Neil Gaiman

Feral child coming back to the library.

One educational institution is selected every year to host the Arbuthnot Lecture. We are that institution for 2020. Join us as we host Neil Gaiman. The date to be determined.

  • Mark your calendars now and watch for free tickets coming available in 2020
  • Celebrate with newly created programming just for Gaiman  
  • Become our partner for this historic literary event

Current monthly program
Every month we’ll host a pre-Gaiman programming until his visit.    
Gaiman visits Sacramento      
The man himself will be in Sacramento. The event is free, but tickets will be required. Details to come.

Sponsor his visit
We're looking for sponsors to support our efforts to make Gaiman's visit one for the books. If you can make a contribution, let us know.  

About Neil Gaiman
Gaiman is an English author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, nonfiction, audio theatre, and films. His works include the comic book series The Sandman and novels Stardust, American Gods, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book. He has won numerous awards, including the Hugo, Nebula, and Bram Stoker awards, as well as the Newbery and Carnegie medals. He is the first author to win both the Newbery and the Carnegie medals for the same work, The Graveyard Book.
About the Association for Library Service to Children
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