A visit with an author is a wonderful way to connect people with the magic of books and reading. We regularly host author visits and author-focused events.
To see a list and details of authors visiting any one of the Library's 19 branches, including the Library's Viridian Event Center, visit our system-wide Author Events page. Scroll down for some larger author-focused events.


Cristina Henriquez


Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Time: 7 PM

Immerse yourself in the immigrant and New American experience with award-winning author Cristina Henríquez, as she discusses the Overlooked Immigrant, her novel The Book of Unknown Americans—the 2018 United We Read SLC selection—and engages in Q&A. Books will be available for purchase and signing.



For more information on this speaker, please visit prhspeakers.com.



Local Authors & You


Workshops : Book Signings : Discussions
Visit with and learn from local adult, teen and children's authors

Date: Saturday, November 3, 2018
Time: TBA


Are you an aspiring author hoping to be published? Do you enjoy meeting authors? If you answered yes to one or both of these questions, our Local Authors & You event is “write” up your alley! This one-day event brings together approximately 50 local adult, teen and children’s authors who will be signing books and leading writing workshops.

Local Authors and You page