Pictured: Sarah L. Thompson, Cathryn Falwell, Jay Piscopo, Noah Z. Jones, Fran Hodgkins, and Jim Sollers
The Fourth Annual Children’s Book-Fair-by-the-Sea, hosted by the Camden Public Library and the Owl & Turtle Bookshop, was held Saturday, August 15. This celebratory event for children, families, and lovers of children’s books featured six area authors and illustrators.
Readings and interactive presentations of their work took place in the library rotunda every 30 minutes throughout the afternoon. The book fair was held in the Jean Picker Room and attendees has the opportunity to meet authors and illustrators, and to purchase books for signing. View photos from the day at this link. A couple short video clips of Jay Piscopo reading The Undersea Adventures of Capt'n Eli can be viewed here and here.
The Camden Public Library is celebrating children’s books and their illustrators with a display of artwork during the month of August. There's still time to see this fantastic exhibit of works by Noah Z. Jones, L.A. Meyer, Garvin Morris, Cathryn Falwell, Jim Sollers, and Jay Piscopo. Read more about this exhibit at this link.
If you have not been to the Camden Public Library before, it is a beautiful place inside and out. Here is a sampling of photos of the the grounds of the library, which is in the heart of downtown Camden, overlooking the harbor: