BookTalk Sisters

Gathering together around books


The Mis-Education of the Negro by Carter G. Woodson 

July 22nd, 29th 

August 5th, 12th 

We are squeezing in another summer reading series! 

Whether you have read it many times before or want to read it for the first time, join us for a four-week discussion of The Mis-Education of the Negro and how Woodson's work is so very relevant today. 

June 8, 2017 / Rain Date: Mini Tour of Lower Dixwell

                                           Neighborhood in New Haven! 

We will visit The Goffe Street Special School for Colored Children, Varick AME Zion Church(exterior) and Hanah Gray Home(exterior) as the culminating activity for our May/June reading group. 

May 6, 2017

Social Justice CALL Study Group

Sponsored by Booktalk Sisters & BlackPrint Bookstore


BlackPrint Bookstore, 162 Edgewood Ave., New Haven, CT 06511

January 19, 2015

Martin Luther King Conference 2015 

sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Theta Epsilon Omega Chapter

Open Discussion: 11:20 am 
Wexler-Grant Community School
50 Foote St., New Haven, CT

The troubling issues around social injustice today have everyone thinking about the turbulent social legacy of our past. How can we connect with lessons from fifty years ago? Join BookTalk Sisters for a discussion of Martin Luther King's landmark speech, Where do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? Link to the speech here. 

2014 Harlem Book Fair

July 11th-12

This year’s festival will include indoor events at Columbia University as well as the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. A  Harlem Book Fair Concert for Literacy will kick off the festival on Thursday. For more information:

Papermania Plus

If you love books, chances are you will be interested in Papermania Plus which bills itself as an antique ephemera and collectibles show.  It comes highly recommended by a book lover we recently met.

Hartford, CT, X-L Center

August 23-24