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Boquete Book Fair 2017

The second Boquete Book Fair organized by the Boquete Library Foundation, will take place from Thursday, September 28 to Sunday October 1.

This year the Boquete Library, hosts writers from Panama and Costa Rica. The USA Embassy will be represented by Rick Rossemberg. The Fair is free and open to English and Spanish speaking audiences.

Editorials will sell books at reasonable prices. Children and adolescents will also find publications, learning and fun activities, including a costumes contest to dress as their favorite literary character.

Conferences in English will be presented by Rita Vásquez and J. Scott Bronstein, Juan David Morgan:

On Thursday, 28 and Friday, September 29 at 11:00 a.m. – Rick Rossemberg (USA), Director of the regional English language office. Mr. Rossemberg will address the young crowd regarding the American Embassy and opportunities to study English. Parents are cordially invited. Both his presentations are in Spanish.

-Saturday, September 30th at 4:30 p.m. - Rita Vásquez (Panama), attorney and journalist and J. Scott Bronstein (USA) reporter.  Both authors will be presenting their book Dangerous Societies (Sociedades Peligrosas), an investigative report about the Panama Papers.

-Sunday, October 1st at 3:30 p.m. - Juan David Morgan (Panama), attorney, philanthropist and businessman. The author will present his latest novel about the construction of the Panama Railroad.

The Library of Boquete invites you all to attend the Book Fair at the Boquete Library and donate a children´s book.  You may purchase the book at the Library and place it on a special bin. Books will be raffled amongst children at the Book Fair.

For more information:
(507) 720-2879

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