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VENTURA—”The Library Book” Discussion Group
October 22, 2019 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
VENTURA—As part of the Ventura County Library’s One County, One Book community reading program, the E.P. Foster Library will host a discussion of Susan Orlean’s The Library Book on Tuesday October 22, 5:30 to 6:45pm. Pick up a copy at the library and join the conversation about themes and topics covered in the book. E.P. Foster Library 651 East Main Street Ventura, CA 93001 All library events associated with One County, One Book are free and open to the public. For additional information, contact Ron Solórzano, Regional Librarian, at (805) 218-9146. One County, One Book aims to unite the Ventura County community around a common narrative, spreading interest in and facilitating discussions about the selected book. The Library Book chronicles the 1986 Los Angeles Public Library fire and its aftermath to showcase the larger, crucial role that libraries play in our lives. Orlean delves into the evolution of libraries across the country and around the world, from their humble beginnings as a metropolitan charitable initiative to their current status as a cornerstone of national identity. This program is supported by California Humanities through a Humanities for All Quick Grant.