Author Series Continues in Chisago Lakes

The Chisago Author Series continues on Tuesday, February 28 at 6:30 pm with Joel Karsten and the story behind his book, Straw Bale Gardens Complete. Mr. Karsten will provide information about how to use straw bales as planting containers for vegetable gardening.

The Series concludes with Erin Hart discussing The Book of Killowen, the fourth in an acclaimed suspense series, and Paddy O’Brien sharing his many adventures in The Road from Castlebarnagh: Growing Up in Irish Music, a Memoir on March 14 at 6:30 pm.

This project was funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

ECRL to host Brian Freeman Author Tour, Stride’s Duluth

East Central Regional Library invites the public to join international bestselling author Brian Freeman for an experience that may cause you to never look at Duluth, Minnesota, the same way again.

This Minnesota author in his upcoming author tour presents Stride’s Duluth, a special slideshow presentation profiling real-life places in the Northland that have been featured in Freeman’s books from the Jonathan Stride series. He has earned prestigious awards for his psychological thrillers, which have been sold in 46 countries and 20 languages.

Don’t miss Freeman’s presentation at the following ECRL branch libraries:
Mora Public Library, Thursday, Feb. 16, 6:30 p.m.
Hinckley Public Library, Saturday, Feb. 18, 10:30 a.m.
North Branch Area Library, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 6:30 p.m.
Aitkin Public Library, Thursday, Feb. 23, 6:30 p.m.
Princeton Area Library, Saturday, Feb. 25, 10:30 a.m.
Cambridge Public Library, Monday, Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m.

This project was funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Brian Freeman Kicks Off Chisago Lakes Author Tour

Brian Freeman (bfreemanbooks.com), an internationally bestselling thriller author, kicks off the author series by discussing Goodbye to the Dead, the seventh installment in the Jonathan Stride series. A brutal murder outside a bar in Duluth, Minnesota, and how it relates to detective Jon Stride’s past reflects just part of the intrigue in this novel. Mr. Freeman will be at the Chisago Lakes Area Library on Tuesday, January 31 at 6:30 pm.

The series continues with appearances by Joel Karsten on Tuesday, Feb. 28, and Erin Hart and Paddy O’Brien on Tuesday, March 14. All events start at 6:30 p.m.

This project was funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.