DOWNEY - The Friends of the Downey City Library is sponsoring a free bus trip to the Los Angeles Times' Festival of Books on April 30.The festival offers lectures, author panels, storytelling and writing workshops by more than 400 authors. Also featured will be book signings, cooking demonstrations and poetry readings. "This trip is ideal for book lovers who don't wish to drive," said librarian Nancy Munoz. "Adults who enjoy great books, good food and entertainment will want to join us." The bus will depart from the library parking lot at 8 a.m. and return by 5 p.m. Bus transportation and festival admission are free but some events require advanced tickets. Bus passengers must sign a liability waiver upon registration. Bus seating is limited and reservations are required by calling (562) 904-7360, ext. 132, or visiting the library.
********** Published: March 31, 2011 - Volume 9 - Issue 50