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Author visit planned for Library Week

Matthew Deighton, author of “Molly and the Tornado,” will visit the Great Bend Public Library at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 16. His children’s book is written from the perspective of the Dalmation whose world was turned upside down by the Greensburg EF5 tornado in 2007. A reading of the book...

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In the coming week, the Great Bend Public Library will join libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week — April 13-19.
The Great Bend library at 1409 Williams St. is celebrating by holding the semi-annual Amnesty Week, movie events and an author visit with Matt Deighton, author of the children’s book Molly and the Tornado. The Friends of the library will also be holding a half-price sale on bookstore items all day on Thursday, April 17.
Libraries today are more than repositories for books, said Jennifer King, the young adult and marketing librarian at Great ...

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