january, 2022

sat22jan2:00 PM3:00 PMEvent OverOnline Event: A Conversation with Dr. Anna Lillios, Author of Crossing the Creek2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Event Details

Dr. Anna Lillios, author of Crossing the Creek: The Literary Friendship of Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, will join us via ZOOM for a conversation about this special friendship, anecdotes from her research, and how we can help preserve the legacy of these two iconic authors. This is a ZOOM event that can be viewed either in-person at the Bartram Trail, Hastings, Main and Southeast libraries, or from the comfort of your home. For those attending from home, please RSVP and a link to join the conversation will be emailed to you prior to the event.

St. Johns Reads is the St. Johns County Public Library System’s annual “Community Reads” program. Presented for the 17th year, 2022’s program features four different books, unified by the theme “secrets”: “The Vanishing Half,” by Britt Bennett, “Crossing the Creek: The Literary Friendship of Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings,” by Anna Lillios, “Little Fires Everywhere,” by Celeste Ng, and a title for young adults, “Children of Blood and Bone,” by Tomi Adeyemi. The four featured titles are available to enjoy in print, large print, audiobook on disc, digital audiobook, and ebook formats. “St. Johns Reads: Secrets” also presents a variety of both in-person and virtual programming inspired by the selected books. Special thanks to our generous Friends of the Library groups for sponsoring our St. Johns Reads program.



(Saturday) 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM


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