Thirty-five Authors at Kimberling Area Library

Kimberling Area Library, MissouriAuthors Book signing Day at Kimberling Area Library, Missouri is set for Saturday, February 1, 2014, 9:00 am to 2:00pm with a full slate of 35 authors and writers from the Ozark environs. Two featured speakers, western writer Dusty Richards and historian Tom Koob, each take the podium for a 25-minute presentation.  Eight other authors tender 15-minute mini-sessions designed to get your creative juices roaring and your ideas popping. The entire event is free and open to the public.  
Morning lineup:
9:20- Keynote Dusty Richards: Famous Western Author Shares His Memories
9:50- Greg Moss: Adventures of a Park Ranger
10:10- Richard & Judy Dockery Young: Ghost Stories of the Kimberling Ferry Region
10:30- Pam Foster: How Service Dogs and Returning Veterans Work Together
10:50- Michelle Higgins: Teach Your Children to be Earth Wise
11:10- Suzie Macomber: Our Electric Emotions: How They Affect Our Mental and Emotional Illnesses

Second Keynote and Afternoon Lineup:
12:00- Keynote Tom Koob: History of Table Rock Lake: Place Names, What’s Buried Beneath and More
12:30- Claire Croxton: Life Above the Arctic Circle
12:50- Marilyn H. Collins: Write Family History: Gather the Rascals, Gather the Saints
1:10- Laura Valenti: True Tales of Law Enforcement in the Ozarks

Kimberly Library is financed entirely by donations, grants, fund raisers, and memberships in the Kimberly Area Library Association.  KAL receives no direct tax support from the city, county or state and is staffed entirely by volunteers with no paid employee. Those credentials alone make KAL an anomaly worthy noting – and supporting. Need more information?  Call (417) 739-2525 or

Nancy Hartney writes fiction, short stories, poetry, and non-fiction articles. Her full bio can be found at

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