News and AnnouncementsJanuary 2015
Warren County Public Library is excited to announce that Best Selling Author Liz Curtis Higgs will be visiting the Sloan Convention Center on March 26, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. Liz is the author of more than 30 books, with 4.5 million copies in print.
Her latest release, The Women of Christmas, is a heartwarming Bible study wrapped inside a beautiful gift book. Verse by verse, Liz unpacks the biblical stories of Elizabeth, Mary, and Anna, who each welcome the Christ child into the world in a marvelous and miraculous way.
In her best-selling Bad Girls of the Bible series, Liz breathed new life into ancient tales about the most infamous—and intriguing—women in history, from Jezebel to Mary Magdalene. Scripturally sound and cutting-edge fresh, these popular titles have helped more than one million women around the world experience God’s grace anew.
Liz Curtis Higgs also spent a decade as an award-winning columnist for Today’s Christian Woman magazine. Her articles have appeared in Faith & Friends in Canada, Woman Alive in Great Britain, and Enhance in Australia.
Free tickets can be picked up at any library location or may be obtained via email from ger[email protected]. For more information, call 270.782.0252.
Warren County Public Library is excited to announce that Multi-million copy bestselling author Terry McMillan will be visiting the Sloan Convention Center on March 10, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
Each of Ms. McMillan’s seven previous novels was a New York Times bestseller, and four have been made into movies: Waiting to Exhale (Twentieth Century Fox, 1995); How Stella Got Her Groove Back (Twentieth Century Fox, 1998); Disappearing Acts (HBO Pictures, 1999); and A Day Late and a Dollar Short (Lifetime, 2014). McMillan fell in love with books as a teenager while working at the local library. She studied journalism at UC Berkeley and screenwriting at Columbia before making her fiction debut with Mama, which won both the Doubleday New Voices in Fiction Award and the American Book Award.
McMillian’s latest book Who Asked You? casts an intimate look at the burdens and blessings of family and speaks to trusting your own judgment even when others don’t agree. McMillan’s signature voice and unforgettable characters bring universal issues to brilliant, vivid life.
Free tickets are available at all library locations or by email: [email protected]. For more information, call 270.782.0252.
The Bell Witch: The Full Account Author, Pat Fitzhugh will be visiting Warren County Public Library on February 19
Warren County Public Library is excited to announce that Pat Fitzhugh, author of the popular title, The Bell Witch: The Full Account, will be visiting the Bob Kirby Branch on February 19, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. Fitzhugh’s book about the Bell Witch has become a staple of modern, history-based ghost research.
The Bell Witch: The Full Account is a detailed historical and journalistic analysis of America’s most terrifying and documented haunting. The book has garnered rave reviews from well-respected ghost researchers around the globe and twice appeared on the State of Tennessee’s suggested teen summer reading list.
Pat Fitzhugh has signed books and presented lectures at bookstores, conferences, theaters, and universities across the United States, entertaining and enlightening tens of thousands of people. He has over 300 radio and TV appearances to his credit, including interviews by Coast to Coast AM, CNN, the Associated Press, the BBC, and the History, Discovery, and Travel channels. In 2006, he appeared in the motion picture DVD, An American Haunting, starring Sissy Spacek and Donald Sutherland. Along the way, his articles and editorials have appeared in Esquire Magazine, The Journal of Southern Folklore, and major newspapers.
Free tickets are available at all library locations or by emailing Gerald Keith at [email protected]. For more information, call 270.782.0252.