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The Lasting Power of King Arthur

Few characters can claim the longevity of King Arthur. The hero (who may or may not have actually existed) has fascinated authors for more than 1,400 years. His lasting, nearly unrivaled place in Western literature speaks to the power of legend to grow as it changes...

10 Books to Escape into Winter

Some might say we have it lucky here in Southern California, where we don’t have to worry about snow days, icy streets, and layering your coats to leave the house. Usually, we just have to worry about a little rain, like we're getting this week. Sometimes, though,...

Semi-Annual Book Sale, November 15-17

THE EVENT! BOOKSTORE SALE UPDATE - NEW TIMES AND DATES! Thursday, Friday (9-5 p.m.) and Saturday (9-4 p.m.), November 15-17 One of our most anticipated events is the Semi-Annual Book Sale, where the bookstore parking lot (SW corner of Bailey Street and Comstock...

Annual Book Sale | November 16-18, 2017

THE EVENT!BOOKSTORE SALEThursday, Friday and Saturday, November 16-18One of the most anticipated Friends of the Whittier Public Library events is the Semi-Annual Book Sale where the Bookstore parking lot  (SW corner of Bailey Street and Comstock Avenue) transforms...