The bookstore is near Lincoln Center at 66th Street and Broadway on Manhattan's Upper West Side.
The hour-long event is part of the New York Philharmonic's Offstage at Barnes & Noble series. The violinist will talk with Philharmonic director of education Theodore Wiprud, discussing her favorite books for children and adults. She will also answer questions from the audience.
The appearance precedes Midori's performances of Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 1 with the Philharmonic on October 14, 15, and 18.
A onetime child prodigy, Midori is the founder of three education and outreach programs: Midori and Friends, based in New York; Japan's Music Sharing; and Partners in Performance in the United States.