Thursday, May 11, 2006

Great Read in the Park

I saw this in the NYT Sunday paper...the 2nd annual Great Read in the Park. Heralded as "an extraordinary literary celebration for book lovers of all ages."

Sunday, October 15 in Bryant Park.

There will be well-known and new writers, a children's area, panel discussions, book signings, and a used book sale with net proceeds donated to the Brooklyn Public, New York Public, Queens Library and the Fund for Public Schools.

I'd love to see more open-air celebrations that include libraries. Something about having green grass underfoot intuitively makes me think the event will be refreshing, authentic and charming. That it is something I could pack a picnic for...

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