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CAMEO - Authors to Visit Independence!

We've brought you Catherine Coulter, Wanda Brunstetter, Jim Aylesworth, and Heather Gudenkauf! CAMEO (Celebrating Authors: Meaningful Enrichment Opportunities) continues in 2013!

Celebrating Authors in Independence
Spring-Summer 2013



Find out more about the visiting authors below:

  • Chris Crutcher - Author of Period 8, Stotan!, Whale Talk, Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes, and other books for teens.
  • Lisa Louise Cooke - Genealogist and Author will do 10 Genealogy sessions in our area from June 21-23!


Already visited this spring:

  • Eileen Christelow - Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed, Letters from a Desperate Dog, The Great Pig Escape and many other popular children's picture books
  • Larry Stone - Naturalist and Author spoke on Iowa: Portrait of the Land


    The Independence Public Library is bringing these authors to Independence through CAMEO (Celebrating Authors: Meaningful Enrichment Opportunities).  These opportunities are brought to you through grant funds from the Independence Hotel/Motel Tax.