June 2, 2020

Local Author John LaPlante at Essex Library 12 July

Local author John LaPlante, author of 27 Months in the Peace Corps.: My Story, Unvarnished, will talk about his hitch as the Peace Corps’ oldest volunteer at 80 years of age, at the Essex Library on Thursday July 12th  at 7 PM. John, who served in the Ukraine, will reveal the challenges, laughs, and surprises he experienced at a point in his life when many of us think our adventures are over. Books, including his other two works  Around the World at 75. Alone, Dammit! and Around Asia  in 80 Days. Oops, 83! will be available for sale and signing. Join us for this inspiring look at one man’s amazing “second act”.  Please call the Essex Library at 860-767-1560 for more information or to register.  The Essex Library is at 33 West Avenue.