Piper Kerman, author of Orange is the New Black, will speak at 7 p.m. Jan. 20 in Ohio Wesleyan University's Gray Chapel, inside University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware.

Piper Kerman, author of Orange is the New Black, will speak at 7 p.m. Jan. 20 in Ohio Wesleyan University's Gray Chapel, inside University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware.

Kerman's book is a memoir about the 13 months she spent in a federal correctional facility in Connecticut.

Premium seating tickets are $35, which includes choice seats at the presentation, priority placement for book signing after the program and a photo with the author during the book signing. General admission tickets are $25. Visit delawarelibraryfriends.org to order tickets.

Books for signing may be purchased at Fundamentals Parent Teacher Store, 25 W. Winter St., Delaware. Call 740-363-0290 to purchase a book. All sales benefit friends of Delaware County District Library.

High school band festival set at OWU

Ohio Wesleyan University will host the 52nd President's High School Band Festival Jan. 15 and 16.

High school musicians from Ohio and surrounding states will participate in the two-day event, which will include hands-on workshops, OWU scholarship auditions and a free community concert.

The concert begins at 7 p.m. Jan. 16 in University Hall's Gray Chapel, 61 S. Sandusky St. Ohio Wesleyan's Symphonic Wind Ensemble will join the high school musicians.

The program will include Alex Poelman's Pinocchio, Fleodrodum by Eric Swiggers, Meindert Boekel's Spirit of Life, Michael Geisler's Call of Heroes and Fusion by Brian Balmages.

For more information, visit owu.edu/music.