Dana Neighborhood Library to Host Book Discussion and Reading With Local Author Claudine Burnett

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Claudine Burnett will be visiting the Dana Neighborhood Library on Friday, October 11, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. to read from and discuss her book, Prohibition Madness: Life and Death in and around Long Beach, California, 1920-1933. Long Beach had a history of being “dry” when prohibition became the law, so there was already a strong network of underground liquor distribution and secretive speakeasies in place.  Wide-scale crime, corruption, and murder were simply the by-products!  Ms. Burnett is a recognized authority on Long Beach history, having extensively researched numerous topics and written nine books.  This event is free and open to the public.  

The local author talk is a monthly program at the Dana Neighborhood Library located at 3680 Atlantic Ave Long Beach, CA 90807.

For more information on this program, please call 562-570-1042 or visit www.lbpl.org.

Long Beach Public Library, founded in 1896, serves a diverse urban city of close to half a million people. The Long Beach Public Library system includes Dana Neighborhood Library, Main Library, ten other unique Neighborhood Libraries, and a vibrant online presence. With an emphasis on providing free and equal access to information and support for lifelong-learning, the Library offers books, media, downloads,database, internet access, Family Learning Centers, and a variety of events ranging from story times to cultural programs and film screenings.

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