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Local Author’s Luncheon benefits the Forest City branch of the Susquehanna County Library System
September 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The 10th annual Local Author’s Luncheon to benefit the Forest City branch of the Susquehanna County Library System will be held at Elkview Country Club at Crystal Lake on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. The Forest City Library is also celebrating it’s 50th anniversary.
This year’s featured author is Susan Campbell Bartoletti who resides in Moscow, Pennsylvania and writes children’s literature. Susan’s non-fiction books include Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler’s Shadow; The Boy who Dared; They Called Themselves The K.K.K : The Birth of an American Terrorist Group; and Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine.
Campbell Bartoletti graduated from the University of Scranton in 1982. She began her career as an eighth-grade English teacher before deciding to pursue writing in earnest. She has received numerous awards for her writing including the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Nonfiction, the SCBWI Golden Kite Award for Nonfiction, the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award, and the Newberry Honor Medal.
The annual luncheon is sponsored by the Novel Woman Book Club and will start with a time of hospitality at 11:30. Lunch will be served at 12:15 followed by the speaker and a book signing. The cost is $25 and checks can be made payable to the Forest City Library and mailed to 531 Main Street, Forest City 18421 by September 13. For additional information, you can reach the library at 570-785-5590.