Friends of the Darien Library cordially invite you to the Annual Meeting
Saturday, October 20 at 5 p.m.
Please note the annual meeting is on Saturday, not Sunday as in the past.
Rosecrans Baldwin, author of the memoir Paris, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down, will be the featured speaker. Baldwin’s first novel, You Lost Me There, was named one of NPR’s Best Books of 2010, a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, and a Time and Entertainment Weekly Best Book of Summer 2010. Rosecrans’s essays have appeared in the New York Times, the Guardian, Slate, and on NPR’s All Things Considered, among other publications. In 1999, Rosecrans co-founded the online magazine The Morning News, where he is an editor. He currently teaches in the writing program at Duke University’s Center for Documentary Studies.
Reviews for Paris, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down:
“A charming, hilarious account of la vie Parisienne by an observant young American. Great fun and surprisingly touching.” - Kirkus (starred review)
“Puts a lot of French fantasies to rest—and replaces them with realities worthy of true love.” - Shelf Awareness (starred review)
Preceding the presentation, election of officers and new trustee nominations for the year 2012/2013 will take place.
Learn about the year's developments at Darien Library from Bruce Ferguson, President of the Board, and Louise Berry, Director of the Library.
Reception and book signing to follow. Books will be available for purchase.
Additional parking for evening and weekend Library programs available on Thorndal Circle (behind Nielsen's).