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An Evening with best-selling author Piper Huguely

April 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

We are excited to welcome Piper Huguley to the Ontario City Library! This is a free event however you will need to reserve a seat.

Piper G. Huguley’s biographical historical fiction, By Her Own Design: a novel of Ann Lowe, Fashion Designer to the Social Register (William Morrow Publishing) tells the inspiring story of the Black fashion designer of Jackie Kennedy’s wedding dress. By Her Own Design was a Booklist top 100 Editor’s Choice selection for 2022 and was named one of the top 100 books of 2022 in Canada by the Globe and Mail newspaper.

Her next historical fiction book, American Daughters (April 2024), is the story of the decades-long interracial friendship between Alice Roosevelt and Portia Washington, the rebel teenage daughters of President Theodore Roosevelt and Booker T. Washington, respectively. She is a literature professor at Clark-Atlanta University and blogs about the history behind her novels at . She lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband and son.

Piper’s books will be available for purchase and signing at the event.

Current Friends of Ontario City Library members are able to have early access to this event beginning at 6:00 pm. You can meet the author before the event begins and have first choice of your seats. Not a member? You can join online at: or join the night of the reception.

This is a FREE event however you will need to reserve a seat(s) via the ticket link as space is limited.


April 19
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Ovitt Family Community Library
215 East C Street
Ontario, CA 91764 United States

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