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Middle School Author Dan Gemeinhart
Saturday, April 29 | 10-11 am and 2-3 pm

Middle school author Dan Gemeinhart.Author Dan Gemeinhart will speak about his passion for writing, as well as about his books, including his newest book Scar Island. A Q&A session will follow with questions submitted in advance to Middle School Librarian Christina Keasler at ckeasler@gepl.org. When submitting questions, please include your contact information and which session you plan on attending. For grades 6-8. Parents also welcome to register.

Be sure to bring your favorite Dan Gemeinhart book to be autographed after the discussion. A representative from The Bookstore will have copies of Scar Island available for sale at the library.


Gemeinhart FanFiction Contest

Submissions accepted through March 31

Do you love to write fanfiction? Write a fanfiction story, of any length, inspired by one of Dan Gemeinhart’s books and email to Christina Keasler, Middle School Librarian at ckeasler@gepl.org. Up to five lucky contest winners will have lunch with Dan Gemeinhart on Saturday, April 29.

Children’s Author Sherri Duskey Rinker
Saturday, May 6 | 10-11 am

Children's author Sherri Duskey Rinker.Author Sherri Duskey Rinker will talk about her books, including her new books Silly Wonderful You and Mighty, Mighty Construction Site, her writing process, and where she looks for new ideas for stories. She will also take questions from the audience. For kids of all ages.

Be sure to bring your favorite Sherri Duskey Rinker book to be autographed after the discussion. A representative from The Bookstore will have a selection of her books available for sale at the library.


Drop-in Craft Activity

Saturday, May 6 | 11-11:30 am
Create one of the various construction vehicles Sherri Duskey Rinker writes about in her books.