The new partnership gives you the opportunity to view live and recorded talks from “New York Times” bestselling and award-winning authors and thought leaders through the website, https://libraryc.org/salempubliclibrary These free talks are livestreamed on the website and you do not need a library card to participate.
Several author talks are hosted per month, with live participants able to ask questions and interact with the author. If you cannot watch the live event, you may still view the talk on your own time in addition to all the other archived author talks.
The authors are diverse and varied in terms of writing style and subject with both fiction and nonfiction books represented.
Upcoming author talks:
Xkcd Webcomic and What if? Series Creator: Author Talk with Randall Munroe
Jan. 31 at 2 p.m.
Please join for what is sure to be the most fun-filled hour of the day as we chat online with Randall Munroe about his new book “What If? 2: Additional Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions.”
Back in a Spell: Author Talk with Lana Harper
“New York Times” bestselling author of “Payback’s a Witch and From Bad to Cursed”
Feb. 9 at 7 p.m.
Tastes Like War: An Author Talk with Grace M. Cho
2021 National Book Award Finalist and “TIME” and NPR Best Book of the Year
Feb. 16 at 1 p.m.
Author Talk with Sadeqa Johnson: Award-Winning Author of Yellow Wife
Recipient of the National Book Club Award, the Phillis Wheatley Book Award, and the USA Best Book Award for Best Fiction
Feb. 28 at 4 p.m.