Port Library’s 2nd Annual Book Fair

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The 2013 Book Fair

The 2013 Book Fair

The W J Niederkorn Library is hosting their 2nd Annual Book Fair on Saturday, August 2, 2014 from 9 a.m. –2 p.m. on the library grounds.  The event is free and is primarily located on the library’s north parking lot.  Over 13 authors will be on location with books to sell, as well as a used book sale hosted by the Friends of the Library.  Smith Bros Coffee Shop will provide coffees and sandwiches for purchase, and Fireworks Popcorn will be for sale.

Four speakers will give presentations inside the library in the community room on the lower level.  Sara Dahmen will present “How to Self Publish” at 9 a.m.   Martin Morante will present Marinas: Short Tales by the Harbor at 10 a.m.  Andrea Boeshaar will present “Romancing the 19th Century” at 11 a.m. and Sean Hoade will present twice:  “Write Unputdownable Scenes: 3 Steps to Professional-Grade Fiction”at 12 p.m. and “Indirection: How to Keep Your Reader Glued to the Page” at 1 p.m.

Sara Dahmen of Port Washington is a children’s book author and illustrator, and has recently released her first novel, Dr. Kinney’s Housekeeper.  The book is historical fiction, and is set in 1881 in the Dakota Territories and Massachusetts.

Dahmen will be moving her successful wedding planning business, Golden Chic Events & Consulting, into the new floral shop, La Tulipe, that is opening soon in Port Washington.

Martin Morante’s book, Marinas, is a compilation of his recent show at Gallery 224 in Port:  Harbor ReFramed, with  Lois Wirth.  His black and white photos create a stunning visual narrative of Port’s Marina.

Author, Sara Dahmen, of Port Washington, with her two children.

Author, Sara Dahmen, of Port Washington, with her two children.

Author Mary Wagner will be returning to the Book Fair and will read an excerpt from her new release, When the Shoe Fits…, and Phyllis Heitkamp, Master Herbalist, will demonstrate “How to Make a Black Walnut Tincture” at 10a.m. and 12 p.m.

Children’s Story Times will be hosted at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. by Sara Dahmen, local children’s book author and illustrator, outside on the library grounds, weather permitting.  Chalk activities will be available, and Booker the Dog will be present.

The Judge Eghart House will be open special for the event, offering tours at $2 per person.  Guests are encouraged to purchase their small pamphlet and will receive the tour for free.

The Library’s North Parking Lot will be closed for the Book Fair.

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