Kirkwood resident James Erwin will hold a Book Launch Party for his new book, Guerrilla Hunters In Civil War Missouri, on April 30. 7 p.m. at the Kirkwood Public Library, 140 E. Jefferson. The public is invited to hear a brief talk about the book, and to share refreshments and food. This book is a companion to Guerrillas In Civil War Missouri which in 2012 spent several weeks on the St. Louis area Best Seller list compiled by the St. Louis Independent Bookstore Alliance. Both books will be available for purchase and signing by the author. For more information, call 636-949-0105 or 314-602-6032.