ABOUT THE EVENT
Phoenixville Public Library will host local author June McInerney on Monday, February 12 at 7:00 PM. Her new book is Phoenix Hose, Hook & Ladder: A Novel of Phoenixville During World War I. Coupling salient and interesting aspects of the Borough’s rich, diverse history with that of Phoenixville’s own Phoenix Hose, Hook & Ladder Co., No. 1, chartered in 1874, June J. McInerney, regales us with an intriguing historical novel about her adopted hometown. Dave Meadows, a lifelong member of the Phoenixville Fire Department, will also be on hand to share historical photos and artifacts from the fire company.
June J. McInerney is an accomplished literary critic, free-lance editor, and author. June has penned several collections of short stories, two volumes of poetry, and books and lyrics for three musicals that have been produced over the years by various theaters across the country. Originally from New York, she holds a dual Bachelor of Arts in mathematics and English Literature as well as an Associate’s Degree in Theology. She currently resides with her loving family in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, where, as a member of the Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area, she writes the occasional article or two for its Newsletter. “Phoenix Hose, Hook & Ladder” is the fourth in her Novels of Phoenixville historical series of fiction.
This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required on the Adult Events Calendar at www.phoenixvillelibrary.org or by calling 610-933-3013 x132.