NEWS RELEASE

September 5, 2017

The Valley Reads Book Club

The Santa Maria Public Library facilitates a monthly book club, The Valley Reads, whose next meeting will be held Tuesday, September 26th from 11:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. in Shepard Hall.

Each month a new book title is read and discussed along with complimentary coffee and snacks. To join The Valley Reads, either come to the Santa Maria Public Library and sign-up with staff at the second floor information desk, or call the library at the number below.

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury is the selection for September, and the plot is an example of dystopian fiction. The novel depicts a future society where books are outlawed and “firemen” are tasked to locate and burn books, and where the government seeks out those who possess or conceal books.

The Valley Reads, meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month in Shepard Hall from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The Library’s hours are 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The Library is closed on Sunday. The Library is located at 421 S. McClelland Street.

Questions may be directed to the reference desk, 925-0994 extension 8562.