July 8 – 10: Author Events with Cory Doctorow

For immediate RELEASE
Date: June 18, 2014

Contact: Jodi Nielsen, Senior Program Educator
Washington County Cooperative Library Services
www.wccls.org
503-846-3235 

July 8 – 10: Author Events with Cory Doctorow

Science fiction author, activist, journalist & blogger

Washington County, Oregon:  The Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) is pleased to present three free public events July 8, 9 and 10th featuring internationally renowned science fiction author, activist, journalist and blogger Cory Doctorow.

The Doctorow author events are a featured part of the 2014 WCCLS Summer Reading program designed with adult audiences in mind. Author of bestselling novel Little Brother, Doctorow will be speaking about how technology and politics affect our lives as readers and citizens.

Author Event Venues:

  • July 8th at 7 pm – Beaverton City Library (12375 SW 5th St, Beaverton)
  • July 9th at 7 pm – Tigard Public Library (13500 SW Hall Boulevard, Tigard)
  • July 10th at 7 pm – Hillsboro Main Library (2850 NE Brookwood Parkway, Hillsboro)

The events are free and open to the general public. No reservations are required for the Doctorow author events.

Individuals with a valid WCCLS library card are also invited to participate in the annual adult summer reading program by registering as a reader on-line. This year participants will have the chance to win an iPad Mini!  Participants can take advantage of great book lists to find new authors, or meet other bibliophiles at library programs this summer. Readers are invited to post their own book reviews to the wccls.org catalog and library social media sites.

Literary Elements is the theme for the 2014 WCCLS Adult Summer Reading Program. To register for the summer reading program please visit wccls.org/asrp.

NOTE – Graphics Available: please email Nielsen@wccls.org to request the graphics.

The Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) includes: Banks Public Library, Beaverton City Library, Beaverton City Library @ Murray Scholls, Cedar Mill Community Library, Cedar Mill Community Library @ Bethany, Cornelius Public Library, Forest Grove City Library, Garden Home Community Library, Hillsboro Public Libraries (Main and Shute Park), North Plains Public Library, Sherwood Public Library, Tigard Public Library, Tualatin Public Library, and West Slope Community Library. Two specialty libraries are also a part of the Cooperatives library card service — the Oregon College of Art & Craft and the Tuality Health Education Resource Center.

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