Librarians dish on favorite books

DOWNEY - The public is invited to hear librarians discuss some of their favorite books during a lunch event at the Downey City Library on Feb. 12."I Love Books!" will be presented from noon to 1 p.m. in the library's Cormack Room. A panel of librarians will give their recommendations on a variety of titles, including: "Garden Spells" by Sara Addison Allen; "Rekindled" by Tamara Alexander; "The Other Boleyn Girl" by Philippa Gregory; "The Thin Place" by Kathryn Davis; "Here on Earth" by Alice Hoffman; "Lonesome Dove" by Larry McMurtry; "To Say Nothing of the Dog" by Connie Willis; and "The Yiddish Policeman's Union" by Michael Chabon. A light lunch will be offered for $5, payable at the event. The book discussion is free to the public. For reservations, call (562) 904-7360, ext. 132. ********** Published: January 30, 2009 - Volume 7 - Issue 41