Wed, Apr 25, 2012

Arts, Entertainment, Student Life

Harlem Book Fair in Newark

BY Glocally Team

Harlem Book Fair in Newark

Harlem brings us a celebration of literature, art, fashion, film, music and theater. The Harlem Book Fair Newark will be at the Paul Robeson Campus Center at Rutgers University – Newark this Friday and Saturday.

Harlem Book Fair Newark
Friday, April 27, 2012 – 8:00am – Saturday, April 28, 2012 – 8:00pm
Paul Robeson Campus Center
Rutgers University – Newark

Friday’s event schedule, titled “Family Fun,” will run from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., and target students, parents and educators in the following fun-filled activities

* Young Reader’s Alley, a world of reading and learning focused on children’s and young adult literature
* Art to Books – a gallery display by book illustrators
* Street Fair with more than 100 exhibitors selling books for all tastes and ages
* Storytelling, teaching signing books
* Book drive, used book sales

Saturday’s event schedule will run from 10 – 6 p.m. and will feature authors, poets, illustrators and entertainers in the following activities:
* Flash Fiction – a short fiction reading contest
Special exhibits on various topics of literacy education, and events including

  • A look at Hip Hop literature
  • Screenings of literary themed films
  • Sound stage


For more information about the fair:

Max Rodriguez
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One Response to “Harlem Book Fair in Newark”


  1. […] book-lovers from all over the Tri-state area flocked the Rutgers – Newark Courtyard for the Harlem Book Festival.  Vendors sold a variety of goods from **BOOKS**, to jewelry to the best BBQ spaghetti in the area. […]

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