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10th Annual Local Author Fair – Sept 19

10th Annual Local Author Fair to be held at the Modesto Library

The Stanislaus County Library will host its 10th Annual Local Author Fair on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Modesto Library portico. Community members will have an opportunity to meet with a variety of local authors. A selection of children’s, teen and adult titles in a variety of genres will be available for purchase.

Participating authors include Pamela Atherstone, James Bacca, Hector R Barrera Ph.D., Frank Blanas, Kathryn Anne Casey, Jennie Chadwick, Heather Crooker, Ellen Cummins, Dee Silva, Brian Duggan, Joanna Esparza, Eduardo Hernández Chávez, Amanda Rawson Hill, Wiley Joiner, Susan Maithya, Tejas Mathai, Iris Melendez, Karen Mitchell, Major Mitchell, Max Mobley, Kathe Poteet, TreVaughn Roach-Carter, Maricela Rocha, Salvatore Salerno, Linda Scheller, Lee Tidball, and Laurie Warren.

“The Local Author Fair is a great opportunity to meet local authors, and ask questions about their work,” said Susan Lilly, Communications, Marketing, and Fund Development Manager for the Stanislaus County Library. “The event showcases the writing talent in our community.”

The event is free of charge, and will be held on the 16th Street side of the library portico. The Modesto Library is located at 1500 I Street. Free parking is available in the parking lot behind the library and on surrounding streets. For more information, please call the Stanislaus County Library’s Public Relations Department at 209-558-4813.

Information about regularly occurring programs can be found on the Stanislaus County Library website, under the “Events and Classes” tab.

About the Stanislaus County Library

The Stanislaus County Library engages all members of the community and offers access to information, knowledge, and the tools for innovation and personal development. With 13 locations throughout the county, the Library offers a diverse collection of free materials, computer access and Wi-Fi, Story Times, programming for all ages, and more. To learn more about the Library’s wide array of programs and services, visit
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Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.