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2/18 2024

Adirondack Family Book Festival boasts stellar lineup in August 2024

2024-02-18T19:32:26+00:00February 18, 2024|

ADIRONDACK FAMILY BOOK FESTIVAL BOASTS STELLAR LINEUP, RECEIVES AWARD OF DISTINCTION The Adirondack Family Book Festival (AFBF) returns to the John Brown Farm State Historic Site on August 17, 2024, with a stellar lineup of award- winning children’s and YA authors and illustrators again this year. Now in its third [...]

11/8 2023

Three inducted into Lake Placid Hall of Fame

2023-11-08T23:03:13+00:00November 8, 2023|

Russel Banks inducted into Lake Placid Hall of Fame! From left to right: Nell Painter, Glen Shafer, Vito Arste, Martha Swan, Naj Wikoff, Martin T. Tyler, Susan Orlando and Yunga Webb, friends of Russell Banks, accept his honorary Lake Placid Hall of Fame plaque for him at the Lake Placid [...]

10/15 2023

Freedom Story Project reaches milestone of collecting 100 oral histories!

2023-10-15T18:12:29+00:00October 15, 2023|

Saturday, October 14, 2023 in the Adirondack Almanack by Community News Reports! North Elba, NY – “Freedom Story Project” an endeavor of John Brown Lives! and OurStoryBridge Inc., recently achieved the milestone of collecting 100 stories from storytellers across the nation. Launched in 2022, Freedom Story Project collects and broadcasts three- to [...]

9/10 2023

Lake Placid book festival fun for whole family

2023-09-10T18:04:10+00:00September 10, 2023|

"Lake Placid book festival fun for whole family", from the Press Republican straight to you! "Barreiro and John Brown Lives! Executive Director Martha Swan will formally open the festival with a Welcome and Land Acknowledgment."  

9/9 2023

Blues at Timbuctoo is back again for another year!

2023-09-10T18:41:29+00:00September 9, 2023|

Creative Adirondacks, JBL! presents 8th Annual Blues at Timbuctoo Click here to read more about it in the Adirondack Almanack! From the left, Jerry Dugger, musician, next to Executive Director of JBL! Martha Swan, with Gary Smith, Chairman of the Adirondack Film Society.

9/7 2023

Adirondack Family Book Festival returns for second year

2023-09-07T15:34:21+00:00September 7, 2023|

"LAKE PLACID — The Adirondack Family Book Festival returned on Saturday despite some inclement weather." Originally scheduled to take place at the John Brown Farm Historic Site, the festival was moved to Lake Placid Middle/High School a few hours before families began to arrive. Karen Armstrong... read more below! https://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/news/local-news/2023/08/swapping-stories-and-sharing-smiles/ [...]

10/8 2022

BIG NEWS FOR JBL!

2024-04-25T13:23:14+00:00October 8, 2022|

John Brown Lives! receives huge gift from Parks & Trails New York! Parks & Trails NY presents “big check” in the amount of $26,500 to John Brown Lives! for strategic planning with Sarah Pharaon, Dialogic Consulting, Inc. on October 5, 2022.           JBL! board [...]

9/29 2022

What’s new with the John Brown Lives! Fellows?

2022-09-29T15:02:45+00:00September 29, 2022|

Find out more below: https://www.lakeplacidnews.com/opinion/columns/2022/09/15/on-the-scene-john-brown-lives-fellows/ Founding John Brown Lives! Fellows Erica Lewis Blunt, Daesha Devon Harris and Devon Reid (Provided photo — Naj Wikoff)

9/17 2022

LOCATION CHANGE UPDATE FOR BLUES AT TIMBUCTOO

2022-09-18T13:08:36+00:00September 17, 2022|

 Attention Everyone ‼️ Given the forecast, we’re moving Blues at Timbuctoo from John Brown Farm to the Olympic Ski Jumps Venue in Lake Placid! 5486 Cascade Road (Rte. 73) in Lake Placid, New York. We apologize for any inconvenience, but the show will go on, same time, but different place! [...]

9/12 2022

2023 ADK Family Book Festival Authors & Illustrators NEWS!

2024-04-15T18:38:23+00:00September 12, 2022|

2023 Authors & Illustrators Are you interested in being an author in our 2023 Adirondack Family Book Festival? Participation in the Adirondack Family Book Festival is by invitation only. Authors & illustrators who would like to be considered for future events may fill out this form to submit information [...]

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