April brings showers, flowers and authors to Rochester! Authors In April, Inc is bringing adynamic group of authors and illustrators to the community to visit localschools and the library to celebrate the love of reading.  

The Library with support from the Friends of the Libraryalong with community and parochial schools participates in this fantastic program. This April we are very pleased to have four wonderful authors; BrianLies, Tony Abbott, Mark Crilley and David Lubar.

Author and illustrator, Brian Lies, will visit Kindergartenand First Grade students sharing his works. Mr. Lies who lives in Massachusetts is known for his artworkin titles such as Bats at the Beach, Batsat the Library and others. Second and Third graders will enjoy thepopular author of the Secrets of Droon series,Tony Abbott. Mr. Abbott also haswritten Kringle, Firegirl and The Postcard.  Mark Crilley will impress 4th and 5thstudents with his writing and artwork.He is the author and illustrator of Akiko,Billy Clikk and Miki FallsMiddle School students will be captivated with David Lubar, anaward-winning writer of many novels including True Talents, Dog Days, Punished and the Weenies titles.

Everyone is invited to meet the authors at thelibrary-sponsored Autograph Party on Wednesday, April 28. Bring a camera, your questions andfavorite Authors In April books to the Multipurpose Room between 4 and 6 p.m. Copies of authors’ books willbe available for purchase at the Friends’ Library Store prior to and during theevent. If you have any questionsplease call Youth Services at (248) 650 7140.