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March 2020

Poetry for the People

March 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Wednesdays: January 15,22,29; February 12, 19, 26; March 11
Winn Room, Coronado Public Library, 640 Orange Ave
Coronado,CA92118United States
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Free and open to the public

The Coronado Public Library is once again offering a seven-week poetry discussion class beginning on Wednesday, January 15th at 11 am in the Winn Room. This year, Poetry for the People will feature the poetry of African Americans. Led by Chuck Kamar, we will be discussing a selection of poems that reflect the experiences, views, and issues of Black poets throughout the history of the United States. Participants are encouraged to share their insights to enrich and enhance our understanding…

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Author Luncheon: Elizabeth Little

March 11 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Winn Room, Coronado Public Library, 640 Orange Ave
Coronado,CA92118United States
$50

The Friends of the Library will host Elizabeth Little, The Los Angeles Times–bestselling author of Dear Daughter, Pretty as a Picture, and two works of nonfiction, Biting the Wax Tadpole: Confessions of a Language Fanatic and Trip of the Tongue: Cross-Country Travels in Search of America's Languages. Her writing has also appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and the Los Angeles Review of Books, among other publications. Dear Daughter, her debut thriller, was nominated for the…

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Sensory Storytime

March 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ruby Room, Coronado Public Library, 640 Orange Ave
Coronado,CA92118United States
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Free and open to the public

An inclusive storytime for children ages 0-8. There will be songs, stories, felt activities, and fingerplays for a sensory experience. Designed especially for children on the Autism spectrum, kids will be told what to expect and lighting will be dimmer than usual, all to allow focus on the program. A cozy corner in the room will be designated for anyone needing to take a break.

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Burn Institute Storytime

March 13 @ 10:10 am - 11:00 am
Winn Room, Coronado Public Library, 640 Orange Ave
Coronado,CA92118United States
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Free and open to the public

The San Diego Burn Institute Will give a special storytime to teach children about fire safety.

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Saturday Book Club: “The Library Book”

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Conference Room – Coronado Public Library, 640 Orange Ave
Coronado,CA92118United States
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Free and open to the public

Meet up to discuss The Library Book. Share your thoughts and hear other perspectives on the events, the characters, the writing, and what you learned. Meet new friends! No sign-up required. “On the morning of April 28, 1986, a fire alarm sounded in the Los Angeles Public Library. The fire was disastrous: it reached two thousand degrees and burned for more than seven hours. By the time it was extinguished, it had consumed four hundred thousand books and damaged seven hundred…

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Spy Pilot, Francis Gary Powers, the U-2 Incident, and a Controversial Cold War Legacy

March 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Winn Room, Coronado Public Library, 640 Orange Ave
Coronado,CA92118United States
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Francis Gary Powers, Jr. son of captured pilot Francis Gary Powers will discuss his latest book and talk about Bridge of Spies. Gary is the author of Letters from a Soviet Prison (2017) and Spy Pilot (2019) which both help to dispel the misinformation surrounding the U-2 Incident. He is a Board Member of the Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum near Omaha, NE and an Honorary Board Member of the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC. Because of his efforts to honor…

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CANCELED Mystery Book Club: “The Alpine Advocate” by Mary Daheim

March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Winn Room, Coronado Public Library, 640 Orange Ave
Coronado,CA92118United States
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All Library Programs Have Been Postponed All programming and events have been postponed or canceled during this time. Online library services remain available to the public. Join us to discuss Mary Daheim’s The Alpine Advocate, the first book in the Emma Lord murder mystery series. After a year as publisher-editor of The Alpine Advocate, Emma Lord feels fine about her move to this small town in the foothills of Washington's Cascade Mountains. What she really needs for her paper, though,…

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POSTPONED – ZigZag: From the Library to Rochelle Newman

March 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Winn Room, Coronado Public Library, 640 Orange Ave
Coronado,CA92118United States
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Free and open to the public

All library programming and events have been postponed or canceled during this time. Online library services remain available to the public.

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May 2020

Coronado Public Library Presents a Special Virtual Storytime

May 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
free

Children of all ages are invited to join us for a special Facebook Live storytime on Friday May 8th at 10:30 a.m. on the Coronado Public Library’s Facebook Page. Krista Keating-Joseph is a Gold Star Mom, a track and field coach and an author. She will be reading “Big-Hearted Charlie” stories. Krista has written several of these stories about her son, Charles Keating IV who became a Navy SEAL. We hope you will tune in and join us!

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July 2020

An Evening with Dr. Stephen Palumbi

July 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Death & Life of Monterey Bay

Emerald Keepers is pleased to present an evening with author and Director of Stanford University's Hopkins Marine Station, Dr. Stephen Palumbi.

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September 2020

Coronado Veterans Writing Group to Meet September 1

September 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
free

The Coronado Library in partnership with the Veterans Writing Group of San Diego County has formed a writing group for veterans. Some of our members are just getting started  writing their stories and others have been writing for years.

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Arts Education Week: (Music!) Monday

September 14
Coronado,CA92118United States

9 am: Babies Tots & Kids Music Jam with Ms. Lisa Location: facebook For ages 1-4. Gather your lil’ jammaros for a joyful, jumping, country harvest jamboree! This class is designed to be interactive between children and their caregiver, so be prepared to sing, dance, bounce, laugh, and play. Before class, make some shakers using macaroni pasta and an empty dry plastic jar or bottle. Set aside 2 wooden spoons to click as rhythm sticks. Save a cardboard box at least…

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