Mary McDonough is a public speaker and workshop leader. She addresses and leads groups to help individuals with personal change, create life balance, and return to a sense of self.  If the name Mary McDonough sounds familiar, it may be because she portrayed Erin on the hit series The Waltons.

Continuing her acting career into adulthood, McDonough has appeared on numerous series; ER, Picket FencesWill and GraceAmerican DreamsBoston Legal, and was a reoccurring character on The New Adventures of Old Christine. She starred in the made for television movie, Christmas at Cadillac Jack’s. Mary is an award winning Filmmaker.  She wrote and directed For the Love of May, a film starring Patricia Neal. Mary has written, produced, and directed award winning educational films and was seen recently hosting her Walton family for,  A Walton Family Reunion for the Inspiration Network which airs The Waltons daily. She has also utilized her communication and media savvy as a special correspondent for Entertainment Tonight and host of programs. Reaching others, it seems, was not just a career choice, but ultimately, a calling. She wrote her memoir to share her Walton experiences and the lessons she learned through feeling she was not enough.

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May 22, 2015: Books a Million

6:30 pm  Trussville, AL

Where: Books a Million

Friday, May 22 at 6:30pm

Books A Million  
1624 Gadsden Highway 
Trussville, AL  35173.

Phone:  205-661-9177

May 23, 2015: Altoona Day, Alabama

9 AM - 4 PM

Downtown Altoona, AL. Main street. 


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Monday, June 15 at 7pm : Barnes & Noble

  • 4040 Wards Road

  • Lynchburg, VA  24502

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  • Thursday, July 16 at 7pm: Barnes & Noble

960 South Colorado Blvd

Denver, CO  80246

This event will be part of B&N’s month-long celebration series:  Throwback Thursdays:  1970 Promotion.


Monday, June 15 at 7pm: Barnes & Noble

6:30pm Arrival

4040 Wards Road

Lynchburg, VA 24502

Store Phone: 434-239-8688