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Where We’ll Be 

September 24, 2016  National Book Festival
Mass Center for the Book will be in the Pavilion of the States, promoting Growing Up Pedro by Matt Tavares (Candlewick) as this year’s “Great Book” for Young Readers.  We’ll join with the East Coast Centers for the Book to promote the second Route 1 Reads, and — of course — will feature the annual Massachusetts Book Awards!

 

October 15, 2016   Boston Book Festival

 

Last Year’s Events (Sept 2015 through June 2016)

September 5, 2015  National Book Festival, Washington, DC.
Mass Center for the Book will be in the Pavilion of the States, promoting Norton Juster’s The Phantom Tollbooth as this year’s “Great Book” for Young Readers.  We are launching a new joint reading promotion project of the Eastern Seaboard State Centers for the Book:  Read1Book.org. Festival site

October 6-8, 2015  New England Independent Booksellers Association Fall Conference, Providence, RI  Information

October 20, 2015  Annual Meeting of Mass Center for the Book, Boston, MA.

October 23-24, 2015  Boston Book Festival Festival site
Join Mass Center for the Book at a session featuring book artists Daniel Kelm, Susan Gaylord, and Laura Davidson, 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. on Saturday, October 24.

October 25-27, 2015 New England Library Association Conference, Manchester, NH Conference site

January 12, 2016 MassBook Awards Celebration and Lunch @ the State House, Beacon Hill.  11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Email bookawards@massbook.org for more information.

March 15, 2016 Letters About Literature Student Awards @ the State House, Beacon Hill.  10:30 a.m. to 12 noon.

April 24-26, 2016  Annual Meetings of the State Centers for the Book, Washington, DC

April 29 – May 1,2016   Massachusetts Poetry Festival, Salem

April 29 – 30, 2016  Newburyport Literary Festival

May 1-3, 2016  National Library Legislative Days, Washington, DC

May 11-13, 2016  Book Expo, Chicago, IL

May 16-18, 2016 Massachusetts Library Association Conference, Hyannis

June 17 – 19, 2016   Nantucket Book Festival

June 23-28, 2016  American Library Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL