Enter to Win Dinner with the Author
(Lakewood, Colo. – Sept. 3, 2014) Author Amy Greene will be in Golden later this month as part of Jefferson County Public Library’s Golden Reads program. Her book, Long Man, was chosen by Golden Mayor Marjorie Sloan as this year’s selection.
Free tickets are available for An Evening with Amy Greene. It will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at the American Mountaineering Center, 710 W. 10th St., Golden, Colo. Guests will hear a reading from Long Man by Greene, and will have the opportunity to ask questions of the author and have their books signed. Books will be available for purchase at the event from the Boulder Book Store.
Online reservations for the reading and book signing can be made at jeffcolibrary.org/goldenreads. Additionally, the Library will be holding a drawing for a chance to win dinner with Greene and others prior to the event. Enter now through Sept. 15.
Prior to the reading and book signing, guests can sample food from Smokey J's BBQ and Bakin’ Bakery food trucks. The festivities will take place outside the American Mountaineering Center on 10th St. beginning at 5 p.m.
In addition to Greene’s book reading, the Golden Library will feature Long Man as the September selection for its monthly Book Discussion Group. The group is open to anyone and meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16 at the Golden Library. Or, follow the conversation online: #goldenreads.
Golden Reads promotes a culture of reading and brings the community together through a shared reading experience. This is the third year for this program (formerly One Book. 1 Golden.). Previous selections included Benediction by Kent Haruf (2013) and Growing Up True by Craig Barnes (2012).
Golden Reads is presented in partnership with the City of Golden, Golden Civic Foundation and the Golden Hotel.
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.