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  EL SEGUNDO PUBLIC LIBRARY
      111 W. Mariposa Ave.
       El Segundo, CA 90245

        Mon.-Thurs. 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
        Fri. & Sat. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm 
      Sun. Closed
   Phone: (310) 524-2722

 


High School Library Branch:  Mon.-Fri. 7:15 am-4:00 pm

Middle School Library Branch:  Mon., Tues., Thurs. 8:00 am- 1:00 pm; Wed. & Fri. 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Richmond Street School Library Branch:  Mon.-Fri. 9:00 am-2:00 pm

Center Street School Library Branch: Mon. 8:00 am-12:00 pm; Tues.-Fri. 8:00 am-3:00 pm

« NEW BOOKS »

Below are selected new titles at the library. Come in and check out these and other books recently added to the library collection.



The Summer of Ellen, by Agnete Friis

Jacob, a middle-aged architect living in Copenhagen, is in the alcohol-soaked throes of a bitter divorce when he receives an unexpected call from his great-uncle Anton. In his nineties and still living with his brother on their rural Jutland farm--a place Jacob hasn't visited since the summer of 1978--Anton remains haunted by a single question: What happened to Ellen? To find out, Jacob must return to the farm and confront what took place that summer--one defined by his teenage obsession with Ellen, a beautiful young hippie from the local commune, and the unsolved disappearance of a local girl. In revisiting old friends and rivals, Jacob discovers the tragedies that have haunted him for over forty years were not what they seemed.--From the dust jacket.
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I Know Who You Are, by Alice Feeney

Meet Aimee Sinclair, the actress everyone thinks they know but can't remember how. Except one person. Someone knows Aimee very well. They know who she is and they know what she did. When Aimee comes home and discovers her husband is missing, she doesn't seem to know what to do or how to act. The police think she's hiding something and they're right, she is--but perhaps not what they thought. Aimee has a secret she's never shared, and yet she suspects that someone knows. As she struggles to keep her career and sanity intact, her past comes back to haunt her in ways more dangerous than she could have ever imagined.--From the dust jacket.
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The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes, by Ruth Hogan

Once a spirited, independent woman with a rebellious streak, Masha's life was forever changed by a tragic event twelve years ago. Unable to let go of her grief, she finds comfort in her faithful canine companion Haizum and peace in the quiet lanes of her town's swimming pool. Almost without her realizing it, her life has shuddered to a halt. It's only when Masha begins an unlikely friendship with the mysterious Sally Red Shoes, a bag lady with a prodigious voice and a penchant for saying just what she means, that a new world of possibilities opens up: new friendships, new opportunities, and even a chance for new love. For the first time in years, Masha has the chance to start living again. But just as Masha dares to imagine the future, her past comes roaring back...--From the dust jacket.
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Fake Like Me, by Barbara Bourland

After a fire rips through her loft, destroying the seven billboard-size paintings meant for her first major exhibition, a young painter is left with an impossible task: Recreate the lost artworks in just three months without getting caught--or ruin her fledgling career. Homeless and desperate, she begs her way into Pine City, an exclusive retreat in upstate New York notorious for three things: outrageous revelries, glamorous artists, and the sparkling black lake where brilliant prodigy Carey Logan drowned herself. Taking up residence in Carey's former studio, the painter works with obsessive, delirious focus. But when she begins to uncover strange secrets at Pine City and falls hard for Carey's mysterious boyfriend, a single thought shadows her every move: What really happened to Carey Logan?--From the dust jacket.
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Archives...
 
Mon., July 22, 2019
12:00  PM  -  1:00  PM
  Maker Monday: Shell Painting for Adults
3:30  PM
  High School Teens: Moon Day Party
Tue., July 23, 2019
3:30  PM  -  4:30  PM
  Teen Club: Cookies and Canvas
Wed., July 24, 2019
12:00  PM  -  1:00  PM
  Meditation in Library Park
3:00  PM  -  4:00  PM
  Library Club: Furry Friends
Thu., July 25, 2019
10:00  AM
  Bilingual Storytime
4:00  PM
  Friends of the Library Business Meeting -- CANCELLED
Mon., July 29, 2019
11:00  AM  -  12:00  PM
  Genealogy Club
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