Brown Bag Lunch with Robin Morrow

When: Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 12:00-2:00pm
Where: M104

Brown bag lunch with Robin Morrow, president of the Australian Board on Books for Young People, and instructor of "Australian Children's Literature" at Simmons. Pack your lunch, and we'll provide dessert!

Meet Past ALA President Molly Raphael and Learn About ALA-SC

When: Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 3:00-4:30pm
Where: Matarazzo Student Lounge

Meet Molly Raphael, ALA President from 2011-2012, learn more about ALA, the student chapter, and discuss future ALA-SC events with other students and faculty.

Book Talk: Nest by Esther Ehrlich

When: Thursday, September 18, 2014, 1:00-3:00pm

Esther Ehrlich is coming to talk about her new middle-grade novel, Nest. (Copies are available in the P310 book nook.) RSVP to with your RSVP and any questions and for the room announcement.


When: Thursday, September 18, 2014, 6:00-8:00pm
Where: Lower level of Redbones BBQ, Chester Street, Somerville, MA (Davis Square)

Sponsored by the Alumni Board, a low key way to meet and chat with local alumni while enjoying some FREE appetizers! Members of the Alumni Board will be there to discuss their current jobs, the hunt, and whatever else you may want to discuss. A great way to get or stay connected!

Republishing Classic Children's Books

When: Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 12:00-3:00pm
Where: M202

Presented by Children's Literature alumna Rea Berg, founding president of Beautiful Feet Books.

12th International Conference on Learning: "Books, Publishing & Libraries," November 8-9, 2014

When: Saturday, November 8, 2014
Where: Simmons College, Boston MA

Annual conference examining the past, present, and future role of the book. Call for Papers now open for presentations, workshops, and more. Accepted proposals are eligible for submission to peer-reviewed scholarly journal.

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