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Special Events

 November 2022 

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November 9:





November 19:

Carnegie Poetry on Saturday Series
2:00 p.m. November 19, 2022
featuring Bryan Medina & Linda Scheller

November 19 @ 2:00 p.m. PST
(Live and Free)

Please join us Saturday, November 19, 2022 at Carnegie Arts Center in Turlock, CA  from 2:00-3:00 p.m. for a poetry reading by Bryan Medina and Linda Scheller, with Open Mic Time following the featured poets. This event is free and open to the public, and light refreshments will be provided.  For details on Bryan Medina and Linda Scheller, visit


November 21:


MoSt Poetry Book Club

Monday, November 21 @ 6:30 p.m. PST

Live and Free

Stanislaus County Library Makerspace    
(1500 I Street, Modesto)


Join host Gary Thomas for a discussion of The Hurting Kind, the latest book by U. S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón, the author of six books of poetry, including The Carrying, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry.  Limón is also the host of the critically-acclaimed poetry podcast, The Slowdown.  

5 copies of the book are available (while they last) to check out at the Modesto Library (1500 I Street.)  For details about Ada Limón, visit