Newark, New Jersey: The 'Books on the Move!' literary tour of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center will stop at two local libraries in Essex County. At both locations, Alvin Ailey by Andrea Davis Pinkney will be read. The book discusses the story of the founder of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. The first reading will take place on Saturday, April 25th at 2:00pm at the East Orange Public Library, located at 21 South Arlington Avenue near Route 280. The reader will be Carol Jenkins. The second reading will take place on Saturday, May 2nd at 2:00pm at the Springfield Branch of the Newark Public Library, located at 50 Hayes Street between 14th and 15th Avenues. The reader will be Valencia Yearwood. Admission to both readings is free, and the first 25 children will receive a free copy of Alvin Ailey.
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