This year's Concord Festival of Authors takes place from October 15 - 31 in the Town of Concord (MA). The Concord Free Public Library continues to be a proud partner of the Festival. Multiple events will be held at the Library. [View Complete Event Schedule] [View Festival Home Page]
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The 2019 Ruth Ratner Miller Award for Excellence in American History will be presented to John Stauffer, a leading authority on antislavery, the Civil War era, social protest movements and photography on Saturday, October 26 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. in the Main Library Rotunda. Tickets are available at the Concord Bookshop and the Barrow Bookstore. Adults $15, Students $5. Sponsored by the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library.
The Festival will present its popular finale Mystery Night on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the Periodical Room featuring three mystery writers Connie Hambley (The Wake: When Truth Won’t Die), Elisabeth Elo (Finding Katarina M.), and Tilia Klebenov Jacobs (Second Helpings at the Serve Your Right Cafe), moderated by Kate Flora! The event is free and open to all.