Lian Dolan, writer, producer, talk show host, podcast pioneer and author of the witty and entertaining tale, Helen of Pasadena, will speak at a free program presented by the Friends of the Altadena Library on Monday, June 4 at 7:00. Helen of Pasadena, a Los Angeles Times Bestseller for over a year, was nominated for Best Fiction by the Southern California Independent Booksellers and is now being developed for television. This romantic comedy, set in the familiar environs of Pasadena, tells the story of the likeable Helen who is leading a charmed existence among the roses and rose queens, loses it all, and suddenly has to reinvent herself. Her new life includes working with an excavator of Troy and solving ancient mysteries while dealing with neutron moms, c-list gossip columnists, and old and new money. Dolan is also the creator and producer of The Chaos Chronicles, a humor blog and podcast about modern motherhood which was developed as a half-hour sitcom for Nickelodeon. Dolan co-wrote the pilot script. Monday, June 4, 7 pm. Altadena Main Library, 600 E. Mariposa Street (626) 798-0833 or www.altadenalibrary.org.