Congresswoman Jackie Speier Author Visit and Book Signing
Named as one of Newsweek Magazine’s 150 Fearless Women of the World, Congresswoman Jackie Speier, opens a new window will visit our libraries to talk about her collective experiences as a widow, a mother, a congresswoman, and a fighter. Hear how her experiences have shaped her into becoming a vocal champion and tireless advocate for human and women’s rights in her new book Undaunted: Surviving Jonestown, Summoning Courage, and Fighting Back.
In conversation with:
Belmont: Charles Stone, opens a new window, Library JPA Governing Board Chair.
Half Moon Bay: Marina Fraser, Foundation for San Mateo County Libraries Board President.
Stay for a Q&A and book signing after her talk. Light refreshments will be served.
Award-Winning Poet Charif Shanahan Poetry Reading and Book Signing
Tuesday, February 19th
Belmont Library at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, February 20th
East Palo Alto Library at 6:30 PM
Charif Shanahan, opens a new window is the author of Into Each Room We Enter Without Knowing (Crab Orchard Series in Poetry/SIU Press, 2017), which was named a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry and the Publishing Triangle's Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry.
A Q&A and book signing will follow the poetry reading. Light refreshments will be served.