On Thursday, August 23, author Steve Matava will be speaking at 1pm at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive in Farmington. Mr. Matava was born in Unionville and educated through the Farmington school system. He is retired and now lives in Florida. This author talk will be about his latest mystery entitled, “Young Love,” and how retirement and the stories of his family's heritage led him to this second, fulfilling career.
Mr. Matava attended New Britain Teachers College with the goal of becoming a math teacher. Two years into his studies, he was drafted into the Army during the Korean War. Upon returning to the States he worked for Pratt & Whitney while attending the University of Hartford at their night school, graduating with a degree in business. He worked for a large insurance company as a claims adjuster before becoming a partner in the Service Agency, located in Unionville. Now retired, he resides in Florida with his wife Helen, his largest critic. Mr. Matava is one of the charter members of The Writers Guild at the Plantation in Leesburg, Florida. He is a prolific writer and has written eighteen novels, six of which have been published.
This program is free and open to the public and will take place at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive. Please contact the library to pre-register: 860-673-6791, or visit our web site: http://www.farmingtonlibraries.org/
If you have special needs in order to attend this program please contact the library in advance. The Farmington Library is part of the Farmington Village Green and Library Association.