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October 2017

River Reads 2017

October 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Prallsville Mill,
33 Risler Street, Stockton, NJ United States
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The historic Prallsville Mill will be the backdrop for the River Reads book festival on Sunday, October 15th from 10 to 4pm. Book lovers of all ages can meet and mingle with authors, attend readings and learn a little local history. Authors covering genres from children’s classic favorites to women’s fiction to science fiction and local history will fill the Mill. Aspiring writers can take part in a series of writing workshops. Details on both here

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Unlikely Story of a Pig In the City Author Visit

October 22, 2017 @ 2:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Book Garden,
28 Bridge Street, Frenchtown, NJ, NJ 08825 United States
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Meet Del Val’s very own Jodi Kendall (class of 1998), author of The Unlikely Story of a Pig in the City. Every young person (and those of us who used to be young) can relate to this story. A little pig in a big city leads to lots of trouble! Josie Shilling’s family is too big, their cramped city house is too small, and she feels like no one’s ever on her side. Then, on Thanksgiving Day, her older brother,…

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Zombies, Aliens and Parades!

October 28, 2017 @ 2:00 am - 9:00 pm
The Book Garden,
28 Bridge Street, Frenchtown, NJ, NJ 08825 United States
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The annual Frenchtown Zombie Crawl invites zombies of all ages to celebrate the season of creepy crawly fun! Author Joe McGee will be in town to read from his book series Peanut Butter and Brains and Peanut Butter and Aliens. Zombies shuffle through town from 4pm to 7pm and then are invited to join in the annual Halloween Parade that starts at the American Legion. Need a little make-up assistance? Head to the river starting at 2pm to transform! Visit…

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November 2017

An Honest Discussion of Race in America

November 14, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Prallsville Mill,
33 Risler Street, Stockton, NJ United States
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An evening with Jason Bost, Author of White Nigger. Join us for an open and honest discussion about race in this country. We will be holding this timely conversation at Prallsville Mills in Stockton, NJ RSVP recommended: conact@bookgarden.biz or call 908-996-2022

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5th Anniversary Celebration

November 19, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Book Garden,
28 Bridge Street, Frenchtown, NJ, NJ 08825 United States
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We are celebrating five years as caretakers of The Book Garden! Join us for cake, bubbles and more.

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Love Your Local Author Saturday

November 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Book Garden,
28 Bridge Street, Frenchtown, NJ, NJ 08825 United States
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Small business Saturday is all about supporting your local businesses. For us at The Book Garden it is also about showcasing our treasure of area authors. Come meet and get personalized books from: Jennifer Hansen Rolli, author of children’s picture book Claudia & Moth – 10:30-12noon David B. Watts, author of mystery series, Accidental PI – 2pm-4pm Lisa Preziosi, author of middle grade book, The Ice Maiden’s Tale 2pm-4pm

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December 2017

Evening Reads Book Club

December 19, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Book Garden,
28 Bridge Street, Frenchtown, NJ, NJ 08825 United States
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This month we will be discussing Michael Chabon’s Moonglow AND our most favorite books. Do you have a book you have read more than twice or one that has changed your life? Please come share why with us during an evening rich with conversation. Refreshments will be served. What better way to take a break from all the holiday frenzy than to talk about books?!

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March 20182018
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An Evening with Christina Baker Kline

March 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Prallsville Mill,
33 Risler Street, Stockton, NJ United States
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Join us at The Prallsville Mills on Thursday, March 1st, 2018 for a talk and signing with New York Times Bestselling Author of Orphan Train, Christina Baker Kline. She will be discussing her latest novel, A Piece of the World, a stunning and atmospheric novel of friendship, passion, and art, inspired by Andrew Wyeth’s mysterious and iconic painting Christina’s World. A portion of proceeds from tonight’s event will support The Prallsville Mills. The unique, 10-building historic complex includes an 1877…

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Evening Reads Book Club

March 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Book Garden,
28 Bridge Street, Frenchtown, NJ, NJ 08825 United States
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This month’s book will be Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness. Join us.

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Community Read In Celebrating Exceptional Women

March 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Book Garden,
28 Bridge Street, Frenchtown, NJ, NJ 08825 United States
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Our first Community and Family Read-In celebrating Black History Month was so much fun, we are doing it again! This month we will focus on women in honor of Women’s History Month. Join us to listen and read from children’s books by and about women and girls!

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