Long Beach Long Beach Reads One Book
Dr. Greg Perrault with students teachers and dogs.
Veterinarian superstar Dr. Greg Perrault has come to the rescue again. Better known for helping animals—most recently rescuing a Pit Bull named Blue from an owner who beat the dog— Perrault has this time rescued Long Beach students in need of books.
A literary star who barks? It will happen to one lucky dog in January! In honor of the featured selection of Long Beach Reads One Book, The Art of Racing in the Rain, one local dog will win the contest and become the “Long Beach Enzo,” named after the narrator of Garth Stein’s best-selling book.
In conjunction with the city-wide celebration of literacy during “Long Beach Reads One Book,” Rancho Los Alamitos will host a number of free, family-oriented events. The focus of the events will be the perspective of the Native American people who populated villages in and around the Los Angeles basin during the time period explored in Isabel Allende’s fictional story of Zorro.
Long Beach will read Listening is an Act of Love for Book Week in April.
The Long Beach Public Library Foundation committee of community representatives has selected Listening Is An Act of Love by Dave Isay for the 2011 book week selection.
The Long Beach Sunday Market in California Heights will host the All Day Read today, Sunday, March 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Book Week is the annual celebration of literature organized by the Long Beach Public Library Foundation. Come listen to The Soloist being read aloud in the family friendly atmosphere of the Long Beach Sunday Market, located on the playground of Longfellow Elementary School.
The Long Beach Library Foundation announces the 9th Annual Long Beach Reads One Book. This year’s selection is “The Soloist – A Lost Dream, An Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music” by Steve Lopez.
We are welcoming back to the Long Beach Sunday Market Ann’s Bakery (don’t forget to mention to Ann’s that you want baguettes) and Lore’s Family Farm with their great selection of winter veggies and cut flowers.