The St. Joseph Public Library, Downtown Library location at 927 Felix St., is hosting a local author showcase from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 1.

The showcase will feature 14 area authors from Missouri and Kansas who will be available to discuss their books, their writing process and lend tips on how those interested in writing their own book can get started.

Some authors will have their books for sale. Those attending the showcase will have an opportunity to win book-themed gift baskets. Refreshments also will be served.

For more information, call Crystal Stuck at 816-236-2136.