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4 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Saturday, May 3, 2014
2 p.m.Children's Literary Salon - The Phantom Tollbooth: Beyond Expectations
Join us for a screening of the stellar documentary The Phantom Tollbooth: Beyond Expectations, presented by editor and director Hannah Jayanti. Through interviews, animation and archival materials, the documentary traces the friendship between author Norton Juster and Pulitzer Prize-winning artist Jules Feiffer, and the wit and wisdom of the novel over half a century.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
Teachers
Saturday, December 20, 2014
2 p.m.Children's Literary Salon: Michael Patrick Hearn Presents "75 Years on the Yellow Brick Road: Things You Likely Never Knew About The Wizard Of Oz"
You might be aware that the film classic The Wizard of Oz is 75 years old this August. But do you know why Dorothy wears the iconic Ruby Slippers instead of the silver pair L. Frank Baum gave her in the book? Or that F. Scott Fitzgerald wanted to write the screenplay as a vehicle for the Marx Brothers? Michael Patrick Hearn, the leading authority on The Wizard of Oz, explores these and other little-known facts about the creation of the most beloved Hollywood movie ever made.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
Teachers
Saturday, January 3, 2015
2 p.m.Children's Literary Salon: Where's the Science Fiction for Kids?
Science fiction has always been a source of popular subject matter for children. Yet in the wake of dystopian YA, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Star Wars spinoffs, written works of science fiction continue to have difficulty reaching the marketplace when the intended audience is under the age of 15. Join a panel of librarian Stephanie Whelan (Seward Park), author Jason Fry (THE JUPITER PIRATES), and editor Andrew Harwell (Harper Collins) for a discussion about the genre's past, present, and fu…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumBook Lovers,
Teachers
Saturday, February 7, 2015
2 p.m.The Children's Literary Salon: Collaborating Couples
Living together is one thing. Working together? Another entirely. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, join married couples Andrea & Brian Pinkney (MARTIN & MAHALIA) and Sean Qualls & Selina Alko (THE CASE FOR LOVING) as they discuss the pitfalls and pleasures of creating collaboratively
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
Teachers