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Author, poet to visit River East Library

LAKEMOOR – Deborah L. Weaver, a local poet and author, will visit the River
East Library, 813 W. Route 120, during National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April.

She will offer a presentation, “The Many Faces of Child Abuse and Neglect,” during which she will read pertinent flash essays and poetry from her book, “Length of Light.”

She also will offer her perspective as a survivor, foster/adoptive parent and worker in social services.

Weaver’s presentation will be at 1 p.m. April 6. A representative from Prevent Child Abuse Illinois also will be on hand.

The registration deadline is Tuesday.

For information, call the library at 815-385-6303 or visit www.rivereastlibrary.org.

– Northwest Herald

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