Old Bridge, NJ – April 6, 2016 – As part of its Meet the Author series, the Old Bridge Public Library will host an appearance by popular children’s author Nan Marino on Mon. April 25th at 7pm.

Marino, a NJ resident and author of Hiding Out at the Pancake Palace and Neil Armstrong is My Uncle, will read from her books and answer questions.  Hiding Out at the Pancake Palace tells the story of 11-year-old musical prodigy, Elvis Ruby, favored to win the most coveted reality show on television, Tween Star. But the night of the show, with millions watching, Elvis panics and is forced to run from the paparazzi camped outside his door and spend the summer working with his aunt and cousin at Piney Pete’s Pancake Palace in the remote wilds of New Jersey.  Neil Armstrong is My Uncle also explores adolescence, and is about a group of kids with unique personalities growing up in Long Island during the summer Neil Armstrong walked on the moon.  Attendees are welcome to bring their copies of Marino’s books for her to sign following the reading.

Past appearances in the Library’s author series have included appearances by children’s authors Rachelle Burk, Meg Wiviott and Marcy Kagan.

The Old Bridge Public Library was recently voted “Best Public Library in Middlesex County” by the readers of the Home News Tribune. The Library is open seven-days-a-week and is located at 1 Old Bridge Plaza at the corner of Rt. 516 and Cottrell Road in the Municipal Center. More information about this and other Library programs can be found at www.oldbridgelibrary.org or by calling 732-721-5600 x5033. The satellite Laurence Harbor branch is located at 277 Shoreland Circle; phone: 732-566-2227.


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