From the Harford County Public Library Foundation:
Harford County Public Library Foundation hosts its annual “A Night Out @ the Library” featuring New York Times-bestselling author Lisa Scottoline on Thursday, May 29, at 7 p.m. at the Abingdon Library, 2510 Tollgate Road in Abingdon.
Tickets cost $55 per person and include a copy of “Keep Quiet,” Scottoline’s book that came out in April. VIP tickets cost $75 per person and include a reception with the author at 6 p.m. and a copy of the book. To order tickets, call 410-273-5600 or visit hcplonline.org.
The Headlining Sponsor of “A Night Out @ the Library” is The Kelly Group.
Funds raised by “A Night Out @ the Library” will be used toward the Havre de Grace Library building project.
Scottoline is the author of 22 novels. More than 30 million copies of her books are in print and have been published in 35-plus countries
Scottoline’s books have landed on best-seller lists at The New York Times, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Publisher’s Weekly, Washington Post and The Los Angeles Times. “Look Again” was named by The Washington Post as “One of the Best Novels of the Year” in addition to being named one of the best books in the world as part of World Book Night 2013.
Scottoline’s writing has been recognized by organizations throughout the country. She is the recipient of the Edgar Award, the Mystery Writers of America’s most prestigious honor, and the Fun, Fearless, Fiction Award presented by Cosmopolitan Magazine. In addition, Scottoline has been named a PW Innovator by Publisher’s Weekly.
She has been honored with AudioFile’s Earphones Award and named Voice of the Year for her recording of her nonfiction book, “Why My Third Husband Will Be a Dog.” The follow-up collection, “My Nest Isn’t Empty, It Just Has More Closet Space,” has garnered both Scottoline and her daughter, Francesca Serritella, an Earphones Award as well.
Additionally, Scottoline received the Distinguished Author Award from Scranton University and a “Paving the Way” award from the University of Pennsylvania, Women in Business.
Scottoline and her daughter, Serritella, write a weekly column in the Philadelphia Inquirer called “Chick Wit,” a witty and fun take on life from a woman’s perspective.
Over the years Scottoline has served as president of the Mystery Writers of America and taught a course she developed, “Justice and Fiction,” at The University of Pennsylvania Law School, her alma mater. She is a much sought after speaker at library and corporate events and lives in the Philadelphia area.
“A Night Out @ the Library” benefits Harford County Public Library, which operates 11 branches located throughout Harford County. The library serves approximately 182,000 registered borrowers of all ages and has an annual circulation of more than 4.1 million. Harford County Public Library is committed to connecting people with information and promoting the love of reading within the community. For more information, visit hcplonline.org.