The Library is proud to announce that #1 New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Weiner will be the keynote speaker at its 2015 Light the Way to Learning Banquet. She brings her charm and wit to the podium, discussing her books, personal experiences, and women’s search for a sense of self – all with the same sharp and entertaining tone that fills her novels.
Jennifer Weiner was born in 1970 on an army base in Louisiana. She grew up in Connecticut and graduated with a degree in English literature from Princeton University in 1991. She worked as a newspaper reporter in central Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and Philadelphia until the publication of her first novel in 2001, and has been a full-time fiction writer ever since.
Her books include Good In Bed (2001); In Her Shoes (2002), which was turned into a major motion picture starring Cameron Diaz, Toni Collette and Shirley MacLaine; Little Earthquakes, (2004); Goodnight Nobody (2005); the short story collection The Guy Not Taken (2006); Certain Girls (2008), the sequel to Good In Bed, Best Friends Forever (2009); Fly Away Home (2010); Then Came You (2011); and her latest best seller, All Fall Down. She was also the co-creator and executive producer of the ABC Family show State of Georgia, which ran during the summer of 2011.
Weiner is a frequent public speaker who has appeared on The Today Show, The CBS Early Show, The Martha Stewart Show, and The Rachael Ray Show. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Seventeen, Redbook, Glamour, Good Housekeeping, In Style, Allure, and Elle. Time Magazine named her as the author of one of its 140 Best Twitter feeds, and Forbes put her on its list of “25 Working Moms to Follow on Twitter.”
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Saturday, April 25, 2015 — 6:00 pmBest Western Premier – The Central Hotel & Conference Center $80 Per Ticket
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