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7th Annual Local Author Book Fair

December 7, 2019
1:00 - 4:00 PM

On December 7th, local authors will gather at the Merrillville Branch to share their stories with you. Stop by any time from 1-4 PM to purchase any books that catch your eye and meet fantastic writers from the area!

All Author Slots Have Been Filled

All tables for the local author fair have been claimed! If you're an author, keep an eye out for next year's fair - registrations always open in the fall!

Want an email next year when registrations open? Send us an Ask a Librarian form with your contact info and let us know you'd like to be added to next year's Local Author Book Fair contact list.

This Year's Authors

Yusuf Ali El

My Father Knows (fiction; picture book)

Kathryn Page Camp

Creating Esther (fiction; middle grade)

Desert Jewels (fiction; middle grade)

Writers in Wonderland (nonfiction)

In God We Trust (nonfiction)

Nicole Clark-Fleming

Abused Adolescent (memoir)

Dennis Glenn Collins

Conflicts in History: Measuring Symmetry, Thermodynamic Modeling and Other Work (nonfiction)

Ora Lee Day

The Thoughts In My Head (inspirational; self-help)

Valerie Gipson

Fully Favorable: Spiritual Nuggets for the Soul (poetry)

Liza Groszek

The Lonesome Isle (fiction)

Above and Below (fiction)

Jesse Johnson

Blackout: The African-American Appreciation of Art (nonfiction)

Albert Koch

Help Mom with the Dishes (memoir)

Koch's Choice: Memories and Musings from the Mind Cafeteria, A to Z (memoir)

Mark Edward Langley

Path of the Dead (fiction)

Kendren Simmons

Moments of Meditation I-III (inspirational)

LaTanya Tindall

31 Uniquely Inspirational Expressions (inspirational)

Brian Vukadinovich

Motion for Justice: I Rest My Case (nonfiction)

Our first ever local author book fair in 2013

Our first ever Local Author Book Fair, 2013

Upcoming Events
Mon, Nov 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Tue, Dec 01, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children are invited to join us for a special virtual present: a December-themed picture book to be unwrapped and read! Hear a new... more
Children are invited to join us for a special virtual present: a December-themed picture book to be unwrapped and read! Hear a new story each day this month!

Tue, Dec 01, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Ever wonder what Denali looked like 70 million years ago? Learn about our Cretaceous past in this program! You will need an email... more
Ever wonder what Denali looked like 70 million years ago? Learn about our Cretaceous past in this program! You will need an email address to register.

Wed, Dec 02, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children are invited to join us for a special virtual present: a December-themed picture book to be unwrapped and read! Hear a new... more
Children are invited to join us for a special virtual present: a December-themed picture book to be unwrapped and read! Hear a new story each day this month!

Wed, Dec 02, 11:45am - 12:30pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Explore a room in one of the longest caves in the world, Wind Cave, and let one of its rangers tell you how it got that way, and what... more
Explore a room in one of the longest caves in the world, Wind Cave, and let one of its rangers tell you how it got that way, and what can be found inside! You will need an email address to sign up!

Wed, Dec 02, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Virtual class is for high beginners and intermediate... more
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Virtual class is for high beginners and intermediate level students. Classes are free.

Thu, Dec 03, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children are invited to join us for a special virtual present: a December-themed picture book to be unwrapped and read! Hear a new... more
Children are invited to join us for a special virtual present: a December-themed picture book to be unwrapped and read! Hear a new story each day this month!

Thu, Dec 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Visit the Channel Islands virtually, and see what archaeological evidence there is for the woman in the classic children's book "Island... more
Visit the Channel Islands virtually, and see what archaeological evidence there is for the woman in the classic children's book "Island of the Blue Dolphins." You need an email address to join.

Fri, Dec 04, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children are invited to join us for a special virtual present: a December-themed picture book to be unwrapped and read! Hear a new... more
Children are invited to join us for a special virtual present: a December-themed picture book to be unwrapped and read! Hear a new story each day this month!

Sat, Dec 05, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children are invited to join us for a special virtual present: a December-themed picture book to be unwrapped and read! Hear a new... more
Children are invited to join us for a special virtual present: a December-themed picture book to be unwrapped and read! Hear a new story each day this month!

Sun, Dec 06, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children are invited to join us for a special virtual present: a December-themed picture book to be unwrapped and read! Hear a new... more
Children are invited to join us for a special virtual present: a December-themed picture book to be unwrapped and read! Hear a new story each day this month!

Mon, Dec 07, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children are invited to join us for a special virtual present: a December-themed picture book to be unwrapped and read! Hear a new... more
Children are invited to join us for a special virtual present: a December-themed picture book to be unwrapped and read! Hear a new story each day this month!

Mon, Dec 07, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Explore how different countries and cultural groups may celebrate the season using our Holiday Cultural Trees exhibit at the Durham... more
Explore how different countries and cultural groups may celebrate the season using our Holiday Cultural Trees exhibit at the Durham Museum. You will need an email address to register.

Tue, Dec 08, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children are invited to join us for a special virtual present: a December-themed picture book to be unwrapped and read! Hear a new... more
Children are invited to join us for a special virtual present: a December-themed picture book to be unwrapped and read! Hear a new story each day this month!

Tue, Dec 08, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Join us for a talk with Beatriz Muller, a master sugar artist who has created award-winning works of gingerbread and icing! Learn how... more
Join us for a talk with Beatriz Muller, a master sugar artist who has created award-winning works of gingerbread and icing! Learn how she chose this as a career! You will need an email to register.

Tue, Dec 08, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Dyer-Schererville - Zoom
Teens are invited to play games, such as sketchful.io, that can be played online while we hang out on Zoom! We will brainstorm future... more
Teens are invited to play games, such as sketchful.io, that can be played online while we hang out on Zoom! We will brainstorm future program ideas. Ask how (TAB) can count toward volunteer hours!

Wed, Dec 09, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children are invited to join us for a special virtual present: a December-themed picture book to be unwrapped and read! Hear a new... more
Children are invited to join us for a special virtual present: a December-themed picture book to be unwrapped and read! Hear a new story each day this month!

Wed, Dec 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Dale Hoppe will give a basic overview of Find A Grave including recent changes, plus he will speak about cemetery tourism; sharing the... more
Dale Hoppe will give a basic overview of Find A Grave including recent changes, plus he will speak about cemetery tourism; sharing the the infamous and famous people he has found during his vacations.

Wed, Dec 09, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Join us for a night of virtual trivia! This game will feature general trivia questions. Test your knowledge and win a prize! Ages 11 -... more
Join us for a night of virtual trivia! This game will feature general trivia questions. Test your knowledge and win a prize! Ages 11 - 17. Registration is required for this virtual event.