Waldorf, MD – Meet Kwame Alexander, an American writer of poetry and children’s fiction, on Monday, May 9 at the Waldorf West Library (10405 O’Donnell Place, Waldorf) from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Enjoy a book signing, discussion with the author, and a chance to purchase his children’s and teen books. Alexander was awarded the 2015 Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Award for his book, The Crossover, which was recognized as the year’s “most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.”

For more information about the event or the Charles County Public Library, visit www.ccplonline.org or call 301-645-1395. Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 866-269-9006.