Princeton Public Library will provide virtual evening with bestselling author Alex Kotlowitz

PRINCETON — Princeton Public Library invites the public to join a virtual fireside chat with journalist, author and filmmaker Alex Kotlowitz at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 6.

Kotlowitz’s most notable books are “An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago” and the award winning national bestseller “There Are No Children Here.” Known not just for print, Kotlowitz also won an Emmy for the 2011 documentary “The Interrupters.”

The chat will be moderated by Pulitzer Prize winning Chicago Tribune columnist Mary Schmich. The two will have a 45-minute wide-ranging discussion followed by about 15 minutes to answer questions.

Call the Princeton Public Library at 815-875-1331 ext. 0 or e-mail the help desk at for the link to the program.