The Brawley Public LibraryÂ will beÂ celebrating â€œBook Loverâ€™s Dayâ€ Saturday, October 13 from 9:00 am to noonÂ on the Library grounds with a Friends of the Library booksale andÂ with eight local authors who will sign, sell, and discuss their books. All this and moreÂ at the BrawleyÂ Library, 400 South Plaza.
To kick off the festivities will be the BUHS Drumline at the South Plaza Park.Â Â Â Â
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.
Â Donations are currently being accepted on behalf of the Friends of the Brawley Public Library. Â Donations may be dropped off at the library or at the bookstore during open hours.Â 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.Â Â
The local artists coming to the Brawley Library are Danny Grummett , the author of â€œDuffy: the adventures of a super dog.â€ The Grummett family presented stories and activities at Brawleyâ€™s Summer Reading Program this year, and Duffy (a human in costume) will make an appearance on Saturday morning.
Jack Kirby has written, â€œSo you wanna be a cowboy?â€ a memoir.Â
Lucio Padilla has English and Spanish versions of â€œMemoirs of a Lechuguero/Memorias de un lechugueroâ€. It is an autobiographical account of life in the fields.Â
Nan Rebik is known locally for her musical abilities, but she has also written a short series of childrenâ€™s books after mice invaded her travel trailer. â€œThe Herman Chroniclesâ€ tell the tale of a family of mice.Â
Mary Rincon has written childrenâ€™s books. â€œThe Panda and the Puppyâ€ is her latest.Â
Gina Rivera has two books currently out. â€œFight back! Safety and self-defense tips,â€ plus â€œBee Safeâ€ which is a book about personal safety aimed at children.Â
Darren Simonâ€™s, â€œLast guardian and the reject Bike,â€ is soon to be released by a major publisher.Â
Jerry Summers has written, â€œMobleyâ€™s Law,â€ featuring a federal judge in Texas soon after the Civil War.Â
There will be free snow-cones for kids 12 and younger.
For further information, please call the library at (760) 344-1891