For Adults. Wade Rouse is the internationally bestselling author of nine books which have been translated into nearly 20 languages. Wade chose his grandmother’s name, Viola Shipman, as a pen name to honor the woman whose heirlooms and family stories inspire his fiction. The latest Viola Shipman novel, Famous in a Small Town, is small town lore about the family you’re born with, and the one you choose. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Presented by A Likely Story Bookstore and Carroll County Public Library. Registration is required. Visit site for details.