Library commemorates famed novelist

English novelist Jane Austen died 200 years ago this summer.

To commemorate her life and body of work, which includes the British classics “Pride and Prejudice” and “Emma,” Greenwood Public Library will present a program of her life on July 17. Austen died July 18, 1817.

Debra Miller, a Jane Austen re-enactor, will present at 6:30 p.m. at the library, 310 S. Meridian St.

Miller, a resident of Chicago, will bring Jane Austen to life as she speaks about her life, family and writing career.

All ages are invited to attend this free event.

Participants should register at or by calling 317-881-1953.