Lewes Library Partner Event | In-Person

Conversation with Stephanie Dray | Becoming Madam Secretary

IN-PERSON EVENT
MARCH 24 | 1 PM   
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Join us in the library for a conversation with Stephanie Dray, New York Times bestselling author of Becoming Madam Secretary, a captivating and dramatic new novel about an American heroine Frances Perkins. Stephanie will be in conversation with Paul Sparrow, former director of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum.

Conversation with Liz Moore | The God of the Woods

IN-PERSON & ONLINE EVENT
AUGUST 22 | 5 - 6 PM EST  
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Join us in-person in the library or online for a conversation with New York Times bestselling author Liz Moore, to discuss her latest novel, The God of the Woods.

Early morning, August 1975: a camp counselor discovers an empty bunk. Its occupant, Barbara Van Laar, has gone missing. Barbara isn’t just any thirteen-year-old: she’s the daughter of the family that owns the summer camp and employs most of the region’s residents. And this isn’t the first time a Van Laar child has disappeared. Barbara’s older brother similarly vanished fourteen years ago, never to be found. As a panicked search begins, a thrilling drama unfolds. Chasing down the layered secrets of the Van Laar family and the blue-collar community working in its shadow, Moore’s multi-threaded story invites readers into a rich and gripping dynasty of secrets and second chances.

Launch Party with Maribeth Fischer | A Season of Perfect Happiness

IN-PERSON & ONLINE EVENT
AUGUST 20 | 5 - 6:30  PM EST  
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Join us in the library or online for a launch party with Maribeth Fischer, author of A Season of Perfect Happiness, which fundamentally questions what makes a “good” mother, with a propulsive and heartrending portrayal of one woman’s efforts to find her voice.

Conversation with Mary Kubica | She's Not Sorry

IN-PERSON & ONLINE EVENT
JULY 17 | 5 - 6 PM EST  
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Join us in-person in the library or online for a conversation with New York Times bestselling author Mary Kubica, to discuss her latest novel, She's Not Sorry. An ICU nurse accidentally uncovers a patient's frightening past in this chilling thriller from the author of Local Woman Missing and Just the Nicest Couple.
 

Conversation with Liv Constantine | The Next Mrs. Parrish

IN-PERSON & ONLINE EVENT
JUNE 20 | 5 - 6 PM EST  
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Join us in the library or online for a conversation with Liv Constantine, the co-authors of The Next Mrs. Parrish, the sequel to the million-copy internationally bestselling debut novel and Reese’s Book Club pick, The Last Mrs. Parrish. Joining the authors in conversation is award-winning author Ron Malfi.

Conversation with Sacha Lamb | When the Angels Left the Old Country

ONLINE EVENT
MAY 22 | 5 - 6 PM EST
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Join us online for a conversation with Sacha Lamb, author of When the Angels Left the Old Country, a queer immigrant fairytale about individual purpose, the fluid nature of identity, and the power of love to change and endure, that was named Best of the Year by NPR, New York Public Library, and Kirkus Review. The event is co-sponsored by Seaside Jewish Community.

Brown v. Board of Education | 70 Years Later: A Delaware Perspective

IN-PERSON & ONLINE  EVENT
MAY 17 | 5 - 6 PM EST
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May 17th is the 70th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark civil rights ruling in Brown v. Board of Education. To celebrate that seminal decision, Professor Leland Ware will join in conversation with federal Judge Thomas Ambro. The Brown Supreme Court case combined five cases; one of which was a consolidated case out of Delaware. This discussion focuses on the Delaware aspects of the case – the school children plaintiffs, the lawyers, the trial judge, the Supreme Court opinion, and the initial hostile response to it in Delaware.  

Conversation with Anthony D. Fredericks | In Search of the Old Ones

ONLINE EVENT
MAY 13 | 5 - 6 PM EST  
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Join us in the library or online for a conversation with Anthony D. Fredericks, author of In Search of the Old Ones: An Odyssey among Ancient Trees, an insightful, compelling, and fascinating journey across the U.S. to discover some of the oldest trees in the world – including trees living since the invention of writing. Fredericks will take us into dynamic forests, down silent rivers, and along majestic trails to discover some of nature’s deepest secrets. Be prepared to learn about a range of incredible trees and their unbelievable stories.

Fireside Chat with K. A. Nelson | Killing Shore

IN-PERSON & ONLINE EVENT 
MAY 12 | 5 - 6 PM EST  
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Join us in-person in the library or online as Fireside Chats host Paul Sparrow converses with K. A. Nelson, author of Killing Shore: The True Story of Hitler's U-Boats Off the New Jersey Coast, , a meticulously researched portrayal of combat along American shores that reflects the author’s fascination with ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances.

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