Gaston County Public Library

Booked at the Library (Author Visits)

Booked at the Library (author visits)

Booked at the Library gives you the opportunity to experience some of the past author visits and discussions held at the Main Library.  This series was initiated in June 2017.  Author visits prior to June 2017 will not be featured on this page.

The links provided below are from Gaston County Government's YouTube channel.  A special "thanks" is extended to the Gaston County Cable Access team for their assistance in creating this series.


Michelle Gable

New York Times bestselling author Michelle Gable visited the Main Library on May 23, 2019. She talked about her book The Summer I Met Jack, an imagining of the affair between John F. Kennedy and Alicia Corning Clark - and the child they may have had. CLICK HERE to experience the visit.








Kristy Woodson Harvey

Author Kristy Woodson Harvey visited the Gaston County Public Library Main Branch on Thursday, May 9, 2019 to discuss the third book in the Peachtree Bluff Series, "The Southern Side of Paradise," which is listed as one of Southern Living's Beach Reads Perfect for Summer. CLICK HERE to experience the visit.






Kimmery Martin

Author Kimmery Martin visited the Gaston County Public Library Main Branch on March 5, 2019 to discuss her debut novel "The Queen of Hearts" and the challenges of publishing her first book. Southern Living named it one of the most anticipated books of 2018. CLICK HERE to experience the visit.




Mary Alice Monroe

Author Mary Alice Monroe visited the Gaston County Public Library Main Branch on July 18,2018, to discuss her latest novel "Beach House Reunion", the latest in her New York Times bestselling "Beach House" series. CLICK HERE to experience the visit!





Jack McCabe

As a part of the GCPL’s Honorable People and the Stalemate War: Vietnam War Film and Lecture Series, local Vietnam War Veteran and local author Jack McCabe visited the library on March 24, 2018 to discuss his book, When We Came Home: How The Vietnam War Changed Those Who Served.  CLICK HERE to experience the visit.






Tracie Peterson & Kimberley Woodhouse

Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse visited the Main Library on January 24, 2018, to share their latest work, Out of the Ashes, from The Heart of Alaska series.  CLICK HERE to experience the visit.

Tracie Peterson is the bestselling, award-winning author of more than 100 novels. (Photo Credit: ©Lissa Barber Photography)

Kimberley Woodhouse is an award-winning, bestselling author of more than 15 fiction and nonfiction books.



Beverly Lewis

New York Times best-selling author Beverly Lewis visited the Main Library on September 16, 2017, to present her latest work, The Proving - a touching story of perseverance and second chances.  CLICK HERE to experience the visit.








Lisa Wingate

Award-winning author Lisa Wingate visited the Main Library on June 12, 2017, to share her newest work, Before We Were Yours - a riveting, wrenching, and ultimately uplifting tale that reminds us how, even though the paths we take can lead to many places, the heart never forgets where we belong.  CLICK HERE to experience the visit.







*Please be aware these videos are made possible only through the individual author's consent.  Therefore, every author visit is not guaranteed to be recorded for use on this page.  The best way to ensure you experience any visiting author is, and always will be, by attending the actual scheduled visit.