FEB IS NATIONAL MYSTERY MONTH! Cozies & Cookies sponsored by Ripon Noon Kiwanis
Ripon Public Library celebrates National Mystery Month with “Cozies and Cookies!”
Cozy mysteries – lighthearted with little to no violence – are featured throughout the month of February with special events, prizes, cookies, and a display. The month-long celebration is financially sponsored by Ripon Noon Kiwanis, in honor of their 100th year of service to the community!
Throughout February, drop in to browse a delightful book display of the cozy mystery genre near the fireplace. Displayed books are available for check out or may enjoyed at the library.
SAT FEB 3 | 10 AM—NOON | KICKOFF CELEBRATION! | TEENS & ADULTS
Join us on Saturday, February 3, 10 AM- 12 PM for the kickoff celebration! Browse this diverse genre while enjoying cookies, warm beverages, and guest speakers. Enter to win book prizes and claim a free mug while supplies last!
At 10:30 AM, guest speakers, aka local mystery buffs, offer excerpts, light literary analysis, favorite quips from their own favorites, and welcome discussion from attendees. Here’s a sneak peek at speakers and their focus.
• Doug Northrop delves into Paige Shelton’s delightful Scottish Bookshop mystery series and the Edgar Award winning series, by David Handler, featuring the witty and dapper celebrity ghostwriter, Stewart Hoag.
• Robin Woods discusses the famously exciting Sherlock Holmes mystery by Sir Conan Doyle, Hound of the Baskervilles, and brings in a bit of Agatha Christie’s renowned body of work, too.
• Jeanne Williams delights with the highly entertaining and historically representative Jane Austen Mysteries series by Stephanie Barron.
MONS FEB 5, 12, 19, 26 | 4-8 PM
Monday evenings throughout February, enjoy cookies and warm beverages while exploring the “Cozies” display. Enter to win book prizes and a free mug while supplies last!
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