Ann Ingalls, author, to visit

Ann Ingalls, author of The Little Piano Girl will be visiting the library on Friday, April 1st. She will read her book, share photos and music from the period, and have games for the kids.

The Little Piano Girl is the story of Mary Lou Williams, an American jazz pianist and composer. Mary Lou Williams, like Mozart, began playing the piano when she was four; at eight she became a professional musician. She wrote and arranged music for Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, and was one of the most powerful women in jazz.

Ann Ingalls will be at the library at 6:30 p.m. in the MRRL Art Gallery on Friday night. Please contact Angie Bayne, Children's Librarian for more information: 634-2464 or

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