Upcoming EVENTS

To learn more about 
the Events & Classes presented by the Palm Springs Public Library, 

click HERE


A monthly Book Club

an Annual Book Sale

an Annual Membership Meeting 

and other Special Events 

throughout the year are presented by 

The Friends of the Palm Springs Library.


The Friends' Book Club meets on the third Friday of the month (unless otherwise noted) at 2:00 p.m. at the library and is open to everyone. Members of the Club read the selection for the month, then join in lively discussions. The Book Club votes on reading list selections once a year.




Halloween saw our favorite Library Witch,
Yrene Navarro, taking a moment for a Coffee Break.

 

Upcoming events

    • 15 Dec 2017
    • 2:00 PM
    • The Learning Center at the Palm Springs Public Library
    book cover

    Join the Friends of the Palm Springs Library Book Club for a discussion of  "Lab Girl" by Hope Jahren.


    The Friends Book Club meets on the third Friday of the month at 2:00 p.m. in The Learning Center at Palm Springs Public Library, 300 S. Sunrise Way.  Members of the Club read the selected book then join in lively discussions.  The meeting is open to everyone.

    • 16 Dec 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Library Lobby


    • 19 Jan 2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • The Learning Center at the Palm Springs Public Library
    book cover

    Join the Friends of the Palm Springs Library Book Club for a discussion of  "For Whom the Bell Tolls" by Ernest Hemingway.


    The Friends Book Club meets on the third Friday of the month at 2:00 p.m. in The Learning Center at Palm Springs Public Library, 300 S. Sunrise Way.  Members of the Club read the selected book then join in lively discussions.  The meeting is open to everyone.

    • 03 Feb 2018
    • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • PS Richards Center for the Arts
    Deepak Chopra

    Deepak Chopra is an American author, public speaker, alternative medicine advocate, and a prominent figure in the New Age Movement.  He is the author of more than 85 books, including numerous New York Times bestsellers.  Purchase tickets at www.palmspringsspeaks.org.

    Proceeds benefit Friends of the Palm Springs Library and Palm Springs Cultural Center.



    Dan Savage photo credit Rachel Robinson

    Dan Savage--November 14, 2017

    Deepak Chopra

    Deepak Chopra--February 3, 2018

    Lisa Scottoline photo credit April Narby

    Lisa Scottoline--March 26, 2018


    Tickets to the 3-author series:

    General Admission Series:  $150

    • Includes ticket to all three events and each author's book
    • Palm Springs Speaks Tote Bag
    • Access to early bird registration for next season's lineup


    VIP Series:  $250

    • Includes VIP ticket to all three events and each author's book
    • Palm Springs Speaks Tote Bag
    • VIP seating in Rows 2-20, center
    • Meet and Greet reception with the author prior to the event, 6:00 p.m.
    • Priority book signing line following event
    • Access to early bird registration for next season's lineup
    BUY TICKETS HERE

    Thank you to our Benefactor Sponsors:
     
    • 16 Feb 2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • The Learning Center at the Palm Springs Public Library
    book cover

    Join the Friends of the Palm Springs Library Book Club for a discussion of  "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead.


    The Friends Book Club meets on the third Friday of the month at 2:00 p.m. in The Learning Center at Palm Springs Public Library, 300 S. Sunrise Way.  Members of the Club read the selected book then join in lively discussions.  The meeting is open to everyone.

    • 23 Feb 2018
    • 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Frey Building at the Library


    • 24 Feb 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Frey Bldg at the Library


    • 25 Feb 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Frey Bldg at the Library


    • 16 Mar 2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • The Learning Center at the Palm Springs Public Library

    book coverJoin the Friends of the Palm Springs Library Book Club for a discussion of  "Still Life" by Louise Penny.


    The Friends Book Club meets on the third Friday of the month at 2:00 p.m. in The Learning Center at Palm Springs Public Library, 300 S. Sunrise Way.  Members of the Club read the selected book then join in lively discussions.  The meeting is open to everyone.

    • 26 Mar 2018
    • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Camelot Theatres

    Lisa Scottoline is the New York Times bestselling author of 29 novels, as well as a series of humorous memoirs.  She began her crime fiction writing career in 1994 and has won the Edgar Award, awarded by the Mystery Writers of America.  Purchase tickets at www.palmspringsspeaks.org.

    Proceeds benefit Friends of the Palm Springs Library and Palm Springs Cultural Center.



    Dan Savage photo credit Rachel Robinson

    Dan Savage--November 14, 2017

    Deepak Chopra

    Deepak Chopra--February 3, 2018

    Lisa Scottoline photo credit April Narby

    Lisa Scottoline--March 26, 2018


    Tickets to the 3-author series:

    General Admission Series:  $150

    • Includes ticket to all three events and each author's book
    • Palm Springs Speaks Tote Bag
    • Access to early bird registration for next season's lineup


    VIP Series:  $250

    • Includes VIP ticket to all three events and each author's book
    • Palm Springs Speaks Tote Bag
    • VIP seating in Rows 2-20, center
    • Meet and Greet reception with the author prior to the event, 6:00 p.m.
    • Priority book signing line following event
    • Access to early bird registration for next season's lineup
    BUY TICKETS HERE

    Thank you to our Benefactor Sponsors:
     
    • 20 Apr 2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • The Learning Center at the Palm Springs Public Library

    book coverJoin the Friends of the Palm Springs Library Book Club for a discussion of  "The Three-Year Swim Club: The Untold Story of Maui's Sugar Ditch Kids and Their Quest for Olympic Glory" by Julie Checkoway.


    The Friends Book Club meets on the third Friday of the month at 2:00 p.m. in The Learning Center at Palm Springs Public Library, 300 S. Sunrise Way.  Members of the Club read the selected book then join in lively discussions.  The meeting is open to everyone.

    • 18 May 2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • The Learning Center at the Palm Springs Public Library

    book coverJoin the Friends of the Palm Springs Library Book Club for a discussion of  "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot.


    The Friends Book Club meets on the third Friday of the month at 2:00 p.m. in The Learning Center at Palm Springs Public Library, 300 S. Sunrise Way.  Members of the Club read the selected book then join in lively discussions.  The meeting is open to everyone.

    • 15 Jun 2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • The Learning Center at the Palm Springs Public Library

    book coverJoin the Friends of the Palm Springs Library Book Club for a discussion of  "The Seven Stairs: an adventure of the heart" by Stuart Brent.


    The Friends Book Club meets on the third Friday of the month at 2:00 p.m. in The Learning Center at Palm Springs Public Library, 300 S. Sunrise Way.  Members of the Club read the selected book then join in lively discussions.  The meeting is open to everyone.


HOW TO REGISTER FOR AN EVENT:

 

1.  Click the EVENTS Tab in the top Menu of the Friends' website.

2.  Scroll to the Event you are interested in attending; click on the Event TITLE.

3.  On the next page, click the gray REGISTER button on the left side of the screen. Your email address will auto-fill into the block on the next page.

4.  Choose MEMBERS-ONLY REGISTRATION, then click NEXT. All of your information will be auto-filled by the computer on the next page - First and Last Names, Email Address and Phone Number. Click NEXT. 

5.  A light blue REVIEW & CONFIRM box appears. 

6 . If paying electronically, click PAY ONLINE and follow the prompts. You can use a personal PayPal account OR any major Credit or Debit card. 

7.  If paying by check, click INVOICE ME. Print the invoice sent to your email account and mail it promptly, along with your payment, to:  

Friends of the Palm Springs Library      300 S. Sunrise Way     Palm Springs, CA  92262


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