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Local Author Fair

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Elmhurst Public Library
Large Meeting Room
Meet local authors who discuss, answer questions, sell, and sign copies of their books. Want to participate? Applications are accepted May 21-July 22.  Apply at elmlib.org/authorfair, where you can also find a full list of authors and events starting August 8. 

Live in-person. No registration.

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Virtual Author Visit with Marlee Matlin: From Oscar to West Wing and Beyond

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Marlee Matlin
Elmhurst Public Library
In celebration of Deaf Awareness Month, Marlee Matlin shares the highs and lows of her life as an actress and activist. Matlin's 2021 film, CODA, won 3 Academy Awards, including Best Picture. A longtime advocate for deaf rights, she works to break down barriers through acting, awareness, and writing. As she has so aptly stated, "The only thing I can't do is hear. The rest is there for the taking." Presented in partnership with Illinois Libraries Presents.

This program will be offered in ASL and translated through an interpreter.

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Virtual Author Visit with Jesmyn Ward

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Photo of Jesmyn Ward
Elmhurst Public Library
Join us for a virtual author visit with Jesmyn Ward, two-time National Book Award winner. Ward is the author of popular books such as Sing, Unburied, Sing; Where the Line Bleeds; and Salvage the Bones. She will discuss her work and writing process and answer reader questions. " Presented in partnership with Illinois Libraries Presents.

Live on Zoom. More information and registration link coming soon.
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Virtual Author Visit with Caitlin Doughty

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Photo of Caitlin Doughty
Elmhurst Public Library
Join us for a virtual author visit with Caitlin Doughty. In addition to being the New York Times bestselling author of Smoke Gets in Your Eyes and From Here to Eternity, Doughty is a mortician, advocate, and founder of reform collective, The Order of the Good Death, which spawned the death positive movement. She will discuss her work and writing process and answer reader questions. Presented in partnership with Illinois Libraries Presents.

More information and registration link coming soon.
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