Sunday Afternoon with Kansas Author Helen Alley-Taylor

Join Kansas Author Helen Alley-Taylor as she talks about her fictional memoir East Toward Home on Sunday, November 13, 2011, 2:00-3:00pm in the Topeka Room (204).

This fictional account of the lives of Eddy & Jessie who lived in Melvern, KS looks back over their relationship beginning during the great depression and lasting for almost sixty years. The author will also talk about the process of writing and publishing the book.

A book signing will follow the author talk. For more information please call the Topeka Room at 785-580-4510.

The Sunday Afternoon with Kansas Authors Series features both first-time and multi-published authors who have Kansas ties. An information form is available on the Genealogy & Local History Blog page under “Genealogy & Local History Forms” in the right column.  For more information, please contact Charity Rouse in the Topeka Room at 580-4510.

Charity Rouse

Charity is a Public Service Specialist working with genealogy and local history reference in the Topeka Room/Genealogy. Her start at TSCPL came as a genealogy researcher soon after the Baker Genealogy Center opened in November 2007. In early 2009, she became a Genealogy volunteer and in May 2010 she came to work at TSCPL. She earned her Master of Library Science degree from Emporia State University in December 2011. One of her favorite times of year is when the Topeka Room is decked out for the holidays.