Sedaris brings her comedy to Akron Library tonight

Adam Griffiths

Actor and comedian Amy Sedaris will promote her new book, I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence, at 7 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium at the Akron-Summit County Public Library. The free reading is part of the Main Event Speaker Series sponsored by the library and Friends of Main Library.

Sedaris is best known for her role as the train wreck Jerri Blank in the Comedy Central television series and movie, “Strangers With Candy”. She has also had roles in Shrek 3, School of Rock, “Sex and the City” and “Monk” and co-authored Wigfield: the Can-Do Town that May Just Not with Stephen Colbert.

A book signing, with copies available for purchase, will follow Sedaris’ presentation.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and parking in the High Street/Market Street deck is free. Contact the library at (330) 643-9035 for more information.

– Adam Griffiths