Entertaining events, featuring local and national authors and speakers, leading in-depth discussions that you won't want to miss.
, 20th Century Fox: A Century of Entertainment
Celebrate the 100 year anniversary of 20th Century Fox Studios with Michael Troyan, and see movie clips and several behind the scenes stories that span Shirley Temple to Star Wars.
Feb. 24, Saturday, 2 p.m. - Sylvan Oaks Library
March 7, Wednesday, 6 p.m. - North Sacramento-Hagginwood Library
Mountain Meets the Moon -
Words Take Wing
Join us for Words Take Wing, honoring diversity in children's literature, for an evening with NY Times bestselling author/illustrator Grace Lin.
Feb. 27, Tuesday, 7 p.m. - Central Library
Tamim Ansary, West of Kabul, East of New York
Join critically-acclaimed Afghan-American writer Tamim Ansary for a workshop on writing your own story. This will be framed by his own experiences running the San Francisco Writers' Workshop and crafting his memoirs, including the bestselling West of Kabul, East of New York.
, Saturday, 1 p.m. - Arcade Library
Vietnam: A Inner View, Documentary and Discussion
Join us for the California debut of Vietnam: An Inner View. The 75-minute-long documentary provides an intimate window into the day-to-day lives of a group of U.S. Marines during the Vietnam War. A panel discussion with the producers will follow the film, and PTSD counselors and local veterans organizations will be on hand to answer questions.
, Sunday, 1 p.m. - Central Library
Melina Watts, Tree
Hear local author Melina Watts share her debut novel, Tree, which is written from the unique perspective of a tree.
, Tuesday, 6 p.m. - Carmichael Library
San Francisco Shakespeare Festival's touring production of Romeo and Juliet
Enjoy San Francisco Shakespeare Festival's family-friendly version of Romeo and Juliet
, featuring thrilling sword fights and beautiful poetry, performed by a cast of five Bay Area actors and walk-on roles from the audience.
, Wednesday, 3:30 p.m. - McKinley Library
Hoang Chi Smith, TigerFish: A Memoir of a South Vietnamese Colonel's Daughter
March 17, Saturday - Orangevale Library
Ruben Llamas, Eye from the Edge
March 20, Tuesday - Rio Linda Library
Sam McManis, Crossing California: A Cultural Topography of a State of Wonder & Weirdness
March 20, Tuesday - Galt-Marian O. Lawrence Library
March 21, Wednesday - North Natomas Library
March 21, Wednesday - Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library
Join authors Bill McDonald and Nan Mahon for an informal workshop and open forum for aspiring writers. Bring any material you are working on.
, Wednesday, 6 p.m. - Elk Grove Library
Anne Da Vigo, Thread of Gold presenting ‘Fact to Fiction’ Writing Workshop
, Tuesday - Rio Linda Library
, Monday - Belle Cooledge Library
, Saturday - Franklin Library
, Saturday - Sylvan Oaks Library
Carmen Misca, Change Your Grip on Life Through Tennis
, Saturday - Arden Dimick Library
Bob Sylvia, The King of Karaoke & Other Stories
, Saturday - Orangevale Library
James Scott, World War II: Sacramento
, Saturday - Pocket Greenhaven Library
, Saturday - Orangevale Library
, Saturday - Arden-Dimick Library
Michelle Tea, Against Memoir
, Thursday - Central Library
Jim De Felice, West Like Lightning
, Tuesday - Central Library
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