Upcoming Events

We hope you will join us on Saturday, October 21 at 12 pm for the 5th Annual Author Panel Luncheon. We think our panel this year will knock your socks off!


We have 5 outstanding authors for you to meet!


Tickets go on sale Friday, September 15 in the Friends of the Library Book Shop located in the Corona Public Library and online below.  All tickets sold online will be held at the door on the day of event.


Sorry no tickets sold at the door.


Tickets are $30.00 each or $20.00 each for current or new Friends of the Library members.


A delicious hot lunch and dessert is included.


Please meet our fabulous and talented authors:


Glen Erik Hamilton's debut PAST CRIMES won the Anthony, Macavity, and Strand Magazine Critics awards, and was also nominated for the Edgar, Barry, and Nero awards.


Kate Carlisle is the New York Times best- selling author of two ongoing series.  Several of her books have already been made into Hallmark movies with more to come!


Edan Lepucki is the New York Times best- selling author of the novels Woman No. 17 and California. She is the founder of Writing Workshops Los Angeles.


David Putman is retired from a career in law enforcement. His novels, The Disposables and The Replacements were both finalists for the Southern California Independent Booksellers Assn awards.


Ona Russell is the author of three award-winning Sarah Kaufman historical mysteries. Her novel, "Rule of Capture" was the winner of the 2015 IPPY silver medal for regional fiction and praised by LA Times as the “L.A. mystery of the summer.”   Ona has also agreed to be our moderator this year.


 Authors books will be available for purchase and a book signing will take place immediately following the event.


We hope to see you on October 21!



Prices for event:

Do you LOVE chocolate?  Dark chocolate?  Milk chocolate?  White chocolate?  Mocha?  Bittersweet?


Chocolate-dipped strawberries?  Chocolate-dipped pretzels?  Chocolate cake?  German chocolate cake?  Chocolate Cream pie?  Chocolate chip cookies?  Chocolate ganache filled cupcakes?


Do you have a favorite recipe with chocolate as one of the ingredients?  Then enter your favorite chocolate dessert into the Chocolate Friend-zy Dessert Competition on Wednesday, October 18th at the Corona Public Library’s Community Room.  The desserts will be judged and prizes awarded.


Join other Friends’ members to visit and sample chocolate desserts.  Help us launch our 1st Chocolate Friend-zy with a splash!


P.S.  IF you are not a fan of chocolate, there will be non-chocolate dessert available!

Legacy Path -  The Legacy Path is a program where any community member can purchase a 4"x8" brick for  $125 or an 8"x8" brick for $250 to be installed in front of the Library in the Legacy Path.  To purchase a brick or for more information pick a flier in the Friends of the Library BookShop or go to www.polarengraving.com/coronapubliclibraryfoundation.  Deadline is Friday, May 19th for the July, 2017 installation.  The forms are available at the Library.

Having a brick in the Legacy Path shows everyone that the person(s) named

on the brick support the Library and all that it does for our community.

Members of the Board of the Friends of the Corona Public Library enjoying an evening of good food and fun at the Ladders & Linguine Fundraising Event sponsored by the Corona Public Library Foundation.

"Books are a uniquely portable magic."   Stephen King, On Writing

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