Join us at the Tipp City Public Library to welcome local authors David Crawford and Judy Bruns as they share their books and experiences. The programs are open to everyone, no registration required.

 Saturday February 16th at 1:00pm David Crawford, an engineer at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base who lives in Tipp City will discuss his novel “Delta G”. His unique career includes assignments in Ballistic Missile Engineering, Nuclear Shock and Blast testing, Subterranean Engineering, and advanced propulsion also working at the infamous military base known as Area 51. These experiences provide Crawford a captivating insider perspective for the characters of “Delta G”. The novel begins with an investigation by the Air Force to discover the cause of orbital shifts and targeting errors occurring with ICBM warheads, satellites, and space shuttles unfolds, the amazing secrets of the universe are discovered. The search for these answers takes Major Dave Sheridan on a twenty-five year quest from the top of the world, to remote deserts, tropical waters, and onto Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. What he finds involves gravitational and bizarre torsional waves that shape the very fabric of time and space. Follow Major Dave Sheridan and Delta G program as they discover and harness these forces.

 Saturday February 23rd at 10:30am Judy Bruns, published in newspapers, magazines, and other media, is now meeting with positive reviews in the world of children’s books. “Hattie and Her 43 Cats”, her most recent children’s story, addresses the onset of Alzheimer’s with the compassion and sensitivity fitting for a young audience. Her first book, “Donnie, Lost in the Cornfield”, follows an event in the life of a young, mentally handicapped boy. More on the Stories… “Donnie, Lost in the Cornfield” It’s bad enough to be lost in a cornfield, but what if you’re a child and mentally handicapped, too? Here’s a children’s book to show that love reaches beyond disabilities. “Hattie and Her 43 Cats” In Hootin’ Holler County, Hattie’s house is in disrepair, and her rambunctious cats need tending to. It doesn’t help that her mind is failing her. Bruns reminds us that we are never to forget the dignity of the human person, in spite of the disease.