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Local author Seth Pevey will be the featured speaker for the annual Friends of Sims
Library Marjorie Morrison Memorial Members’ Tea on Saturday, March 4, 2023, at 2:00
pm in Sims Memorial Library, Southeastern Louisiana University. The doors will open
at 1:45 pm.

Seth Pevey writes gritty, compelling mystery and thriller fiction with a southern
noir flair—deep settings, flawed characters, and compelling situations with morally
gray solutions. A native Louisianian, he resides in Hammond with his wife, a professional
calligrapher. You can learn more about Seth and his novels at We plan to have a selection of his books available for purchase at the event, and
a book signing will follow the Tea.

Guests will enjoy a variety of teas and a selection of delicious sandwiches and pastries.
Our popular bottomless mimosas will be available for $10.00.

The Tea is free to Friends of Sims Library members. Those who renew at the Associate
or Patron level may reserve one additional complimentary seat for a guest. Friends
at the Lifetime level may reserve a complimentary table for four. The cost for non-members
is $25, which includes your admission to the Tea and an Individual membership in the
Friends for 2023.

To guarantee seating for the Tea, the deadline for checks is Friday, February 24 and
the deadline for online reservations is noon on Wednesday, March 1. 

We hope that you will renew your membership or join the Friends for the first time.
You can pay securely online at the link below or send us a check made payable to Southeastern
Foundation. If paying by check, fill out this form. Please mail checks with the completed form to Friends of Sims Library, SLU 10896,
Hammond, LA 70402.

If you have questions about membership or the Tea, please email us at [email protected]
or call Janie Branham at 985-549-2186.

Online Payment and Membership Registration