Ojai Valley

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WordFest @ Ojai Library

Date: 
Friday, March 30, 2012 - 2:30pm - 3:00pm

"The Cop, The Killer and Me", tracking a serial killer with Ojai mystery writer Jane Howatt.

WordFest @ Ojai Library

Date: 
Friday, March 30, 2012 - 2:00pm - 2:30pm

"Their Last Bite" an intimate look at celebrities' last meals with local artist/writer Anna Karakalou.

WordFest @ Ojai Library

Date: 
Friday, March 30, 2012 - 1:30pm - 2:00pm

"The Power of Love" by Dr. Benito F. Reyes, founder of World University in Ojai, read by his grandson local songwriter'artist Ramel Reyes.

WordFest @ Ojai Library

Date: 
Friday, March 30, 2012 - 1:00pm - 1:30pm

"The Star Thrower" by Loren Eisley read by Brain Bemel, director of Ojai Storytelling Festival.  A short story about how one person can make a difference.

WordFest @ Ojai Library

Date: 
Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Writer's Workshop with doc and Zoe Murdock.  A weekly critique and discussion group for writers of fiction.  focuses on advanced writing techniques and is patterned on writing workshops taught at the University of Utah and UCLA

WordFest @ Ojai Library

Date: 
Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

"Women, Food and God: An unexpected Path to Almost Everything" by Geneen Roth presented by local author Carrie Triffet

WordFest @ Ojai Library

Date: 
Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Puppet Theater Playtime, professor Marbles (Robert Gluckson) presents a puppet-making workshop.  Make paper bag puppets and create stories you can act out with friends.

WordFest @ Ojai Library

Date: 
Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

"What is a Living Book?" Mary Lynch, City Librarian explains Ojai Library's newest program-launching in April-that enables Ojai residents to "check out" actual people, similar to the way one might check out a book from the library.  The new program matches "readers" with individuals who are "living books" for a pre-determined time on library premises, allowing the reader to share the life and/or talents of the "living book".

WordFest @ Ojai Library

Date: 
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 5:00pm

"The Glass Castle" by Jeanette Walls presented by Ojai writer Sharon MaHarry.  This is a poignant and evocative memoir by a woman who triumphed over the challenges of being raised by parents who suffered from alcoholism, mental illness and chased away the grind of poverty with flights of magical thinking

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