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Screening of Amores Perros

(2000, 154 minutes, rated R, in Spanish with English subtitles) Free but registration required beginning Feb. 14. To register or for more information call (585) 340-8720.

Teen Action Book Club (Grades 8-12)

Penfield Public Library 1985 Baird Road, Penfield, NY

This club features books with “Many Voices” and a community service activity at each meeting; participants may read the original or young readers’ edition of The Distance Between Us. Free but registration required beginning Feb. 21. To register or for more information call (585) 340-8720.

Traditional Mexican cooking demonstration

(with samples) with Jose Abarca, owner of Itacate. Free but registration required beginning Feb. 21. For register or for more information call (585) 340-8720.

Refugee Resettlement in Rochester

Mary’s Place Executive Director Charlsey Bickett will discuss the plight of refugees worldwide, how refugees came to the US and Rochester, and the obstacles/challenges facing refugees. Free but registration required beginning Feb. 23. To register or for more information call (585) 340-8720.

Book discussion of The Distance Between Us at Brighton Memorial Library

Brighton Memorial Library 2300 Elmwood Ave., BRIGHTON, NY

Brighton Memorial Library, Friends Learning Center 2300 Elmwood Ave. BRIGHTON   (sponsored by Friends of Brighton Memorial Library)   Free. No registration required. For more information call Judy Rosenberg at (585) 784-5346.

Book discussion of The Distance Between Us at Brighton Memorial Library

Book discussion of The Distance Between Us open to adults and teens   Brighton Memorial Library, Friends Learning Center 2300 Elmwood Ave. BRIGHTON   (sponsored by Friends of Brighton Memorial Library)   Free. No registration required.   For more information call Judy Rosenberg at (585) 784-5346.

Author visit by Reyna Grande at Rochester Institute of Technology

Reading followed by Q&A and book signing. Rochester Institute of Technology Reading Room Campus Life Center 1 Lomb Memorial Dr. HENRIETTA (sponsored by the English Department and RIT Wallace Libraries)   Free. No registration required. For more information email kmvgla@rit.edu.

Author visit by Reyna Grande at Penfield Public Library

Reading followed by Q&A and book signing. *This event will be ASL interpreted. Penfield Public Library 1985 Baird Rd. PENFIELD Free but registration required beginning March 1. To register or for more information call (585) 340-8720.

Author visit by Reyna Grande at Wood Library

Reading followed by Q&A and book signing. Wood Library 134 N. Main St. CANANDAIGUA Free. No registration required. For more information call (585) 394-1381.

Author visit by Reyna Grande at Finger Lakes Community College

Reading followed by Q&A and book signing. Finger Lakes Community College Stage 14, 3325 Marvin Sands Dr. CANANDAIGUA Free for students/$2 general public. No registration required. For more information call (585) 785-1367 or email curtis.nehringbliss@flcc.edu.

A Novel Evening with Reyna Grande

    A Novel Evening with Reyna Grande, author of Rochester Reads 2018 book, The Distance Between Us. Writers & Books cordially invites you to attend a cocktail reception, location to be given to attendee upon purchase of ticket. Thursday, March 29, 2018 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Program with author begins at 6:15 p.m. Register […]

$75

Author visit by Reyna Grande at Greece Public Library

Reading followed by Q&A and book signing. Greece Public Library 2 Vince Tofany Blvd. GREECE Free but registration required. For more information or to register call (585) 225-8951 or visit www.greecepubliclibrary.org.

Author visit by Reyna Grande at Monroe Community College

Reading followed by Q&A and book signing. Monroe Community College R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center, Monroe A and B 1000 Henrietta Road HENRIETTA Free and open to the public. Tickets available at www.monroecctickets.com. For information call (585) 292-2534.

Author visit by Reyna Grande at Valley Manor

Reading followed by Q&A and book signing. Valley Manor 1570 East Ave. ROCHESTER Free but registration required. To register or for more information call (585) 770-1956 or email Gail Reeves at greeves@episcopalseniorlife.org.

Philosophy & Politics in Utopian & Dystopian Literature

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

“Philosophy & Politics in Utopian & Dystopian Literature” by Dr. Jeffrey Allen Tucker, from University of Rochester, at Writers & Books - Free. No registration required. For more information email karen@wab.org.     Lecture: “Philosophy & Politics in Utopian & Dystopian Literature.” Jeffrey Allen Tucker is an Associate Professor in the Department of English at the […]

RR Author Visit: Central Library

Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County 115 South Ave., Rochester, NY

Author visit by Omar El Akkad: Reading followed by Q&A and book signing - Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County, Kate Gleason Auditorium 115 South Ave.ROCHESTER (sponsored by Friends & Foundation of the Rochester Public Library) Free. No registration required. For more information call (585) 428-8350 or email Susan.Lusignan@libraryweb.org.

RR Author Visit: Nazareth College

Nazareth College 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY

Author visit by Omar El Akkad: Reading followed by Q&A and book signing - Nazareth College Linehan Chapel, Golisano Academic Center, 4245 East Avenue PITTSFORD Free. No registration required. For more information email fgentil7@naz.edu.

RR Author Visit: Penfield Public Library

Penfield Public Library 1985 Baird Road, Penfield, NY

Author visit by Omar El Akkad: Reading followed by Q&A and book signing - *This event will be ASL interpreted Penfield Public Library, 1985 Baird Rd. PENFIELD Free but registration required beginning March 1. To register or for more information call (585) 340-8720.

RR Author Visit: Wood Library

Wood Library 134 N. Main St., Canandaigua, NY

Author visit by Omar El Akkad: Reading followed by Q&A and book signing - Wood Library, 134 N. Main St. CANANDAIGUA Free. No registration required. For more information call (585) 394-1381.

RR Author Visit: FLCC

Finger Lakes Community College 3325 Marvin Sands Dr., Canandaigua, NY

Author visit by Omar El Akkad: Reading followed by Q&A and book signing - Finger Lakes Community College, Stage 14, 3325 Marvin Sands Dr. CANANDAIGUA Free for students/$2 general public. No registration required. For more information call (585) 785-1367 or email curtis.nehringbliss@flcc.edu.

RR Author Visit: SUNY Geneseo

geneseo 1 College Cir., Geneseo, NY

Author visit by Omar El Akkad: Reading followed by Q&A and book signing - SUNY Geneseo, Tower Room, 1 College Cir. GENESEO Free. No registration required. For more information call (585) 245-5591 or email rawlins@geneseo.edu.

RR Author Visit: Greece Public Library

Greece Public Library 2 Vince Tofany Blvd., Rochester, NY

Author visit by Omar El Akkad: Reading followed by Q&A and book signing – Greece Public Library, 2 Vince Tofany Blvd.GREECE Free but registration required. For more information or to register call (585) 225-8951 or visit www.greecepubliclibrary.org.

RR Author Visit: Victor Town Hall

Victor Town Hall 85 E. Main St., Victor, NY

Author visit by Omar El Akkad: Reading followed by Q&A and book signing – Victor Town Hall, 85 E. Main St. VICTOR (sponsored by Victor Farmington Library) Free and open to the public. For information call (585) 924-2637. Registration encouraged through www.victorfarmingtonlibrary.org.

RR Author Visit: Monroe Community College

Monroe Community College 1000 Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY

Author visit by Omar El Akkad: Reading followed by Q&A and book signing – Monroe Community College, R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center, Monroe A and B 1000 Henrietta Road HENRIETTA (parking in Lot M) Free and open to the public. Tickets available at www.monroecctickets.com. For information call (585) 292-2534.

RR Author Visit: Valley Manor

Valley Manor 1570 East Avenue, Rochester, NY

Author visit by Omar El Akkad: Reading followed by Q&A and book signing – Valley Manor, 1570 East Ave. ROCHESTER Free but registration required. To register or for more information call (585) 770-1956 or email greeves@episcopalseniorlife.org.

RR Author Visit: St. John Fisher College

St. John Fisher College 3690 East Avenue, Rochester, NY

Author visit by Omar El Akkad: Reading followed by Q&A and book signing – St. John Fisher College Cleary Auditorium, 3690 East Avenue PITTSFORD Free. No registration required. For more information call (585) 385-8078 or email jrobinson@sjfc.edu.Sat. March 30 10:00am-12:00pm

Virtual Reading, Talk, & Conversation with Poet Santee Frazier

Rochester Academy of Medicine 1441 East Avenue, Rochester, NY

Join the conversation! For your convenience, here is your login information to join us on Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84237507832 Meeting ID: 842 3750 7832 Passcode: 704925

Free

Webinar – Reciprocating the Gift: Online Panel Discussion of Braiding Sweetgrass – Q&A Hosted by Writers & Books

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Reciprocating the Gift participants: Facilitator Wendy Lowis is a poet and teacher and the founder of the Where’s Walden nature writing program for children and teens at Writers & Books. Rosalie "Daystar" Jones Angela Cannon-Crothers Daystar/Rosalie Jones (Pembina Chippewa) is a dancer and storyteller and the founder and artistic director of DAYSTAR Dance Company, the first […]

Free

Reading, Q & A, Book Signing

Penfield Public Library 1985 Baird Road, Penfield, NY

Sponsored by The Penfield Public Library & The Friends of the Penfield Public Library Penfield Public Library, 1985 Baird Road, Penfield, NY 14526 (also live streamed) Free Admission | ASL Interpretation In-person event registration: Call 585. 340.8720 or visit penfield.org/library Live-streamed event starting at 6:55 pm:  Roku:Search for "Penfield TV" in your app store AppleTV: Search […]

Reading, Q & A, Book Signing

Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County 115 South Ave., Rochester, NY

Sponsored by Friends & Foundation of the Rochester Public Library Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County Kate Gleason Auditorium 115 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14604 Free Admission | ASL Interpretation Register at Library here. Can't attend in person? Watch the live stream, posted to the Library's YouTube Channel The video will remain posted and […]

Reading, Facilitated Conversation, Book Signing

St. John Fisher University 3690 East Ave, Pittsford, NY

Sponsored by St. John Fisher University St. John Fisher University Kearney Hall, Cleary Family Auditorium 3690 East Avenue Rochester, NY 14618 In-person | Registration required | ASL Interpretation Doors open at 7 pm Click for larger image     Parking: Lot A via main campus entrance See #16 on campus map Kearney Hall is up […]

Free – $20

Reception and Priority Seating at Keynote

The Strong National Museum of Play 1 Manhattan Square Dr, Rochester, NY

Hosted by The Strong National Museum of Play The Strong National Museum of Play Central Lobby One Manhattan Square Rochester, NY 14607   Registration required   Click map for a larger image All guests must enter the museum through The Strong’s Howell Street entrance. While under construction, The Strong and its access roads may not appear accurately […]

$125

Author’s Keynote and Book Signing

The Strong National Museum of Play 1 Manhattan Square Dr, Rochester, NY

Hosted by The Strong National Museum of Play The Strong National Museum of Play Paychex Theater One Manhattan Square, Rochester, NY Doors open at 7 pm | ASL Interpreted This event will also be live streamed via Zoom. Register for the streamed event here. Click map for a larger image     All guests must enter […]

Free – $20
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