Los Angeles Times Book Club reads 'The Library Book'

Just in time for summer reading, the Los Angeles Times Book Club has chosen "The Library Book" as our first community read and will host a June 25 forum with bestselling author Susan Orlean. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-06 10:00:06 UTC ]
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A year in the life of the Cerritos Library Book Club for Adults

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A year in the life of the Cerritos Library Book Club for Adults

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