Sunday Cultural Events and Meet the Authors
The library has a fantastic lineup of cultural and author events in April and May. Registration is not required for these events.
Stories Aboard the Titanic: 100th Anniversary Retrospective
Sunday, Aril 22 at 2 p.m.
Historian R.J. Lindsey portrays Carr Van Anda, editor of the New York Times when the R.M.S. Titanic struck an iceberg and sank in 1912. An hour-by-hour account of the dramatic events which led to the fateful collision will give way to stories about the passengers. Several Titanic artifacts will be on display.
The March of the Mill Children: A Speech by Mother Jones
Sunday, May 6 at 2 p.m.
Mother Jones was one of America's most effective and dynamic labor organizers. Presented in full theatrical performance, this story of a "modern day Joan of Arc" is brought to life by actress Betsey Means.
Meet Nancy Atherton - Author of the Aunt Dimity mystery series
Friday, May 11 at 10 a.m.
Nancy Atherton is the author of eighteen Aunt Dimity mysteries, many of them bestsellers. The first book in the series, Aunt Dimity's Death, was voted "One of the Century's 100 Favorite Mysteries" by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association.
Meet Rachel Bertsche - MWF Seeking BFF: My Yearlong Search for a New Best Friend
Thursday, May 24 at 7 p.m. at Bliss Wine & Gifts
Treat yourself to a Bliss-full night with your friends! Bliss Wine & Gifts have partnered with the library to welcome girlfriend author Rachel Bertsche to Wauconda. Rachel will share her hilarious story of coming to terms with the reality that, no matter how wonderful your love life is, you've got to have friends.
Books for both author events will be available for purchase and signing, made possible by the Lake Forest Bookstore.