Author M.T. Anderson will speak at the Arne Nixon Center Advocates meeting beginning with a reception at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct 5, at the Woodward Park Branch Library (944 E. Perrin Ave.). The organization supports the Nixon Center at Fresno State’s Henry Madden Library. A brief meeting will precede Anderson’s 7 p.m. talk. The event is free and open to the public. INFO/ RSVP: 559.278.8116.