Author Events

Author Events

Virtual Author Talks

Virtual Author Talk: Kate DiCamillo

Jul 9th | 11:00am - 12:00pm
Online Event
Newbery Medal winning author Kate DiCamillo will share stories about creating the popular Mercy Watson and Deckawoo Drive kids' book series.

Virtual Author Talk: Max Brallier

Jul 16th | 11:00am - 12:00pm
Online Event
Would you survive a zombie apocalypse? New York Times bestselling author Max Brallier talks about The Last Kids on Earth book series.

Virtual Author Talk: Elizabeth Acevedo

Jul 23rd | 11:00am - 12:00pm
Online Event
Learn about the power of poetry! Elizabeth Acevedo will provide a short reading from her award winning novel-in-verse, The Poet X.

Virtual Author Talk: Dan Santat

Jul 30th | 11:00am - 12:00pm
Online Event
Join Dan Santat to chat about his graphic memoir, A First Time for Everything, and how to tell your own stories through graphic novels.

The Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD) is proud to host the yearly Distinguished Author Series. SCCLD welcomes three writers whose works spark thought-provoking ideas and conversations. Each of these barrier-breaking authors comes from a different and diverse background, with stories that will captivate and inspire.

Each author presentation or moderated talk will be followed by an audience participation opportunity for questions and answers.

The Distinguished Author Series is Free and open to the public.

SCCLD would like to thank the Santa Clara County Library District Foundation for its generosity in supporting the Distinguished Author Series.

Silicon Valley Reads is a community engagement program that features books and an annual theme to bring people together by providing more than 100 free, public events each year in February and March. Events for all ages include author talks, book clubs, art/music events, community activities, arts and crafts, movies, and creative events or activities based on the theme each year.


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