Los Angeles Literature Events 2/26/18 –3/04/18

Alt-America-FinalCoverDavid Neiwert and Alt-America at Book Soup

We welcome author David Neiwert to present his new book, Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump, the story of the remarkable resurgence of right-wing extremists in the United States. These extremists have been growing steadily in number and influence since the 1990s, and found fresh life after 9/11. Author and journalist Neiwert provides a deeply researched, authoritative report on the growth of fascism and far-right terrorism in this crucial book.

Where: Book Soup

Date: Monday the 26th

Time: 7 pm

Address: 8818 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069

Website: http://www.booksoup.com/event/david-neiwert-discusses-and-signs-alt-america-rise-radical-right-age-trump

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Los Angeles Literature Events 1/8/18 –1/14/18

downloadGoogle Expeditions AR at John C. Fremont Branch Library–Adults, Teens, Kids Event

Please join us for our Science Fun, Winter Reading Challenge, as show-and-tell meets augmented reality. Expeditions AR uses Google’s AR technology to map a physical location and place 3D objects, and participants can walk around the objects, get in close to spot details, and step back to see the full picture.

Expeditions include: basic land formations, circulatory system, dinosaurs, DNA/RNA, the ocean floor, phases of the moon, Renaissance art, the solar system, the space race, etc.

Contact the library directly to find out which Expedition is being showcased at this location. This event is recommended for all, ages 5 and up.

NOTE: Check Edendale Branch Library and others for further offerings of this program.

Where: John C. Fremont Branch Library, LAPL

Date: Monday the 8th

Time: 3 pm – 5 pm

Address: 6121 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90038

Website:   http://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/google-expeditions-ar-augmented-reality-11

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Los Angeles Literature Events 1/2/18 –1/7/18

HAPPY NEW YEAR: 2018!

Storytime at Hastings Ranch, Vroman’s Bookstore–Children’s Events

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Please join us every Tuesday morning at our Hastings Ranch store for Storytime for children.

Where: Vroman’s Bookstore, Hastings Ranch

Date: Tuesday the 2nd

Time: 10 am

Address: 3729 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107

Website:   http://www.vromansbookstore.com/event/storytime-hastings-ranch-91 /

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Beginnings & Endings at Avenue 50 and La Palabra

by Michael Sedano

From: Labloga

La_Palabra_Final_Group1Karineh Mahdessian restrained the tears that refused restraint so the tears flowed as she disclosed news to a supportive crowd that today wraps her service hosting the immensely important and popular reading series, La Palabra at Avenue 50 Studio in Northeast Los Angeles. The December 10 meeting wraps the series for 2017.

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Los Angeles Literature Events 11/27/17 –12/03/17

Conchas Y Café Zine Workshop at Baldwin Hills Branch Library, LAPL

oPlease join us every Monday at 1 pm as we make a zine in our Conchas Y Café Workshop for adults, with DSTL Arts. Our zine will be added to our #LAPLZineLibrary at Baldwin Hills Library!

Where: Baldwin Hills Branch Library, LAPL

Date: Monday the 27th

Time: 1 pm

Address: 2906 S. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90016

Website:   http://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/guerrilla-tacos-qa-wes-avila-and-richard-parks-iii

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Los Angeles Literature Events 8/21/17 –8/27/17

solar-eclipseSolar Eclipse Viewing Parties at Various LAPL Libraries–Family Event

Join us to watch the 2017 Solar eclipse with a number of Solar Systems Ambassadors at your local Los Angeles public libraries. Free solar viewing glasses provided. Children, teens and families are welcome.

Check LAPL website for all locations.

Where: Various LAPL Branch and Regional Library Locations; for example, Sunland-Tujunga Branch Library

Date: Monday the 14th

Time: 10 am

Address: 7771 Foothill Blvd., Tujunga, CA 91042

Website:   http://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/solar-eclipse-2017-0

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