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November 2020

Learning the History of Books – Chris Phillips Class

November 7, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

Join Lafayette professor, Chris Phillips, as he takes us on a journey through the history of books. Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85259135609?pwd=aVBRbzM1REFrVXNSSlhrenlKMGxNZz09 Passcode: 607999 Or iPhone one-tap : US: +13126266799,,85259135609#,,,,,,0#,,607999# or +16465588656,,85259135609#,,,,,,0#,,607999#

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Future of Education panel discussion

November 7, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST
Free

Challenged by the Covid pandemic, people everywhere are rethinking where, when and how we do teaching and learning. It’s safe to say this is a time to re-think the aims of education not just of children, but of adults as well. For Lisa Jackson, being appointed Education Coordinator for the Savannah African Art Museum last year just before the public health crisis struck created unexpected challenges and opportunities for the museum and for the former music industry executive. Profiled in…

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LAFAYETTE ON THE BOOK

November 8, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EST
Free

    An Informal Panel Discussion Sponsored by the Lafayette College Humanities Center, Organized for the Second Annual Easton Book Festival     Organizer and moderator: - Eric Ziolkowski, Helen H. P. Manson Professor of Bible   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Shakespeare’s First Folio: The Gift Two Fellow Players Gave Him—and Us - June Schlueter, Charles A. Dana Professor Emerita of English and former Provost of the College   Abstract: Across the world, Shakespeare is held in high esteem, considered by many to…

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Why Zines? An Easton Book Festival Panel Discussion

November 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Free

Why zines? Zines are typically DIY books that are shared, traded, spread, and collected. Zine culture has been around for years, with a role in subversion, activism, radical self expression, book arts, political activism, and so much more. In this panel for the Easton Book Festival, local zine collector/maker/enthusiast Lynn Alexander will host guest panelists who will talk about zine culture, their own zines, collections, favorites, and more. Panelists will include Maryann Riker, Erica Hutchins, and Tohm Bakelas. This event…

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Words in the Ward

November 9, 2020 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm EST
Free

Join Lynn Alexander and Easton West Ward's writers and musicians for readings, performances and art-films.

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Rock Reads: Musicians On Books

November 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Free

Rock Reads- Local Musicians On Books- Coming Tuesday, November 10th at 7:00 PM EST. This will be a virtual event on zoom webinar AND streaming on Facebook and the Easton Book Festival website. Webinar: 822 6055 9193. About this event: Please join us in a special virtual discussion for the Easton Book Festival with local musicians, talking about the books they read and if these books have had an influence on their music and creative careers. This talk will help…

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Floyd Cooper reads Max and the Tagalong Moon

November 11, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm EST
Free

Storytime with children's book illustrator Floyd Cooper. Floyd Cooper is the Coretta Scott King award-winning illustrator of nearly 100 books for children. Floyd started his career in illustration at Hallmark, after a successful career in the industrial side of art, he made the leap into picture books with Eloise Greenfield’s Grandpa’s Face. Since then Floyd has worked with bestselling authors including: Jane Yolen, Nikki Grimes, and Virginia Fleming. Floyd has illustrated and authored his own books, Jump! about the life…

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GLVWG: Getting to Know You-Author Michael Stephen Daigle is interviewed by John Evans

November 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
Free

Author Michael Daigle discusses his work and process with GLVWG's John Evans. Michael is the author of the multiple award winning Frank Nagler Mysteries: THE SWAMPS OF JERSEY; A GAME CALLED DEAD; THE WEIGHT OF LIVING; THE RED HAND. For info visit www.michaelstephendaigle.com, a site for fiction, poetry and commentary.      

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Writer’s Cafe–hosted by GLVWG

November 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST

Pre-recorded two weeks ago--learn what this fun bi-weekly program is all about: If you are serious about getting published, this is a great way to get started. Come to the Writers Cafe and take a chance with a very friendly circle of fellow writers by reading a page or two of your current manuscript. The group is very supportive, helps you get past your jitters and gives you a tremendous boost to keep pressing forward with your novel or screenplay…

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GLVWG: Getting to Know You-Christopher Ochs

November 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST
Free

Author Christopher Ochs discusses his work with Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group interviewer Dianne Sinovic Christopher D. Ochs' foray into writing began with his epic fantasy Pindlebryth of Lenland: The Five Artifacts, recommended by US Review of Books. Several of his short stories have been published in the Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group and Bethlehem Writers Group anthologies and websites. Using his skills learned with the Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild, he crafted a collection of mirthful macabre short stories, If…

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