PRLog (Press Release) – Sep 14, 2008 – African Atlantic Genealogical Society to Host Harlem Book Fair on Long Island September 27, 2008
The Harlem Book Fair on Island is set to draw several thousand book lovers to Long Island September 27, 2008. The Harlem Book Fair on Long Island attracted over 2000 participants to prior Book Fair. The African Atlantic Genealogical Society will be hosting the Harlem Book Fair on Long Island on Saturday, September 27, 2008. The book fair was established in Harlem in 1998, by Max Rodriguez, publisher of QBR the Black Book Review. It has been held annually in Harlem, New York City, since then. Other venues have been established in cities across the country (i.e.) San Diego, CA, Boston, MA; Chicago,IL; etc. Long Island became an additional venue in 2003.
Broadway Star Bernard J. Marsh Author of GREAT WHITEWAY/GREATWHITE LIES will be signing at this year's book fair.
The book fair will take place outdoors, from noon until 6:00 p.m., at the Freeport Recreation Center, 130 East Merrick Road, Freeport NY. In case of inclement weather, it will be held in the recreation center's gymnasium. Story-tellers, clowns, face-painters and a balloon-twister will entertain the children.
The 6th Annual Harlem Book Fair on Long Island (HBF-LI) presents a great opportunity to bring African-American authors, artists, poets, performers and vendors together with the Long Island community. The daylong event features book signing by noted authors, panel discussions, ethnic music and dance, fiction and nonfiction books, vendors, and a Children’s Pavilion with its own featured authors, storytellers and face painters. HBF-LI will be held Saturday, September 27, 2008, 12 noon - 6 p.m. at the Freeport Recreation Center, 130 East Merrick Road, Freeport NY. For further information call (516) 977-6993 or fax (516) 908-4077. The Harlem Book Fair on Long Island is supported by the African Atlantic Genealogical Society, the Freeport Community Development Agency and QBR The Black Book Review.
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