The 1st Annual Children’s Holiday Book Fair

Strand Theatre presents
The 1st Annual Children’s Holiday Book Fair
“Let’s Talk About Books”
The power of a story becomes magnified when it is shared.

The historic Strand Theater in Hudson Falls, New York is the host site for the community’s 1st Annual Children’s Holiday Book Fair “Let’s Talk About Books” Admission is free to the public for this event set for Friday, November 23 featuring four North Country authors who have written books for children and young adults.

Let’s Talk About Books is the perfect opportunity to pick up a uniquely personalized gift in time for the holidays during a special afternoon event the whole family can enjoy. As a bonus there will also be some special give-a-ways. The Strand Theatre is located at 210 Main Street, Hudson Falls, New York.

Authors participating in the 1st Annual Children’s Holiday Book Fair include:

Gary & Carol VanRiper are the co-author and illustrator for The Adirondack Kids® series of children’s books. Written and published with their son, Justin VanRiper, what began as a fun family writing project has over the years become a family-owned company with more than 160,000 copies in the series sold. The VanRipers will be sharing a brief behind-the-scenes look at the story behind their stories! www.adirondackkids.com

John W. Nassivera event creator and the author of two fiction titles set in Hudson Falls, The Garden Raid and newly published Chain Links: We’re Better Together. John W. Nassivera will be introducing his new novel Chain Links: We’re Better Together through a live musical performance. https://frontporchstorytelling.wordpress.com/

DJ Renner is the author of the historical fiction book The Adventures of Silas Freethorn: A Puritan Tale set in mid 1600s North America. He has also written two contemporary fiction titles set in the Adirondacks, Raising Dad, Using Middle School Rules and soon to be released Little Land of Loose Ends. He will share his inspiration for becoming a writer and be assisted by Schuylerville MS Students who will introduce each book. http://www.djrennerbooks.com/

Vincent T. Dacquino is the author of a biography on Revolutionary War heroine, Sybil Ludington titled Sybil Ludington: The Call to Arms. He has also published Haunting of the Hudson River Valley: an Investigative Journey. His new book, Patriot Hero of the Hudson Valley: The Life and Ride of Sybil Ludington will be released on April 1, 2019. He is also the author of several Young Adult and Children’s books. http://vtdacquino.com/  

The theatre doors open at 1 p.m. with the opportunity to meet and greet all the authors who will be on hand until 5:30 p.m. to autograph and personalize their books.

From 2-3 p.m. each author will take turns on the stage offering unique insight into their work through art, video, live music and spoken word.

“Lend A Hand With A Can” Please consider bringing a can of food to support Doreen’s Soup Kitchen & Food Pantry, Inc. Donations are always appreciated at any time of year to help support The Strand Theatre so their good work continues in the community.

MEET THE WRITERS AT MAHOPAC LIBRARY

Come join us for a wonderful opportunity to meet our writers. Twelve of our local authors will meet on the 3rd floor of the library from 6:30 to 8:30 pm on Thursday May 10. The session will be held in three parts:
1. Three minute introductions
2. One on one with the writers at their stations (opportunity to buy their books and get autographs)
3. Meet and greet with refreshments

MEET THE AUTHORS NIGHT- Part 2 will be held on June 14

Bring your family, friends, and neighbors