Book Discussions/Events

Book discussion, author talks, Friend's book sales, Foundation events that are free and open to public.

Poetry Past & Present: Denise Levertov, a Celebration of her Life & Poetry and Open Mic @Central CMR

Poetry Past & Present: Denise Levertov, a Celebration of her Life & Poetry and Open Mic Session, with Susan Griffin, Eavan Boland, Peter Dale Scott, and David Shaddock  • Saturday, April 19, 2-4:30pm @ Central, Community Meeting Room, 3rd Floor. Join us in honoring the recent first time publication of The Collected Poems of Denise Levertov (New Directions, 2013). Levertov was a poet, critic, former poetry editor for The Nation, and recipient of the Robert Frost Medal, among many other awards.

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What Makes West Branch a Net Zero Energy Building?@West

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 6:00pm-7:00pm @ West Branch. Come celebrate Earth Day by joining staff and the architect for the new West Branch, Gerard Lee, representing the design firm Harley Ellis Devereaux, to learn more about how Net Zero Energy buildings work, and the West Branch Library’s green design features.
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Illustrator Visit with M. Sarah Klise @North

In honor of Youth Art Month, meet the illustrator and one half of the sisterly dynamic duo who created such books as Regarding the Fountain: a Tale, in Letters, of Liars and Leaks, Stand Straight, Ella Kate: The True Story of a Real Giant, and the 43 Old Cemetery Road series. She'll talk about how she works with her sister to create a book, and guide you to make some art as well! Ages 5 and up.

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Rescue at Pine Ridge@CentralCMR

Los Angeles Author and Filmmaker Erich Martin Hicks will visit the library to discuss his novel Rescue at Pine Ridge. Rescue at Pine Ridge is a fictionalized account of the rescue of the 7th Cavalry by the “Buffalo Soldiers” of the 9th Cavalry at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The author will show a short film detailing the events followed by a Q & A with the audience.This event will take place in the Library's 3rd Floor Meeting Room.

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Special Read and Share Event@Claremont

Join us for a special Read and Share session of the Claremont Book Group. We invite you to bring a book you love and tell the rest of the group about it! We'll also be talking about books for future book group meetings and will be making time for YOU to tell us what YOU would like to see the club read as well.

Please join us for what should be a fun bonus meeting of our group and don't forget about our March 12th meeting when we'll be talking about the Infatuations, by Javier Marias.

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