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Prairie Lights to Donate Portion of Profit of The Help book sales to ICBF

Prairie Lights and the Iowa City Public Library will co-sponsor Kathryn Stockett reading from her novel The Help from 2-3 p.m. Sunday, May 2 in Room A at ICPL. Doors open at 1 p.m. Space is limited.

Find out more about Stockett, and her first novel, The Help, at her Web site,

Stockett will be signing her book after the reading and copies will be available to purchase through on-site sales from Prairie Lights Bookstore. Signing time will be limited due to Kathryn Stockett’s schedule. Priority will be given to books purchased for the event.

Half the profits from books sold at the event will go towards funding for The Iowa City Book Festival, July 16-18th. For more information about The Book Festival, visit

For more information about this event, contact the Iowa City Public Library Fiction Desk at 356-5200, option 4; or e-mail Contact Prairie Lights Bookstore (Jan Weissmiller) at 319-337-2681.