If you’re a book lover, then you will enjoy the Fall for the Book Literary festival Sept. 21-26. To see the events sponsored by the library or being held at library branches visit library’s Web site. Here are some of the programs being offered this year:
Staged Reading of A Lesson Before Dying
September 25, 7:30 p.m., The Fairfax Theatre Project, 3955 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax (near the Asian Bistro). This event is also part of the library’s The Big Read/All Fairfax Reads.
Open Mic Poetry Reading
September 25, 8:45 p.m.-11:30 p.m. at Brion's Grille in Fairfax.
Soul of a People: A Community Celebration of the WPA Federal Writers Project
September 26, starting at 12:30, City of Fairfax Regional Library
Memoirist Ralph Eubanks
September 22, 6:00 p.m. at City of Fairfax Regional Library
Mystery Novelist Emyl Jenkins at City of Fairfax Regional Library
September 23, 6:00 p.m.
Novelists Pam Jenoff and C.M. Mayo
September 26, 3:00 p.m. at Patrick Henry Library
The Fairfax Prize is sponsored by the Fairfax Library Foundation:
September 24, 7:30 p.m. at Mason Concert Hall
Since we’re talking about the exciting events being planned at the library for you this fall, mark Oct. 9 on your calendar for Scott Turow. Read more about that and other Big Read/All Fairfax Reads events here.
Mary Mulrenan, Fairfax County Public Library