Anniversary Author Celebration

We are celebrating Maynard’s 150th anniversary,

as well as the library’s 140th anniversary and 15 years on Nason Street.

Join us for virtual talks by two acclaimed authors.

Jerry Craft
Presentation followed
by Q&A

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Monday October 11
5:00pm
via Zoom

Jerry Craft is the New York Times bestselling and Newbery Medal winning author of the graphic novel, New Kid.  His second graphic novel, Class Act, was published on October 6, 2020. Craft is also the creator of Mama’s Boyz, an award-winning comic strip which won the African American Literary Award five times. He is a cofounder of the Schomburg Center’s Annual Black Comic Book Festival. He received his BFA from the School of Visual Arts.

Click to purchase Class Act and New Kid from Porter Square Books.

William Kent Krueger
in conversation with Hallie Ephron

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Thursday October 14 at 7:00 pm
via Zoom

William Kent Krueger is the author of Ordinary Grace (winner of the Edgar Award for best novel), and its companion novel This Tender Land, as well as eighteen acclaimed books in the Cork O’Connor mystery series set in the north woods of Minnesota, including Desolation Mountain and 2021’s Lightning Strike. His last nine novels were all New York Times bestsellers. He will be interviewed by novelist Hallie Ephron.

Click to purchase This Tender Land and Lightning Strike from Porter Square Books.