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Children’s Author Carmen Deedy at Gwinnett Kid’s Read, Too! Gwinnett County Public Library
Carmen Deedy will appear at the Lawrenceville branch for Gwinnett County Public Library’s Fall Into the Arts on Saturday, September 29th at 6pm to greet fans and promote her newest book Return of the Library Dragon. Illustrator Michael White will also be on hand to talk and sign. What an opportunity to get books signed by the author and illustrator in one visit. Plan ahead to purchase for special occasions. Doors open at 5:30 PM. Books sold at this event will benefit the library.
Carmen Agra Deedy has been writing for children for over two decades. Born in Havana, Cuba, she came to the U.S. as a refugee in 1964, and grew up in Decatur, Georgia, where she lives today. The first book in this series, The Library Dragon, received various children’s state book awards and has sold near half a million copies. In 2003, the book was her home state’s choice to represent Georgia at the Library of Congress’s National Book Festival.
|Where||Gwinnett County Public Library, Lawrenceville Branch 1001 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30046|
|Next on||This event is over.|
|Time||6:00 pm–7:00 pm|
|Who to bring||Everyone|
More About Gwinnett County Public Library, Lawrenceville Branch
The Lawrenceville Branch of the Gwinnett County Public Library also houses the system's administrative offices. In addition to a variety of books and periodicals, this branch offers activities for children such as puppet shows and crafts. There are workshops for adults as well, including budgeting and English as a Second Language.