POSTPONED - Private Reception with David Baldacci (May 13, 2020)

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Giammarco's Italian Restaurant

6030 Chandler Ct

Westerville, OH 43082

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Notice: Due to Coronavirus prevention, the David Baldacci presentation & reception have been postponed. The library is currently working with the author to finalize a date for 2021. Once confirmed, we will announce details. For more information, read the FAQs below.

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Mix & mingle with fellow fans and author David Baldacci at this private catered event. Hosted by and to benefit the Westerville Library Foundation.


ABOUT THE RECEPTION

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Cost: $75 per person

Tickets include admission to both the private reception at Giammarco's Italian Restaurant and priority seating for the public presentation at Westerville Central High School. This event is limited to 60 people.

Accommodations can be made in advance for guests with disabilities and dietary restrictions. For more information, contact the Westerville Library Foundation at hello@westervillelibraryfoundation.org.


5pm | Check-in begins

Location: Giammarco's Italian Restaurant
Address: 6030 Chandler Ct, Westerville, OH 43082


5:30pm | Mix & mingle with David Baldacci

Enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvres including gourmet pizza/stromboli buffet, and open bar (beer/wine).


6:30pm | Drive to presentation

Location: Westerville Central High School Auditorium
Address: 7118 Mt Royal Ave, Westerville, OH 43082


7pm | Evening presentation

Includes priority seating, assigned upon arrival at the reception. Follow along with the Meet the Authors series, hashtag #wplauthors


7:45pm | Audience Q&A


8pm | Book signing & sale

Book signing released by row. (Seat assigned upon arrival at the reception.) Limit of 3 books per guest.

Guests are also welcome to bring personal copies for signing. "Action" photos of you having your book signed by the author are welcome. If time allows, posed photos may be requested after the book signing is completed.

Please note that book signings take time. These are large events and the author is given the opportunity to interact with guests as they choose. Staff are trained to keep the line moving as efficiently as possible. Restrictions for signing are subject to the author, their management or event circumstances.


Accommodations can be made in advance for guests with disabilities and dietary restrictions. For more information, contact the Westerville Library Foundation at hello@westervillelibraryfoundation.org.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

David published his first novel, Absolute Power, in 1996. The feature film adaptation followed, with Clint Eastwood as its director and star. In total, David has published 38 novels for adults; all have been national and international bestsellers, and several have been adapted for film and television. His novels are published in over 45 languages and in more than 80 countries, with over 130 million worldwide sales. David has also published seven novels for younger readers.

In addition to being a prolific writer, David is a devoted philanthropist, and his greatest efforts are dedicated to his family’s Wish You Well Foundation®. Established by David and his wife, Michelle, the Wish You Well Foundation supports family and adult literacy in the United States by fostering and promoting the development and expansion of literacy and educational programs. In 2008 the Foundation partnered with Feeding America to launch Feeding Body & Mind, a program to address the connection between literacy, poverty and hunger. Through Feeding Body & Mind, more than 1 million new and gently used books have been collected and distributed through food banks to families in need.

David and his family live in Virginia.


ABOUT THE FOUNDATION

The mission of the Westerville Library Foundation is to secure the future of the Westerville Public Library. Governed by a volunteer board of local citizens, the Foundation is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to raising funds for library projects and ensuring the long-term financial stability of this invaluable community resource. Learn more.



FAQs


How do I request a refund?

Though the library plans to reschedule this event for 2021, we understand that this change may not work for everyone. If you wish to cancel your registration and receive a refund, follow these instructions. Refund requests must be received by May 12, 2020.

You’ll receive an email from Eventbrite once the refund has been sent. Please note that it may take 7 days for the refund to appear on your account.

What if I wish to reserve my spot for the rescheduled event?

To retain your spot, you do not have to take any action.

When the new date is finalized, we will contact you with details. If you find that the rescheduled date will not work for you, we will also allow cancellations and refunds at the time of the announcement.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You must show either a printed ticket or your ticket on a mobile device.


Can accommodations be made for guests with disabilities or dietary restrictions?

Yes. To request handicap-accessible seating or to request any other necessary accommodations, contact the Westerville Library Foundation at hello@westervillelibraryfoundation.org.


Can accommodations be made for guests with dietary restrictions?

Yes. To request necessary accommodations, contact the Westerville Library Foundation at hello@westervillelibraryfoundation.org.


Where can I find more information about the presentation, book sale, and book signing?

For more details about the evening presentation, visit this page.


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact the Westerville Library Foundation at hello@westervillelibraryfoundation.org

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