GPL Readers Weekend: Meet Cute

October 12 - 13

Are you an avid reader?  Do you make lists of books to read from Tik Tok videos?  Or are you maybe a hopeless romantic that loves a bit of swoon worthy storytelling?  GPL is building a weekend JUST for you - New York Times bestselling authors Ashley Poston and Abby Jimenez are visiting GPL this October for an awesome 2-day event.

Ashley Poston

Ashley Poston started writing when she was in middle school, and never stopped. She graduated from the University of South Carolina and went on to work in the publishing industry as both a social media coordinator and then a marketing designer, before she became a full - time author.




Abby Jimenez

Abby Jimenez is a Food Network winner, USA Today and New York Times best-selling author, and recipient of the 2022 Minnesota Book Award for her novel Life's Too Short. Abby founded Nadia Cakes out of her home kitchen back in 2007. The bakery has since gone on to win numerous Food Network competitions and has amassed an international following.




At the Meet Cute Readers Market you can -

  • Design a pressed flower bookmark
  • Learn how to select and wrap the perfect bookish gift
  • Make and swap bookworm friendship bracelets
  • Find your next favorite read at a paperback book swap
  • Decorate a cupcake 
  • Vote for your favorite romantic comedy read
  • Find a bookish friend at the to-be read station
  • Try your hand at the rom-com inspired escape room
  • Meet local Indiana romance authors
  • Make a DIY dog toy to donate to the Johnson County Humane Society
  • Get inspiration to cozy-fy your reading nook

Tickets will go on sale for GPL/reciprocal cardholders starting May 1st.  General admission tickets on sale starting June 1st.

Tickets for the FULL weekend are $75 and include:

  • An author visit with Ashley Poston / book / signing (Sat | Oct 12)
  • Local pub crawl with "Can you survive the rom com?" game (prizes awarded)
  • Entry into the library's Meet Cute Readers Market (Sun | Oct 13)
  • Chance to win (1) of three bookish raffles
  • A VIP experience and visit with Abby Jimenez / book / signing (Sun | Oct 13)
  • And a  "Readers Weekend : Meet Cute" tote stuffed full of swag

Get Tickets
If you would like to ONLY attend the author events, tickets are $25 each.  You will receive a selected book by the author, and a signed book plate, but you will not be eligible for the in-person book signing.  Tickets for the individual events will open on June 1st.

  • Ashley Poston | Saturday, October 12 @ 5pm | Greenwood Public Library
  • Abby Jimenez | Sunday, October 13 @ 5pm | Greenwood Fieldhouse

*Refunds will only be given through August 31st.  Tickets can be transferred to another individual.  Please call 317-881-1953.

Spending the weekend in Greenwood? 

We have a special rate for the weekend at Residence Inn for Readers Weekend attendees.

Book a hotel room

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Greenwood Public Library
310 S. Meridian
Greenwood, IN 46143

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Friday: 10am - 5pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
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