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Local events (from in MY AREA

Today is Friday, June 27. Check out this calendar of events in MY neck of the woods. But you can go to, and find other venues in YOUR part of town.

The Last Heir
Book CarnivalSunday, June 29 at 2pm
Meet Chuck Greaves as he reads from his new novel The Last Heir, from the Jack MacTaggart Mysteries. (added from Macmillan)
Infant and Toddler Storytime
Glendora Public LibraryMonday, June 30 at 10:30am
It’s never too soon to introduce infants and toddlers to the joys of reading.
Storytimes are held in the Friends Room.(Strollers – Look for the Stroller Parking sign near the Children’s Librarian’s desk. Please do not park strollers in or near the Friends Room.) (lwbooklover)


Cerritos Public LibraryMonday, June 30 at 7pm
Get Pop-Cultured Preview Weekend
Barnes & Noble Booksellers – OrangeFriday, July 18 at 09am
Special Event, Other Join us July 18 to 20 to preview the fun events we have planned for Get Pop-Cultered with Barnes & Noble. Obtain exclusive content, never-before-seen chapter samplers and special reveals only available through B&N and select comic conventions. (added from Barnes & Noble)
Isla Morley
Covina Public LibrarySaturday, September 6 at 2pm
Isla Morley grew up in South Africa during apartheid, the child of a British father and fourth-generation South African mother. She now lives in Los Angeles with her husband (a minister) and daughter and an assortment of animals. Her debut novel, Come Sunday, was awarded the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize for Fiction in 2009 and was a finalist for the Commonwealth Prize. It has been translated into seven languages. (added … (more)

Erin Lindsay McCabe
Vroman’s Hastings RanchMonday, September 15 at 00am
Erin Lindsay McCabe (I shall be near to you)Erin Lindsay McCabe studied Literature at University of California, Santa Cruz, and taught high school English before completing her MFA at St. Mary’s College of California in 2010. She has taught Composition at St. Mary’s and Butte College and resides in Northern California with her husband and son and a small … (more)

Octavia Spencer
Mrs. Nelson’s Toy and Book ShopSaturday, October 25 at 8pm
A veteran character actress and one of Hollywood’s most-sought-after talents, Octavia Spencer has become a familiar fixture on both television and silver screen. Her critically acclaimed performance as Minny in the DreamWorks feature film The Help won her a 2012 Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, a SAG Award, and a Broadcast Film Critics’ Choice Award, among countless other honors. Octavia is a native of Montgomery, … (more)
Wendy Lawless
Alta Vista Country ClubSunday, October 26 at 12pm
Wendy Lawless is an actress who has appeared on television, in regional theater, Off-Broadway in David Ives’s Obie-winning play All in the Timing and on Broadway in The Heidi Chronicles. Her work has appeared in Redbook magazine, on, and in the local Los Angeles press. She lives in California with her screenwriter husband and their two children. (added from Simon & Schuster)

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