Saturday, February 17, 2018

Russell Library Welcomes Author Ibi Zoboi February 20

Author Ibi Zoboi will be at Russell Library February 20 at 1:00pm
Russell Library welcomes author  Ibi Zoboi to Middletown! 
American Street author will be reading from her book on Tuesday, February 20, 1:00 – 2:30pm in the Hubbard Room of the Russell Library

Ibi Zoboi was born in Haiti and immigrated to New York with her mother when she was four years old.  American Street tells the story of a young girl that immigrates to the U.S. from Haiti. It was published in February of 2017 to great acclaim. It was Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year and ALA Booklist Editors' Choice of 2017.

Ibi's middle grade debut, My Life as an Ice-Cream Sandwich, and her next YA novel, Pride, are forthcoming. Patrons are welcome to bring their copies of American Street to be signed by the author.  Copies of the book will also be offered for sale at the reading.  Light refreshments will be served. For all ages.
Drop in; no registration required.

This event is sponsored by a grant by the Connecticut Humanities. 

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