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Heart and Hand Virtual Book Talk with Vanessa Chan

2024-05-23 18:00:00 2024-05-23 19:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Heart and Hand Virtual Book Talk with Vanessa Chan Enjoy a chat with literary rising star, Vanessa Chan, author of The Storm We Made. This critically-acclaimed novel follows a mother and her children as they confront colonial power in Malaya (now Malaysia) during World War II. For adults. Virtual Program -

Thursday, May 23
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-05-23 18:00:00 2024-05-23 19:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Heart and Hand Virtual Book Talk with Vanessa Chan Enjoy a chat with literary rising star, Vanessa Chan, author of The Storm We Made. This critically-acclaimed novel follows a mother and her children as they confront colonial power in Malaya (now Malaysia) during World War II. For adults. Virtual Program -

Enjoy a chat with literary rising star, Vanessa Chan, author of The Storm We Made. This critically-acclaimed novel follows a mother and her children as they confront colonial power in Malaya (now Malaysia) during World War II. For adults.

Celebrate Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with an exclusive Heart and Hand Virtual Book Talk featuring Vanessa Chan, acclaimed author of the best-selling novel, The Storm We Made. Join us as Library Director Skye Patrick and author Vanessa Chan delve into the novel's captivating saga, which unfolds against the backdrop of Malaya (now Malaysia) during World War II, weaving together the gripping narrative of an unlikely spy, a clandestine love affair, and the relentless forces that challenge even the strongest bonds.

Hailed as a Good Morning America Book Club Pick, BBC Radio 2 Book Club Pick, and New York Times Editors' Choice, The Storm We Made follows a mother and her children as they confront the aftermath of colonial power, facing profound consequences that resonate through their family and nation. Don't miss this opportunity to engage with one of today’s literary rising stars. Reserve your spot for an unforgettable evening!

Virtual Program


Hours
Mon, May 20 7:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, May 21 7:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, May 22 7:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, May 23 7:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, May 24 7:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, May 25 7:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, May 26 7:00AM to 6:00PM

About the branch

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Upcoming events

Thu, May 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Enjoy a chat with literary rising star, Vanessa Chan, author of The Storm We Made. This critically-acclaimed novel follows a mother and her children as they confront colonial power in Malaya (now Malaysia) during World War II. For adults.
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Tue, May 28, 11:00am - 12:15pm
Interested in a career where you help people look their best? In this panel, you will hear from practicing professionals on what it takes to develop a successful career in the various fields of cosmetology. For adults.
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Sat, Jun 01, 11:00am - 11:30am
Are you a new parent? Please join us at a special virtual program designed just for you! Learn all about the great programs and services LA County Library offers for parents, caregivers, and children. For adults.
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Tue, Jun 11, 11:00am - 12:15pm
Join self-discovery coach Joelle Sabater, for a guided workshop that will help you achieve a more reflective and empowered approach to job-seeking. This will be a participatory event, so bring paper and pencils. For adults.
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Wed, Jun 12, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Anyone can learn to draw. Join art instructor Claudia Hindu to learn the basic concepts that will help you draw what you see and all you can imagine. For Adults
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Wed, Jun 12, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Are you a new parent? Please join us at a special virtual program designed just for you! Learn all about the great programs and services LA County Library offers for parents, caregivers, and children. For adults.
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Tue, Jun 18, 11:00am - 12:15pm
After a resume and cover letter, the next step to getting the job is the interview. Corporate interviewer and inspirational speaker Christy Demetrakis will teach you how to prepare for (and nail) that interview and job negotiation. For adults.
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