Sacramento Public Library

Authors & Speakers


Entertaining events, featuring local and national authors and speakers, leading in-depth discussions that you won't want to miss.


Danna Smith, Springtime Babies, Special read-aloud storytime
June 28, Thursday, 10 a.m. - Rio Linda Library
Hoang Chi SmithTigerFish: A Memoir of a South Vietnamese Colonel's Daughter
Hear Hoang Chi Truong Smith discuss her memoir of a South Vietnamese Colonel's daughter, chronicling the tumultuous years growing up in the war-torn country of Vietnam.
June 30, Saturday, 10:30 a.m. - Isleton Library
August 18, Saturday - Arden-Dimick Library
WWI Revisited
Join us for the library’s final series of programs on the Great War, this time covering events in 1918 and 1919.
July 1, Sunday, 1 p.m. - Great War in the Great Valley
July 29, Sunday, 1 p.m. - The Reel Great War: Screening World War I Films
August 5, Sunday, 1 p.m. - The Devil’s Paintbrush: Machine Guns of the Great War

All WWI events take place at Central Library
Dr. Rajshree Gaitonde8,596 Miles: My Leap of Faith My Journey
Meet author Dr. Rajshree Gaitonde, whose memoir tells of how she left a privileged life in South India and traveled to other side of the world to be the first female physician at Folsom Prison.
July 10, Tuesday, 6 p.m. - Carmichael Library
Linda Joy Singleton, Dog-Gone Danger
Hear Linda Joy Singleton read from her latest book in the Curious Cat Spy Club series for kids.
July 14, Saturday, 11 a.m. - Rio Linda Library
Danna Wilberg, Grace Simms Trilogy
July 21,
 Saturday, 1 p.m. - Orangevale Library
Bob Sylva, The King of Karaoke & Other Stories
July 21, Saturday, 2 p.m. - Arden-Dimick Library


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