Scribes, Scholars & Storytellers Series 2013 ~ Featuring Charlene Porter with Special Guest, Councilman Christopher Herndon

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Each week we will host a different Denver based African American author with a range of talents and topics, from a variety of genres. Join us for an exciting series, promising a little something for everyone!

Wednesday May 22nd @ 6:30pm Charlene Porter with Special Guest, Councilman Christopher Herndon
Charlene is the author of the #1 bestseller and NAACP Image Award finalist, Boldfaced Lies, “recommended” by Denver Public School Libraries as, “an important book about a shameful era of Colorado history.” Her first two sequels in this ongoing saga, featuring an achievement-oriented (mostly African American) family, companion books Eeny Meeny Miney Mo and If She Hollers, will be in book stores early 2014. The author will be selling copies of her book and donating the proceeds to the Denver Public Library. Prize drawing will be sponsored by the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum. Light Refreshments. www.CharlenePorter.com.

Councilman Christopher Herndon is from Kansas City, Missouri. A 1999 West Point graduate, he spent nearly seven years in the United States Army. He served three years in Germany where he led a peace keeping mission to Kosovo. He completed his military commitment stationed at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, assumed command of a 100 plus unit performing logistical missions in Iraq, and led a unit responsible for the training of newly commissioned lieutenants. While serving at Fort Sill, Chris earned his Master’s Degree in Management from Webster University.

Interested in learning about how you can participate in the next Scribes, Scholars and Storytellers Series please contact the Blair-Caldwell Library at 720-865-2401 or email blairstaff@denverlibrary.org

Scribes, Scholars & Storytellers Series 2013 ~ Featuring  Charlene Porter with Special Guest, Councilman Christopher Herndon