Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Gary Soto, Thu 9/7 at 4pm, Visalia Library


With more than forty books for children, young adults and adults, Gary Soto joins us to talk about his new book Meatballs for the People: Proverbs to Chew On.

The author of “Oranges,” the most anthologized poem in contemporary literature, Soto was awarded fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts (twice). His New and Selected Poems placed as a finalist for both the National Book Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Award. His books have sold four million copies nationwide and have been translated into many languages.

Soto grew up in the Central Valley and is a graduate of Cal State Fresno. He now lives in Berkeley, California.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Bring Out Your Dead, Thu 8/10 at 6:30 pm, Three Rivers Lib


Bring Out Your Dead!
Three Rivers Branch Library
Thursday, August 10, 2017
6:30 pm
 
 
Dressed in period costume, Dr. Mark Eberle, Professor of Biological Sciences presents the historical and medical aspects of the dreaded black plague.  He’ll share works of art he photographed while he was in Europe. Including a surprising amount of humor for such a grim topic, he sheds light on the connection between the black plague and our current world.

Three Rivers Branch Library
42052 Eggers Drive
Three Rivers, CA 93271
559.561.4564

 

Wednesday, August 2, 2017