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Bank Street School for Children Fall Fair 2017

Fall Fair, a community building and fundraising event for Bank Street School for Children, takes place Sunday, October 15 at 610 West 112th Street. This day of family fun features a wide variety of activities -- food, music, games-- and is open to the public. Enjoy the outdoor street fair ambience, an autumn tradition on the Upper West Side, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. For more information, visit https://www.bankstreet.edu/events/details/645/.

"Wizards of Once" by Author Cressida Cowell at Symphony Space

Bank Street Book Store is proud to host special guest Cressida Cowell on Sunday, October 15 at 1:00 p.m. at a Thalia Kids' Book Club event at New York City's Symphony Space. Cressida, author of the best-selling "How to Train Your Dragon" series, introduces her new novel "Wizards of Once" (featuring giants, wizards, and witches!) while encouraging audience members to engage in an interactive Q&A, art, writing, and reading activities. The event promises lively discussions between a beloved author and the young readers who love her books. For ticket information, visit https://www.symphonyspace.org/event/9740/Family-Literature/thalia-kids-b....

Celebrate Ten Years of "Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian"

This year marks the tenth anniversary of author Sherman Alexie's landmark book "Absolutely True Story of a Part-Time Indian." To mark the occasion, Symphony Space and Bank Street Book Store are hosting a special event on Friday, October 13 at 7:00 p.m. This beautifully poignant book introduces readers to Junior, a Spokane Indian attempting to create a future for himself by writing and drawing his own story. Join us at 2537 Broadway (at West 95th Street) as Sherman talks with author Laurie Halse Anderson about this book and others that define his writing career. For ticket information, visit https://www.symphonyspace.org/event/9739/Family-Literature/an-evening-wi....

Author John Green's Latest Book Is Announced at Symphony Space

Author John Green's first young adult novel since "The Fault in Our Stars" is introduced at Symphony Space on Monday, October 9 at 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Both John and Hank Green talk about and read from "Turtles All the Way Down" just one day before the book's release. For ticket information, visit https://www.symphonyspace.org/event/9895/Literature/john-and-hank-green-.... "Turtles All the Way Down" promises to be another great addition to a growing body of work -- a story of family and friendship in the midst of mystery and rewards. Copies are available at Bank Street Book Store beginning Tuesday, October 10.

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