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Two worlds, two experiences, millions of possibilities.

Join the Normal Public Library, the Normal Public Library Foundation and Lisa McMann as we uncover secrets, discover your creative side, and save the world!

Enjoy a night of family-friendly entertainment, interactive activities and hors-d'oeuvres while Lisa McMann discusses the creation of her series, The Unwanteds.

Lisa McMann is the bestselling author of several thrillers including the WAKE trilogy (optioned by Paramount and Miley Cyrus), Cryer's Cross, and Dead To You. She is also the author of book 3 of the Infinity Ring time travel series.

Tickets are $15 and will go on sale March 25. Visit to purchase tickets or stop by the Front Desk at the library.

This event is best for kids ages 8 to 16 accompanied by a grown-up. 


Many thanks to Heartland Bank & Trust and Illinois State Credit Union for sponsoring this event.

Additional sponsors include Dr. Lawrence Li, Hyatt Place and Normal Public Library Foundation.

Sponsorship has also been given In Honor of America's Military Service Personnel.

Don't miss out on any of our events featuring Lisa McMann!

Double Identity: A Night of Discovery: Friday, April 26 from 5-7 pm at ISU's Hancock Stadium Club. Tickets are $15 and will be available beginning March 25.

The Artistic Unwanteds: Saturday, April 27 from 10 am-12 pm. Hear how art comes alive in The Unwanteds, followed by some creative discovery in art, theater and music.

Going Wild: Saturday, April 27 from 1-3 pm. A child and caregiver book club event, featuring the author!