Need a good book to pass the time?  How about a murder mystery by a local writer. The Carnegie-Stout Public Library welcomes Iowa mystery author Joseph LeValley to discuss his latest novel, “Performing Murder,” on Wednesday, April 20, at 6 p.m. in the third floor auditorium. This event is free and open to the public.

 “Performing Murder" is the most recent novel in LeValley’s Tony Harrington thriller series. During this event, LeValley will also talk about how his experience as a journalist, photographer, musician, and educator has shaped his writing. Copies of his books will be available to purchase at the event.

The mission of the Carnegie-Stout Public Library is to improve the quality of life by providing resources for individual enjoyment, enlightenment, and knowledge, and that enhance the literacy of youth. Learn more at www.carnegiestout.org.

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