Los Angeles Literature Events 7/08/19 – 7/14/19

Author_Page_HeaderYour Author Series: Robin Benway at El Sereno Branch Library, LAPL – Teens Event

Please join us as Your Author Series welcomes YA author Robin Benway, as part of our Summer Author Program and Summer Reading challenge. The author will be speaking about her YA novel, Far from the Tree, which received the 2017 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. Her work has won many awards and her novels have been published in more than twenty countries.

Where: El Sereno Branch Library, LAPL

Date: Monday the 8th

Time:  3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Address: 5226 S. Huntington Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90032

Website: http://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/your-author-series-starring-robin-benway

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Los Angeles Literature Events 7/01/19 – 7/07/19  

51hEdFjUgNL._AC_SY400_A 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 July is: Last Stop On Market Street, by Matt de la Pena, which received the 2016 Newberry Medal and a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor. Library copies are available to borrow at the Information Desk.

Where: Eagle Rock Branch Library, LAPL

Date: Monday the 1st

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 3/05/18 –3/11/18

Evening Book Club & How to Stop Time at Pages Bookstore

downloadPlease join us for our Evening Book Club Discussion of How to Stop Time, by Matt Haig. Tom Hazard has a dangerous secret. He may look like an ordinary 41-year-old, but owing to a rare condition, he’s been alive for centuries. He has lived history, with many famous people, but now he just wants an ordinary life. This book tells a love story across the ages, about a man lost in time who ties to find himself and try to find happiness.

Where: Pages Bookstore

Date: Monday the 5th

Time: 7 pm

Address: 904 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Website: http://www.pagesabookstore.com/event/evening-book-club-discussion

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Los Angeles Literature Events 2/19/18 –2/25/18

482706William Glassley and A Wilder Time at the Last Bookstore

Join us as William Glassley presents his new book, A Wilder Time: Notes from a Geologist at the Edge of the Greenland Ice, and learn about the mysteries and lessons embedded in wilderness above the Arctic Circle. This book recounts the experiences of the author and two Danish colleagues while conducting research in one of the world’s most extensive wilderness terrains. It gives new perspective on our place in Nature, the value of wilderness, and how climate change is affecting that landscape.

William Glassley is a geologist at UC Davis, and an emeritus researcher at Aarhus University, Denmark. He is the author of over seventy research articles and a textbook on geothermal energy. This is his first book for a general audience.

Where: The Last Bookstore

Date: Monday the 19th

Time: 7:30 pm

Address: 453 S. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90013 (main entrance around the corner on 5th St.)

Website: http://lastbookstorela.com/#events   or https://www.facebook.com/events/143760606278876/

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Los Angeles Literature Events 1/22/18 –1/28/18

Conchas y Café at Baldwin Hills Branch Library, LAPL

cyc-general-announcement-2Please join us for our weekly series as we create finished works of poetry and writing for “zines.” Coffee and sweet breads will be served.

Where: Baldwin Hills Branch Library, Meeting Room A

Date: Monday the 22nd

Time: 1 pm

Address: 904 Manhattan Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90016

Websitehttp://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/conchas-y-café

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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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