The city of Westlake Village has released the details of this year’s ?WESTLAKE VILLAGE READS? program. See the full details below.
CITY OF WESTLAKE VILLAGE?S ?WESTLAKE VILLAGE READS? 2011 PROGRAM TO FEATURE THE THEME OF ?MEMOIRS?
During the months of January and February, the City of Westlake Village and the Westlake Village Library are co-sponsoring the 2nd annual ?Westlake Village Reads,? a One City One Book program. This year, the program is focusing on an overall theme of ?Memoirs? rather than a single book title.
The City and Library will be presenting ten programs for residents to enjoy that support the theme of ?Memoirs.? All programs will be held in the Community room located at the Westlake Village Civic Center located at 31200 Oak Crest Drive.
The January programs are scheduled as follows:
? Saturday, January 9: ?Margaret Mitchell, A Memoir.? Local resident Martha Miller will embody the Gone With the Wind author during a special presentation at 2:00 pm in the Community Room.
? Saturday, January 22: Poetry Workshop. Renown fiction writer, playwright, and poet Sandra Hunter will take residents on an innovative journey to express memories through poetry at 3:00 pm in the Community Room.
? Sunday, January 23: ?How To Tell Your Life Story? Memoir Writing Workshop. Author David Wilk will lead this hands-on workshop for budding authors at 2:00 pm.
? Sunday, January 30: ?Scrapbooking Your Life Workshop? at 2:00 pmin the community room. Bring a few photos and learn how to create amazing scrapbook pages to preserve your memories.
A full schedule of events including February programs can be downloaded from the City website at www.wlv.org under ?What?s New? or picked up at the library. A handful of programs designed for young readers and teens is included in this year?s program. All programs are free of charge. Seating for programs are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
In addition, the library will be featuring a variety of books in the category of ?Memoirs,? and residents are encouraged to select titles that fit their own interests throughout the two-month program. This year, in addition to adult titles, children?s titles will be made available. The Friends of the Library?sBook Nook will be creating a special ?Memoirs? section for residents that wish to purchase a memoir to read along with the program.
?Westlake Village Reads? was created to encourage reading throughout the community by readers of all ages. The Westlake Village Community Room and Library are located at 31200 Oak Crest Drive. For a detailed schedule and information about the program, please visit the City?s website at www.wlv.org or call the Westlake Village Library at (818) 865-9230.