The 2021 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books celebrates online

Meet the world's best writers, poets, and artists from the comfort of your home at the 26th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. The 2021 event runs from Saturday, April 17, until Friday, April 23. Here's the schedule in Pacific time. Saturday, April 17 10 a.m. - Festival of Books Kickoff 10:30 a.m. - … Continue reading The 2021 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books celebrates online

Virtual nature events with Clark County Green Neighbors

A forest near the Water Resources Education Center in Vancouver, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) Clark County Green Neighbors has moved all of its events online because of the coronavirus pandemic. Their events cover a wide range of activities, from a nature lover's book club to question and answer sessions with local gardening experts. During … Continue reading Virtual nature events with Clark County Green Neighbors

Looking for new books to read? Washington State Librarian features 20 Books in 20 Minutes September 17

Photo by Cheryl Landes Updated September 17, 2020 One of the positive aspects of the pandemic for many of us, myself included, is that we've had more time to read for personal enjoyment. Some of us, like me, are catching up on a long reading list. Others want to explore new genres or new authors. … Continue reading Looking for new books to read? Washington State Librarian features 20 Books in 20 Minutes September 17

2020 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books moves online in October

Photos by Cheryl Landes Usually, the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is held at the University of Southern California (USC) campus two days in April, but COVID-19 interfered this year. The festival was postponed, but now it's moving online for four weeks in October. When the festival launches on Sunday, October 18, it will … Continue reading 2020 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books moves online in October