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Main Library Hosts Local Writers Book Fair November 19

St. Petersburg, Fla. (November 15, 2016) – The Friends of St. Petersburg Main Library present a Local Writers Book Fair at the St. Petersburg Main Library, at 3745 Ninth Avenue North, on Saturday, November 19 at 1 p.m. Four local authors will speak about their work, answer questions, and have books available for sale. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Participating writers include: Anda Peterson, author of Walks with Yogi; Michael Ciafone, author of Silent Cries: Living with Traumatic Brain Injury; Patti Wilson Byars, author of Separate Fountains; and Ruth Whitney, author of The Heart of Jesus’ Teachings. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Eckerd College will have a table offering information on their writing classes.

The St. Petersburg Library System is pleased to offer this program as a part of its Community Development Initiative, a method to enhance the provision of resources, services, and programs focused on the Education, Economy, Ecology, Equity, Efficiency and Engagement of our community.

For more information, call the St. Petersburg Main Library, 727-893-7724. 

About Your St. Petersburg Library: St. Petersburg’s Library System provides library resources to meet the educational, recreational, cultural, intellectual and social needs of its diverse community. It operates seven community libraries, including the Main Library, North Community Library, South Community Library, West Community Library, Johnson Community Library, Mirror Lake Community Library and a micro-library at Childs Park. For more information, visit www.splibraries.org.

About the Friends of the St. Petersburg Main Library: The Friends of the Main Library have presented cultural and educational programs, free and open to the public, for 50 years. They have sponsored summer youth and family reading projects and have bought supplemental equipment for the library. Membership is open to the public. 

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