Martin County Library System Press Releases

December 14, 2012

A celebration of author Patrick D. Smith January 10 at Blake Library

For immediate release:  December 14, 2012                                        
Contact:  Marian Heitzman, Martin County Library System, Public Relations, 772-463-3205   

Come to the Blake Library at 2351 SE Monterey Rd. in Stuart Thursday, January 10 at 6 p.m. in the John F. Armstrong Wing for a lively presentation covering the work of celebrated author Patrick D. Smith. Narrating the illustrated talk will be the author’s son, Rick Smith, dressed in a costume befitting a family that migrated to Florida’s wilderness in the mid-19th century.  Smith will discuss his father’s literary works including “A Land Remembered,” as well as Florida history and growing up in his father’s household.

Patrick D. Smith’s “Florida, A Sense of Place” (DVD) and “A White Deer and Other Stories,” a collection of short stories, will be available for sale. The educational and entertaining event is free and open to the public.

For more information or to learn more about the Martin County Library System, call (772) 221-1403, pick up a Library Connection at any Martin County library, or visit the library website at  For MCLS adult, children and teen events, click on the Library Newsletter tab on the right-hand menu of the library website for the Online Connection of your choice.




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