On Sat., Sept. 22, the Palos Verdes Library District and the Peninsula Friends of the Library sponsored the 2012 One Book, One Peninsula annual event. Author Steve Lopez, a columnist for The Los Angeles Times, and writer of The Soloist, was the guest presenter this year. A reception in a private home was held prior to Lopez’s talk for members of the Friends of the Library.
Following are a few photos of the reception and the Lopez presentation that more than 500 community attended. To see more photos, go to the PFL Photo Gallery on the right sidebar of this page and click More Photos.
Author Steve Lopez prepares to answer a question from a guest at the pre-event reception held at the home of Marion Ruth.
Stella March, 97, one of the early founders of National Alliance on Mental Illness, introduced Steve Lopez at the One Book, One Peninsula event.
Marion Ruth opened her beautiful Rolling Hills home for the pre-event reception.
Steve Lopez, who is recuperating from knee replacement, kept his knee well iced during his talk.
Steve Lopez signed books for guests after his talk.
Volunteers sell memberships to the Peninsula Friends of the Library outside the speakers tent.
Tags: Palos Verdes Library District, Peninsula Friends of the Library, Special Events