Los Angeles Literature Events: 01/18/21 – 01/24/21

Los Angeles Literature Events: 01/18/21 – 01/24/21

Most Events Are Online/Virtual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

2021 MLK Day Celebration via California African American Museum (CAAM) – Online    

Celebrate Marin Luther King Jr. Day immersed in music, culture, and community. This year’s virtual festival highlights MLK’s dedication to labor and workers’ rights, and these movements’ continued importance today.

See site for complete schedule, including a 2:30 pm event: Family Storytime and Poetry Workshop with author Alice Faye Duncan reading her children’s book, Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop, followed by a haiku writing workshop.

Where:  CAAM – Online Facebook event (see site)

Date: Monday the 18th                                                                        

Time: 10 am – 3:30 pm                                                            

Address:  CAAM – Online event     

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/190941376010094/  

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Los Angeles Literature Events: 01/11/21 – 01/17/21

Los Angeles Literature Events: 01/11/21 – 01/17/21

Most Events Are Online/Virtual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

Ficcion en Espanol Book Club via The Last  Bookstore– Virtual Zoom Event 

Ficcion en Espanol Book Club, hosted by Dan Lopez, reads fiction in Spanish, books by great contemporary writers in their native language, via Zoom.

This month’s selection is El libro de Eva, from Carmen Boullosa, a sweeping feminist reinterpretation of the book of Genesis.

NOTE: Details at event link. All bookstore events are ticketed.

Where: The Last Bookstore – Online Zoom Event  

Date: Monday the 11th                                                        

Time:  7:30 pm – 9 pm                      

Address: Online event (see site)       

Website: http://lastbookstorela.com/#events   or https://www.facebook.com/events/779943102595170   

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Los Angeles Literature Events: 01/04/21 – 01/10/21

Los Angeles Literature Events: 01/04/21 – 01/10/21

Most Events Are Online/Virtual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

Ask a Children’s Author: Nick Eliopulos via Newport Beach Public Library – Online Kids Facebook Live Event 

Join Ms. Liz in asking her fiend, Nick Eliopulos, all about writing fantasy books for kids! Nick has written several of the Spirit Animal books, the Minecraft Wordsworth Chronicles, and co-authors The Adventure Guild.

Log on starting at 10:00 am to watch Ms. Liz and Nick as they discuss writing and answer your questions. A recording of this even will be available for viewing on our Facebook page afterward. Check out our link if you want to submit a question before the event.

Where:  Newport Public Library, LAPL – Online Facebook event (see site)

Date: Monday the 4th                                                                          

Time: 10 am                                                                             

Address:  Newport PL – Online event                             

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1704944309686314     

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No List of Weekly Events

No List of Weekly Events

After a a year like no other which saw the Los Ángeles literary community move online, 2020 has come to an end. This holiday week between Christmas and New Years, the literary community takes a vacation. Events run to barely a trickle. As such, there will be no list of weekly events this week. Next week the list of event will return with the new year.

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Los Angeles Literature Events: 12/21/20 – 12/26/20

Los Angeles Literature Events: 12/21/20 – 12/26/20

Most Events Are Online/Virtual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

Tweens Read Graphic Novels Book Club via Northridge Branch Library, LAPL – Online Tween Event   

Kids ages 9-12 are invited to a monthly graphic novel book club! Join in the fun as we explore popular graphic novels for tweens. The selection for discussion this month is the award-winning graphic novel, Pie in the Sky, by Remy Lai.

With your library card get free access to the book via OverDrive or the library catalog.

Where:  Northridge Branch Library, LAPL – Online event (see site)

Date: Monday the 21st                                                                        

Time: 4 pm                                                                               

Address:  LAPL – Online event       

Websitehttps://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/tweens-read-graphic-novels-book-club 

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Los Angeles Literature Events: 12/14/20 – 12/20/20

Los Angeles Literature Events: 12/14/20 – 12/20/20

Most Events Are Online/Virtual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

LiveTalks Presents: Robert Putmam & Shaylyn Romney Garrett & The Upswing via LiveTalks LA – Online Event 

In their new book, The Upswing: How America Came Together a Century Ago and How We Can Do It Again, Robert Putman & Shaylyn Romney Garrett, in conversation with Yancy Sritckler, will discuss how we have gone from an individualistic ”I” society (in the Guilded Age) to a more communitarian “We” society and then back again, and how we can learn from that experience to become a more unified, stronger nation.

NOTE: See site for costs and further details.

Where:  LiveTalks LA – Online Event (see site for link)     

Date: Monday the 14th                                                                        

Time: 6 pm                                                                               

Address:  LiveTalks LA – Online event                           

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1644723775701803/   or https://livetalksla.org/events/robertputnam/

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Los Angeles Literature Events: 12/07/20 – 12/13/20

Los Angeles Literature Events: 12/07/20 – 12/13/20

Most Events Are Online/Virtual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

World Literature Book Club via West Valley Regional Branch Library – Online Event        

Adults and seniors are invited to join a spirited and engaging discussion every Monday morning  (excluding holidays) at the World Literature Book Club.

For the Zoom link and information on the title to be discussed, please email wvally@lapl.org with “World Literature” in the subject line..

Where:  West Valley Regional Branch Library, LAPL – Online event (see site)

Date: Monday the 7th                                                                          

Time: 10:30 am                                                                        

Address:  LAPL – Online event       

Website: https://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/wv-world-literature-book-club  

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Los Angeles Literature Events: 11/30/20 – 12/06/20

Los Angeles Literature Events: 11/30/20 – 12/06/20

All Events Are Online/Virtual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

Learning Circle: The 1619 Project via John C. Fremont Branch Library – Online Event      

A Learning Circle is an opportunity to learn together. Join us as we study The 1619 Project, an ambitious undertaking by The New York Times to reexamine the legacy of slavery and the repercussions that exist to this day.

Email jcfrmt@lapl.org for participation details and related book list.

Where:  John C, Fremont Branch Library, LAPL – Online event (see site)

Date: Monday the 30th                                                                        

Time: 1:30 pm                                                                          

Address:  LAPL – Online event       

Website: https://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/learning-circle-1619-project

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Los Angeles Literature Events: 11/23/20 – 11/29/20

Los Angeles Literature Events: 11/23/20 – 11/29/20

Most Events Are Online/Virtual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

Learning Circle: The 1619 Project via John C. Fremont Branch Library – Online Event      

A Learning Circle is an opportunity to learn together. Join us as we study The 1619 Project, an ambitious undertaking by The New York Times to reexamine the legacy of slavery and the repercussions that exist to this day.

Email jcfrmt@lapl.org for participation details and related book list.

Where:  John C, Fremont Branch Library, LAPL – Online event (see site)

Date: Monday the 23rd                                                                        

Time: 1:30 pm                                                                          

Address:  LAPL – Online event       

Website: https://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/learning-circle-1619-project

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Los Angeles Literature Events: 11/16/20 – 11/22/20

Los Angeles Literature Events: 11/16/20 – 11/22/20

Most Events Are Online/Virtual DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

South to Freedom & Professor Alice L. Baumgartner via Huntington-USC Institute – Zoom Online Event 

Join us as Professor Alice L. Baumgartner, in conversation with historian Albert Brossard and Institute Director William Deverell, discusses her new book, South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to the Civil War. 

Where:  Huntington-USC Institute – Zoom & Facebook Online Event (see site for further details)          

Date: Monday the 16th                                                                        

Time: 12 pm                                                                             

Address:  Huntington-USC Institute  – Zoom Online event

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1706751046153577

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