What do people really want out of life?  Is it money, fame, achievement?  Or is it Happiness? Find out during this free event at Linebaugh Public Library on Tuesday, August 16, at 7 p.m.

Happiness is within everyone’s reach. Motivation speaker and author Jim Ryan will discuss what happy people are like. Attendees will learn about "8 Characteristics of Happy People," beginning with the intention to be happy. From there, Ryan will discuss practical steps toward living a more joyful life.

Jim Ryan’s message of Simple Happiness has been shared with tens of thousands across the country, encouraging everyone to live their best lives now. Jim has the ability to turn profound, life-changing concepts into easily understood solutions

Come experience Ryan’s unique style. Right from the start you will enjoy his considerable musical talent. You may laugh a little, and even cry a little, but you’ll be sure to leave with a smile in your heart as well as on your face.

Bring a friend. If you don't, you'll wish you had. So often, at the end of Ryan’s talks, attendees comment, "I wish my husband (daughter, son) had come."

The author’s book, Simple Happiness will be available for purchase for $14.00. Cash, checks, credit cards accepted.