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January 2019

A Conversation with the Delaware Riverkeeper

January 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Book Garden,
28 Bridge Street, Frenchtown, NJ, NJ 08825 United States
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We are excited to welcome Delaware Riverkeeper, Maya K. van Rossum to discuss her book, The Green Amendment. She has served as the Delaware Riverkeeper and leader for the Delaware Riverkeeper Network since 1994. The role of the Delaware Riverkeeper is to give the Delaware River, and the communities that depend upon it and appreciate it, a voice at every decisionmaking table that could provide help or do harm. The Delaware Riverkeeper Network that van Rossum leads is the only…

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February 2019

Talk & Book Signing with Dr. Dana

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Book Garden,
28 Bridge Street, Frenchtown, NJ, NJ 08825 United States
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WHO: Dr. Dana Marrocco, is a local author who lives in Flemington, NJ with her husband and two children. She has a PhD in educational psychology from Purdue University where she specialized in theories of learning and motivation. The teachings in her first book, “THE TOP TEN LIES WE TELL OURSELVES: And How to Stop Living Them” are based on her knowledge of psychology and the spiritual practice A Course in Miracles. Dr. Dana speaks, sings, and performs self-help stand-up…

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Hedy Lamar Book Launch Party

February 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Book Garden,
28 Bridge Street, Frenchtown, NJ, NJ 08825 United States
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Author Laurie Wallmark will introduce you to Hedy and several other ladies of science she has featured in her picutre books.

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March 2019

Gloria Takes a Stand Book Launch

March 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Frenchtown United Methodist Church,
Third Street, Frenchtown, NJ United States
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Frenchtown, NJ will be the gathering place for women celebrating women on March 16th. The community is invited to join author Jessica Rinker in the launch of her children’s biography of one of the most iconic figures of the women’s movement, Gloria Steinem.

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Prallsville Lecture Series with Charlie Groth

March 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Prallsville Mill,
33 Risler Street, Stockton, NJ United States
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Another Haul: Narrative Stewardship and Cultural Sustainability at the Lewis Family Fishery ewis Island in Lambertville, New Jersey, is the site of the Lewis Fishery, the last haul seine American shad fishery on the nontidal Delaware River. The Lewis family has fished in the same spot since 1888 and operated the fishery through five generations. The extended Lewis family, its fishery’s crew, and the Lambertville community connect with people throughout the region, including environmentalists concerned about the river. It was…

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May 2019

First Friday Poetry

May 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Book Garden,
28 Bridge Street, Frenchtown, NJ, NJ 08825 United States
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Join us for an evening of poetry. Share. Listen. Enjoy. Short prose welcome too!

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Choosing Sustainability Author Talk and Signing

May 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Book Garden,
28 Bridge Street, Frenchtown, NJ, NJ 08825 United States
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Make every day Earth Day and learn to live sustainably.

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Evening Reads Book Club Discussion

May 14 @ 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 selection is Becoming by Michelle Obama. Join us for conversation and potluck. Email caroline@bookgarden.biz for location.

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July 2019

Evening with Acclaimed Illustrator and Author Joe Ciardiello

July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Prallsville Mill,
33 Risler Street, Stockton, NJ United States
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Prallsville Mills and The Book Garden welcome award-winning illustrator and author, Joe Ciardiello, to the mills on Thursday, July 17th to discuss his new graphic memoir. This eye-catching story weaves together his Italian family history and the mythology of the American West while paying homage to the classic movie and TV Westerns. Featuring John Ford, John Wayne, Clint Eastwood, Sophia Loren, and many more, this book is a paean to Hollywood and a love letter to the Western. If the…

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