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Author Stephen King has sold more than 350 million books worldwide and will speak at the fundraising event "A Night with Stephen King" in January.
East County Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 6 years ago

Manatee Library Foundation announces thrill-seeking speaker for fundraiser

by: Amanda Sebastiano Staff Writer

The Manatee County Library Foundation is putting a thrilling spin on fundraising.

To raise the $100,000 needed to revamp Manatee County Public Library's online operating system, the foundation announced Aug. 5 it will host "A Night with Stephen King" — sci-fi, fantasy, horror and thriller books author.

The event will take place Jan. 29, at the Manatee Performing Arts Center, 502 Third Ave. W., Bradenton.

King is most commonly known for titles such as "The Shining," "Carrie" and "The Dark Tower."

Sponsorship packages range from $200 to $10,000 and are available by calling 748-5556, Ext. 6306.

Tickets go on sale Nov. 1.

For more information, visit

Contact Amanda Sebastiano at [email protected].

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