Spring Center for the Book Events


The Fairfax County Public Library’s Center for the Book is offering an array of notable authors in March and April, from bestselling comic novelist Tom Perrotta to political commentator Chris Cillizza, mystery writer S.J. Rozan and fiction writer Alice Hoffman. The details are below:

Thursday, March 22, 7:30 p.m. An Evening with Tom Perrotta. Meet novelist Tom Perrotta, bestselling author of Election, Little Children, Joe College, The Leftovers and others. George Mason University, Center for the Arts, Grand Tier III. (on the Fairfax campus at the intersection of Braddock Rd. and Route 123). Cosponsored by Fall for the Book. Books available for sale and signing. Register online beginning March 8 or call 703-324-8428. Adults.

Wednesday, March 28, 7 p.m. Chris Cillizza on the 2012 Elections. Washington Post blogger and MSNBC political contributor Chris Cillizza discusses the news and issues surrounding this year’s election. Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Rd., Burke. Cosponsored by the Friends of the Pohick Regional Library. Register online beginning March 14 or call 703-644-7333. Adults.

Thursday, April 12, 7:30 p.m. Meet Mystery Writer, S.J. Rozan. The author of 12 novels, including the series featuring sleuths Lydia Chin and Bill Smith, Rozan’s mysteries have won the Edgar and numerous other awards. Light refreshments begin at 7 p.m. Books available for sale and signing. Richard Byrd Library,7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Adults. Cosponsored by the Friends of the Richard Byrd Library. Sign-up online or call 703-451-8055 beginning March 29.

April 21, 2 p.m. Meet Alice Hoffman. Hoffman is the bestselling author of The Dovekeepers, Practical Magic, Here on Earth, The Red Garden and others. McLean Community Center's Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. Adults. Cosponsored by the McLean Community Center. Books available for sale and signing. Register online beginning April 7 or call 703-324-8428.

Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all county programs, services and activities. To request this information in an alternate format, call 703-324-8380, TTY 703-324-8365.

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Fairfax County Public Library
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 324
Fairfax, Virginia 22035
Media Contact: Mary Mulrenan
703-324-8319, TTY 703-324-8365, Fax 703-324-3180
mary.mulrenan@fairfaxcounty.gov
Feb. 29, 2012


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