Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Virginia Festival of the Book March 26-30

"Five Days, Hundreds of Authors"
Plus, Tuesday, March 25 is the Pre-festival day.

The annual event is sponsored by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.

Walter Mosely, Adriana Trigiani, Margaret Coal, Jacqueline Winspear, Homer Hickman, David Ignatius, and many others will be participating this year.

For a complete listing of the schedule of events, go to

The Festival Luncheon with Jan Karon has already been sold out, but not to worry,
Virginia Public Television (WVPT) will record the luncheon and broadcast it on Wednesday, April 16, at 7:30 pm and again Sunday, April 20th at 1:30 pm
For more information about their schedule see

Also sponsored by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities is
The Big Read
The title selected for 2008 is To Kill a Mockingbird.

The library has many
copies of the book, including DVD and audio versions.

Check out the recent
biography about Harper Lee, Mockingbird