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Inspirational Author Beverly Lewis To Visit Paynesville Branch April 19

Inspirational Author Beverly Lewis To Visit Paynesville Branch April 19

Thursday, April 19 from 10 a.m. - 12 noon, bestselling author Beverly Lewis will visit the Paynesville Branch of Great River Regional Library (GRRL). Lewis, who was born in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country, will discuss her books, which were inspired by her keen interest in her mother's plain Mennonite heritage. Lewis started writing short stories when she was 9, and is the author of many Amish-related novels, beginning with The Shunning.  She will sign books, which will be offered for sale by Ben Around Books of Paynesville.  Refreshments will be served.  This program is for Adults, Seniors and Teens.  Preregister online, or call the library at 320.243.7343.  This event is cosponsored by GRRL and the Paynesville Friends of the Library.