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Long Beach Book Clubs Celebrate RLC175 FREE

September 28, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Adobe Days - book by Sarah Bixby

To finish Rancho Los Cerritos’ 175th Celebration on a high note the Long Beach Book Clubs Project is inviting all members of Long Beach book clubs to discuss Adobe Days by Sarah Bixby Smith in the first-ever gathering of Long Beach based book clubs.

More than 130 book clubs have already signed on to the Book Club Project. If you have a book club please contact the Long Beach Book Clubs Project at lbbookclubs@aol.com

Come at 4:00 pm to enjoy the festivities and tour the historic adobe house. The house will be open for self-guided tours until 5:00 pm.

Bring your picnic blanket and BYO picnic to set-up summer concert style in the backyard.

The program officially begins at 5:00 pm with opening remarks from Executive Director of the Rancho Los Cerritos Foundation, Alison Bruesehoff. There will be an introduction to the Long Beach Book Clubs Project, which leads into an academic discussion of Adobe Days, followed by a Q&A portion.

We encourage all book clubs to come decked out in their book club flair.

Where to get Adobe Days:

The RLC Museum Shop (open Wed.-Sun. 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm)

What to Bring:

  • Your copy of Adobe Days
  • A hat and sunscreen
  • Picnic dinner, blankets, baskets, and lawn chairs are acceptable*

*Please note that this event will be held outside in the historic backyard where there is limited shade.

Click here for Parking and Directions

Limited FREE parking is available in the lot across from RLC’s entry gates. Limited accessible spaces, are available near the Visitor Center. Parking is also available along Virginia Road. We suggest you plan to carpool with your book club for your convenience.


About the Long Beach Book Clubs Project
A grassroots group of book club members who love history and support our public libraries.  To celebrate and support the new Main Library opening in 2019, we invite like-minded book clubbers to help us write the history of Long Beach’s 100+ book clubs.  Contact us and tell us about YOUR book club.  We’ll include your club’s story along with the histories of all the varied groups who meet to share their love of reading!


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September 28, 2019
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Long Beach Book Clubs Project