TEWKSBURY -- On Tuesday, April 15, at 7 p.m., the public is invited to the Tewksbury Public Library for a panel discussion with contributors to the book, "If Not For The Perfect Stranger: Heartwarming and Healing Stories of Kindness from the 2013 Boston Marathon."

First responders, nurses and reporters who delivered, received or witnessed real-life acts of heroism and generosity as a result of the bombings will attend. Editors Diane Montiel and Steve Alexander will also be on hand to answer questions and sign copies of the book, which will be available for purchase. Portions of the proceeds from each sale will be donated to the One Fund, the Challenged Athletics Foundation, the L.C.C. K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry, and other organizations.

Visit bostonperfectstranger.com to learn more. Reserve your seat by calling 978-640-4490, ext. 205, or emailing rhayes@mvlc.org.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library.