You may know him as the Urbana High School Librarian, but tonight, the only book Matthew Murrey will be pointing you towards is Bulletproof, his debut book of poetry. 

Published by Jacar Press, Bulletproof explores the "joy and dread of being alive in this world."

Murrey is the recipient of an NEA Fellowship in Poetry, and has previously published work in Rattle and One.

Bulletproof: Poetry Reading and Book Release
Urbana Free Library
210 W Green St, Urbana
March 5, 7 to 8 p.m.
Free and open to the public

Copies of Bulletproof will be available for sale

Photo from the Urbana Free Library Facebook page