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Press Release Fun: A Leonard Marcus Walking Tour

Hello Children’s Book Enthusiasts,

You are invited to attend a Neighborhood Walking Tour led by Leonard S. Marcus, the acclaimed historian and curator of the current New York Public Library exhibit, The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter.

Marcus will lead a tour from the steps of the NYPL’s Schwarzman Building (on Fifth Avenue between 41st and 42nd Streets) to Eloise’s Plaza Hotel.  Along the way, he will share intriguing anecdotes about places, publishers, editors, authors, books and characters.

Sunday, October 20, 11 a.m., we’ll meet at the steps between the library lions. The fee is $20.00.  Bring cash, or check made out to Leonard S. Marcus, on the day of the tour.


Rain date is Sunday, October 27In case of inclement weather, you will be notified by e-mail, or phone the day before, or at at the latest, by 8 a.m. on October 20.

Space is limited, so please respond to caronleecohen@nyct.net without delay and be sure to provide a phone number where you can be reached.
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Elizabeth Bird About Elizabeth Bird

Elizabeth Bird is currently New York Public Library's Youth Materials Collections Specialist. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of NYPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.