Wednesday, November 30, 2011

2012 One Book One City Announcement

Friends of the Crowell Public Library to Announce 2012 ONE BOOK, ONE CITY SELECTION, THURSDAY JANUARY 5 - 7:00 p.m.The Friends of the Crowell Public Library will be joining San Marino dignitaries in announcing the 2012 ONE BOOK, ONE CITY selection Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the Library’s Barth Community Room. After introductions and the unveiling of this year’s selection, there will be birthday cake honoring the protagonist of the novel and other refreshments. Musical entertainment will be provided by the Huntington Middle School Jazz Band, back by popular demand. Most importantly, copies of the featured book will be available for check-out. Be the first on your block to read this exciting new novel. Readers will also want to save Thursday evenings and Saturday afternoons in February, March and April for some very special movies, events and speakers at the library related to the theme of this book. There will be monthly children’s programs and an exclusive backstage tour of the Huntington Library & Gardens, followed by high tea. More details on the One Book, One City program will be announced in upcoming weeks. Every year the Friends of Crowell Public Library present a series of ONE BOOK, ONE CITY events that bring the community together in celebration of the joy of reading. Past selections have included Iron River by T. Jefferson Parker, Flower Confidential by Amy Stewart, Samurai’s Garden, by Gail Tsukiyama and 2011’s The Ragtime Kid by Larry Karp. For further details on this exciting program and others at Crowell Library, keep an eye on the website: