Los Angeles Literature Events 6/03/19 – 6/09/19

eagle-rock-2.jpgA is for ACTION: A Social Justice Book Club for Kids at Eagle Rock Branch Library, LAPL – Kids Event

Literature can transform the way we look at the world, deepening our understanding of even the most complex issues of today.

Check out the book of the month from the library, read it, then come join us for the conversation and crafts! Children ages 5+ and their families are welcome.

Our book for June is: El deafo, by Cece Bell. Library copies are available to borrow at the Information Desk.

Where: Eagle Rock Branch Library, LAPL

Date: Monday the 3rd

Time:  3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Address: 5027 Caspar Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90041

Website: http://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/action-social-justice-book-club-kids

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Los Angeles Literature Events 4/01/19 –4/07/19

downloadChris Van Dusen & A Piglet Named Mercy! at Children’s Book World – Kids Event

Join us to meet author Chris Van Dusen and celebrate the joy of a new arrival in a reading and signing of A Piglet Named Mercy! This is a delightful origin story for the star of the enormously popular Mercy Watson Series (kids ages 3-8).

Where: Children’s Book World

Date: Tuesday the 2nd

Time:  4 pm

Address: 10580 ½ W. Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064

Website: http://www.childrensbookworld.com/author-events/    

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Los Angeles Literature Events 2/04/19 –2/10/19

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAA Social Justice Book Club for Kids at Eagle Rock Branch Library

Join us for a new activity for kids (ages 5-12) and their families: A is for Action: A Social Justice Book Club for Kids.

Literature can transform the way we look at the world, deepening our understanding of even the most complex issues of the day. February’s book is Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers’ Strike of 1909 by Michelle Markle. Library copies are available to borrow at the information desk.

Where: Eagle Rock Branch Library, LAPL

Date: Monday the 4th

Time: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Address: 5027 Caspar Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90041

Website: http://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/action-social-justice-book-club-kids

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Los Angeles Literature Events 10/29/18 –11/04/18

downloadPage Turner Book Club & Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore at Encino-Tarzana Branch Library, LAPL

Please join us for our monthly Page turner Book Club, where we post our selections for the upcoming months so you can plan ahead. For this month, October, we are reading Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan.

Where: Encino-Tarzana Branch Library, LAPL

Date: Monday the 29th

Time: 5 pm

Address: 18231 Ventura Blvd., Tarzana, CA 91356

Website: http://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/page-turners-book-club-0

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Los Angeles Literature Events 4/2/18 –4/8/18

LiveTalksLA presents: Sean Penn, with Jane Smiley, at New Roads School – Santa Monica

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LiveTalksLA presents a series of literary events (and podcasts) to meet and hear cultural and business leaders present and discuss their work. Tonight, actor and debut author Sean Penn discusses his novel, Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff. He has been nominated five times for an Academy Award as Best Actor, and won the 2003 award for Mystic River and the 2009 award for Milk. He has also garnered awards for his directing and writing, and has written about political issues for various journals.  This book is a darkly humorous novel, a revised and expanded work based on an audiobook he released in 2016.

Jane Smiley is the Pulitzer Prize winning author of A Thousand Acres, and the author of The Last Hundred Years Trilogy, five works of nonfiction, and a series of YA books.

NOTE: LiveTalksLA readings are ticketed events. Tickets may be purchased at various prices, with or without a book purchase, and details are available at website link.

Where: New Roads School – Santa Monica, Ann and Jerry Moss Theatre

Date: Monday the 2nd

Time: 8 pm – 9:30 pm

Address: 3131 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401

Websitehttp://livetalksla.org/events/sean-penn/

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Los Angeles Literature Events 1/29/18 –2/04/18

downloadYoga for Writers at Hyde Park-Mariam Matthews Branch Library, LAPL–YA Event

Yoga and writing go together as both are journeys into the self. Our Yoga for Seniors teacher is now teaching this free 8 session workshop of yoga for writers at the library. If you are a writer or just like to write, come and experience this class. Bring a mat, blanket or cushion to sit on and your writing tools. Space is limited. Sign up at the reference desk or call: 323-750-7241.

Where: Hyde Park-Miriam Matthews Branch Library, LAPL

Date: Monday the 29th

Time: 6:30 pm

Address: 2205 W. Florence Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90043

Website: http://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/yoga-writers-0

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