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New York City: The National Book Foundation's Why Reading Matters Conference

  • St. Francis College 180 Remsen Street Brooklyn, NY, 11201 United States (map)

The National Book Foundation’s third annual Why Reading Matters conference returns on June 7 for a full day of presentations focused on reading without boundaries. Why Reading Matters is designed to bring together educators, non-profit administrators, librarians, academics, publishing professionals, writers, and literary activists of all kinds to discover and share ways to welcome more readers into their community.

Registration is open to public, and ticket sales will start on April 26; the full conference program will be announced May 10. Tickets are $50, and will include a light breakfast and happy hour reception. Register by May 9, and receive an early bird price of $35.