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The Old Farmer’s Almanac Focuses on the Younger Set

August 21st, 2009 · No Comments · Books

By Tessa St. Marie Editorial Intern As humans, we are often struck with pertinent and vital quandaries. Quandaries like, are loofahs edible? How many plastic bags are used each year? Why is Philo T. Farnsworth famous? Questions like these and more can be answered in The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids, Volume 3.

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Dreiser novel slated for next Lit Society meeting

July 17th, 2009 · No Comments · Books

Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser will be the next book discussed at the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association’s Literary Society meeting. In the novel, a young woman takes the train to Chicago in search of work in 1889, thus setting in motion a chain of events that will lead her to fame and fortune in […]

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First Fridays injects another dose of culture into Bixby Knolls

April 3rd, 2009 · No Comments · Art, Arts, Books, Business, Community, Entertainment, food, Leisure, Literature, music, theatre

Bixby Knolls ushers in spring on First Fridays, April 3. Historical home movies, bronze men, drum circles, art students, photography, live music and urban ambiance are some of the things being offered along Atlantic Avenue. · Historical Society of Long Beach, 4260 Atlantic Avenue, will be showing home movies from 1925 of local aviator Earl […]

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Calling all bibliophiles: April is National Library Month

April 3rd, 2009 · No Comments · Books, Community, Education

The Long Beach Public Library is celebrating National Library Month to recognize the important role libraries and library workers play in our community. Residents of all backgrounds and ages come together every day at libraries to: enjoy books and media; attend meetings, lectures and programs; do research; use computers; get homework help; and much more. […]

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School’s book drive to help soldiers read to kids via web cam

December 11th, 2008 · No Comments · Books, Community, Education

Long Beach public librarian Virginia Sanchez was at one time stationed at the Dana Branch in Bixby Knolls, but now she’s stationed in Afghanistan, where she has created a library. Soldiers there are able to share time with their children via web cam, but Sanchez is trying to help them also read bedtime stories to […]

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