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CARLSBAD: Celebrate ‘Frankenstein’ as the city Reads Together in March

CARLSBAD: Celebrate ‘Frankenstein’ as the city Reads Together in March

February 27, 2019


Filed under Books, Carlsbad, CURRENT EVENTS

CARLSBAD — Carlsbad Reads Together 2019, a city program throughout March designed to promote community discussion about literacy through a common book selection, marks the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” by reading “The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein” by Kiersten...

ESCONDIDO: March 9 Scrabble-Thon raises funds for literacy

ESCONDIDO: March 9 Scrabble-Thon raises funds for literacy

February 15, 2019


Filed under Books, CURRENT EVENTS, Escondido, Region

ESCONDIDO — Test your Scrabble skills and raise funds for the Escondido Public Library’s Friends of Literacy Services on Saturday, March 9, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The 15th Annual Scrabble-Thon Tournament & Fundraiser will be held in the Park Avenue Community Center auditorium, 210 Park Ave....

Old-school bookselling is new again at revived Crown Books in Encinitas

Old-school bookselling is new again at revived Crown Books in Encinitas

Meghan Lanigan

October 6, 2017


Filed under Business, Encinitas, ENTERPRISE

In a busy strip mall on the north end of El Camino Real, a familiar bookstore from the ’80s and ’90s has opened its doors once again in Encinitas.

OCEANSIDE: Latino Book & Family Festival at MiraCosta Aug. 12

OCEANSIDE: Latino Book & Family Festival at MiraCosta Aug. 12

August 7, 2017


Filed under CURRENT EVENTS, Oceanside, Region

OCEANSIDE — One of the largest cultural events of the year comes to MiraCosta College Aug. 12 when The Latino Book & Family Festival makes a stop at MiraCosta College’s Oceanside campus 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug 12. More than 60 published authors will be on hand to discuss their books at the free...

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