Summerville library presents big book sale

Friends of the Summerville Library Gigantic Book Sale is scheduled for Sept. 5-7 at the library, 76 Trolley Road.

Previously owned books, audio books, CDs, DVDs and videos will be on sale.

The members' preview is 3-5 p.m. Sept. 5. The sale is open to the public 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 6 and 1-5 p.m. Sept. 7.

Local author publishes 'John "L" the Tall Man'

Katie B. Catalon has published her book "John 'L' the Tall Man," about hard times in a South populated by sharecroppers, where segregation and violence were common. The story nevertheless presents a positive image of African-American life.

Catalon, a West Ashley resident, taught cosmetology for 30 years.

"John 'L' the Tall Man" is $13 and can be ordered from Dorrance Pubishers, 701 Smithfield St., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222, or ordered online at www.rosedogbookstore.com/johnltallman.html.