Utah Humanities Book Festival

This year’s 21st Annual Utah Humanities Book Festival is Utah’s oldest and only statewide book festival. It has become Utah’s signature literary event. Each year, the festival is a chance for book lovers of all types to enjoy some great, literary events at locations throughout Utah. For all festival events, visit: http://utahhumanities.org. The Park City Library is excited to host six events!

Leave No Trace Film – 9/14-9/16

The Park City Film Series will be screening “Leave No Trace,” the film adaptation to the book “My Abandonment” by Peter Rock as part of their weekend schedule. Watch this film before the Friends of the Library Luncheon where the author will speak. Purchase tickets at parkcityfilmseries.com.

Erika L. Sánchez – 9/20, 7pm

Join the Park City Library for a very special event featuring the best-selling author, Erika L. Sánchez, who wrote “I’m Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter.” There will be a talk by the author at 7pm, followed by a book signing at 8pm.

Rosina Lozano – 9/25, 7pm

Historian Rosina Lozano visits the Park City Library to discuss her latest book “An American Language: The History of Spanish in the United States.”

Julia Corbett – 10/8, 6pm

Meet and listen to Julia Corbett, author of “Out of the Woods: Seeing Nature in the Everyday.”  Corbett is a professor at the Environmental Humanities program at the University of Utah.

Friends of the Library Luncheon – 10/17, 11am

Peter Rock, author of “My Abandonment,” will discuss the book to film adaptation process.  “Leave No Trace” the film adaptation was featured in last year’s Sundance Festival. Tickets are $40 in advance, $50 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at the library or online after 9/4 at https://squareup.com/store/friends-of-the-park-city-library. This event is held at Silver Lake Lodge at Deer Valley.

One Book One Community  – 10/17, 7pm

Join in the free community conversation with author Camron Wright of “The Rent Collector” at the Jim Santy Auditorium. Presented by the Park City Education Foundation.