Kate Braestrup, the New York Times best-selling author of “Here If You Need Me,” will read from and sign copies of her new book, “Beginner’s Grace: Bringing Prayer to Life” (Free Press, $25). In it Braestrup explains what prayer is and explores the many ways that people can pray.

WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Thursday

WHERE: Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St., Rockland

HOW MUCH: Free

INFO: 594-0310