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LOS ANGELES BOOKS Calendar
Current Books Events in L.A. and surrounding areas
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07/22/2018
AUTHOR TALK & BOOK SIGNING WITH DIANE GUERRERO

10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. 310-559-2665 - free - Diane Guerrero presents her personal story of the real plight of undocumented immigrants in her new book for middle grade readers, My Family Divided: One Girl’s Journey of Home, Loss, and Hope. Befo ....

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07/22/2018
STORYTIME & BOOK SIGNING WITH TOM ANGLEBERGER & DAN SANTAT

10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. 310-559-2665 - free - Join the dynamic duo of Tom Angleberger and Dan Santat for their turbocharged presentation of the exuberant new book, The Princess and the Pit Stop! Once upon a time there was a Princess…who made a ....

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07/24/2018
READING TAKES YOU TO MYSTERIOUS PLACES: A MYSTERY AUTHOR PANEL

12511 Moorpark Street, Studio City, CA 91604 818-755-7873 - Free - Join us for a Summer Reading Challenge "Reading Takes You Everywhere" mystery author panel. Nadine Nettmann (Decanting a Murder) will host and authors currently scheduled to appear include Adam Walk ....

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07/28/2018
HARRY POTTER BIRTHDAY PARTY & TRIVIA CONTEST

10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles 90064 310-559-2665 - free - Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday and the 20th anniversary of the book series with a trivia contest led by Luke Robertson. Wear your wizardry garb and join the fun. There will be treats and prizes f ....

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07/29/2018
LILLIAN FADERMAN—HARVEY MILK: HIS LIVES AND DEATH

2701 N Sepulveda Blvd - $10 - Distinguished scholar Lillian Faderman discusses her lively and engaging biography of the first openly gay man elected to public office in the US, Harvey Milk. A man fiercely committed to protecting ....

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08/03/2018
THE 2018 EMERGING VOICES FINAL READING

3131 Olympic Blvd, Santa Monica, 90404 - FREE - The Final Reading featuring our 2018 Emerging Voices Fellows Jubi Arriola-Headley, Ron L. Dowell, Natalie Mislang Mann, Angela M. Sanchez, and Francisco Uribe, introduced by mentors Douglas Manuel, T ....

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08/04/2018
RUTH AND EMILIA MINI-CONCERT

10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. 310-559-2665 - free - Experience a children's album like no other! When a shiny spaceship lands in Emilia's backyard, she meets URR, from planet Goopda, who has traveled here to promote universal peace. The two learn abou ....

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08/18/2018
SAMANTHA BERGER, DAVE PRESSLER & PUPPET BIGFOOT STORYTIME & BOOK SIGNING

10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. 310-559-2665 - free - Join author Samantha Berger and illustrator Dave Pressler, along with the very big, very hairy, puppet Bigfoot, for a fun filled Back to School with Bigfoot storytime! In their very funny book, Back ....

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08/21/2018
RED HEN PRESS: M SIMON, EK HEALY, DC MODEROW AND MORE

415 Pacific Coast Hwy, Santa Monica, 90402 - Free - Red Hen Press presents a reading with Maurya Simon, Eloise Klein Healy, Debbie Clarke Moderow and Amber Flora Thomas, with dance by Sheetal Gandhi. ....

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08/25/2018
LEIMERT PARK VILLAGE BOOK FAIR

3650 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90008 - 0 - 12th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair
Saturday, August 25, 2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza
3650 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90008
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09/16/2018
PMCA: EXPLORING CALIFORNIA

490 East Union Street - free! - Join PMCA, Red Hen Press, and notable African American writers for a reading of contemporary poetry and prose in conjunction with Grafton Tyler Brown: Exploring California. Join us afterwards for a r ....

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09/21/2018
FLINTRIDGE BOOKS: AN EVENING OF LITERATURE & FICTION

1010 Foothill Blvd - free! - Featuring three distinct fiction writers Bradley Bazzle, Bryan Hurt, and Mia Alvar, join Red Hen and Flintridge Books on September 21st to hear excerpts from their latest books! FREE ADMISSION. ....

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09/25/2018
RED HEN PRESS EVENT AT ANNENBERG BEACH HOUSE

415 Pacific Coast Hwy, Santa Monica, 90402 - Free - Red Hen Press presents Bradley Bazzle, Cai Emmons, Tammy Lynne Stoner, Brittany Ackerman, and Ryka Aoki for an evening of poetry at the Annenberg Community Beach House, starting at 6:30 PM. The event ....

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BEYOND BAROQUE LITERARY ARTS CENTER

681 Venice Boulevard, Venice, 90291 310-822-3006 - A literary arts center specializing in Los Angeles based poetry. They offer free writing workshops year round. The book store is open on Fridays from 11am to 6pm. They also offer books for sale onlin More ....

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NORTH HOLLYWOOD AMELIA EARHART BRANCH LIBRARY

5211 Tujunga Avenue North Hollywood, CA 91601 - Amelia Earhart , a resident of North Hollywood, disappeared in 1937 attempting an around-the-world flight. A statue, made of steel and fiberglass by local sculptor Ernest Shelton, was placed in the N More ....

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LOS ANGELES CENTRAL LIBRARY

630 W. Fifth Street, Los Angeles 90071 Use Pershing Square or 7th St. Red Line Metro stations (213) 228-7000 - - From the Pershing Square Metro Station walk up 5th Street to the Central Library. This is the main library of the Los Angeles Public Library system and houses more than two million books. There are a ....

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