Congregation Darchei Noam is hosting a “Celebrate Authors Literary Fair and Used Book Sale” on Sunday, June 14, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Items for sale include books and DVDs, both secular and Jewish, in English and Hebrew, for adults and children.
At 10:30, there will be a puppet workshop based on the characters from “Shlemiel Crooks” by Anna Olswanger. Five- to 9-year-olds are invited make finger puppets with Madeleine Beresford, co-founder of Galapagos Puppet Theater.
At noon, there will be a reading with Ruchama King Feuerman, author of “In the Courtyard of the Kabbalist,” a National Jewish Book Award finalist and Sophie Brody Medal of Honor winner.
At 1:30 p.m., an open mic will be available for people who have written a short story or poem and want to read it; at 3, a story hour for 2- to 6-year-olds will follow. Rabbi Dr. Abraham Kuperberg will read from the book he edited, “Memoirs of a Holocaust Survivor: Icek Kuperberg,” followed by q&a at 4. The book is the chronicle of a concentration camp prisoner.
Authors will sign their books, and all unsold books will be donated to U.S. Army soldiers’ families and other worthy causes. The shul is at 10-04 Alexander Ave. in Fair Lawn. For information, go to www.darcheinoam.com.