even if it means deadly danger.
Wednesday, October 1: Join us for a special story time featuring Drew Daywalt's runaway hit, The Day the Crayons Quit. Fun activities and coloring after the story! 5 pm.