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HARRISBURG, Pa.— Dauphin County Library System is celebrating National Library Week, beginning on April 10 through April 16, kicking off the week with a Local Author Panel on Sunday, April 10 at 2 pm at the East Shore Area Library, 4501 Ethel St, Harrisburg. Eight Pennsylvania authors will share their stories about libraries, the writing process and how to get published. Registration is appreciated, but not mandatory. You can register for this event by visiting or by calling Holly Etzweiler at (717) 836-2130.


Authors featured at the panel include Sherry Knowlton, Heather Harlen, Eliza Ludwig, Linda Gilmore, Sharon Cree, Natalie Damschroder, Suzanne Fisher and John Benedict. To learn more, visit


Author Meet and Greets

Several of the local authors are visiting Libraries at meet and greets throughout the week. At the meet and greets, you will have the chance to ask questions, discuss your favorite book, and discover new authors that may become new favorites!  The authors will be available to sign books and some may have books for sale.  See the list below for details.   


Monday, April 11

Suzanne Woods Fisher, Amish Fiction

McCormick Riverfront Library

 101 Walnut St, Harrisburg

 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm


Northern Dauphin Library

 683 Main St, Lykens  


 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm 



Tuesday, April 12

Sharon Cree, Non-Fiction Animal Rescue

East Shore Area Library

4501 Ethel St, Harrisburg


  11:00 am – 1:00 pm



Wednesday, April 13

Sharon Cree, Non-Fiction Animal Rescue

Kline Library

  530 29th St, Harrisburg


  4:30 pm – 6:30 pm



Saturday, April 16

John Benedict, Thriller, Natalie Damschoder, Paranormal Romance Adventure, 
& Sherry Knowlton, Suspense

William H. & Marion C. Alexander Family Library  


200 W. 2nd St, Hummelstown

11:00 am – 1:00 pm 

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