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10th Anniversary Author Events

One Book, One San Diego 10th Anniversary Event With Author Lysley Tenorio

Thursday, December 1 2016 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Chula Vista Public Library

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Join KPBS and Chula Vista Public Library for a special One Book, One San Diego 10th Anniversary event with 2014 featured author, Lysley Tenorio, who wrote "Monstress." Tenorio will be interviewed by Francine Maigue, District ...

One Book, One San Diego 10th Anniversary Event With William Joyce

Saturday, December 3 2016 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center

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In celebration of One Book, One San Diego's 10th Anniversary, join KPBS and Girl Scouts San Diego for a special presentation around the 2015 One Book for Kids Selection, "The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris ...

More Community Events Around "Waiting for Snow in Havana"

Salsa Anyone? A One Book, One San Diego Dance Party

Ongoing until Wednesday, November 16, 2016

San Diego Central Public Library

Dance for the health of it and join the hottest dance scene in the country. On Wednesdays, Nov. 2, 9, and 16, 2016, master salsero and blues musician Dennard Clendenin will teach you the basics of salsa and how to ...

One Book For Kids Reading Fun With Girl Scouts San Diego (City Heights)

Sunday, November 20 2016 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

City Heights/Weingart Library

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In celebration of One Book, One San Diego's 10th Anniversary, join KPBS and Girl Scouts San Diego for story time and crafts around the 2015 One Book for Kids Selection, "The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. ...

Gilbert Castellanos: A Tribute To The Latin Jazz Masters

Saturday, December 3 2016 6 p.m.

San Diego Central Public Library

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San Diego jazz legend and world-class trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos fronts a salsa and Afro-Cuban music concert in conjunction with the annual One Book One San Diego reading campaign. He'll be joined on stage by some of Southern California's ...

Book Club Discussion: 'Waiting For Snow In Havana' (Clairemont Mesa)

Wednesday, December 7 2016 6 p.m.

Clairemont Branch Library

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Join the book club discussion of this year's One Book, One San Diego selection "Waiting for Snow in Havana" — the story of a young boy's journey from Cuba to the U.S. by author Carlos Eire. ...

Film Screening: 'Strawberry & Chocolate'

Friday, January 13 2017 6 p.m.

San Carlos Branch Library

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This Oscar-nominated film is the story of two men who are opposites — one gay, the other straight, one a fierce communist, the other a fierce individualist, one suspicious, the other accepting — and how they come to ...

The 2016 Selection is Announced!

Latest 'One Book, One San Diego' Selection Revealed

Inspired by the the "custody battle" over Cuban student Elián González, the 2003 memoir by a Yale University professor traces the author's own experiences growing up in Castro's Cuba.

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One Book, One San Diego: FAQs & Selection Criteria

The One Book, One San Diego 10th Anniversary promises to be an exciting program in 2016. This article answers common questions about the program. Contact Clare Pister at cpister@kpbs.org with further questions.