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Award-winning children's author and illustrator David Wiesner presented the 37th annual Marian McFadden Memorial Lecture.

Sponsored by The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation, on Friday, April 4, 2014 at 7 p.m. at the North Central High School Auditorium, 1801 E. 86th Street.

Past Lecturers

Ann Patchett

2013


Ann Patchett

Mo Willems

2012


Mo Willems

Bob Woodward

2011


Bob Woodward

Neil Gaiman

2010


Neil Gaiman

2009 | Nicholas Sparks
2008 | Eric Carle
2007 | Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
(delivered by Mark Vonnegut)
2006 | Patricia Cornwell
2005 | Marc Brown
2004 | John Irving
2003 | Louis Sachar
2002 | David McCullough
2001 | Tomie dePaola
2000 | Doris Kearns Goodwin
1999 | Judy Blume
1998 | Margaret Atwood
1997 | Jon Scieszka & Lane Smith
1996 | Amy Tan
1995 | Gary Paulsen

1994 | William Styron
1993 | Chris Van Allsburg
1992 | Gail Godwin
1991 | Maurice Sendak
1990 | John Updike
1989 | David Macaulay
1988 | Tom Wolfe
1987 | Lloyd Alexander
1986 | Kurt Vonnegut
1985 | Jean Fritz
1984 | James Baldwin
1983 | Richard Peck
1982 | Gail Sheehy
1981 | Scott O'Dell
1980 | Norman Mailer
1979 | Elaine L. Konigsburg
1978 | Saul Bellow

David Wiesner

David Wiesner

Made Possible by the estates of Jack A. and Edith L. Hunter and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.

 

About the McFadden Lecture

The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation, Inc. was established in 1969 to promote the development and improvement of Library facilities and services, and to support and enhance Library programs and projects by raising private contributions. All gifts to the Library Foundation assure the continuation of support for children's reading programs, lecture series, and other special events and programs presented by the Library for the benefit of the community.

The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation

The Marian McFadden Memorial Lecture Series was established after the Library Foundation received a gift from the estate of Marian McFadden, Director of Public Libraries from 1945-1956. This annual author lecture series was named in her honor.


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