Monday, March 14, 2011

Bill Johnson: Reading and Book Signing

Idaho's Writer-in-Residence
Bill Johnson - Writer/Poet/Author

Garden Valley Syringa Club and Friends of the Garden Valley Library are co-sponsoring a reading and book signing Thursday, March 17, at 7 pm, at the new Garden Valley Library.

The Writer-in-Residence program is sponsored by the Idaho Commission of the Arts. The writer, appointed by the Governor for a three-year term, visits communities around the state, to give public readings and to meet with community groups.

Bill Johnson will visit Garden Valley School's high school and middle school in the morning. He will then join the Syringa Club at the Senior Center, for a talk, at noon. Light lunch will be available for $4, seniors and $5, under 60. An evening reading and book signing at the new library will begin at 7 pm. There is NO CHARGE for this event.

For more information call 208-462-3317 or 208-462-3709 ~


  1. On behalf of the Garden Valley Syringa Club, the Friends of the Garden Valley Library, and the Garden Valley School District, thank-you very much Bill Johnson and the Idaho Commission on the Arts, for your wonderful visit to our community. Thank-you for your reading and book signing. Poetry can matter !

  2. It was an inspiring afternoon and evening with Bill. I want to see more events like this at the library! Thanks to Jan for "finding" Bill, Georgianna for pursuing the possibility of bringing him here, Syringa Club & Friends of the GV Library, the great kids at the school for giving Bill so much fun and Mike & Sue for their hospitality, Marlo for toting him around this wonderful town and all of the community members who support the library!