We hope you enjoyed the event as much as we did.
Thank you for coming!
See you next year.
In case you missed yesterday’s author event, but would like an opportunity to share in this year’s selection, take a look at these events held at libraries across Nassau and Suffolk!
We are looking forward to our author event on Sunday, April 10, 2016!
Since there is a large crowded expected, please remember to bring your tickets! In order to enter the auditorium, you must have either a printed version or the ability to access it digitally on your phone.
Doors for the event will open at 1 pm. Seating is first come, first seated. All ticket holders must be seated by 1:55 pm. Tickets not used by 1:55 will be forfeited. Standby seats, if available, will then be filled.
Please leave plenty of time for parking and navigating the Stony Brook campus. All campus parking lots are free of charge on Sunday.
Following her remarks, the author will sign books purchased at the event. Attendees are allowed a maximum of 1 personal copy (not purchased on Sunday) to be signed.
Thank you Newsday for the great article about Long Island Reads and this year’s selection!
Check with your local library for information on book discussions or related programs to Leaving Time.
Registration for this year’s author event will open on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at http://longislandreads2016.eventbrite.com.
Please contact your local library for early bird registration information.
The 2016 Long Island Reads pick is Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult. The attached Reader’s Guide provides author information, book discussion questions, links to online resources and more.
The Long Island Reads Committee is pleased to announced that we have selected Leaving Time by Long Island native Jodi Picoult!
Why Leaving Time?
♦ Jodi Picoult, a Nesconset, Long Island native, has written 23 best-selling novels.
♦ Leaving Time is a NYT best seller and was called “poignant . . . an entertaining tale about parental love, friendship, loss” by The Washington Post.
♦ This title offers a variety of topics and themes which lend themselves to programming and book discussions, including psychic phenomena, elephant behavior and conservation, the loss of a parent, and human/animal connections.
♦ This title will appeal to readers of all ages as well as fans of mysteries, animal stories, or women’s fiction.
♦Leaving Time is available in hardcover, paperback, book on CD, large print and downloadable formats.
♦ Long Island Reads will honor Jodi in person at an award ceremony in April 2016.