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At Cannon Beach Library

Native American Women – Three Who Changed History

Gloria Linkey, author, and Sally Steidel, illustrator, will talk about their book, “Native American Women – Three Who Changed History”  at  the Cannon Beach Library Club potluck lunch at Community Presbyterian Church. Visitors are  welcome. Wednesday Sept 7, 12:30pm at the CB Library.

Cannon Beach Reads! Sept 21, /wed, 7pm

The book discussion  group, meets at the Cannon Beach Library to talk about   “Finding Nouf” by Zoe Ferraris. A well-off Saudi family hires a desert guide to find their missing 16-year-old girl. The guide finds her body, it is determined she had drowned, but her family is not interested in solving the mystery. The book is praised both for its mystery plot and as a rare glimpse into Saudi life. Visitors welcome.

Annual HARVEST FESTIVAL at CB Library, Sat, Sept 4, 9am to 4pm

The Cannon Beach Library’s annual sale of used items and crafts will be held at the library, 131 N. Hemlock St., next to the U.S. Bank.The sale helps support the nonprofit, volunteer-run library.

Adult Summer Reading Club Comes to Close Sept 10

Driftwood Public Library wraps up its first Adult Summer Reading Club on Saturday, September 10th at 3pm with an appearance by multi-genre author Kris Rusch, with drawings for several prizes to follow.

Kris RuschKris Rusch is a long-time resident of the Oregon Coast and has written in several genres under several names, including science fiction and fantasy under the name Kristine Kathryn Rusch, mysteries under Kris Nelscott, paranormal and fantasy romances under Kristine Grayson and romantic thrillers under the name Kristine Dexter. Her novels have made bestseller lists worldwide and have been published in 14 countries and 13 different languages. Her awards range from the Ellery Queen Readers Choice Award to the John W. Campbell Award. Recently she has been nominated for the Hugo, the Shamus, and the Anthony Award.  She is the only person in the history of the science fiction field to have won a Hugo award for editing and a Hugo award for fiction. Her short work has been reprinted in thirteen Year’s Best collections.

She is the former editor of the prestigious The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. Before that, she and Dean Wesley Smith started and ran Pulphouse Publishing, a science fiction and mystery press in Eugene. Kris’ latest novels are Wickedly Charming written as Kristine Grayson, and City of Ruins, written as Kristine Kathryn Rusch.

Following Kris’ talk, the library will hold drawings for prizes donated to the Adult Summer Reading Club. Even those who didn’t take part in this year’s Adult Summer Reading Club are welcome to attend Kris’ talk, though they won’t be eligible for prizes. Those who are participating are encouraged to continue to submit coupons for the drawings right up until 3:00 on September 10th. Sign-ups for Adult Summer Reading Club have ended.

FREE EVENT. FMI: Ken Hobson (541-996-1242) or via email at kenh@lincolncity.org.  The library is located at 801 SW Highway 101, on the 2nd floor of the City Hall building in Lincoln City.

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