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Fwd: LAPL BEST Friends Fall 2019 Newsletter and November 12th Program about Glen Dawson, Mountaineer and Bookman

  • 1.  Fwd: LAPL BEST Friends Fall 2019 Newsletter and November 12th Program about Glen Dawson, Mountaineer and Bookman

    Posted 29 days ago
    Hello, SLA SoCal - BEST Friends of LAPL's Fall luncheon on 11/12 will feature a presentation by Elizabeth Pomeroy about her new book on the life and business of Glen Dawson, mountaineer and bookman. Please see below and attached flyer for details. 


    From: BEST Friends of LAPL <best.friends.lapl@gmail.com>
    Sent: Sunday, October 13, 2019 18:45
    Subject: LAPL BEST Friends Fall 2019 Newsletter and November 12th Program about Glen Dawson, Mountaineer and Bookman
     


    Please find attached in PDF format:

    1) Fall 2019 Issue of the BEST Friends Newsletter
    2) Flyer announcing the Fall meeting and program combined with Membership Form


    BEST Friends is the support group for the Los Angeles Public Library's Business and Economics, and Science, Technology and Patents Departments at the Central Library.  Your participation helps BEST Friends continue to provide these departments with financial assistance, and to create awareness of the valuable services both departments provide. 

    Thank you for your consideration and support.

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    Fall Meeting Program & Luncheon
    Tuesday November 12, 2019
    12:00 Noon – 1:00 pm

    Los Angeles Public Library
    Meeting Room A, Central Library
    630 W. Fifth Street. LA, CA  90071

    Glen Dawson, Mountaineer and Bookman

    Elizabeth Pomeroy will present an illustrated program on the life and accomplishments of Glen Dawson, a man of books as well as an avid climber. The program will also trace the 105-year history of Dawson's Book Shop, founded by his father Ernest.  Since 1905, Dawson's has been a leading source in Southern California for rare and out of print books in the fields of California history, Western Americana and photography.

    Elizabeth is a native Californian and has been active in the education field for many years as a teacher and administrator. Elizabeth founded her own publishing company, Many Moons Press, in 2000 and publishes books on Southern California. She is a member of the Los Angeles Corral of Westerners and numerous historical societies in the area.

    Parking is available in the 524 S. Flower Street garage at a reduced rate during library hours with library card and library validation.

    Menu: Sandwiches, salad, beverage, dessert
    Program is free.  Cost for luncheon:  $17.00 (members)  $20.00 (non-members)
    Registration Deadline:  November 7, 2019
    Questions?  Contact John Shea at johnshea23@ca.rr.com, phone (562) 408-6959