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(Virtual) Dining with the Authors

January 30, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


The Galena Lit Fest presents New York Times best-selling author Heather Gudenkauf and USA Today best-selling author Jean Rabe. Dinner to-go available!

Opening speaker: “For the Love of the Library.” Jean Rabe, the USA Today best-selling author and Soon to be Famous Illinois Author award winner, will discuss libraries, the role they have played in her life as a reader and a writer — the treasures, tools and future inside. Jean is the “The Bone Shroud” and the “Piper Blackwell Mysteries” author.

Keynote speaker: “This Is How I Lied.” Heather Gudenkauf is the Edgar Award nominated, New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of the suspense novels “The Weight of Silence,” “These Things Hidden” and “Not a Sound.” She will discuss her life as a writer and her newest novel, “This Is How I Lied.”

Ticket Options:
Admission with Dinner for Pick-Up: $35
Zoom presentations + dinner provided by the Desoto House Hotel. You will choose your dinners at checkout and receive an email with pick-up information.

Admission without Dinner: $15
This option includes the two Zoom presentations only.

Registration for this event is at https://www.eventbrite.com/o/galena-public-library-district-11757079464. Registrants will receive an email with the Zoom link to join the meeting from distlerl@galenalibrary.org three days before the event.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Galena Public Library Inc., the Galena Public Library and private donors. For more information, contact (815) 777-0200 or distlerl@galenalibrary.org.


January 30, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Galena Public Library
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Desoto House Hotel
230 S. Main St.
Galena, IL 61036
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