Join Connecticut Humanities and special guest The Honorable John Larson (D-1st District) to celebrate the launch of the new Connecticut Center for the Book at Connecticut Humanities. The launch event will feature a panel discussion on the past, present, and future of the book with Dr. Kerry Driscoll, professor of English at University of Saint Joseph, former Poet Laureate of Connecticut Marilyn Nelson, and Connecticut State Librarian Kendall Wiggin. Another highlight will be spoken word presentations by members of the First Congressional Youth Cabinet, a group of high school students chosen by Congressman Larson to advise him on policy.
This event is free and open to the public. Advance registration is suggested: http://cthumanities.org/register/ccblaunch