Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Friends of Arcadia Library offer bus trip to Festival of Books in LA

Come celebrate the written word with the Friends of the Arcadia Public Library at the Los Angeles Times FESTIVAL OF BOOKS at the UCLA campus on Saturday, April 24. This free celebration offers an opportunity to hear popular writers discuss writing and researching, to read from their work and to sign books. Panel discussions on topics ranging from autobiography to yoga, as well as cooking, history, screenwriting, mystery and poetry are available. There are hundreds of booths to browse and shop for books, calendars, posters, arts and crafts. Children will be entertained by storytellers and performers and autographs by characters such as The Cat In The Hat. Food stands offer a variety of menu items.

Round trip bus transportation cost is $5 per person. Bus pickup will be in front of the Arcadia Public Library at 8:00 am; estimated time of return is 6:30 pm. Reservations will be available on a first-come first-served basis. Forms for signup are available in the Friends Bookstore in the Library, 20 W. Duarte Rd. Orientation material will be mailed back. If there are further questions regarding the bus, please call 626 447 4280.

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