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La Mesa Reads: Resources for El Niño preparation at the library

Posted: December 25th, 2015 | Arts & Entertainment, Featured, La Mesa Reads | No Comments

By Heather Pisani-Kristl Many Americans resolve to lose weight, become more physically fit, or learn a skill at the start of the New Year. Have you considered family disaster planning for your new year’s resolution? As I write this, meteorologists and public safety agencies have been warning for several months about a significant El Niño […]

La Mesa Reads – Oct. 23, 2015

Posted: October 23rd, 2015 | Arts & Entertainment, Featured, La Mesa Reads | No Comments

By Heather Pisani-Kristl, Librarian Lifelong learning at the library Join the La Mesa Library Book Club on Wednesday, Nov. 18 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. for a discussion of “The Dressmaker” by Kate Alcott. Novice seamstress Tess Collins accompanies her flamboyant employer Lucile Duff Gordon on the maiden voyage of the Titanic, where she sees […]

La Mesa Reads: Best new comic titles now available at the library

By Jake Sexton

San Diego has survived yet another Comic-Con, with all the chaos, joy and crass commercialism that it radiates. I am an avid comic fan, and although I love my action-packed superhero adventures, I have just as much admiration for the serious, creative and mature titles. So let me recommend some of my favorite comic collections of the past year.