Wednesday, July 16, 2008
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
William Kent Kruger, noted Minnesota author who has won many book awards will be coming to Ortonville on Monday, October 20th. He will be at the Community Center at 7 p.m. Krueger writes a mystery series set in the nroth woods of Minnesota. His protagonist is Cork O'Connor, the former sheriff of Tamarack County and a man of mixed heritage--part Irish and park Ojibwe. The seventh book in the series, "Thunder Bay" was released in July of 2007. The latest title in the series, "Red Knife", is due to be released in September of 2008. He will have books available for purchase and signing.
Heidi Haagenson, author of the book "The Tenney Quilt: Celebrating the Women of Minnesota's Tiniest Town", will do a book talk and book signing on Saturday, September 27th from 10:00 - 12:00. Heidi currently lives in Willmar, MN. She will bring the 80-year-old Tenney Quilt with her, and will tell the stories of the women who created that quilt as a fundraiser for a cook stove in the town hall in what is now Minnesota's smallest town (population:6!)
Phil Bolsta, son of Ortonville native Kent Bolsta will be reading selections from his new book, "Sixty Seconds: One Moment Changes Everything" on Saturday, September 13 from 1 - 3 p.m. at the Ortonville Public Library. Following the reading and a qeustion-and-answer session, Phil will be signing copies of his book. To see more on his book, go to the website above.
Well we are winding down the summer reading program for 2008. The following are some reminders: the final regular program will be held on Wednesday, July 23 at 1:00 for first through sixth grade and at 2:30 for preschool through kindergarten. ALL participants must submit their reading logs no later than Saturday, July 26th to be eligible for final prizes. Final prizes will be awarded after Chef Roberto's program on Wednesday, July 30th at 1:00.
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