Thursday, July 19, 2012


Here is an update on our next exhibit.

Dickens, A Celebration Of His Work In Pictures: 
Illustrations by the Children's Book Illustrator Group
August 25, 2012 - October 31, 2012 at the Yonkers Riverfront Library

Lisa Cinelli, Deborah Cuneo, Diana Ting Delosh, Peggy Dressel, Doris Ettlinger, Laura Goetz, Leeza Hernandez, Mike Herrod, Sara Kahn, H. Ruth Karpes, Lisa Lavoie, Doreen Marts, Donna Miskend, Sawaka Norii, Marilyn Papas, Clare Pernice, Roberta Rivera, Vicky Rubin, Cheryl Taborsky, T. T. Tyler, Wallace West

Events will be held throughout the day on our Day of Dickens Thursday, September 13 and Saturday, October 13, 2012 suitable for children and adults. In addition to sessions with CBIG exhibiting members, we welcome the following participating guests: 

James Armstrong, playwright, he adapted A Christmas Carol for the Epiphany Theater Company and all of Dickens' works for the play Dickens Condensed, Elizabeth Bird, youth materials specialist for New York Public Library system and creator of the blog A Fuse #8 Production a featured blog on School Library Journal, Carol Burrell, Editorial Director of Graphic Universe and creator of the web comic SPQR Blues under the name Klio, Friends of Dickens, New York a literary, cultural and educational not-for-profit organization devoted to activities that celebrate and disseminate the works of Charles Dickens. They present staged dramatic readings of Dickens' works, Michael Patrick Hearnchildren's literary scholar and author of The Annotated Christmas Carol, Fred Kaplan, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English at Queens College and CUNY Graduate Center, author of Charles Dickens, A Biography, and Dickens and Mesmerism: the Hidden Springs of Fiction, Mike J. Quinn, founder of The Friends of Dickens New York Chapter; Catherine Robson, Assoc. Professor of English at NYU specializing in British 19c literature and culture, and faculty member for the Dickens Project.
Full bios of our event participants will be posted along with the event schedule.

This exhibition programming is underwritten by the Yonkers Public Library Foundation. Yonkers Riverfront Library is located at One Larkin Center in downtown Yonkers, and is handicapped accessible. Parking is available at the nearby Buena Vista Parking Garage.  
The exhibit and all events are free and open to the public. For further information check back here for the schedule or call (914) 337-1500.

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