Meet local and award–winning authors at Dakota County Library locations. You’ll enjoy meeting the authors, listening to them read and hearing about their latest work.
Meet novelist, playwright, poet and librettist Marisha Chamberlain, author of the book The Rose Variations and the play Scheherazade. Sponsored by the Hastings Prescott Area Arts.
Monday, July 14, 7–8 p.m.
Spike Carlsen, author of Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects, will inspire you to delve into a new project and offer useful woodworking tips. Sponsored by the Hastings Prescott Area Arts Council.
Monday, July 21, 6–7 p.m.
Hear author Scott Thoma recount the true story of two sisters and their miraculous survival in one of the most powerful tornadoes in Minnesota history. Thoma will sign and sell his books.
Saturday, Aug. 9, 2–3 p.m.
Ruth Degen, author of Growing Up Gerten, will discuss the Gerten family history, their genius, entrepreneurship, camaraderie and tireless efforts and illuminate 150 years of farms and families. Sponsored by the Hastings Prescott Area Arts Council.
Thursday, Aug. 14, 6–7 p.m.
Hear Colleen Baldrica, author of Tree Spirited Woman, talk about her book and the writing and publishing process. Sponsored by the Hastings Prescott Area Arts Council.
Monday, Aug. 18, 6–7 p.m.