Wait . . . I’m sorry. What authors are coming to EPL again?

June 10, 2016

I don’t know about you but with all the stuff going on in my life and my work, it can be hard to keep track of author visits to the library.  Don’t you hate it when you hear about someone cool after they’ve already left?  Well if so, worry no longer.  Today we present to you a handy dandy list of all the upcoming author talks for the next few months. Good for what ails ya and more to come.

Fathers and Daughters: My Soul to His Spirit

My Soul

Sunday, June 12, 2016, 3:00-4:30 p.m., Main Library – Community Meeting Room (First Floor). Register here.

Author Melda Beaty reads from her compilation of stories and letters written by African American girls and women to their fathers. Girls and women in the community are invited to share their own stories.

An Afternoon with Rita Williams-Garcia

Gone Crazy

Thursday, July 14th, 2016, 2-4 p.m., Main Library – Community Meeting Room (First Floor).  Register here.

The Dajae Coleman Foundation and Evanston Public Library present an afternoon with Rita Williams-Garcia, award-winning author of One Crazy Summer, P.S. Be Eleven, and Jumped. Williams-Garcia, whose book, Gone Crazy in Alabama, won this year’s Coretta Scott King Award, will discuss her life as a writer, answer audience questions, and sign books. Copies of several Williams-Garcia titles will be available for purchase from Bookends & Beginnings. All ages. Please register. Space is limited.

Joseph Epstein reads: Masters of the Games: Essays and Stories on Sport


Saturday, July 16th, 2016, 3-4:30 p.m., Main Library – Community Meeting Room (First Floor).  Register here.

Local treasure Joseph Epstein reads from his latest collection of short stories and essays. Part of the Summer Reading, “Read for the Win” program series.

Evanston Literary Salon: Crystal Chan


Saturday, October 1, 2016, 2:00-3:00 p.m., Main Library – Community Meeting Room (First Floor). No registration necessary.

Author Crystal Chan discusses her experiences publishing a diverse book for children.




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