Author Event – Richard Peck

Posted June 20, 2014, at 3:19 p.m.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Location: Jesup Memorial Library, 34 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME

For more information: 207-288-4245;

As part of its Summer Reading Program, the Jesup Memorial Library hosts award-winning author Richard Peck on Tuesday, June 24 at 7 p.m. Meet the author of “A Long Way from Chicago,” the tale of Joey and his sister Mary Alice who travel from their home in Chicago to their Grandmother’s small town and the crazy, unexpected adventures they encounter there.

Mr. Peck’s appearance is part of Island Readers & Writers’ community-wide read. Free copies of the book are available at the library while they last.

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