Monday, February 28, 2011

Author Thelma Reyna




Dr. Reyna reads from her new book The Heavens Weep for Us and Other Stories. The collection of 12 stories deals with losses we all experience and how we bravely reinvent ourselves to give meaning to life in the face of hardship.

Writing for over 30 years, she has been published in a variety of journals, textbooks and other media. Heavens was a finalist for the National Best Books Awards.

A former public school teacher and administrator in Pasadena and South Pasadena, Dr. Reyna currently teaches in the graduate education program at California State University, Los Angeles.
Monday, March 21
6:30 p.m.
Library’s Community Room
FREE
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Friday, February 11, 2011

32 Minutes of Greatness

Join us in the Library's Community Room to listen to author Daniel McLaurin III talk about his experiences in racially divided North Carolina in the early 1960s. His high school basketball team, dubbed the Pony Express, won game after game and set record after record, but they weren't allowed to take on white schools. ESPN featured the team and at long last, these athletes are finally getting the recognition they deserve.

Wednesday, February 16 at 6:30 p.m.