Friends of the Hennepin County Library is pleased to announce the 17th season of the Pen Pals Author Lecture Series. The 2013–14 season offers five eclectic and engaging authors who collectively have won many of the world’s most coveted literary honors.
- George Saunders: Oct. 10, 2013, 7:30 PM & Oct. 11, 2013, 11 AM
- A.S. Byatt: Nov. 4, 2013, 7:30 PM & Nov. 5, 2013, 11 AM
- Luis Alberto Urrea: Feb. 6, 2014, 7:30 PM & Feb. 7, 2014, 11 AM
- Art Spiegelman: Apr. 24, 2014, 7:30 PM & Apr. 25, 2014, NOON
- Tracy K. Smith: May 8, 2014, 7:30 PM & May 9, 2014, 11 AM
Proceeds from the program benefit Friends of the Hennepin County Library (Friends of HCL). We are an active community of supporters—helping the Library fulfill its mission to nourish minds, transform lives, and build community. By raising critically needed funds for books, movies, music, programs and technology, and through the presentation of the highly regarded Pen Pals and Talk of the Stacks author series, Friends of HCL opens doors and minds to new worlds.