Guest Picks is a monthly service from your library that features members of our community sharing their favorite titles and a little about themselves.
Featured Guest Pick
From the West Coast to the East Coast, this month's guest reader has experienced the many opportunities that libraries offer.
Born in Southern California, my first exposure to a library was in conjunction with the local summer reading program. When it was blazing hot my mother would drive us to the library, which was an oasis of coolness. While I greatly appreciated the very effective air conditioning years ago, the early exposure to books has generated a lifetime of enjoyment from reading.
With an economics degree from UCLA, home to the expansive...