Docent Tour of Central Library at Downtown LA Central Library
Visit Los Angeles Public Library’s historic Central Library. Enjoy the art and architecture of the 1926 Bertram Goodhue Building with its distinctive sphinxes and rooftop pyramid. Wander through the 1993 Tom Bradley Wing, designed by architect Norman Pfeiffer, and gaze at the 8–story atrium with its whimsical chandeliers. Learn about the library’s comprehensive collections. All tours are FREE. Start the year by getting to know your LAPL central library!
Where: Central Library, LAPL
Date: Monday the 6th
Time: 12:30 pm
Address: 630 W. 5th St., Los Angeles, CA 90071
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Lambda LitFest Event: Modern Love, Mental Wellness & Healing in LGBTQ Literature at Cal State LA
This event is part of the 2019 Lambda LitFest, and most events will be free, unless otherwise posted, and offered at various venues throughout Southern California during the next week.
Join us today at CSULA to hear Thea Monyee, therapist with Counseling and Psychological Services at CSULA, moderate a discussion with Frederick Smith and Chaz Lamar Cruz, authors of In Case You Forgot, exploring themes of wellness, and healing in LGTBQ literature.
NOTE: See website link for complete schedule, free tickets, and further details.
Where: University Student Union/San Gabriel Room, 3rd Floor, CSULA
Date: Monday the 23rd
Time: 12 pm
Address: 5154 State University Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90032
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Rachel Cline & The Question Authority at Chevalier’s Bookstore
Join us to hear author Rachel Cline, present and sign her new book, The Question Authority, which was featured in a list of upcoming thriller novels dealing with the topic of the #MeToo movement from Publishers Weekly.
Nora Buchbinder—formerly rich, and now broke—would be the last woman in Brooklyn to claim #MeToo, but when a work assignment reunites her with her childhood best friend, Beth, she finds herself in a hall of mirrors. Was their eighth grade teacher Beth’s lover or her rapist?
Where: Chevalier’s Bookstore
Date: Monday the 16th
Time: 7 pm
Address: 126 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004
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Paul Smedley & Huntington Tracks at Vroman’s Bookstore
Join us to hear author Paul Smedley discuss and read from his book, Huntington Trades.
This book tells the story of how Collis and Henry Huntington built their railroading empire into Southern California between the 1870s and the Great Merger of 1911. It is a capitalist’s history, and includes the railroad companies and individuals who tried to stop the Huntington’s progress to forward their own plans and schemes. The birth of the Pacific Electric Railway grew into the most successful electric railway in the world; with 1.100 miles of track in four counties: Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino. The book is enhanced with photos, news clippings, and maps to tell the story the best way possible.
Where: Vroman’s Bookstore
Date: Monday the 12th
Time: 7 pm
Address: 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91101
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