Author Linda Sue Park will be the featured speaker at the 36th annual Author/ Illustrator Program on Thursday and Friday at the East Baton Rouge Parish Library Bluebonnet branch.
Park is the recipient of several literary awards, including the Newberry Medal, which she received in 2002 for her book “A Single Shard.”
The author will present a program at 7 p.m. Thursday on “Pottery & Pandas! Books for All Ages,” at the Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd.
The program is free and will include a reception and autograph session following her talk.
On Friday, Park will present a program, “Ready from My Life and Work,” for teachers, librarians, writers and parents at the Bluebonnet library. The cost is $25 for adults and $10 for students.
The schedule for the day is: 8-8:30 a.m. — Registration and continental breakfast; 8:30-10 a.m. — Park speaks on “Books and Water: Life’s Necessities Part I; 10 a.m. — break; 10:30- noon — Park on “Books and Water: Life’s Necessities Part II”; noon — break; 12:20-12:45 p.m. — question-and-answer session; 12:45 p.m. — autograph session.
Call (225) 231- 3760 or stop by the Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd.