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Author events on Long Island, week of Oct. 23

Award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson will deliver a lecture,

Award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson will deliver a lecture, "Life of a Poet," on race and literature, at 11 a.m. on Oct. 26 at Adelphi University.   Photo Credit: Juna F. Nagle

Wednesday, Oct. 26

National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson (“Another Brooklyn”) delivers a lecture, “Life of a Poet,” on race and literature. At 11 a.m., Adelphi University, Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom, Ruth S. Harley University Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City; 516-877-4555, adelphi.edu

Bayville author Bill Bleyer talks about his new book, “Sagamore Hill: Theodore Roosevelt’s Summer White House.” At 7 p.m., East Meadow Public Library, 1886 Front St., East Meadow; 516-794-2570, eastmeadow.info

Thursday, Oct. 27

Author Laura Schroff (“An Invisible Thread”) discusses and signs copies of her new book, “Angels on Earth: Inspiring Stories of Fate, Friendship and the Power of Connections.” At 7 p.m., Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington; 631-271-1442, bookrevue.com

Saturday, Oct. 29

Author Kerriann Flanagan Brosky and paranormal investigator and medium Joe Giaquinto, discuss “Historic Haunts of Long Island . . . Ghosts and Legends from the Gold Coast to Montauk Point.” At 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, Smith Haven Mall, 600 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove, 631-724-0341.

Sea Cliff children’s author John Duvall and illustrator Rebecca Gibbon discuss and read from “The Great Spruce.” At 2 p.m., Forest Books, 182 Birch Hill Rd., Locust Valley; 516-759-1489.

Hal Johnson reads from his children’s book, “Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods.” Guests encouraged to wear costumes. At 3 p.m., Turn of the Corkscrew, 110 N. Park Ave., Rockville Centre; 516-764-6000, turnofthecorkscrew.com

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