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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

WordFest @ Ojai Library

Date: 
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

"The Art of Hearing Heartbeats" by Jan-Phillips Sendker read by Lisa Luckenbach.  A poignant and inspirational love story set in Burma, spanning the decades between the 1950s and the present

WordFest @ Ojai Library

Date: 
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

"Torn by God: A Family's Struggle with Polygamy" with Ojai author Zoe Murdock.  A novel based on lher childhood experience with polygamy, Murdock will discuss current developments in the mainstream Mormon Church ( including Mitt Romney's run for the presidency) and explore unsettling developments in the FLDS, still under the control of Warren Jeffs from his prison cell.

WordFest @ Ojai Library

Date: 
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm

"So, You Want to Write a Book!" with Ojai author Patricia Fry.  Nearly 80% of authors fail in the marketplace today.  Fry busts popular myths and shares insider secrets to writing and producing a more successful book.  Come with an open mind and the desire for a successful publishing experience.

WordFest @ Ojai Library

Date: 
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

"Mark Twain: The Cranky Prophet" presented by Ojai Quarterly publisher Bret Bradigan

WordFest @ Ojai Library

Date: 
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

"The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying" by Sogyal Rinpoche read by Sequoia hamilton, Director of Arts and Lectures at World University

WordFest @ Ojai Library

Date: 
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

"The First rule of Ten" A new fictional dharma detective series presented by Ojai author Gay Hendricks, Ph.D.

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