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DeKalb Public Library schedules author fair

The DeKalb Public Library will host The Writer’s Yarn, a local authors fair, on June 1.

The fair will open at 11 a.m. with booths featuring local authors, baked goods and refreshments, an Activity Nook with games and crafts, face painting, a soccer fun field and a Reader’s Theatre for some interactive sessions and workshops with the authors.

This event is free, open to everyone and will be located in the library’s parking lot on the corner of Third and Oak streets in DeKalb. If it rains, the event will be held inside the library.

There will be 20 local authors and two publishing houses participating in the fair: Allium Press of Chicago, Jim Ball, Barbara Binns, Liz Botts, Bev Buehrer, Luisa Buehler, Cozy Cat Press, Patricia Rockwell, John Desjarlais, Dan Dillman, Julie Kloster, Donald Krehl, Diane Morlan, Pat Nekola, W. Nikola-Lisa, Yanet Platt, Susan Porterfield, JoHannah Reardon, Jeanne Roppolo, Kerry Cullen, Kyle White and G.K. Wuori. These authors and publishers represent a mixed selection of genres: books for children or young adults, romance, mysteries, nonfiction, poetry and even cookbooks.

Schedules of events for the Activity Nook and Reader’s Theatre are available on the library’s website, www.dkpl.org/events. Contact Edith Craig at 815-756-9568, ext. 260, or email edithc@dkpl.org for more information.

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