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Summer Author Program


Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library! Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be receiving a free copy of the author’s book. Come out and enjoy the fun!

Looking for something to read? Check out these books written by the authors visiting our libraries this summer.


Refréscate este verano al conocer a tus escritores de literatura infantil y juvenil favoritos en tu biblioteca. Acompáñanos y disfruta de refrigerios y de la oportunidad de ganar libros gratis. ¡No te lo pierdas!

¿No sabes qué leer? Te recomendamos estos libros escritos por los autores que visitarán nuestras bibliotecas este verano.

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Events

Summer Author Program
June 27, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with Brigitte Benchimol!  Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be receiving a free copy of the author's book!  Come out and enjoy the fun!


Summer Author Program
June 27, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM

Author/Illustrator LeUyen Pham will be visiting the Wilshire Library to share her stories with children. She will be reading from her latest graphic nove REAL FRIENDS, written by Shannon Hale. LEUYEN PHAM worked in animation before turning to children’s books. She wrote and illustrated Big Sister, Little Sister, The Bear Who Wasn't There and is the illustrator of numerous other picture books. Ms. Pham lives in Los Angeles, California, with her husband.


Summer Author Program
June 29, 2017 3:00PM

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library! Refreshments will be provided and raffle winners will win a copy of the author's book.


July 6, 2017 2:00PM to 3:00PM

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library! Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be receiving a free copy of the author's book. Come out and enjoy the fun! 


Summer Author Program
July 11, 2017 2:00PM

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library! Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be receiving a free copy of the author’s book. Come out and enjoy the fun!

Meet Jen Wang, cartoonist, writer, illustrator. Her works include "In Real Life" with Cory Doctorow, "Koko Be Good" and more. See her bibliography at jenwang.net.


Summer Author Program
July 11, 2017 3:45PM

“Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library! Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be receiving a free copy of the author’s book. Come out and enjoy the fun!”


Summer Author Program
July 12, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library! Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be receiving a free copy of the author's book. Come out and enjoy the fun!


Summer Author Program
July 12, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM

Author Susan Bernardo and Illustrator Courtenay Fletcher will be joining us to share their book The Big Adventures of Tiny House.


Summer Author Program
July 18, 2017 11:00AM

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library! Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be receiving a free copy of the author's book. Come out and enjoy the fun!


Summer Author Program
July 18, 2017 3:00PM to 4:00PM

"Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library! Author Anotonio Sacre uses stories, folktales, and myths from his Cuban-American upbringing, as well as his many visits to Mexico, to encourage all listeners to find their own cultural stories through the magic of books! Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be receiving a free copy of the author's book. Come out and enjoy the fun!"


July 18, 2017 3:00PM

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library! Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be receiving a free copy of the author’s book. Come out and enjoy the fun!


Summer Author Program
July 18, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library!  Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be recieving a free copy of the author's book!  Come out and enjoy the fun!


Summer Author Program
July 19, 2017 1:00PM to 2:00PM

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library! Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be receiving a free copy of the author’s book. Come out and enjoy the fun


July 19, 2017 4:00PM to 5:30PM

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with summer author, Lilliam Rivera, at the library! Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be receiving a free copy of the author’s book. Come out and enjoy the fun!


July 19, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library! Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be receiving a free copy of the author’s book. Come out and enjoy the fun!

Maurene Goo is a young adult author of the new Korean drama inspired book I Believe in a Thing Called Love.

Also, participate in a book discussion of this book on Monday, July 31.


Summer Author Program
July 20, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library! Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be receiving a free copy of the author’s book. Come out and enjoy the fun!


Summer Author: Isabel Quintero
July 20, 2017 4:00PM

“Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library! Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be receiving a free copy of the author’s book. Come out and enjoy the fun!”


Summer Author Program
July 20, 2017 4:15PM to 5:15PM

Author Program. Jen Wang. Cartoonist, writer, and illustrator. For ages 10-18.


Summer Author Program
July 22, 2017 1:00PM

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library! Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be receiving a free copy of the author's book. Come out and enjoy the fun! 


Summer Author Program
July 25, 2017 11:00AM

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library! Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be receiving a free copy of the author's book. Come out and enjoy the fun!


Summer Author Program
July 26, 2017 2:00PM to 3:00PM

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library!

Antonio Sacre, the author of A Mango in the Hand, The Barking Mouse, LA NOCHE BUENA: A Christmas Story and My Name is Cool – Stories from a Cuban-Irish-American Storyteller, will be visiting the Vermont Square Library!

Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be receiving a free copy of the author’s book. Come out and enjoy the fun!


Summer Author Program
July 26, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM

Visiting author/illustator José Lozano will share his experiences as the artist and writer of Once Around the Block and Little Chancles. 


Summer Author: Jeff Garvin
July 27, 2017 3:00PM

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library! Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be receiving a free copy of the author's book. Come out and enjoy the fun!


Summer Author Program
July 27, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library! Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be receiving a free copy of the author's book. Come out and enjoy the fun!


July 27, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM

Please join us for a visit from Laura Lacámara, the author and illustrator of the bilingual children's books Dalia's Wondrous Hair and Floating on Mama's Song. She will read from her books and tell us about her work! Refreshments will be served, and there will be some giveaways!


July 28, 2017 2:00PM to 3:00PM

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library! Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be recieving a free copy of the author's book! Come out and enjoy the fun!


Summer Author Program
July 29, 2017 2:00PM
Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library! Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be receiving a free copy of the author’s book. Come out and enjoy the fun!

July 29, 2017 2:00PM to 3:00PM

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library! Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be receiving a free copy of the author’s book. Come out and enjoy the fun!


Summer Author Program
July 29, 2017 4:00PM

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library! Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be receiving a free copy of the author’s book. Come out and enjoy the fun!


Summer Author Program
August 1, 2017 4:00PM

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library! Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be receiving a free copy of the author's book. Come out and enjoy the fun!


Summer Author Program
August 1, 2017 4:00PM

Meet Laura Lacámara author of Dalia's Wondrous Hair, The Runaway Piggie, Floating on Mama's Song, Mama the Alien, and Alicia's Fruity Drinks.

Discover her books, her story, what it's like to be an author.


August 2, 2017 3:00PM

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library! Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be receiving a free copy of the author’s book. Come out and enjoy the fun!

Chinatown Library's special guest will be Oliver Chin, author of the Tales of the Chinese Zodiac series as well as other wonderful books.

From his Amazon.com biography: Oliver Chin is a critically-acclaimed writer and artist. Graduating magna cum laude from Harvard in 1991, he is a media professional and public speaker. Residing in San Francisco, CA, he is married with two sons.


Summer Author Program
August 2, 2017 3:30PM to 4:30PM

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library! Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be receiving a free copy of the author’s book. Come out and enjoy the fun!


August 9, 2017 10:30AM

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library! Refreshments will be provided and lucky winners will also be receiving a free copy of the author's book. Come out and enjoy the fun!


Summer Author Program
August 15, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM

Cool off this summer by meeting and connecting with authors at your library! Refreshments will be provided, and lucky winners will receive a free copy of the author's book. Come out and enjoy the fun!


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