Brawley Public Library hosts “Book Lovers Day”

Marjo Mello, Brawley Librarian, arranges stuffed animals at a previous library function


The Brawley Public Library will be celebrating “Book Lover’s Day” Saturday, October 13 from 9:00 am to noon on the Library grounds with a Friends of the Library booksale and with eight local authors who will sign, sell, and discuss their books. All this and more  at the Brawley Library, 400 South Plaza.

To kick off the festivities will be the BUHS Drumline at the South Plaza Park.    

The Friends of the Library will concurrently be hosting their autumn Booksale with hardbacks selling for 3 for $1 or $.50 each, paperbacks will sell at 5 for $1 or $.25 each. They will also have an extra table set with special items at special prices.

 Donations are currently being accepted on behalf of the Friends of the Brawley Public Library.  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 bookstore is open Tuesday through Thursday from 1PM to 5 PM.  


The local artists coming to the Brawley Library are Danny Grummett , 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 wanna 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. 

There will be free snow-cones for kids 12 and younger.

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