Westrich to do virtual Bailey Library author talk April 14

WINTHROP – Bailey Library in Winthrop will virtually host author and outdoorsman Greg Westrich at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 14.
Westrich will give a Zoom presentation about hiking in Maine. The event is the third in a 10-part series celebrating Maine’s bicentennial that will explore outdoor recreation in Maine.
The public is invited to attend by visiting baileylibrary.org/athome, navigating to “Virtual Events,” and clicking on the Greg Westrich Zoom meeting link. Attending is free and open to all, but attendees will need a high-speed internet connection, and a device capable of running the Zoom software or app. For help attending, email Director Richard Fortin at rfortin@baileylibrary.org.
Westrich will talk about his hiking expeditions, share photographs and talk about discoveries while doing research for his books. Westrich is the author of seven hiking guides published by the popular Falcon Guides and is working on others. “Hiking Waterfalls Maine: A Guide to the State’s Best Waterfall Hikes” will be released on May 1.
Over the last decade he has mapped more than 700 hikes in Maine, and published more than fifty articles and stories in newspapers, anthologies and magazines. He’s written about everything from backyard mushrooms to wedding traditions in Aroostook county.