Meet the Author Series
|The Little Library That Could
10:30 AM to 11:30
February 13: Meet the author series
continues with JOAQUÍN BARRETO author of EL OTRO LADO ("The Other Side") presenting a very personal
narrative on immigration, overcoming cultural shock and assimilating into the U.S. The author will take
the audience through various stages of transition, from country to country, from childhood to young
adulthood and more. Joaquin will speak about assimilation, discrimination, living in the US with a label
of "illegal alien" and the consequences which follow.
Porter Memorial Library is operated by volunteers and provides services to communities in the Soquel California area. The library, located at 3050 Porter Avenue, phone (831) 475-3326, is open to the public each week day from noon until 4 PM and on Saturday from 10 AM until 2 PM.
You can view some pictures of the library by clicking_here.
The Porter Library book collection includes a selection of recent popular and best seller books. These are listed here on the web site - CLICK_HERE to see a listing of them.The library also has a growing collection of DVDs you can click to see a list of available titles.
In addition to having a good collection of books and providing a pleasant place to read or study, a series of talks by local authors is featured each Spring. Check our EVENTS section for details about lecture series. Keep checking here for information about our annual series.