Programs & Exhibits Jan - Mar 2014 - page 2

Welcome to the Rancho Mirage Public Library…
We hope you like this “In Season” calendar of events. There is something for every age and many interests.
This program guide is packed with
new presenters
Noted architect
Lance O’Donnell
will talk about his modern desert designs.
Harry Rosenfeld
will give us his journalist’s biography, including his experience with Watergate.
Anne Rowe
, Sunnylands director of collections and exhibitions, will offer a spirited sense of
“entertaining at Sunnylands.”
Michael Smith
will offer his designer’s view of “Classic Contemporary Interiors.”
Susan Stein,
our Valley’s fashion icon, will look at major issues in the industry.
Robert Thies,
the only American to win first prize in a Russian competition since Van Cliburn, will
perform on our Steinway piano.
This will be a season full of
Michael Childers
will present
The Day of the Locust,
a “must see” evening at the Library!
Library documentarian
Joel Hochberg
will return with ShortShorts 2014.
Popular presenters
will return:
Dr. William Gudelunas
will offer a four-part series, “America’s Happy Days.”
Robert Brasier
comes back to talk of “Puzzles about Art.”
Prof. Penny Rivin
will offer a timely talk, “The Middle East.”
NOTE: January 16-18, the Library will be accessible by e-mail, phone, and on our website but not for
visits as ticketholders “celebrate the written word” at the very First Annual Rancho Mirage Writers
Festival. Other libraries in the Valley will be ready to serve you in person.
Rancho Mirage Public Library Foundation
has reached out to our wonderful DONORS to
help fund this ambitious calendar of free events.
Look for the Foundation’s 17
Annual Literary
Luncheon in this program guide!
There is much to be enjoyed at the Rancho Mirage Public Library…and YOU are invited!
David Bryant
Library Director
Any changes to this schedule, including additional programs, will be announced on our website:
which is always worth a visit to get the latest information about
Rancho Mirage Public Library.
People with disabilities are encouraged to attend Library programs. If you have special communication or access
needs, please contact the Library at 341-7323 four business days in advance of the event(s) you will attend.
If you would like to receive e-mail alerts about upcoming events, changes in our programming schedule, or events
not shown here, please send your e-mail address to
Cover: Celebrate the centennial of the Marx Brothers at the Library! See page 12.
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