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Summer Author Talks, 7/20 & 8/3

The City of Carlsbad is hosting Author Talk events in July and August at Carlsbad City Library, located at 1775 Dove Lane. Admission is free. Seating is first come, first served.



At a Glance


Saturday, July 20

Summer Reading Adventure

2 – 3 p.m.

Carlsbad City Library

Schulman Auditorium

1775 Dove Lane

Featuring best-selling authors Tory Bilski (Wild Horses of the Summer Sun), Janna King (Malibu Bluff), Kaira Rouda (The Favorite Daughter) and Abbi Waxman (The Bookish Life of Nina Hill). Escape to Iceland with Tory Bilski as she shares her personal story of riding wild horses every summer in Iceland, relax on a beach with Janna King in her latest Seasonaire’s novel, enjoy an edge-of-your-seat thriller in signature Kaira Rouda style, and curl up in a cozy bookstore with the always charming, quirky, and entertaining Abbi Waxman.


Saturday, Aug. 3

Family Tree Adventure

2 – 3 p.m.

Carlsbad City Library

Schulman Auditorium

1775 Dove Lane

Join us for an author talk featuring Kenyatta D. Berry, host of KPBS’ Genealogy Roadshow, discussing her new book, TheFamily Tree Toolkit. The book will navigate you through the sometimes overwhelming and sometimes treacherous waters of tracing ancestry. Kenyatta D. Berry is a Professional Genealogist, Entrepreneur and Attorney with over 20 years of experience in genealogical research and writing. 

More Information

Aug. 3 talk presented in partnership with North San Diego County Genealogical Society, Friends of the Carlsbad Library and Adventures by the Book. July 20 Author Talk event presented in partnership with Adventures by the Book and sponsored by the Carlsbad Library and Arts Foundation’s Robert H. Gartner Cultural Endowment Fund. For more information, call 760-602-2024 or visit www.carlsbadlibrary.org.

April 26, 2019