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DATE: Wednesday, March 2, 2016                                                                                                Patricia Parente
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BURLCO LIBRARY PRESENTS “A CONVERSATION WITH JENNIFER WEINER”
Author Talk and Book Signing Sunday, April 10

Movie Night, Book Discussions, and “A Girls Night Out” Beginning March 3

 

The Burlington County Library System is pleased to announce “A Conversation” with New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Weiner on Sunday, April 10 at 2 p.m. in the County Library auditorium in Westampton.

In anticipation of her visit, BCLS also has planned a series of fun library events including a movie night, books discussions, and a special “Girls’ Night Out” program especially for fans.

A Princeton University graduate and Philadelphia resident, Weiner made her debut with the New York Times bestseller “Good in Bed” in 2001, and her second book, “In Her Shoes” was made into a major motion picture starring Cameron Diaz and Shirley MacLaine in 2005. Her most recent novel, “Who Do You Love,” comes out in paperback April 5.

Tickets for “A Conversation with Jennifer Weiner” will cost $20 per person, and will be available on the BCLS website. Seating is limited.

To help celebrate the upcoming appearance of this world-renowned author, the County Library with host a special showing of the PG-13 movie based on herbook on Thursday, March 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium. Admission to the movieis free and registration is not required.

In addition, book discussions focusing on the novels by Jennifer Weiner will be held at all library branches leading up to the author’s appearance. (Registration may be required, so please check the BCLS website.) The programs include discussions about:

• “Fly Away Home” (2010) on March 4 at 7 p.m. at the Riverton Library.

• “Little Earthquakes” (2004) on March 11 at 7 p.m. at the Maple Shade Library.

• “Then Came You” (2011) on March 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the Pemberton Library.

• “Best Friends Forever” (2009) on March 18 at 2 p.m. at the Evesham Library.

• “The Next Best Thing” (2012) on March 18 at 6 p.m. by the Bordentown Library (at Jester's European Café).

• “In Her Shoes” (2002) on March 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the County Library in Westamtpon.

• “Goodnight Nobody” (2005) on March 29 at 6 p.m. at the Pinelands Library in Medford.

• “All Fall Down” (2014) on April 4 at 7 p.m. at the Cinnaminson Library.

A special “Girls’ Night Out” will be held on Friday, April 1 at 7 p.m. at the County Library and admission is free. Please check the website closer to the date for more details about this fun event.

Arrangements for the appearance of Jennifer Weiner made through Greater Talent Network, Inc., New York, NY.

Prior to the success of her first book,  Jennifer Weiner also worked as a staff writer and columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer, producing stories that ranged from profiles of Wendy the Snapple Lady, to Sunday stories about teenage drug abuse, sex and college students, and her grandmother’s gefilte fish.

In addition to continuing to write one bestseller after another, she is also a Contributing Opinion Writer for The New York Times Op-Ed and Sunday Review, and her work is picked up by newspapers and media outlets all over the world.

The Burlington County Library is located at 5 Pioneer Boulevard in Westampton. For more information, go to www.bcls.lib.nj.us or call (609) 267-9660.

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