The Family Literacy Symposium is an annual event aimed at helping parents, educators, and community members develop additional tools to encourage and generate literacy in the home and classroom. Keynote sessions and workshops are presented by literacy experts of local and national renown, including nationally best-selling authors, professors of education and literature from local universities, and staff at the Provo City Library.
FREE tickets for the symposium will be available to Provo City Library cardholders beginning March 28 at the First Floor Reference Desk; they will be available to the general public beginning April 4.
Keynote Address by Anne Perry 12:00 noon Library Ballroom Breakout Sessions 1:00 – 3:00 pm In these breakout sessions, Provo City Library staff will highlight the best books from 2014 for children, young adults, and adults. Panel Discussion: Unforgettable Mysteries with Anne Perry 3:10 pm – 4:00 pmLibrary BallroomThis panel of mystery lovers will share their favorite mysteries with you.
10:00 am $25 per ticket Tickets are limited and will be available for purchase beginning March 28 at the first floor reference desk. Each ticket includes a signed copy of Anne Perry’s THE FACE OF A STRANGER.
Anne Perry is the bestselling author of two acclaimed series set in Victorian England: the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novels, including DORCHESTER TERRACE and MIDNIGHT AT MARBLE ARCH, and the William Monk novels, including A SUNLESS SEA and BLIND JUSTICE. She is also the author of a series of five World War I novels, as well as eleven holiday novels, most recently A CHRISTMAS HOPE, and a historical novel, THE SHEEN ON THE SILK, set in the Byzantine Empire. Anne has been the guest of honor at Killer Nashville and BoucherCON, and was the recipient of the Edgar Award in 2000 for her short story HEROES.
For more information and a list of all her novels, visit her official website.