All events are free. No tickets or reservations necessary.
Delia Owens, August 15, 2018
New York Times bestselling author Delia Owens comes to the Georgia Center for the Book to discuss her debut novel Where the Crawdads Sing. Fans of Barbara Kingsolver will love this stunning debut novel from a New York Times bestselling nature writer, about an unforgettable young woman, abandoned at age ten to survive alone in the wild coastal marsh of North Carolina. For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet fishing village....Read More
2018 Books All Georgians Should Read Awards Ceremony, August 16, 2018
For the ninth time, the Georgia Center for the Book (GCB) selected the works of prize-winning authors and illustrators with Georgia connections for the 2018 “Books All Georgians Should Read” and “Books All Young Georgians Should Read” lists. The authors and illustrators will be honored on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at a free, public event at 7:30 p.m. in the Decatur Library Auditorium, 215 Sycamore St., in downtown Decatur. 2018 Books All Georgians Should Read · Anthony...Read More
2018 Fall Book Preview, August 21, 2018
Back once again by popular demand is one of our most exciting programs for the end of the summer. Representatives from America’s biggest publishers will return to the library to talk about the exciting new books that will be published this fall. It’s a unique opportunity to get an advance look at notable upcoming book titles in the fields of biography, fiction, history, young adult, mystery, fantasy and many more! Come meet and chat with...Read More