Author Jennine Capó Crucet scheduled to visit NIU

Community members are invited to attend a presentation given by Jennine Capó Crucet, author of Northern Illinois University’s Common Reading book, “Making a Home Among Strangers.”

The presentation will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium at NIU Holmes Student Center.

Crucet will discuss her book, the message behind it and answer questions. Her presentation will be followed by a book signing in the Gallery Lounge. Her book will be available for purchase during the book signing.

This event is free and open to the public.

Also on Oct. 17, a community reception for the author will be from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the DeKalb Public Library. Come and meet the author and discuss the book.

For information, visit or email or call 815-753-0028.

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