Noted cook and author Elinor Klivans will be at the downtown Camden Public Library Tuesday, June 18, at 7 p.m. to talk about her newest book, “Slice & Bake Cookies: Fast Recipes from your Refrigerator or Freezer.” She also will bring some tasty treats to share at the book reading.

Klivans is an award-winning pastry chef trained in France and the United States. She is the author of several cookbooks including “Big Fat Cookies” and “Bake and Freeze Desserts,” a Julia Child Cookbook Award nominee; and a coauthor of “Williams-Sonoma Essentials of Baking.” She also is a frequent guest on radio and television and has written for numerous national magazines.

For those short on time but long on cookie love, “Slice & Bake Cookies” comes to the rescue with 50 recipes that are quick to mix up, stash in the refrigerator or freezer and have at the ready to slice and bake whenever a sweet craving strikes.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115 or