Author event with
Glen Park writer Beth Winegarner
The Columbine Effect
Monday, January 13th at 7 pm

Subtitled "How Five Teen Pastimes Got Caught in the Crossfire, and Why Teens are Taking Them Back", Beth Winegarner shows why we can "stop blaming teen violence on the wrong things--and...understand how Slayer, Satanism and Grand Theft Auto can be a … [Read more...]

Emil DeAndreis Book Release Party!
Wednesday, Stepember 25th, 7 pm
Beyond Folly: Misadventures in Substitute Teaching

Welcome to the wonderful world of public education, as seen through the eyes of seasoned substitute teacher, Horton Hagardy. It's a time you might recall with great fondness if you were a student a day to escape the oppressive existence of your … [Read more...]

Wednesday, September 18th, 7:00 pm:
¡ Viva Lamantia !
Publication Party for the
Collected Poems of Philip Lamantia

OUT-there poetry & OUT-there jazz: Poets Clark Coolidge, Garrett Caples, and Andrew Joron (Caples and Joron are also the editors of the book), with bibliographer Steven Fama, plus music from OUROBOROS (Sheldon Brown & Joseph Noble, reeds; … [Read more...]

Thursday, September 12th at 7:00 pm
Bird & Beckett Political Book Discussion Group

This group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month to consider books on current issues or with some historical relevance to what's going on now... This month's selection is The Price of Inequality by Joseph Stiglitz. Next month (October 10), the … [Read more...]

Wednesday, August 14th, 7:00 pm:
The Gardener’s Guide to Common-Sense Pest Control

Steven Ash (coauthor and editor) will present this new edition (Taunton Press, 2013) of the valuable book by William Olkowski, Sheila Daar and Helga Olkowski -- who pioneered the non-toxic alternative "Integrated Pest Management" approach. IPM … [Read more...]