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Book to Action Day

  • Manhattan Beach Library 1320 Highland Avenue Manhattan Beach, CA, 90266 United States (map)

Be inspired by 2018 Beach Cities Read selection The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui and take action to support refugees and immigrants in Los Angeles and beyond.

Please join us for the following special events on Saturday, April 28.

South Bay Cares Refugee/Immigrant Panel at 2 PM

*Facilitated by Farnaz Flechner (Executive Director of the Manhattan Beach Education Foundation)
*Panelist Miry Whitehill (Founder and CEO of Miry's List -
*Panelist Katie-Jay Scott (Chief Operating Officer of iACT -
*Panelist Nina Tarnay (Attorney and Advocate)

Graphic Novels Workshop at 3 PM

*Adult Graphic Novels Workshop with Librarian Morgan Pershing
*Teen Graphic Novels Workshop with Librarian Claire Moore

Book to Action is a project of the California State Library in partnership with the California Center for the Book, and it is being implemented in libraries throughout the State. The project was supported in whole or part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

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Earlier Event: April 14
Pajama Havdalah Benefiting Miry's List
Later Event: May 2
Coming in Hot!!! Comedy Show