Tickets for the dinner and program are $50 per person. A
pre-dinner reception with Smart will be held at 6 p.m.; the cost
of the reception, dinner, program, signed book and VIP parking
After the presentation Smart will sign books, which will be
available for sale by the University Bookstore at the event.
Since her ordeal in 2002, Smart has transformed from victim to
advocate and has dedicated much of her time to educating,
inspiring and fostering change. Her foundation, the Elizabeth
Smart Foundation, works to prevent crimes against children.
Following the recent incident in which three young women were
discovered in an urban Cleveland home, Smart has been back in
the news, talking about childhood abductions.
The Ordinary People, Extraordinary Stories event is hosted by
Bowling Green State University Libraries and its Advocates
Board. Proceeds will help fund the libraries’ digitization
For reservations or additional information, visit
www.bgsu.edu/libraryevent, call 419-372-2856 or email