Porter Memorial Public Library

Soquel California







The Little Library That Could


Spring 2018 Meet The Author Series Continues

Wednesday, March 14, 10:30 am ALESA LIGHTBOURNE after teaching in Kurdish Iraq in 2010, wrote The Kurdish Bike; A Novel, based on her friendships with village women -- documenting the hardships, brutality and even honor killings that these women endure. Alesa's many adventures, after growing up in Carmel, include teaching at a slum school in Jamaica, being dean of an international business college in Singapore, dining with Bedouins in Saudi Arabia, and writing for Fortune 50 companies.

During this informal coffee hour, Alesa will discuss her work and answer questions from the audience. The talks are free of charge and open to the public. Coffee will be provided by The Ugly Mug. For further information call 475-3326

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.