The M. Jerry Weiss Center for Children's and Young adult Literature, the Northeast's premier review center, offers a unique literature collection that encourages the exploration of children's and young adult literature and illustrations. The M. Jerry Weiss Center strives to:
The M. Jerry Weiss Center Lecture Series has hosted luminaries and laureates with expertise in children's and young adult literature. Some prominent guest lecturers are noted below.
T. A. Barron Laura Godwin Walter Dean Myers Sergio TroncosoTonya Bolden Carlos Hernadez Richie Narvaez Neela VaswaniSarah Cortez Betsy Lewin Daniel Nayeri Eric VelasquezPat Cummings Ted Lewin James Ransome Thomas Chatterton WilliamsMohieddine El labbad C. Alexander London Laura Vaccaro Seeger Mike Wimmer Paul Fleischman William Low Alex Simmons Lisa K. WinklerGayle Forman Peter Maloney Todd Strasser Jacqueline WoodsonGregory Galloway Leonard S. Marcus Mark Teague Felicia ZekauskasMel Glenn Christopher Myers Yvonne Thorton