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November, 2011

  • November 6 (Sunday)
    "Talking Hands" a creative writing workshop for young people who love to write
    Tompkins County Public Library
    (Thaler/Howell Programming Room)
    2:00 - 4:00 pm
    Ages 9 - 18
    Led by Irene (Zee) Zahava

    Pre-registration is required
    (enrollment is limited to 20 participants)
    To register, email Zee at or call 273-4675.

    Talking Hands is being offered in conjunction with Family Reading Partnership's “Kids' Book Fest 2011— READING MAGIC!” This FREE workshop offers an opportunity to create and share poems, fiction, or true-life stories.

    Irene (Zee) Zahava, local author, editor and anthologizer, is the director of Emma’s Writing Center in downtown Ithaca.

    Co-sponsored by the Tompkins County Public Library and Family Reading Partnership.
  • November 8 (Tuesday)
    Kids' Book Fest Planning Meeting
    4:00 - 5:30 pm
    Boynton Middle School Conference Room
    Help us plan reading magic for families and children!
    Everyone is welcome to come listen in or contribute ideas.
  • November 12 (Saturday)
    Kids' Book Fest
    The theme this year: "Magic!" (especially Reading Magic!)
    Boynton Middle School, Ithaca, NY
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm