Meet the Author featuring Preethi Fernando

Award-winning author Preethi Fernando will present on her book "17 Women Who Shook The World" where you’ll learn how some of the most amazing women of our time endured unfortunate beginnings and went on to have glamorous endings.

Thursday, April 13
2 pm in Carbondale
5 pm in Rifle 

Friday, April 14
5 pm in Glenwood Springs

Saturday, April 15
12 pm in Silt
3 pm in New Castle


Preethi Fernando is an author of thirteen books and a Keynote speaker for conferences. She is the winner of Stephen King’s Haven Foundation Award, given to one author each year and also the recipient of the Carnegie Fund for Authors in New York. The Garfield County Libraries are privileged to have Preethi inspire kids, teen agers, and adults alike with an engaging and empowering presentation on her award-winning book “17 Women Who Shook the World.” Preethi does workshops, training, and seminars on emotional intelligence, re-gaining our focus, mental health, and more. “I have found that no matter what struggles I faced, there was always inspiration around me to help me to rise above those struggles,” says Preethi. Originally from the lovely island of Sri Lanka Preethi now calls colorful Colorado her home.



Thursday, April 13
5:00 pm