On Saturday, April 24 at 10 a.m., JoAnn Smith Ainsworth will be guest author and speaker at the Dimmick Memorial Library, 54 Broadway in downtown Jim Thorpe. She will autograph her novels Matilda's Song and Out of the Dark. Ainsworth is a graduate of the Jim Thorpe Area High School, class of 1956, and is excited about coming back to her hometown and speaking in her hometown library.
Matilda's Song is a medieval romance set in Britain a generation after the Norman Conquest. Out of the Dark is a medieval romantic suspense novel with a touch of paranormal. It has been recommended for high school as well as adult readers.
The event is free and open to the public. For information call the library at (570) 325-2131. Sponsored by the Friends of the Dimmick Library.
The free community supper at St. Mark's/St. John's Episcopal Church, Race St., will be held on Sunday, April 25, from 4-6 p.m. The committee has chosen roast beef for this month's meal.