Upcoming Speakers

Register for upcoming talks from bestselling authors and thought leaders.

Brought to you in partnership with the Library Speakers Consortium

Made possible with the generous support of the West Linn Library Foundation.

Image for Genius, Power, and Deception on the Eve of World War I - An Author Talk with Douglas Brunt webinar

Genius, Power, and Deception on the Eve of World War I - An Author Talk with Douglas Brunt
New York Times Bestselling Author of The Mysterious Case of Rudolph Diesel and Ghosts of Manhattan
Wednesday, May 1st at 12:00 PM PDT
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A Murder Mystery, Family Story, & Love Letter to Strong Women Everywhere: Author Talk w/ Nina Simon
New York Times Bestselling Author and Reese’s Book Club Pick - Mother-Daughter Murder Night
Wednesday, May 8th at 4:00 PM PDT
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Asian American Representation in Literature: An Author Talk with Rebecca F. Kuang
New York Times Bestselling Author of Yellowface, Babel, and the Poppy War Trilogy
Tuesday, May 21st at 4:00 PM PDT
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Image for For the Love of Mars: A Human History of the Red Planet with Smithsonian Curator Matt Shindell webinar

For the Love of Mars: A Human History of the Red Planet with Smithsonian Curator Matt Shindell
A Library Speakers Consortium and Smithsonian Institution Collaboration
Monday, June 3rd at 11:00 AM PDT
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Image for Psychological Thrillers and the Queen of Twists– An Author Talk with Freida McFadden webinar

Psychological Thrillers and the Queen of Twists– An Author Talk with Freida McFadden
New York Times Bestselling Author of The Housemaid, The Housemaid’s Secret and The Housemaid Is Watching
Thursday, June 13th at 5:00 PM PDT
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Image for Unpacking a History of Systemic Racism in the American Education System with Tiffany Jewell webinar

Unpacking a History of Systemic Racism in the American Education System with Tiffany Jewell
New York Times Bestselling Author of This Book is Anti-Racist and Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School
Thursday, June 20th at 11:00 AM PDT
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A Visit to Deckawoo Drive with Mercy Watson and Kate DiCamillo (PreK-2nd Grade)
Newbery Medal Winner for The Tale of Despereaux and New York Times bestselling author of over 30 books for children
Tuesday, July 9th at 11:00 AM PDT
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Surviving the Summer with The Last Kids on Earth and Max Brallier (3rd-6th Grade)
New York Times Bestselling Author of More Than 50 Books for Children Under Both This Name and the Pen Name Jack Chabert
Tuesday, July 16th at 11:00 AM PDT
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Image for Learning the Power of Poetry with Bestselling Author Elizabeth Acevedo (9th-12th) webinar

Learning the Power of Poetry with Bestselling Author Elizabeth Acevedo (9th-12th)
National Book Award Winner and New York Times Bestselling Author of The Poet X and Clap When you Land
Tuesday, July 23rd at 11:00 AM PDT
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Image for Graphic Novels are Life! Telling Your Own Story in a Graphic Novel with Dan Santat (5th-8th Grade) webinar

Graphic Novels are Life! Telling Your Own Story in a Graphic Novel with Dan Santat (5th-8th Grade)
Caldecott Medal Winner, National Book Award Winner, and New York Times Bestselling Author and Illustrator of Over 100 Books
Wednesday, July 31st at 11:00 AM PDT
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