Jacqueline Winspear, author of Maisie Dobbs, will speak at The Gooden School on Saturday, February 22, 2014, at 2 p.m. as the culminating event of the Sierra Madre Public Library, One Book, One City program.
Maisie Dobbs, is a mystery novel, but also the story of an extraordinary young woman living through epic times in World War I era England and France. 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I.
Other activities during this final week of One Book One City are:
- Thursday, February 20th, 11:00 a.m., Library
Third Thursday Book discussion Maisie Dobbs
- Thursday, February 20th, 7:00 p.m., Essick House
The Sierra Madre Historical Preservation Society presents author and historian Michele Zack who will speak on life in Sierra Madre during the years up to, including, and following WWI. Emphasis will be on the role of Sierra Madre's women in shaping early 20th century community life and involvement in the War effort.
- Friday February 21st, 7:00 p.m., Alverno Villa
Friends of the Library Wine Tasting. A signed copy of Maisie Dobbs will be featured as a silent auction item.
- Saturday, February 22nd, 2:00 p.m., The Gooden School Multi-Purpose Room
Appearance and book signing by author Jacqueline Winspear.
All One Book One City events are free of charge.
Sierra Madre Public Library is located at: 440 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024. www.cityofsierramadre.com/departments/library 626-355-7186More information for One Book One City 2014