Chatham County Public Libraries to host virtual visit with local children’s author Kelly Starling Lyons

Pittsboro, NC – Children and their families are invited to join Chatham County Public Libraries for a virtual visit with local children’s book author Kelly Starling Lyons on Thursday, January 7, 2021, at 4 p.m.

Kelly Starling Lyons, of Raleigh, is the author of notable picture books including the Caldecott Honor Book Going Down Home With Daddy and Tiara’s Hat Parade. She is also the author of the Jada Jones chapter books, along with a new series for beginning readers, Ty’s Travels. Lyons has been publishing books for young readers since her debut title NEATE: Eddie’s Ordeal was released in 2004.

Children will virtually meet Lyons via Zoom, listen to her discuss her books and her life as an author, with the opportunity to engage in a Q&A session at the end of the presentation.

Those interested in participating in this event must register by Tuesday, January 5, using the online form here. Library Youth Services staff will contact registrants a day prior to the event with Zoom login information.

This author visit is sponsored by the Friends of the Chatham Community Library.

For more information about this event, contact Youth Services Librarian Katy Henderson at