Library celebrates Alaska Book Week

As part of the third annual Alaska Book Week, Oct. 5-12, the Homer Public Library holds “Alaska Read-out” at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the library. Homer authors Miranda Weiss, Rich Chiappone, Ann Dixon and Erin Coughlin Hollowell will read from their favorite Alaska books. The audience also is encouraged to share brief excerpts from their own favorite Alaska books. Light refreshments served. For more information, visit or call 235-3180. Sponsored by 49 Writers, Alaska Book Week features literary events around the state. For information on other events, visit