Thursday, January 15, 2009

Local Mystery Writer to Speak

Back by popular demand, author Denise Hamilton will be reading from her latest book, The Last Embrace, Thursday evening, January 22nd at 7:00 p.m. in the Barth Community Room. The Chicago Sun Times called Denise: "One of the brightest new talents to enter crime fiction over the last few years...” A former LA Times journalist and Fulbright Scholar, she is widely known for high-octane thrillers set in Los Angeles that also examine social issues. Join us for a lively discussion and book signing.

Ray Bradbury to Speak at Crowell First Anniversary

Can you believe that the new library has been open for a year already? Join us as we celebrate our one year anniversary on Saturday, January 31. Hear Sarah Yu play the zither at 11:30 a.m. Witness the “One City, One Book” for 2009 announcement at noon. See the unveiling of the Donor Wall and the dedication of the Carolyn Crain Art Gallery, featuring the Pasadena Art Colony. At 1:00, hear famed science fiction author Ray Bradbury. Finally, enjoy a professional children’s show at 2 p.m. It’s a birthday blowout!