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Author and Punster Richard Lederer Presentation Oct 26

The Friends of the Oceanside Public Library are happy to present The Joy of Names by best-selling language author, and profuse punster, Richard Lederer. Mr. Lederer will reveal all you need to know about first names, baby names, last names, nicknames, cruel and unusual names, movie stars’ names, presidents’ names, eponymous names, names from myths, authors’ pseudonyms, and other fascinating facts about names.

The event will take place at the Oceanside Public Library’s Civic Center Library Community Room, located at 330 North Coast Highway, on October 26 at 2:00 p.m. Admission is $5, or free for members of the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library, and memberships will be available for purchase. In honor of National Friends of Libraries Week, there will be a special gift for Friends’ members, and there will be opportunities to buy new and used books, and to bid on unique live auction fundraiser prizes such as private performances by Richard Lederer and a winter wonderland vacation.

For questions or more information, please call (760) 435-5600. The Friends of the Oceanside Public Library is a 501(c)3 nonprofit and all-volunteer organization. All proceeds from fundraising events and memberships support Oceanside Public Library programs and resources. To learn more about the Friends, please visit oplfriends.org or email friendsofoceansidepubliclibrary@hotmail.com with any inquiries. The Friends can also be found at Facebook.com/OPLfriends.

( News Release )