Meet the Authors

We have two special author visits for you during the month of July! Books will be for sale and signing following each presentation.

Barbara Bolton
July 16 | 4:00-5:00 pm

Meet the author of Raina's Witness.
Raina's four-year-old son, Ira, is orphaned, deported from his homeland and ordered to live with estranged relatives in rural Mexico. Tormented by an increasing sense that he belongs nowhere, Ira sets out into the desert at the age of ten. He's guided through nomadic perils by a powerful spirit. Ira, acting as Raina's witness, realizes he must unveil an unholy organization, and expose the truth behind his mother's death.

Raymond Johnson
July 26 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Meet the author of Chicago History: The Stranger Side. Co-sponsored by the History Museum at the Castle and Hearthstone Historic Museum.
Former criminal investigator, author and local historian Ray Johnson takes a new look at nine popular Chicago locations and their history, digging up strange new discoveries and connections. Explore these historic mysteries and read about the stranger side of Chicago.



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