The Peoria Public Library Lincoln Branch 3rd Annual Read to the Rhythm Gala will be held on Friday, June 23rd – from 7pm -11pm.
Guest Speaker for the evening will be NAACP Image Award Winner & New York Times Best Selling Author Kimberla Lawson Roby.
Ms. Roby has written 25 novels and is best known for her depiction of real-life social issues written in a fictional format. Books will be available for purchase for the book signing. Also there will be a silent auction and a 50/50 drawing.
Musical entertainment will be provided by Change Up. There will also be delicious food stations by Tongue & Cheek during the evening. This event is all about bringing great authors to the South Side of Peoria and bringing awareness to the importance of reading. The cost is $25. For more information call the Lincoln Branch Library at 497-2600.