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Join us for the 2013 Barbara Ballinger Lecture with critically acclaimed New York Times best-selling author John Searles.
Searles is the author of the best-selling novels Boy Still Missing and Strange but True. For 10 years, he has appeared regularly as a book critic on NBC’s Today Show and CBS' The Early Show. Searles also is the Editor-at-Large of Cosmopolitan. His essays have been published in The New York Times, Washington Post and other national publications.
The lecture is free, and will be followed by an author reception. Complimentary drinks and light appetizers will be served.
The Barbara Ballinger Lecture, now an annual fall event hosted by the Friends of the Oak Park Public Library, honors longtime leader Barbara Ballinger and her 32 years of service to the Oak Park community.