Janae Marks | Mon, Oct 2 | 5:30-6:30pm | Marvin Auditorium

Janae Marks is the New York Times bestselling author of the middle grade novels From the Desk of Zoe WashingtonA Soft Place to Land and On Air with Zoe Washington. Marks will talk about her work, writing process, reading life, and her journey to becoming an author.

From the Desk of Zoe Washington is currently in development with Disney Branded Television to become an original movie, executive produced by Kerry Washington.

Marks grew up in the New York City suburbs, where she loved to read and write. She holds a B.A. in English Literature from Tufts University and a Master of Fine Arts in Writing for Children from The New School. She lives in Connecticut with her family. Learn more about her at janaemarks.com.

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Craig Johnson | Mon, Oct 9 | 7-8:30pm | Marvin Auditorium

Enjoy a moderated conversation with Craig Johnson, the New York Times bestselling author of the Walt Longmire mystery novels, which are the basis for Longmire, the hit Netflix original drama. We’ll also have audience Q&A and book signing. Register to attend.

Johnson’s book Spirit of Steamboat was selected by the Wyoming State Library as the inaugural One Book Wyoming. Johnson lives in Ucross, Wyoming, population 26.

Friends of the Library members will be invited to an exclusive reception with Johnson. Become a Friends member.

Lamar Giles | Thu, Nov 2 | 5:30-6:30pm | Marvin AB

Lamar Giles, who writes for teens and adults across multiple genres, will talk about his work, take audience questions and sign books. His most recent release is the YA thriller The Getaway.

Giles is the author of the acclaimed novels Fake ID, Endangered, Overturned, Spin, The Last Last-Day-of-Summer, Not So Pure and Simple and The Last Mirror on the Left as well as numerous pieces of short fiction. He is a founding member of We Need Diverse Books and resides in Virginia with his wife.

Alex Grecian | Sun, Nov 5 | 1-3pm | Marvin Auditorium

Attend a moderated conversation with New York Times bestselling author Alex Grecian including audience Q&A and book signing. The event will begin with a brief Friends meeting. Register to attend.

Grecian has written The Yard and its sequels The Black Country, The Devil’s Workshop, The Harvest Man and Lost and Gone Forever, as well as the contemporary thriller The Saint of Wolves and Butchers and the ebook The Blue Girl. He has also written multiple award-winning graphic novels, including Proof and Rasputin. Grecian’s newest book Red Rabbit will be released Sept 2023.