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Carmel, CA 93921

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Travel Edition with Pico Iyer and Don George
A Lively Conversation in the Serendipity of Cross-Cultural Travel.
Tuesday, April 24, 7:00 PM

The Trip of a Lifetime! Join Pico Iyer and Don George, dear friends and acclaimed travel writers for an engaging conversation rich with stories and observations from around and abroad.

Pico Iyer, touted by Outside magazine as “arguably the world’s greatest living travel writer” is an esteemed travel writer, essayist and novelist – renowned for his literary and cultural commentary. His TedTalks have garnered over 3 Million views!

Don George, “…best-selling author and writer, regarded by many as the preeminent travel writer of his generation.” —Christopher Elliott. Don is a consummate travel writer, editor-at-large and columnist for National Geographic Traveler, and editor of BBC Travel’s “Words and Wanderlust”.


$175  6:30 PM VIP Reception, Advanced Book Signing, Author Meet & Greet, Passport to International Tasting and Fine Wines 

$65 – 7:00 PM General Admission Wine Tasting Book Sale

8:00 PM Program

*General Admission book signing after the Program

Tickets now available from Sunset Center – get yours today!

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Saturday, April 21,  between 1 & 3 PM
Reference Room, Harrison Memorial Library, Ocean & Lincoln, Carmel
Questions? Call 831-624-7323

Events for Children

All children's events are held at the Park Branch Library, corner of Sixth and Mission.
For more information call (831) 624-4664.

After School is Cool Craft Time
Tuesday May 1, from 3:30-4:30 PM

Join Miss Pat for a fun after school craft. All materials are supplied by the library. This program is for ages 5 to 9 years old. Stay tuned for more information.

Musical Storytime with Marylee Sunseri
Mary Lee SunseriWednesday May 23, at 10 AM

Marylee Sunseri will be here with her guitar! This program is for babies and toddlers, but older siblings are welcome too.

Baby and Toddler Storytime
Miss GraceWednesdays at 10 AM

Babies and toddlers are welcome to storytime every Wednesday morning from the beginning of September  until the end of May. Hear stories, sing songs, do activities and enjoy fingerplays. Afterwards we gather at the craft tables and socialize with Miss Grace. This storytime is for babies and toddlers, but older siblings are welcome too.

For more events see our calendar.

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