Meet the Author Events in November


For Immediate Release:  Oct. 26, 2012

Contact: Mary Mulrenan 703-324-8319

Terry Catasus Jennings
Monday, Nov. 5, 3 p.m. at
Centreville Regional Library
14200 St. Germain Dr.
Centreville, VA 20121-2299
703-830-2223 TTY: 711
Local author Terry Catasus Jennings shares her children's book, Gopher to the Rescue! A Volcano Recovery Story, about the after effects of a volcanic explosion. Find out what gophers do to help restore the environment. Age 6-12. Please register online or call 703-830-2223.

Kay Karim
Monday, Nov. 5, 7 p.m.  at
George Mason Regional Library
7001 Little River Turnpike
Annandale, VA 22003-5975
703-256-3800 TTY: 711
Kay Karim, author of The Iraqi Family Cookbook, will conduct a cooking demonstration and provide food samples based on recipes from the newest edition of her cookbook. Books also available for sale. Cosponsored by the Friends of the George Mason Regional Library. Please register online or call 703-256-3800.

Rosemary Wells
Friday, Nov. 9, 7 p.m. Board Auditorium, Fairfax County Government Center

Meet Rosemary Wells, author and illustrator of popular children's books including the Max and Ruby series. Books available for sale and signing. Cosponsored by the Friends of the Pohick Regional Library. Adults and children. The Fairfax County Government Center is located at 12000 Government Center Pkwy. Fairfax, VA 22035. Please register online or call 703-324-8428 beginning Oct. 26.

Wahida Clark
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m. at
George Mason Regional Library
7001 Little River Turnpike
Annandale, VA 22003-5975
703-256-3800 TTY: 711
Meet Wahida Clark, author of urban fiction titles including the Thug and Payback series. Books available for sale and signing. Adults. Please register online or call 703-256-3800 beginning Oct. 30.

Joan Hart
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2 p.m. at
Sherwood Regional Library
2501 Sherwood Hall Ln.
Alexandria, VA 22306-2799
703-765-3645 TTY: 711
Author Joan Hart will discuss and sign copies of her book Through an Artist's Eyes, which presents a unique perspective on looking at art. Adults. Please register online or call 703-765-3645 beginning Nov. 1.

Marc Leepson
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 7 p.m. at
Kings Park Library
9000 Burke Lake Rd.
Burke, VA 22015-1683
703-978-5600 TTY: 711
Journalist, historian and author Marc Leepson will discuss his book, Saving Monticello, a compelling story of American historic preservation. Book signing to follow. Adults. Registration not required.

Kristin Levine
Friday, Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m. at
Chantilly Regional Library
4000 Stringfellow Rd
Chantilly, VA 20151-2628
703-502-3883 TTY: 711
Meet author Kristin Levine author of The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had and The Lions of Little Rock. Cosponsored by the Friends of the Chantilly Regional Library. Books available for sale and signing. Best for age 10 to adult. Registration begins Nov. 16.  Please register online or call 703-502-3883 beginning Nov. 16.

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.

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
librarynews@fairfaxcounty.gov
www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library
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