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Posted on: September 11, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Renowned Author Roland Smith to Grace Bentonville Public Library with an Inspiring Visit


Bentonville, AR... The Bentonville Public Library is thrilled to announce the upcoming visit of esteemed author Roland Smith on September 16th, 2023, at 2:00 PM. An exciting opportunity for literature enthusiasts of all ages, the event promises to be an engaging and enlightening experience, offering attendees a chance to meet the beloved author in person.

Roland Smith is a distinguished author known for his captivating storytelling and remarkable ability to transport readers into thrilling worlds filled with adventure and imagination. With numerous acclaimed titles to his name, including the New York Times bestselling book Peak, Smith has captured the hearts and minds of readers worldwide.

During his visit to the Bentonville Public Library, Roland Smith will charm audiences with his fascinating journey as an author, providing insights into his creative process and the inspiration behind his treasured stories. Attendees will have the unique opportunity to interact with Smith, ask questions, and gain valuable firsthand knowledge about the world of writing, emphasizing the second adventure novel in The Wildes series: The Vaquita. This community event is Smith's first debut of The Vaquita; with a portion of the book written here at BPL, we couldn't be more thrilled to host Roland.

The author's visit is open to the public, and admission is free. Attendees will also have the opportunity to have their copies of Roland Smith's books signed during the event. Books by the author will be available for purchase on-site.

Book sales by Two Friends Books, with some of the proceeds supporting Bentonville Public Library. Author event sponsored by Friends of the Bentonville Library

Details for Roland Smith's visit to the Bentonville Public Library are as follows:

Date: September 16th Time: 2:00 PM Location: Bentonville Public Library Admission: Free

This event is expected to attract a large audience, so early arrival is encouraged to secure seating. For more information about the author visit or any other inquiries, please get in touch with Samantha Sacry at, 479-326-6560

Don't miss this remarkable opportunity to meet Roland Smith, experience his captivating stories firsthand, and dive into the fascinating world of literature. Join us at the Bentonville Public Library on September 16th, 2023, for an unforgettable author visit!

Roland Smith Author Poster (Instagram Post (Square))


About Roland Smith: Roland Smith is an acclaimed author known for engaging adventure novels, notably his bestselling series Peak. With a gift for crafting compelling narratives that resonate with readers of all ages, Smith has received numerous literary accolades throughout his career. His works inspire imagination, curiosity, and a love for storytelling. Roland and his wife live here in Bentonville.

About Bentonville Public Library: The Bentonville Public Library is a vibrant community resource that provides access to knowledge, fosters creativity, and promotes lifelong learning. With an extensive collection of books, digital resources, and educational programs and events, the library is a hub for intellectual exploration and cultural enrichment in the Bentonville community.

The mission of the Friends of the Bentonville Library is to establish closer relationships between the Bentonville Public Library and the people it serves, to enhance library services through financial support, and to build awareness of the library resources, services, and needs. 


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