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Libraries are for a lot more than just lending books. They serve as focal points for all things literary and community oriented. And sometimes, they do both at the same time.

Times like today.

Today marks the beginning of Boise Public Library's Local Author Series, in which seven Boise writers will spend an hour at lunch discussing their work and their process.

The series begins today and will run noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays through April 13 at the Library! at Cole and Ustick in the Sagebrush Room.

First up is Katy Robinson.

From the press release ...

Katy Robinson is a former newspaper reporter and columnist, and the recipient of two journalism fellowships in Asia: The Jefferson Fellowship by the East-West Center and the yearlong Bang Il-Young Fellowship to study in Seoul, Korea. Her memoir, A Single Square Picture: A Korean Adoptee's Search for Her Roots (Berkley Books), was selected for the Chicago Tribune's Summer Reading Club and named as a finalist for the Suze Orman First Book Award and the PEN Literary Award. Robinson speaks nationally on adoption issues.