On October 16, 2019, the New Jersey Center for the Book, the founder of the Literacy Alliance of New Jersey, sponsored a statewide celebration of the young people's author, Jacqueline Woodson,  Library of Congress Ambassador for Youth Literature, 2018-19. Ms. Woodson met with preteens grades 5-8, her target audience, at The College of New Jersey.  Her program was also live-streamed to numerous offsite locations. For more information, click here

NJ Center for the Book

Statewide Literary Celebration 350th Anniversary

The family morning session programs and activities offered a variety of activities for children. “The Mythmakers,” Richard Stillmand and Gerald Fierst, performed a fun-filled journey of stories and songs that captured the highlights of New Jersey’s history.
The New Jersey Center for the Book and The Newark Public Library presented a program in celebration of New Jersey’s 350th Anniversary on Saturday, January 18, 2014 from 11am to 4pm at The Newark Public Library.