Junior League to hold literacy event

The Junior League of Macon will be holding its Market Place literacy event starting Thursday, bringing in a slate of local authors to read from their works.

The event will be held in the Literacy Room in Macon City Auditorium, 415 First St.

Thursday’s authors are Billy Oliver at 11:30 a.m. and Ed Grisamore at 6 p.m.

Catherine Meeks will be reading Friday at 11:30 a.m., and at 6 p.m. Tina McElroy Ansa will be reading. Saturday, Rachel Veal will be reading at 11:30 a.m.

The Junior League of Macon is an organization of women promoting volunteerism.

One of the league’s goals is to improve literacy and school readiness in Middle Georgia.