Francesca Lia Block will be at Teen Book Fest on Saturday, Oct. 12 on the Classically Inspired panel in Teen'Scape at 11am. Francesca will be signing copies of Love in the Time of Global Warming at 12pm in Meeting Room B.
Bill Konigsberg will be at Teen Book Fest on Saturday, Oct. 12 on the Keepin' It Real panel in Meeting Room A at 2pm, and the What We Talk About When We Talk About Love panel in Teen'Scape at 3pm. Bill will be signing copies of Openly Straight at 4pm in Meeting Room B.
Barbara Brauner and James Iver Mattson will be at Teen Book Fest on Saturday, Oct. 12 on the Middle Grade Book Party panel in Teen'Scape at 12pm. Barbara and James will be signing copies of The Glitter Trap at 1pm in Meeting Room B.
Did you know that within certain aisles of the Social Science Department lurks the largest collection of con men, burglars, criminals, mobsters, murderers, rogues, and scoundrels that you will ever have the misfortune to find? Of course, I’m talking about the true crime stories in our department.
Kristen Kittscher will be at Teen Book Fest on Saturday, Oct. 12 on the Middle Grade Book Party panel in Teen’Scape at 12pm. Kristen will be signing copies of The Wig in the Window at 1pm in Meeting Room B.
Attention YA literature fans: Teen Book Fest is coming to Central Library on Saturday, October 12!
As the heat of Summer slowly cools down to a simmer, those yearning for cooler climates might want to take a dip in one of the coolest sections of Central Library. Down in the History Department is where you will find the the very end of the Dewey Decimal range of call numbers. The 998s and 999s. A very appropriate home for the subject of polar regions and exploration.
Councilmember Curren D. Price, City Librarian John F. Szabo, and other dignitaries joined 200 community members and former and current library staff to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the City’s oldest library building, the Vermont Square Branch.
The celebration included four cakes, historical displays, activities for kids, and music performed by the Manual Arts High School marching band.
At the center of the celebration was the Vermont Square Branch building, which was opened in 1913, During the same year: