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Author Talk: Kristy Abbott
Rogers Library
Saturday, April 19, 11 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6050.
Abbott will read from her book, "The Ghosted Bridge," a ghost story set against the backdrop of mystical Sedona, Arizona and the real life disaster of Minnesota's I-35W bridge collapse on Aug. 1, 2007. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Sponsored by Friends of the Rogers Library.
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Author Talk: Atina Diffley
Plymouth Library
Tuesday, April 29, 7 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5825.
Diffley, organic farmer, author of "Turn Here Sweet Corn: Organic Farming Works" and founder of Gardens of Eagan (one of the earliest certified organic farms in the Midwest), will discuss her memoir and life as a pioneer of organic farming. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Sponsored by Friends of the Plymouth Library.
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Author Talk: Great Houses of Summit Avenue and the Hill District
Plymouth Library
Wednesday, April 30, 7 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5825.
Step inside the grand mansions of St. Paul's most beloved avenue. Photographer Karen Melvin and architectural writers Bette Hammel and Melinda Nelson will take you on a visual tour of some of the dwellings highlighted in their recent book "Great Houses of Summit Avenue and the Hill District." Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Sponsored by Friends of the Plymouth Library.
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Second Story
The Loft Literary Center, 1011 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis
Sunday, May 4, 2:30–4 p.m.
The Loft and the Outreach unit of Hennepin County Library present award-winning author Coe Booth (“Tyrell,” “Kendra,” “Bronxwood”) as part of the Loft's Second Story series, a reading series for young adult, middle-grade and picture book authors. Booth will be reading with Swati Avasthi, who will be reading from her new novel, “Chasing Shadows.” The authors will also speak, along with Patrick Jones (The Dojo series), on a panel on writing race. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Funded by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library; Presented in collaboration with The Loft Literary Center.
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Murder on Main Street Author Talk: Mary Logue
Maple Grove Library
Monday, May 5, 7 p.m.
Logue is a popular and beloved Minnesota author whose books include the mystery, "Killer Librarian," written under the pen name of Mary Lou Kirwin. It's part of her new series featuring librarian and amateur sleuth Karen Nash. We promise to keep the lights on until the end of the program! Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Sponsored by Friends of the Maple Grove Library.
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Talk of the Stacks With Francine Prose
Minneapolis Central Library
Pohlad Hall
Monday, May 12, 7–8:30 p.m.
Prose is the author of many bestsellers, including “A Changed Man” and “Blue Angel,” and the nonfiction bestseller “Reading Like a Writer.” Her novel, “Household Saints,” was adapted into a movie and her novel, “The Glorious Ones,” was adapted into a musical. Her latest, “Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932,” takes place in Paris from the late 1920s through World War II. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Seating is first-come, first-served. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.
A program of the Friends of the Hennepin County Library. Sponsors: Private Client Reserve of U.S. Bank, Dorsey and Whitney LLP, MinnPost, and Magers and Quinn Booksellers.
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Author Talk: Joe Bissen
Edina Library
Monday, May 12, 7–8 p.m.
Lost golf courses dot Hennepin County from Bryn Mawr (historically significant) to Rich Acres (once Minnesota's most-played) to Hilltop (home to some top golfers). Learn about more than 80 abandoned courses from Bissen, author of the recently released book "Fore! Gone. Minnesota's Lost Golf Courses 1897-1999." 
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Author Talk: Bob Peters
Oxboro Library
Saturday, May 17, 10:30a.m.–noon
Peters, writer and human rights advocate, will discuss his inspirational new book “A Dive Too Deep.” Beginning with an accident that left him quadriplegic, the book chronicles the challenges and opportunities of the life that followed. Books will be available for purchase.
Sponsored by Friends of the Oxboro Library.
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Author Talk: Local Poets
Nokomis Library
Monday, May 19, 6 p.m.
Join us for the first in a quarterly series of local author panels. This springtime panel will feature poets Janet Jerve, Kathleen Weihe, Julia Klatt Singer and Sharon Chmielarz. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Sponsored by Friends of the Nokomis Library.
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Writers in the Library: Andy Sturdevant
Northeast Library
Wednesday, May 28, 6:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins Apr 30. Register online or call 612-543-6775.
How do writers and artists use the library to enhance their work? Join a local author to learn how a residency at the Northeast Library influenced his projects. 
This project is funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Presented in collaboration with Coffee House Press. Funded with a grant from The McKnight Foundation.
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Author Talk: Faye Berger
Golden Valley Library
Wednesday, May 28, 10 a.m.
Location: Brookview Community Center, 200 Brookview Parkway, Golden Valley
Registration required, begins Apr 30. Register online or call 612-543-6375.
Local author Berger will speak about her new book, "Finding Foxholes." In this memoir/travelogue, she recounts the World War II stories told by her father. She combines these with a description of their trip retracing the infantry route he followed while fighting on the front lines in Europe. Books will be available for purchase.
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