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Local authors celebrate reading and community at the library

(revised Oct. 28, 2014, 1:47 p.m. to correct spelling of Ilse Smit )

More than 35 authors from Snohomish and Island counties will make appearances at five “Authors Next-Door” events at Sno-Isle Libraries in November.

In a celebration of reading and community, library customers will have the chance to engage with the panels of published authors who represent a diverse range of genres from children’s picture books to adult fiction and non-fiction. Books will be available for signing and purchase. The events, detailed below, will take place in Snohomish, Coupeville, Freeland, Mukilteo and Stanwood. They are free and open to the public.


Snohomish Library, 311 Maple Ave.
Sunday, Nov. 2, 2 p.m.
Carole Estby Dagg
Lish McBride
Dorothy Read
Susan Schreyer
Ilse Smit
Valerie Stein
Aarene Storms
Lisa Stowe


Coupeville Library, 788 NW Alexander St.
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 1 p.m.
Barb Bland
Kay Foss
Lorraine Healy
Andrea Hurst
Vicki Robin
Frances Wood


Freeland Library, 5495 Harbor Ave.
Sunday, Nov. 9, 2 p.m.
Kurt Hoelting
Rick Lawler
Deb Lund
Dan Pedersen
Tom Trimbath
Rowena Williamson


Mukilteo Library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd.
Sunday, Nov. 16, 2 p.m.
Greg Bear
Holly Cupala
Mindy Hardwick
Roy Kindelberger
Craig Orback
Bernadette Pajer
Dan Richards
Trudi Trueit


Stanwood Library, 9701 271st St. NW
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 6:30 p.m.
J. Anderson Coats
Martin Limón
Pat Pritchard
Carole Schaefer
Lisa Souza
Mark Souza
Dorine White


About Sno-Isle Libraries

Sno-Isle Libraries serves 697,770 residents in Washington’s Snohomish and Island counties through 21 community libraries, online services, and Library on Wheels.


For more information, contact:

Jackie Parker, Lead Librarian, Readers’ Services, 425-778-2148 x3036,
Julie Titone, Communications and Marketing Manager, 360-651-7081,

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