Karin Slaughter, bestselling author and library advocate, will appear at The Forum's Barnes and Noble’s two-day Bookfair to benefit the Gwinnett County Public Library on Saturday, July 7.
The Karin Slaughter book talk and signing will take place at 3 p.m. while the fundraising portion of the bookfair will take place from 9 a.m. Saturday through 8 p.m. Sunday.
Customers at the Peachtree Corners store can browse, enjoy stories, and sign-up for the library’s Summer Reading Program, as well as benefit the library with their purchases during the fair.
Slaughter will appear after a Curious George themed storytime at 11 a.m. on Saturday morning. Customers who specifically mention the library while checking out at this location anytime during the fundraiser can ensure that a percentage of their purchase goes to benefit the library.
“We are very grateful that Karin is such a vocal and caring advocate for libraries,” said Gwinnett County Public Library Executive Director Nancy Stanbery-Kellam. “Barnes and Noble has presented us with a fantastic opportunity to reach customers who want to support us while enjoying a day of fun for the whole family. ”
Slaughter is the New York Times and No. 1 internationally bestselling author of 12 thrillers, including "Fallen," "Broken," "Undone," "Fractured," "Beyond Reach," "Triptych" and "Faithless." She is a native of Georgia and a dedicated supporter of public libraries. The author will discuss and sign her new book, "Criminal," at this event cosponsored by Barnes & Noble and Gwinnett County Public Library.
Barnes and Noble's Peachtree Corner's location is at The Forum on Peachtree Parkway. For more information about ways to support the library and other library events, please visit www.gwinnettpl.org, call 770-978-5154,or find GwinnettLibrary on Facebook, Twitter or Google+.