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- AudioCon 2017
Engage the power and fun of audiobooks and the spoken word with activities all day at the Beloit Public Library. Award-winning narrators Dion Graham and Jayne Entwistle will be speaking at AudioCon 2017!
Dion Graham, from HBO's The Wire, also narrates The First 48 on A&E. An Audie Award winner and critically acclaimed actor and narrator, he has performed on Broadway, off Broadway, internationally, in films, and in several hit television series. His performances and narration have been praised as thoughtful and compelling, vivid and full of life.
An avid improviser, Jayne Entwistle founded the improv company Big City Improv in San Francisco. She currently teaches, directs, and performs improv with Patrick Bristow’s company Improvatorium in Los Angeles, CA. In addition to improvising, Entwistle narrates audiobooks for Random House winning awards for her work on the popular Flavia De Luce series. She can be seen and heard in national commercials, animations and videogames. Website
Deborah D. Taylor, coordinator of School and Student Services at the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, has been an inspiring young adult librarian and literacy advocate for years. She has read widely and enjoys listening to audiobooks for fun. Taylor was the recipient of the 2015 Coretta Scott King - Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement.
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 12:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Hoopla/Overdrive Training | Riverside Room
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
12:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free popcorn & beverages!