Meet the Author Events

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Meet Local & Bestselling Authors

Meet local authors and nationally bestselling authors and illustrators with our Meet the Author events! Browse our upcoming author visits below, and register for Meet the Author events on https://wcdpl.libcal.com/calendar/events.


1000 Books Celebration with Eric Litwin
Saturday, June 15 | 10:30 am | Bowling Green Library Atrium

Celebrate our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Reading Challenge with a family concert from bestselling children's author and musician, Eric Litwin! Eric Litwin is a song singing, guitar strumming, #1 New York Times bestselling, award-winning author who brings early literacy, music, and positivity together. He is the original author of the Pete the Cat series as well as the author of The Nuts, Groovy Joe, and The Poop Song. Learn more.

Access Eric's free songs and activities on his Learning Groove website, where families and teachers can find music, activities, and more!

The first 50 families will get a free copy of Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes.


Meet the Local Author: Carole Sarkan
Saturday, July 13 | 2:00 pm | Meeting Room A&B at the Bowling Green Library

Meet local children's author Carole Sarkan on Saturday, July 13 at 2:00 pm! Carole is the author of And Candy Smiled, a Caldecott Award nominee, and the sequel, And Candy Lived. This program will feature Carole as she talks about her work as an author, a Q&A, and a book signing. Learn more.


Meet the Author & Illustrator: Micha Archer
Sunday, July 14 | 2:00 pm | Bowling Green Library Atrium

Meet award-winning author and illustrator Micha Archer on Sunday, July 14 at 2:00 pm! Micha will join us to talk about her work, like Wonder Walkers, and sign books. Learn more.


Meet the Author: Cara Mangini
Saturday, September 21 | 2:00 pm | Bowling Green Library Atrium

Meet award-winning cookbook author Cara Mangini on Saturday, September 21 at 2:00 pm! Award-winning author of The Vegetable Butcher: How to Select, Prep, Slice, Dice, and Masterfully Cook Vegetables from Artichokes to Zucchini, Cara will discuss her work as a chef, creator, and author. This program will include an author discussion, a Q&A, and a book signing. Learn more.


Meet the Local Author: Ann Cavera
Saturday, October 12 | 2:00 pm | Meeting Room A&B at the Bowling Green Library

Meet local author Ann Cavera on Saturday, October 12 at 2:00 pm. Ann will talk about where she finds inspiration and her work as an author, as well as her new book, Ride a Summer Wind. There will be a meet and greet, discussion, and book signing. Learn more.