Barnes & Noble book fair to benefit Out Loud! author series

he Metro Library Network is partnering with the Cedar Rapids Barnes & Noble on a book fair Saturday, December 3 to support the annual Out Loud Author Series. Make a purchase at the store December 3 and mention Out Loud! to the cashier. A portion of the sale will be donated to the Out Loud Author Series.

If you are purchasing online between December 3 and December 8, visit and use code 10626406 when checking out and a portion of your sale will be donated as well!

Out Loud! The Metro Library Network Author Series has been successfully presenting authors in the greater Cedar Rapids area since 2008. Each year, the series presents a writer with ties to the University of Iowa writing programs, a youth author, and a “mainstream” author. Since 2009, the series has collaborated with Linn Area Reads to present the author of the book chosen for the community reading program.

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