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Carroll Community College Holds Penguin Random House Book Fair

Carroll Community College Holds Penguin Random House Book Fair

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Sylvia Blair, Carroll Community College, 410-386-8411
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On Saturday, March 5, 2016, Carroll Community College (Carroll) will hold its 19th Annual Penguin Random House Book Fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the college located at 1601 Washington Road, Westminster, Maryland, 21157. 

The free admission event features national Penguin Random House guest authors, new book sales discounted 20 percent, and fun for all ages. Guest authors include Cindy Woodsmall and Judy Schachner. Woodsmall is a New York Times best-selling author who has writtenseventeen works of fiction and one of nonfiction. Schachner is a New York Times best-selling author/illustrator of over 23 books for children, including Skippyjon Jones. 

On Friday, March 4, the college will hold a senior adult afternoon from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. with book sales, workshops geared towards seniors and an author book talk. Also on Friday, the college will present the movie "The Good Dinosaur" at 4:30 and 7 p.m. Tickets are $3 per person and are available by phone (410-386-8150) from Monday, Feb. 29 through Thursday, March 3. Tickets can also be purchased in the Theater in the Scott Center on Friday, March 4 beginning at 4:00pm, while supplies last. 

All proceeds from the Penguin Random House Book Fair directly support student scholarships and help make the dream of higher education a reality for Carroll students. The generous support of our local community makes this possible. 

For additional information, contact the Carroll Community College Foundation (Foundation) at 410-386-8152 or 

Visit the FoundationFacebook page to learn more about this event. 

(View a video about Schachner at 

 Note to the Media: For best response to inquiries, please contact Sylvia Blair at 410-386-8411 or e-mail