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2024 Events

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Suzanne's library programs support the

2024 summer reading theme: Adventure! TM

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past events:

2024 Events


June, 23, 2024

River Towns Book Festival

Hastings library, NY

Friday through Sunday, May 17-19, 2024

Wallisch Homestead in West Milford, NJ

Fine art show and sale

Spring 2024 school author visits

Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Brownies - Juniors Girl Scout troop visits

Pelham, NY

Thursday though Sunday, April 18-21, 2024

Annual Arts Festival at St. Francis in Haskell, NJ

Fine art show and sale

Saturday, March 30, 2024

10 AM–3 PM Poughkeepsie Book Festival

Dutchess Community College’s Falcon Hall

53 Pendell Road, Poughkeepsie, NY

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

World Read Aloud Day

Read-aloud, Q+A, book recommendations

March 6 and 7, 2024

Peter Cooper Elementary School

Author visit assemblies for PreK to 3rd grade with read-alouds and draw-alongs, First grade classroom free-write visits, Second and third grade character and story workshops, read-alouds, draw-alongs, Q+A and  book signings.

2023 Events

Friday, November 10, 2023

11:00am Albert Wisner Public Library

Warwick, NY

All attendees will be entered in a raffle to win a free book.

Library programs in support of Summer Reading theme:

All Together Now TM

Thursday, July 13, 2023

2pm Waldwick Public Library

Saturday, June 10, 2023

11am-4pm Passaic County Book Festival

1pm Storytime Tent read-aloud

Friday-Sunday, April 25-27, 2023

Festival of the Arts

1 Father Hayes Drive, Wanaque, NJ

Fine art, photography and poetry exhibition and sale.

Live music and light refreshments.

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

4pm Kinnelon Public Library

Saturday, April 1, 2023

10am-3pm Poughkeepsie Book Festival


Wednesday, February 1, 2023

World Read Aloud Day

Read-aloud, Q+A, book recommendations


Paramount Elementary / Williams Elementary / Autumn Lane Elementary / Castleberry Elementary / George A. Jackson Elementary / Highview Elementary / Point O'View Elementary / Worcester Elementary / Ryerson Elementary

2022 Events

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Danville Area Primary School, PA

Author visit presentation, Read-aloud, Draw-along, Q+A, Book signing

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

6pm-8pm Selinsgrove Area Elementary School, PA

Math Night

Read-aloud, Draw-along, Pattern block station, Q+A, Book signing

November, 2022

Indian Hills Highschool, Oakland, NJ

Visiting artist for AP Art and Honors Art classes

Monday, October 10, 2022

3:00pm West Milford Township Library

Free Children's Program in NJ

Read-aloud, draw-along, puppet craft, Q+A, book signing,

character and story workshop for all ages.

All registered participants receive a signed picture book!

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

4:00pm Ramsey Public Library

 Storytime, crafts, scavenger hunt, book signing

Children's Program

Saturday, June 4, 2022

11am-4pm Passaic County Book Festival

Weasel Brook Park, Clifton, NJ

Author talks, activities for kids, and book signings

11am Panel talk

Pictures and Words, Perfect Together:

Picture Books to Grow Future Readers

Monday, April 4, 2022

3:30pm Upper Saddle River Library

Children's Program

Read-aloud, draw-along, puppet craft, Q+A, book signing


February 2, 2022

World Read Aloud Day

Virtual visits for schools 10am-2pm

Read-aloud, Q+A with students from NJ, PA, GA, TX, OH, MA

January, 11, 2022

Girl Scout Brownie troop virtual visit

Read-aloud, draw-along, Q+A


2021 Events

Sunday, September 26, 2021

11:00am-4:00pm MAPSO Book Festival

Storytime / Draw-along / Crafts / Book signing

Oudside, in-person at the Woodland in Maplewood, NJ

Monday, August 16, 2021

11:00am Wayne Public Library

Read-aloud, draw-along, puppet craft, Q+A, book signing

Wayne, NJ

July 9. 2021

2:00pm Franklin Lakes Public Library

Franklin Lakes, NJ

July 15, 2021 

Author Chat with Janette: Suzanne Morris 

10:30am Wayne Public Library

Wayne, NJ


July 17, 2021

10:30am Ringwood Public Library

Ringwood, NJ

Library programs in support of the 2021 summer reading theme,

Tails +Tales, include an interactive read-aloud, draw-along, and puppet craft. Kids create their own characters in an art and story workshop.

March 24, 2021

Wanaque Elementary School

Grades K-3 Virtual Visit

Virtual visits with NY, NJ, VA, CO, Canada,

300 student assemblies to single class presentations

for hybrid, remote, and in classroom students.

February 3, 2021

World Read Aloud Day Virtual Visits

Via Zoom, Google Meet, WebEx Events

January 26, 2021

Virtual Girl Scout Draw-Along

2020 Events

December 4th-5th 2020

NJASL Virtual Conference

September 26, 2020

Virtual events through October 24

Maplewood South Orange Book Festival

Maplewood, NJ

Spring 2020

School Author Visits

Shift to Virtual

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Event Cancelled

Poughkeepsie Book Festival

Poughkeepsie, NY

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

POSTPONED / Please stay tuned

The Vreeland Store

Wanaque, NJ 

Saturday, May 16, 2020

Event Cancelled


Newark, NJ

February 5, 2020

WRAD Skype visits

Ft. Worth, TX


Winsdsor Locks, CT

Belton, TX

Lakeville, MA

February 4. 2020

WRAD Skype visit

Honolulu, HI

January 2020

Elementary School Author Visit

Pine Bush, NY

Sunday, January 19, 2020

1:00PM  Sparta Books, Sparta, NJ

2019 Book Tour

Monday, December 9, 2019

NJASL Fall Conference  East Brunswick, NJ

Sunday, December 8, 2019

11:00am  Inquiring Minds  New Paltz, NY

Saturday, December 7, 2019

11:00am  The Curious Reader  Glen Rock, NJ

Sunday, November 24, 2019

2:00pm  Blue Bunny Books  Dedham, MA

Sunday, November 24, 2019

10:30am  Brookline Booksmith  Brookline, MA

Saturday, November 23, 2019

10:30am  Watchung Booksellers  Montclair, NJ

* * Book Launch Party* * 

 Saturday, November 16, 2019

11:00am  Words Bookstore  Maplewood, NJ

Sunday, November 10, 2019

1:00pm  Books of Wonder (Uptown)  New York, NY

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Free Library of Philadelphia, PA

(SCBWI workshop)

"Story Evolution from Idea to Print"


October 16, 2019

NAIBA Conference  Cherry Hill, NJ

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