Community Conversations with Veterans Series Features Stories and Service Dogs

Kern County Library’s Ridgecrest Branch will host two Community Conversations with Veterans events in March 2020. On Saturday, March 7, John Anderson of Ridge Writers, the East Sierra Branch of the California Writers Club, will share stories from the recently published book Scenes from Lives of Service: High Desert Veterans of WWI through Desert Storm. On Saturday,…

Farmer Veteran Coalition and Ground Operations Director at Screening

Fresno County Public Library will screen Ground Operations: Battlefields to Farmfields as part of the 2020 Community Conversations with Veterans initiative. The director of Ground Operations, Dulanie Ellis, and Michael O’Gorman, founder of the Farmer Veteran Coalition will host a Q&A and discussion as part of the event. Documentaries About Veterans Ground Operations is one…

2020 Community Conversations with Veterans Welcome!

A warm welcome to the participating libraries and local coordinators for Community Conversations with Veterans 2020! California Center for the Book will support 18 Community Conversations with Veterans initiatives at 20 library locations across California. The following library staff members will create community partnerships and engage veterans, their families, and the community. Arcadia Public Library Pat Smith Azusa…

Community Conversations with Veterans 2019 Summary

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2019 Community Conversations with Veterans initiative.  The 2019 infographic shows a summary of library and community participants. We are excited to continue this partnership with Veterans Connect @ the Library into 2020. Library staff members interested in creating community partnerships and engaging with veterans, their families, and the…