Brier library to participate in Indie Author Day Oct. 8 with presentation on poems


sno-isle-librarySno-Isle Libraries, including the Brier branch, will join almost 300 libraries across the U.S. and Canada on Saturday, Oct. 8, to celebrate the inaugural Indie Author Day with free public events.

Sno-Isle Libraries will feature three classes aimed at aspiring and published authors. The classes are part of the library district’s Write Now series of 32 fall classes covering all aspects of writing and publishing for aspiring and established authors, whether their interest is in traditional or independent publishing.

This Saturday’s class in Brier will be “Poems from Postcards (and Other Found Texts)” by Amanda Laughtland, 2 – 3:30 p.m.

The Brier Library is located at 23303 Brier Rd.

The full list of fall classes is available online at

“We know that throughout our communities there is a real interest in learning about writing and publishing. With our Write Now series and Indie Author Day, we hope to address that interest and connect writers with library resources and each other to create an environment that facilitates their publishing dreams,” said Jackie Parker, Sno-Isle’s lead librarian for Readers’ Services.

Parker encourages writers to watch a live streaming presentation featuring publishing industry leaders that will be posted at at 11 a.m. Saturday. Library customers can watch the event from their personal devices or from one of Sno-Isle’s 600 free public computers.

The Indie Author Day website also helps libraries and authors stay connected throughout the year.

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