Cal Ripken, Jr., Headlines Abingdon Library Event on March 9

Proceeds from the event benefit Harford County Public Library.  "Out At Home" photo courtesy of Disney Publishing Worldwide.
Proceeds from the event benefit Harford County Public Library. “Out At Home” photo courtesy of Disney Publishing Worldwide.


Belcamp, Md., February 3, 2015 — Join Hall of Fame baseball player Cal Ripken, Jr., at a book discussion and signing on Monday, March 9, at 6:30 p.m. at the Abingdon Library, 2510 Tollgate Road in Abingdon.

He will discuss and sign copies of “Out At Home,” his latest children’s book. Joining Ripken will be the book’s co-author, Kevin Cowherd. Ripken will sign copies of “Out at Home” and be available for photos with guests. Please note that the signing will include just the book, “Out At Home.”

The March 9 event will be Ripken’s only appearance and book signing for “Out At Home” in Harford County.

Single tickets to the event cost $50 per person and include a copy of the book and a voucher for a ticket to a 2015 Aberdeen IronBirds game. A Double Play ticket for $90 includes two tickets to the March 9 event, two copies of the book and two vouchers to an IronBirds game in 2015. Only a limited number of tickets are available, so purchase your tickets now at

A raffle for a special pre-event reception with Ripken the evening of March 9 is being held. The winner and up to seven family members/guests will meet Ripken in a one-on-one, 15-minute reception before the main event. Ripken will sign eight copies of “Out At Home” and one other item (ball, bat, etc.) provided by the winner.

Raffle tickets cost $10 each or three for $25 and are available online at or at a Harford County Public Library branch. The deadline to purchase raffle tickets is Saturday, February 28, and the winning raffle ticket will be drawn on Tuesday, March 3. Only a limited number of raffle tickets will be sold.

Proceeds from the event benefit Harford County Public Library. Harford County Public Library operates 11 branches located throughout the county. The library serves more than 187,000 registered borrowers of all ages and has an annual circulation of more than 4.4 million. Harford County Public Library is committed to connecting people with information and promoting the love of reading within the community. More information may be found at

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