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CARLSBAD: Hot Club Combo performs Jan. 6 at library

Patrick Berrogain. (Courtesy photo)

January 4, 2019

CARLSBAD — The Carlsbad City Library hosts Patrick Berrogain’s Hot Club Combo on Jan. 6 from 2 to 3 p.m. as part of its winter concerts. Admission is free. Seating is first come, first served. The performance will be held in the library’s Schulman Auditorium, 1775 Dove Lane. The group will perform...

Cool on the Coast: No gloom to be found in events for June and July

Layla Marino

June 27, 2016

Get ready for lots of outdoor fun this summer with lots of fun for the family. Everyone knows the fair and the races in Del Mar, but other fun in the sun is in no short supply on North County’s coast. When you have to take a little break indoors, don’t forget the world-class music, theater and culture this incredible region has to offer. Happy summer, North Coasters; it’s about time.

ENCINITAS: Artist reception for Mary Fleener on Jan. 16

Encinitas artist Mary Fleener. (North Coast Current file photo)

January 9, 2016

ENCINITAS — The Encinitas Library Gallery hosts a free opening reception Jan. 16, 1-4 p.m, for an exhibit of works by local artist Mary Fleener. The exhibition celebrates the jazz and blues genres of music. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet Fleener and enjoy refreshments. The exhibit will...

Carlsbad takes further step toward launch of library renovation projects

An architectural rendering shows the post-renovation exterior of the Georgina Cole Library in downtown Carlsbad. (Carlsbad city photo)

North Coast Current

June 30, 2015

A project to modernize Carlsbad city library facilities moved forward with the City Council’s approval of a $5.5 million contract June 23. Prava Construction Services will serve as the project’s general contractor after a competitive bidding process, according to a city announcement. The company...

Checking out books was the Human thing to do at Encinitas Library event

Japanese-American internment camp survivor and local resident Tak Sugimoto (left) speaks with Paul Meardon about his experiences in 1942 when he and his family were sent to a camp during World War II. The discussion was part of the Human Library event held June 7 at the Encinitas Library. (Photo by Troy Orem)

Helen Hawes

June 11, 2015

Reading got personal at the Encinitas Library on June 7 with a Human Library event, where borrowers could check out a Human Book and discover life from a different point of view through a 15-minute question-and-answer session. Prizila Vidal was a bestseller at the event. She offered three topics th...

CARLSBAD: Libraries field two baseball events June 13 and 20

Carlsbad hosts two events for baseball fans in June at city libraries. (Courtesy photo)

June 1, 2015

CARLSBAD — Carlsbad hosts two events for baseball fans in June at city libraries. A screening of the documentary “Ball Talk: Baseball’s Voice of Summer,” with film Director Kevin Bender, is set for June 13 at 1 p.m. at the Georgina Cole Library, 1250 Carlsbad Village Drive. The second event is...

ENCINITAS: Check out Human Library on June 7

May 30, 2015

ENCINITAS — The Encinitas Library offers visitors the opportunity to check out “living books” from 3 to 5 p.m. June 7 as part of a Pride Celebration and Human Library. Living books are performers who represent different groups of people — such as undocumented youths, Native Americans, transgender...

Cool on the Coast: There’s a good crop of events for January

Layla Marino

January 8, 2015

As everyone winds down from the holiday and gets ready for 2015, events in coastal North County are kicking into gear. Lots of classes for both adults and kids, music, arts and more are waiting for San Diegans to get the year started with new fun and new flair, and it’s all happening on the coast. We a...

CARLSBAD: Therapist starts Third Thursday series Oct. 16

October 6, 2014

CARLSBAD — Therapist and intervention specialist David Christopher, LMFT, presents an ongoing series of discussions as part of the Third Thursday Speaking Series at the Carlsbad City Library starting Oct. 16. The series will provide expert information on how to help a loved one suffering from substance...

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