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Speaker Series Learning the Power of Poetry with Bestselling Author Elizabeth Acevedo (9th-12th) You’re invited to learn about the power of poetry with Elizabeth Acevedo! In this exciting author conversation and Q&A, Acevedo will provide a short reading from her National Book Award winning and New York Times bestselling novel-in-verse, The Poet X serving as the backdrop to this amazing chat... Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 2:00 - 3:00 PM - Online
Public Event Graphic and Narrative Medicine: A Panel Discussion on How Creative Storytelling Makes Us Better Practitioners The Health Science Libraries at Rutgers University are pleased to host a panel discussion on graphic and narrative medicine, in conjunction with the Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well Traveling Exhibit from the National Library of Medicine. The exhibit can be seen on display at the George F Sm... Wednesday, July 24, 2024, 1:00 - 2:30 PM - Online
Speaker Series Graphic Novels are Life! Telling Your Own Story in a Graphic Novel with Dan Santat (5th-8th Grade) Join this year’s winner of the National Book Award for Young People's Literature, Dan Santat, as he inspires tweens and teens to tell their own stories through graphic novels. His winning book, A First Time for Everything, is a graphic memoir based on his own awkward middle school years and the trip... Tuesday, July 30, 2024, 2:00 - 3:00 PM - Online
Speaker Series Your All Access Pass Behind the Scenes at the Space Station with Smithsonian Curator Dr. Jennifer Levasseur You’re invited to virtually step inside one of the greatest international achievements with a behind-the-scenes guide to space exploration with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum curator Dr. Jennifer Levasseur. Revealing a new perspective into the world of space exploration and the daring... Wednesday, August 7, 2024, 2:00 - 3:00 PM - Online
Speaker Series The Golden Ticket to College Admissions Is Not What You Think: Redefining Success for Parents of Teens with Irena Smith, PhD Another college application season is around the corner, and stress is already beginning to ratchet up for teens and their parents. You’re invited to join us for this must-watch talk by Irena Smith, PhD. You will hear about constructive and healthy ways to approach the college application process, p... Thursday, August 15, 2024, 2:00 - 3:00 PM - Online
Speaker Series An Exploration of Friendship, Reckoning, and Hope with novelist Shelby Van Pelt We invite you to join us as we chat with the amazing New York Times bestselling author Shelby Van Pelt about her beloved novel Remarkably Bright Creatures. You don’t want to miss this deep-dive exploration of friendship, reckoning, hope, and so much more! Remarkably Bright Creatures is a luminous de... Wednesday, August 21, 2024, 7:00 - 8:00 PM - Online