Book signing by area authors Mills, Anderson and Cheney

Rick Mills, Hermosa, is an avid historian of the Black Hills and northern plains railroad history. He has written five books and co-written another five on the railroads. He has been involved with South Dakota Public Television and the History Channel and Discovery Channel in regards to railroad history in this area. He will be featuring 125 Years of Black Hills Railroad History.

Mel Anderson, Wasta, has written three books in the last few years. His first book Pony Tracks: Renegades and Ranching on the Rez was well received at the Friends of the Library's first book signing two years ago. His current book, In Days Gone By, is sure to be as well received at this book signing.

Jan Cerney, Kadoka, has compiled books with the Arcadia Publishing House that deal with history. The books give an interesting view into the past through the use of photographs. Her most recent work is The Fort Pierre-Deadwood Gold Trail.

Each author will discuss their book(s) to give an insight on how they created them and also read some excerpts from the book(s). The authors' books will be available for purchase at the book signing.

The Friends of the Library will host a free-will luncheon prior to the book signing. Proceeds will be used to help sponsor the Summer Reading Program and other library programs.