U.S. Embassy to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean: American Library Association’s National Library Week 2011
The United States Embassy in Bridgetown, Barbados invites the Public to come hear local authors read in the National Library as part of U.S. National Library Week activities from April 11-16, 2011.
On Saturday April 16th starting at 2:00 p.m. the National Library Service, Independence Square will be the place to be as three Barbadian authors bring the joy of reading to the fore.
The public reading is the final event in an exciting week of activities put on by the United States Embassy in Bridgetown, Barbados as part of U.S. National Library Week activities.
To mark the unified effort of the Barbados Library Service and the U.S. Embassy, three local authors will read from their own works as well as works from American authors.
Local author Karen Lord, winner of the 2010 Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Award will lead the charge by reading from her award winning book “Redemption of Indigo” as well as from notable book “The Age of Wonder” by Richard Holmes. She will be joined by well-known author Robert Sandiford and poet DJ Simmons.