Congresswoman Jackie Speier Returns to Our Libraries

Congresswoman Jackie Speier, opens a new window returns to our libraries with two new events planned! Join us as the Congresswoman presents her new book, Undaunted: Surviving Jonestown, Summoning Courage, and Fighting Back and answers questions from the audience at our Millbrae and Portola Valley Libraries. Hundreds came together at the last two Author Visits so make sure to arrive early because you won’t want to miss out!

Congresswoman Jackie Speier Author Visit and Book Signing

Saturday, May 4th
Millbrae Library at 11:00 AM -1:00 PM
Portola Valley Library at 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM

Congresswoman Jackie Speier was named one of Newsweek Magazine’s 150 Fearless Women of the World and represents California’s Fourteenth Congressional District, opens a new window. She will visit our libraries on May 4th to speak about her collective experiences as a widow, mother, congresswoman, and a fighter. Come listen to her inspiring and powerful memoir of surviving the Jonestown massacre, and learn how her story has shaped her into becoming a tireless advocate for human and women’s rights.

Learn more about it in her new book Undaunted: Surviving Jonestown, Summoning Courage, and Fighting Back .

In conversation with:
Millbrae Library: Carole Groom, opens a new window, President of the County Board of Supervisors and Library JPA Governing Board Member
Portola Valley Library: Maryann Derwin, opens a new window, Portola Valley Councilmember and Library JPA Governing Board Member

Stay for a Q&A and book signing after her talk. Books will be available for sale at both events.

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