CALLICOON, NY — The Western Sullivan Public Library saw great success with its first series of young author visits. The first session featured authors K.L. Going, Wendy Townsend, and Clara Gillow Clark who shared readings from their respective books and also taught workshops to teens on various writing themes.
The series will continue for another three months, this time geared more toward young readers. Going returns to the Delaware Free Branch Library on February 8 at 3 p.m. to read from her books, “The Garden of Eve” and “Dog in Charge.” In addition to the open reading, there will be a closed workshop offered to 10 participants at 4 p.m. following the reading. All students will receive authors’ books and writing tools. Workshops require pre-registration and are limited to 10 participants. You can pre-register by calling Pam Greenlaw-Cemelli at 845/252-3360 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org .
In March, the Western Sullivan Public Library welcomes renowned author Suzanne Bloom. Ending the series in April, is another renowned author, Vera B. Williams, whose book, “A Chair for My Mother,” was recently named one of the 100 Great Children’s Books by the New York Public Library.
This series is made possible from a grant to improve literacy secured by Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther.