An Evening with Amy Dickinson, the new Ann Landers
Friday, October 28, 2011 at 7 p.m.
Elks Theatre - Check back for ticket information!
Guests will learn how and why Amy was chosen to replace Ann Landers; how Amy knows how to answer the hundreds of questions that come in to her “Ask Amy” column; where she gets her ideas; and how she knows what to say to people in distress. Amy will also talk about the techniques she learned as a reporter, why she seeks expert opinions, and how she relies heavily on her own life and experiences. Learn more.
Foudnation Hosts C.J. Box Author Dinner
On March 27, 2010, the Rapid City Library Foundation featured award-winning mystery author C.J. Box as the speaker at its annual
author dinner. Box
is the author of 11 novels including the Joe Pickett series. He’s won the Edgar Award, Anthony Award, Prix Calibre 38, the Macavity Award, the Gumshoe Award and the Barry Award. Many of his novels have appeared on the New York
Times Best Seller List and are available for check out at the Rapid City Public Library including: Below Zero, Blood Trail, Blue Heaven, Free Fire and Three Weeks to Say Goodbye. C.J.'s latest addition to the Joe Pickett series, "Nowhere to Run," will be available nationwide on April 6, 2010. Read a chapter from this novel and learn more about C.J. at his website.
Foundation Supports Dan O'Brien Event
On May 8, 2009, Dan O’Brien was in Rapid City to promote the kick-off of One Book South Dakota. Dan O’Brien’s 2001 memoir “Buffalo for the Broken Heart” – A tale about restoring native prairie life to his Black Hills ranch – was this year’s choice. Dan, a wildlife biologist and rancher for more than 30 years, has been described by the New York Times as possessing “a keen and poetic eye” and has published a number of other novels set in the Great Plains.
The event began at the Rapid City Public Library with a reception and book signing along with appetizers and drinks. Music for the event was provided by James Van Nuys and Bob Fahey, two accomplished and local, blues guitarists.
The Rapid City Public Library helped make this event possible.If you missed the event, you can listen to our podcast of the event, or look at photos from the event.
New Sign Added to Donor Wall
In April, a sign was added to the left of the donor wall that shows the different levels of donation.