Library to host author, Kathryn Ferguson
On Thursday, September 19, the Carbondale Public Library will host an author reading by Kathryn Ferguson, author of Crossing with the Virgin: Stories from the Migrant Trail in the library’s Meeting Room at noon. This extraordinary book shares the stories of courageous journeys taken by people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border and about the American citizens who prevent their deaths through acts of mercy and compassion. Kathryn Ferguson is a writer, dancer and award-winning documentary filmmaker. She has worked with the Tucson Samaritans Organization for almost 10 years. Tucson Samaritans is a humanitarian group organized to provide medical aid, water and food over the 2000 miles of trails near the Arizona/Mexico border. Please contact Mary Stoner, Adult and Youth Services Librarian, at 457-0354 with any questions.