Author Talk: Marisa Franco | Arlington Public Library

Thursday, February 9, 2023 - 6:30pm

Arlington County Library Event

Learn how to make and strengthen adult friendships and put what you learn into practice

Part 1: Join the Library for a presentation from author Marisa Franco on her new book, "Platonic: How the Science of Attachment Can Help you Make--and Keep--Friends." The presentation will be followed by a Q&A. Books will be available for purchase before and during the presentation, courtesy of One More Page Books.

Part 2: Immediately following the presentation, follow us across the street to our neighborhood bar, Quincy Hall (4001 Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22203), where we can put into practice what we learned over drinks and (free) pizza. The author will be available for book signings and discussion at Quincy Hall until 9pm.  

Free. Registration required. Please note if you plan to join the event at Quincy Hall. 

About the Book: Making new friends, and deepening longstanding relationships, is possible at any age -- in fact, it's essential. The good news: there are specific, research-based ways to improve the number and quality of your connections using the insights of attachment theory and the latest scientific research on friendship. "Platonic" provides a clear and actionable blueprint for forging strong, lasting connections with others--and for becoming our happiest, most fulfilled selves in the process.

About the Author: Dr. Marisa Franco is a New York Times bestselling author, professor, and psychologist. She communicates the science of connection in digestible ways and is passionate about sharing research with the people it could help the most. 

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Platonic: How the Science of Attachment Can Help You Make--and Keep--Friends By Marisa G. Franco, PhD Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593331897
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - September 6th, 2022

Event address: 
1015 North Quincy Street
Arlington, VA 22201