Sunday, June 5, 2011

Charlaine Harris to visit Cleveland June 18th

Sookie Stackhouse novelist Charlaine Harris to visit library June 18

Charlaine Harris, author of the hugely popular Sookie Stackhouse novels — the basis for HBO’s acclaimed "True Blood" series — will be at the Main Library (800 Vine Street, Downtown) 2 p.m. Saturday, June 18.

As part of the library’s 2011 Author Series, Harris, who has been writing for 30 years, will discuss her books, her career, take audience questions, and sign books in the Reading Garden Lounge on the first floor of the atrium.

This event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the John T. Nolan Fund, the Library Programs Fund and the Friends of the Public Library.

In addition, The Library Foundation is hosting a special fundraising lunch with the author. It takes place prior to her public program from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Huenefeld Tower Room, on the third floor of the Main Library.

Tickets are $100 and include lunch, a meet-and-greet with the author, an autographed copy of her new release "Dead Reckoning," as well as front row seating for the talk.

Reservations are limited. Complete an online registration form at, or call 513-369-4595 or email for questions and reservations.

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