Upcoming Speakers

Register for upcoming talks from bestselling authors and thought leaders.

Cosponsored by The Friends of the Bayport-Blue Point Library

Brought to you in partnership with the Library Speakers Consortium.

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Psychological Thrillers and the Queen of Twists– An Author Talk with Freida McFadden
New York Times Bestselling Author of The Housemaid, The Housemaid’s Secret and The Housemaid Is Watching
Thursday, June 13th at 8:00 PM EDT
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Unpacking a History of Systemic Racism in the American Education System with Tiffany Jewell
New York Times Bestselling Author of This Book is Anti-Racist and Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School
Thursday, June 20th at 2:00 PM EDT
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A Visit to Deckawoo Drive with Mercy Watson and Kate DiCamillo (PreK-2nd Grade)
Newbery Medal Winner for The Tale of Despereaux and New York Times bestselling author of over 30 books for children
Tuesday, July 9th at 2:00 PM EDT
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Surviving the Summer with The Last Kids on Earth and Max Brallier (3rd-6th Grade)
New York Times Bestselling Author of More Than 50 Books for Children Under Both This Name and the Pen Name Jack Chabert
Tuesday, July 16th at 2:00 PM EDT
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Learning the Power of Poetry with Bestselling Author Elizabeth Acevedo (9th-12th)
National Book Award Winner and New York Times Bestselling Author of The Poet X and Clap When you Land
Tuesday, July 23rd at 2:00 PM EDT
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Image for Graphic Novels are Life! Telling Your Own Story in a Graphic Novel with Dan Santat (5th-8th Grade) webinar

Graphic Novels are Life! Telling Your Own Story in a Graphic Novel with Dan Santat (5th-8th Grade)
Caldecott Medal Winner, National Book Award Winner, and New York Times Bestselling Author and Illustrator of Over 100 Books
Tuesday, July 30th at 2:00 PM EDT
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Image for Your All Access Pass Behind the Scenes at the Space Station with Smithsonian Curator Dr. Jennifer Levasseur webinar

Your All Access Pass Behind the Scenes at the Space Station with Smithsonian Curator Dr. Jennifer Levasseur
A Library Speakers Consortium and Smithsonian Institution Collaboration
Wednesday, August 7th at 2:00 PM EDT
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Image for The Golden Ticket to College Admissions Is Not What You Think: Redefining Success for Parents of Teens with Irena Smith, PhD webinar

The Golden Ticket to College Admissions Is Not What You Think: Redefining Success for Parents of Teens with Irena Smith, PhD
Story Circle Network’s Gilda Award-Winner and Former Lecturer and Stanford Admissions Officer
Thursday, August 15th at 2:00 PM EDT
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Image for An Exploration of Friendship, Reckoning, and Hope with novelist Shelby Van Pelt webinar

An Exploration of Friendship, Reckoning, and Hope with novelist Shelby Van Pelt
Author of the Instant New York Times bestseller Remarkably Bright Creatures
Wednesday, August 21st at 7:00 PM EDT
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