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  • The Friends of the Cerritos Library hosts writer’s festival

    A don’t-miss for bookworms and aspiring writers, the first-ever Writer’s Festival to celebrate the magic of storytelling will be presented by the Friends of the Cerritos Library on Saturday, March 30. The festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Cerritos Library Skyline Room. The event is for ages 18 and older.

    Hosted by the Friends of the Cerritos Library, the festival will include a luncheon, entertainment, and a six-author panel discussion followed by a book-signing.

    The registration cost for the festival is $60 for the Friends of the Cerritos Library members and $70 for non-members. Guests can register online at or by mailing a check to Friends of the City of Cerritos Library, P.O. Box 3876, Cerritos, CA, 90703.

    Featured authors include Diane Marie Brown, who penned the novel “Black Candle Women”; Melissa Chadburn, who wrote the acclaimed “A Tiny Upward Shove”; Carolyn Huynh, whose “The Fortunes of Jaded Women” was a “Good Morning America” book club pick; New York Times bestselling author Alka Joshi of “The Henna Artist”; Zara Raheem, who scribed “The Retreat” and “The Marriage Clock”; and Belinda Huijuan Tang of “Map for the Missing.”

    Proceeds from the event will support the Friends of the Cerritos Library in its mission to raise funds for library programs and services.

  • Cerritos Library welcomes African American authors

    In celebration of African American History Month, the Cerritos Library and the Orange County Chapter of the Links, Inc. are pleased to present a program featuring prominent African American authors on Sunday, February 25 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Skyline Room.

    The meet-and-greet, from 1 to 1:45 p.m., gives the public a chance to spend time with authors Melba T. Binion Johnson, Sam Ransom, Tracy Danielle Robinson, Brandon Shelby, Pamela Samuels Young and Dr. La-Doris McClaney. The authors will discuss their works from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

  • Friends of the Cerritos Library Book Sale set for February 24-25

    Stock up on books, music and movies at the Friends of the Cerritos Library book sale on Saturday, February 24 and Sunday, February 25. A great selection of fiction and nonfiction books in English and foreign languages, plus multimedia items, will be sold at bargain prices.

    The sale takes place inside the Cerritos Library, near the Craftsman area. Sale hours are 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 24 and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 25. The Sunday sale will offer fill-a-bag for $4 per bag for Friends of the Library members and $5 per bag for non-members. Come early for the best selection.

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