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Jefferson County Public Library Presents Books and Bites

More than 30 local authors, plus food trucks


(Lakewood, Colo. – Sept. 12, 2013) Jefferson County Public Library announced today that it will be hosting the first ever Books and Bites night at the Arvada Library from 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20.

More than 30 local authors will be on hand at the library to discuss their works with fans and sign books at this free event. Directly outside the library, in Olde Town Square food will be available to purchase from Hey PB&J, Scrumptious, Eighty Ate and CKrêpes.

“As a library system, one of our goals is to create connections,” said Donna Walker, JCPL’s director of public services. “There is nothing more fun than connecting our patrons with their favorite authors. It should be a wonderful evening.”

Authors for everyone will be taking part in this event - nonfiction, fiction, adult, children and teen authors. In addition, there will be crafts and face painting for the kids.

Books will be available for purchase through Barnes and Noble and many of the authors themselves.

About Jefferson County Public Library

Jefferson County Public Library (JCPL) is the third largest public library in the state of Colorado. Our mission is to meet the changing needs of our communities by providing information and environments that promote personal growth and community transformation. A JCPL library card is the smartest card in your wallet, giving you access to an online library that operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week, a network of 10 libraries, a Bookmobile, a Traveling Children’s Library and offsite computer and Internet classes provided throughout the County, as well as books, periodicals, CDs and DVDs, audio and eBooks, and computer and Internet resources. For more information contact your local library or visit jeffcolibrary.org.