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Media Alert: The Rose That Grew From Concrete:
Kern County Library Kicks Off the 2021 One Book Project
WHAT: Join us online LIVE on Zoom for the 2021 One Book Project Kickoff and Virtual Press Conference. The 2021 title, A Dream Called Home by Reyna Grande, invites the community to discuss the themes of immigration and assimilation. Join speakers including Dreamers, representatives from the Library, and CSUB's First Year Experience as they share their success stories. Enjoy hearing from speaker Leo Ayala, Assistant Director of Student Life at Bakersfield College, and LUPE Student Representative, Edith Mata, President, and Marcela Gamino, EOPS staff member. Information about the 2-month long program can be found on
WHEN: Wednesday, September 15 @ 12pm
WHERE: Attendees must register online to receive zoom link / program invite
WHO: Kern County community members of all ages; especially those interested in book clubs, discussions, cultural events, and adult programming
MEDIA CONTACT: Lynne Kemmer,
For more information, call 661.868.0701 or email  

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