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Used books still in style at Cassidy’s

Used books still in style at Cassidy’s

Dan Weisman, The Escondido Grapevine

April 30, 2019


Filed under Arts, Books, NEIGHBORS, North County, Region, San Diego County, San Marcos

Cassidy’s Books, a longtime used book seller in San Marcos, has ridden the tide of reader interest and industry trends to maintain its corner of the market in the community.

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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