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A Day of Books & Quilts

Saturday, April 18, 2009 will be a special fundraising event for the Toulon Public Library. Ms Jennifer Chiaverini (author of the Elm Creek Quilts) will be at the Bistro in Toulon to talk about quilts and to sign copies of her book.
  • A Day of Books & Quilts
  • 2009-04-18T07:30:00-05:00
  • 2009-04-18T13:30:00-05:00
  • Saturday, April 18, 2009 will be a special fundraising event for the Toulon Public Library. Ms Jennifer Chiaverini (author of the Elm Creek Quilts) will be at the Bistro in Toulon to talk about quilts and to sign copies of her book.
  • When Apr 18, 2009 from 07:30 AM to 01:30 PM (US/Central / UTC-500)
  • Where Toulon Illinois
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A Day of Books & Quilts

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Hosted by the

Toulon Public Library

Featuring Guest Speaker

Jennifer Chiaverini,

Author of the

Elm Creek Quilt Novels

Scheduled Events

Meals Available for Purchase

American Legion Breakfast 7:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Lions Club Pork Chop Booth 11 a.m.—2 p.m.

On the Corner Across from Court House

(Rain Site: Stark County High School Cafeteria)

Morning Registration—$15

Toulon Public Library

8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

$15 Morning Registration Fee Includes:

Quilting Workshops

8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m.
Methodist Church

* and Congregational Church* Basements *Handicapped accessible.

Quilt Displays

~ Baptist, Methodist and Congregational Churches

~ Quilts from the Bishop Hill Quilters in the multipurpose room in the Junior High

Historical Presentations

8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m.

Eliza Shallenberger, daughter of Dr. Thomas Hall, will present at Dr. Hall’s office next to the Library. Samuel Guild Wright, an Underground Railroad conductor and minister, will speak at the Congregational Church of Toulon.

Stark County Historical Home and Building

Open from 8:00 a.m.—1:30 p.m.

John and Rob Pruitt and John Fullen will display and sell handmade bows, arrowheads and various rendezvous-based arts.

Afternoon Registration: $35

$35 Registration Fee Includes:

Jennifer Chiaverini Presentation~2:00 p.m.

~ Reserved seating at The Bistro

~ A copy of Ms. Chiaverini’s newest book

~ An opportunity to have the book signed

Morning & Afternoon Registration: $45

$45 Registration fee includes both events.

Afternoon Registration: $10.00

Includes:

Upstairs seating at the Bistro to hear and see Ms. Chiaverini’s presentation on closed-circuit television from the downstairs venue.

~ No reservations can be made for this seating, which will only be available on April 18, 2009 and is dependent on the demands for full registration for a book and signature.

About Jennifer Chiaverini

Author of the Elm Creek Quilts Series

In addition to the thirteen volumes of the Elm Creek Quilts series, she is the author of three volumes of quilt patterns inspired by her novels, as well as the designer of the Elm Creek Quilts fabric lines from Red Rooster Fabrics.

For more information visit www.elmcreek.net.