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Help us celebrate National Library Week with the visit of award-winning author/illustrator, Gene Barretta, to the Gettysburg branch on Tuesday, April at 6:00 pm.  A Mix & Mingle reception will precede the program at 5:30 pm.  

Gene Barretta is an award winning author and illustrator of children's books.  Among his honors are the Carolyn W. Field Award and the Bank Street Cook Prize Honor.  His books include: The Bat Can Bat: A Book of True Homonyms; Lincoln and Kennedy: A Pair to Compare; Now & Ben: The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin; Neo Leo: The Ageless Ideas of Leonardo Da Vinci; Muhammad Ali: A Champion is Born; Jack the Tripper; Dear Deer: A Book of Homophones; The Bass Plays The Bass and Other Homographs and Timeless Thomas: How Thomas Edison Changed Our Lives.