First there was Dawn of the Dead. Next there was Shaun of the Dead. Now the zombies have invaded Cuba and one man stands between the apocalypse and freedom.
One Book, One San Diego 10th Anniversary Event with Children's Author, Donna K. Lazo Gilmore
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 | 4 PM | Carmel Valley Branch Library
Donna K. Lazo Gilmore will read from Cora Cooks Pancit, which captures the warmth between mother and daughter as they share a piece of their Filipino heritage. With bright and charming illustrations by Kristi Valiant, Cora's family comes alive as Cora herself becomes the family's newest little chef. Copies of the book will be for sale and can by signed by the author.
Abuelito's Mexican Christmas Carol
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 | 6 - 8 PM | Central Library / Neil Morgan Auditorium
It's almost Navidad, and Abuelito is woken up by his adoring grandchildren to tell the story of how the miserly Ebenifacio L. Scrooge came to love Christmas and learned to care for others. Whimsical, Latino version of a Charles Dickens tale presented by Amigos del Rep in conjunction with the annual One Book One San Diego community-wide reading campaign.
Film Screening: Strawberry & Chocolate
Friday, January 13, 2017 | 6 PM | San Carlos Branch Library
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 | 6 PM | Otay Mesa Branch Library
This Oscar-nominated film is the story of two men who are opposites -- one gay, the other straight, one a fierce communist, the other a fierce individualist, one suspicious, the other accepting -- and how they come to love each other.