march, 2020

wed11mar11:30 AM12:30 PMBrown Bag Lunch: Drying Up: Florida's Fresh Water Crisiswith author John M. Dunn11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Main Branch

Event Details

REGISTRATION REQUIRED.  America’s wettest state is running out of water. Florida–with its swamps, lakes, extensive coastlines, and legions of life-giving springs–faces a drinking water crisis. Drying Up is a wake-up call and a hard look at what the future holds for those who call Florida home. Come hear author John M. Dunn talk about what has been done to our water and what we can still do.

Drying Up” is the recent recipient of the Florida Historical Society’s Stetson Kennedy Award as well as the winner of Bronze Medal in the 2019 Florida Book Awards, Florida Nonfiction category.

John M. Dunn is an Ocala, Florida-based freelance, writer, journalist and author. He has published over 350 articles for more than twenty periodicals. The New York Public Library recognized the first edition of Dunn’s book on the removal of North America Indians in its Books for the Teenage List; the second edition received a stared review from the School Library Journal in May 2006. The Pennsylvania State Library Association included Dunn’s book on computers in its “Young Adult Top Forty Nonfiction 2002 Titles.” In addition, The Barahoma Center of California State University San Marcos features his book on Castro in its list of “Recommended Books in English about Latinos.” He has also been profiled in Something About the Author.

This program is free and open to the public.  Seating begins at 11:00 am and the presentation starts at 11:30 am.  Light refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Main Library St. Augustine.  For additional information, please call the Main Library at 904.827.6940.


(Wednesday) 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM


Main Branch