Book Lover’s Day, October 12, 2013



BRAWLEY – Book donations are currently being accepted on behalf of the Friends of the Brawley Public Library.

They are hosting an autumn book sale on Saturday, October 12th as part of “Book lover’s Day” at the library on South Plaza in Brawley.

Donations may be dropped off at the library or at the bookstore during open hours.  The library is open Tuesday through Thursday from 11 AM to 8 PM and on Fridays and Saturdays from 9 AM to 5 PM.

The Brawley Union High School Drumline will kick off the events at 9:00 AM.

The Friends of the Library will host their autumn book sale and eight local authors will be available to sell, autograph, and chat about their books.

Free snow-cones will be available for kids 12 and younger.

About the authors:

Danny Grummett is the author of, “Duffy: The Adventures of a Super Dog.” The Grummett family presented stories and activities at Brawley’s Summer Reading Program this year, and Duffy (a human in costume) will make an appearance on Saturday morning.

Jack Kirby has written, “So You Want To Be A Cowboy?” a memoir.

Lucio Padilla has English and Spanish versions of “Memoirs of a Lechuguero/Memorias de un lechuguero”. It is an autobiographical account of life in the fields.

Nan Rebik is known locally for her musical abilities, but she has also written a short series of children’s books after mice invaded her travel trailer. “The Herman Chronicles” tell the tale of a family of mice.

Mary Rincon has written children’s books. “The Panda and the Puppy” is her latest.

Gina Rivera has two books currently out.  “Fight Back! Safety and Self-Defense Tips,” plus “Bee Safe” which is a book about personal safety aimed at children.

Darren Simon’s, “Last Guardian and the Reject Bike,” is soon to be released by a major publisher.

Jerry Summers has written, “Mobley’s Law,” featuring a federal judge in Texas soon after the Civil War.

For further information, please call the library at (760) 344-1891