Virtual Literary Weekend

Virtual Literary Weekend

MARCH 19, 20, 21


The Peninsula Friends of the Library proudly presents a virtual Literary Weekend featuring 6 award-winning authors.


FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 2021

Our Inaugural Literary Weekend will begin with all authors in a panel discussion on Friday Evening moderated by Patrick Stack.



Children’s author Mary Jo Hazard will discuss her new book Smile and Say Hi with Laura Henry on Saturday morning.

Young Adult authors Emily Wibberley & Austin Siegemund-Broka will be interviewed by librarian Megan Durazo Saturday afternoon.

Best-selling authors Mark Obmascik, The Storm on Our Shores and Natalie Baszile, We Are Each Other’s Harvest will discuss their books on Saturday evening. Local history librarian, Monique Sugimoto will talk with Mark and Deb Ripley will converse with Natalie. This is also the night to enjoy dinner for two from Misto or Truxton’s.


SUNDAY, MARCH 21, 2021

Talks with Lifestyle authors Drs. Dean & Ayesha Sherazi and Tom Sullivan will take place Sunday afternoon. Drs. Dean & Ayesha will share information about their new book, The 30-Day Alzheimer’s Solution and Tom Sullivan will talk about his incredible and life altering book Seeing Lessons.


Six virtual author talks via zoom

One book of your choice
(with the option to purchase more)

Dinner for 2 from Misto Caffe or Truxton’s on Saturday Night
(with the option to purchase more)


Misto Caffe: Boneless Short Ribs or Eggplant Parmigiana
Truxton’s: Chili Basil Salmon or Vegan Skillet

Bottle of Pinot Noir or Chardonnay

This is a virtual fundraiser in place of our annual gala.
As always, your support is much appreciated.