Past event - 2016 Author Events

Post date: Apr 18, 2016 5:21:16 PM

AUGUST 2 AT 7:30 - John Ford with Mark Nickerson. "Old Cops" John Ford, Sr., retired Maine Game Warden, and Mark Nickerson, retired Maine State Trooper, will regale the audience with tales from their popular books describing law enforcement "back in the day." Ford’s "Suddenly the Cider Didn’t Taste So Good" and Nickerson’s "Blue Lights in the Night" are collections of real life, humorous, adventure-filled incidents experienced by these law enforcement officers during their careers.

JUNE 21, 2016 - MONICA WOOD. Award winning author Monica Wood will be at the library on Tuesday, June 21 at 7:00 p.m. to do a reading from her latest novel “The One-In-a-Million Boy.” She will take questions from the audience and a book signing will follow the presentation. Please join us for this event. Meanwhile, come in and check out Monica’s new book as well as these others that she’s written: “When We Were the Kennedys,” “Any Bitter Thing,” “My Only Story,” “Secret Language,” and “Ernie’s Ark.”

JULY 6 - SUZANNE STREMPEK SHEA AND TOMMY SHEA Suzanne Strempek Shea will appear at the library on Wednesday, July 6 at 7 p.m. to give a presentation on her recent book, “This is Paradise: An Irish Mother's Grief, an African Village's Plight and the Medical Clinic That Brought Fresh Hope to Both,” a book about Mags Riordan, founder of the Billy Riordan Memorial Clinic in the African nation of Malawi. A book signing will follow the talk. We hope you will join us for this event. In the meantime, stop by the library and check out this book or one of the several other fiction and non-fiction books by Shea that are on our shelves.

HERE IS A LINK TO THE REGISTER ARTICLE COVERING THE VISIT OF SUZANNE STREMPEK SHEA:

http://www.boothbayregister.com/article/author-suzanne-strempek-shea-give-talk-southport-library/72124#.V2qRMChbhqQ.facebook

Lifelong baseball fan and seasoned journalist Tommy Shea will be at the library on Wednesday, July 6, at 9:30 a.m. to talk about his recent book “Dingers: the 101 Most Memorable Home Runs in Baseball History.” The book takes a panoramic look at baseball, told through vignettes of the legendary games and the moments within them that changed the record books and made baseball history.

HERE IS A LINK TO THE REGISTER ARTICLE COVERING TOMMY SHEA'S VISIT:

http://www.boothbayregister.com/article/author-tommy-shea-give-talk-his-recent-baseball-book/72094#.V2xevVNTx5g.facebook