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Online author talk with Matt Shindell, curator of the National Air and Space Museum

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Matt Shindell, For the Love of Mars, Monday, June 3rd  Mars and its secrets have fascinated and mystified humans since ancient times. Due to its vivid color and visibility, its geologic kinship with Earth, and its potential as our best hope for settlement, Mars embodies everything that inspires us about space and exploration. For the Love of Mars surveys the red planet's place in the human imagination, beginning with ancient ... Read More

Virtual author talk with suspense writer Frieda McFadden

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Get your popcorn and take a seat as we chat with the queen of twists herself, Freida McFadden! McFadden will join us to chat about writing psychological thrillers and her mega-bestselling hit The Housemaid series, in particular her forthcoming (June 11, 2024) third installment, The Housemaid Is Watching. The next installment is full of unbelievable twists and tension as it continues to follow Millie Calloway. She used to clean other ... Read More

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Virtual author talk with Max Brallier, The Last Kids on Earth, Tuesday, July 16th (3rd-6th Grade)

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Ever since the monster apocalypse hit town, thirteen year old Jack Sullivan has been living in his tree house, which he’s armed to the teeth with catapults and a moat, not to mention video games and an endless supply of Oreos and Mountain Dew scavenged from abandoned stores. Jack alone is no match for the hordes of Zombies and Winged Wretches, and especially not for the eerily intelligent monster known ... Read More

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