Weekend Poetry/Bookish Events: Nov.8-10

Poetry readings and book signing events give me such joy. Discovering a bookish event that’s accessible to me makes life even better!

If you live around the New Jersey/New York area, here are some weekend activities taking place. I discovered all the info through Google searches. For more details, click on the respected links.

Saturday Nov. 9
Brooklyn (BPL) Annex: Waterfront Poetry Housewarming
2-4pm
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Brooklyn Public Library is celebrating the start of a new pop-up library space! Librarians, poets, and neighbors will gather for a housewarming & afternoon poetry reading. Poets Ben Purkert, Julia Guez, Christopher Encarnacion, and Matt Spohn will be in attendance.

Woke Baby Family Book Festival Featuring Story Time for Kids!
Poets House
New York, NY 10282

A celebration of independent presses that feature justice oriented children’s books, curated by Mahogany L. Browne.


Bookends Bookstore
Ridgewood, NJ

Rick Crandell, & Joseph Cosgriff
12pm
Crandell & Cosgriff book signing: ‘The Dog Who Took Me Up a Mountain’.

2pm: Leah Tinari book signing ‘The Presidents: Portraits of History’

Sunday, November 10

Words Bookstore
Maplewood, NJ
Second Sundays: Acting With Papermill Playhouse
2-3:45pm
Second Series is a monthly series for special needs children and their families. Please register before attending.

Barnes & Noble Somerville, NJ
11am
Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Cookie
A special storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old, with sensory activities.

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