"YPL Presents:" Virtual Author Talks

YPL is proud to offer you interactive online talks and discussions from bestselling authors and industry thought leaders - all from the comfort of your home.

Brought to you in partnership with the Library Speakers Consortium.

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YPL Presents is made possible through the generous support of The Foundation for the Yonkers Public Library.

Upcoming Speakers

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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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Past Event Recordings

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For the Love of Mars: A Human History of the Red Planet with Smithsonian Curator Matt Shindell
A Library Speakers Consortium and Smithsonian Institution Collaboration
Monday, June 3rd at 2:00 PM EDT

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Asian American Representation in Literature: An Author Talk with Rebecca F. Kuang
New York Times Bestselling Author of Yellowface, Babel, and the Poppy War Trilogy
Tuesday, May 21st at 7:00 PM EDT

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A Murder Mystery, Family Story, & Love Letter to Strong Women Everywhere: Author Talk w/ Nina Simon
New York Times Bestselling Author and Reese’s Book Club Pick - Mother-Daughter Murder Night
Wednesday, May 8th at 7:00 PM EDT

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