Book & Author Luncheon

Book & Author Luncheon

Book & Author Luncheon

Children's Reading Day

Past Book and Author Events

Committee Chair: Charlotte Ryan
Information: 861-1140 (Friends Office)

March 7, 2011
11:30 a.m.

North & SouthJohn Jakes, North and South

Meet the distinguished master of the historical family saga including The North and South Trilogy, Charleston & Savannah, The Kent Family Chronicles, The Gods of Newport … Epic tales and compelling characters unite in all of this bestselling author's fiction works… Enjoy his personal story of "The road to Sarasota: Tales of a Writer's Journey."

July 13, 2010
at 2:00 p.m.

The ProphecyChris Kuzneski, The Prophecy

New York Times bestselling author Chris Kuzneski will provide chills, thrills & laughs with a presentation about his latest novel, The Prophecy. This Florida Gulf Coast writer’s thrillers are packed with action, adventure & humor. His books have been translated into more than 15 languages. His works have been praised and endorsed by #1 national bestselling authors including James Patterson, Clive Cussler, & Nelson DeMille.

November 22, 2009 Snuffy the beautiful dragonFriends To Co-Host Children's Reading Day
Children’s Reading Day, a free, family-fun event co-hosted by the Friends of the Selby Public Library and the Sarasota Children’s Garden, will be held on one of Sarasota’s charming brick-paved streets, 10th Way, one block north of 10th Street and Orange Avenue. The happenings will be from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., rain or shine, on Sunday, November 22.
July 31, 2009

The Lost Throne The Lost Throne, Chris Kuzneski
5:30-7 p.m.
Geldbart Auditorium in the Selby Public Library

March 25th, 2009

Very ValentineAdriana Trigiani, Very Valentine
Afternoon tea at Bird Key Yacht Club

January 18, 2009

The Sweet Potato Queens' First Big NovelJill Conner Browne, American Thighs
Geldbart Auditorium in the Selby Public Library, 5:30 pm

October 3rd, 2008 Hot MahoganyStuart Woods, Hot Mahogany
Luncheon, held at Michael’s on East
July 11th,  2008 Time is a RiverMary Alice Monroe, Time is a River
Tea, held at Michael’s on East