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Carlsbad Reads Together

Carlsbad Reads Together brings community members together and engages them in discussion about the same book at the same time. The 2014 selection was acclaimed author Alan Brennert's Palisades Park. Special thanks to the Friends of the Carlsbad Library for their support of Carlsbad Reads Together.

Stay tuned for 2015 information.

Learn more about Palisades Park and read an excerptDownload the library's resource guide.

"Brennert writes his valentine to the New Jersey playground of his youth in Ragtime style, mixing fact and fiction. It's a memorable trip." --People Magazine


Carlsbad Reads Together 2015 book and events to be announced.

Alan Brennert is the author of the historical novels Honolulu and Moloka'i and the fantasy novel Time and Chance. Alan has also written short stories, teleplays, screenplays, and the libretto of a stage musical, Weird Romance. He won an Emmy Award and a People's Choice Award for his work as a writer-producer on the television series L.A. Law, and he has been nominated for a Golden Globe Award and for the Writers Guild of America Award for Outstanding Teleplay of the Year. His story "MaQui" won a Nebula Award. Visit his website.

Previous Carlsbad Reads Together selections have included:

Contact Information

Carlsbad City Library
Keith Gemmell
Library Programs & Venues Coordinator

1775 Dove Lane
Carlsbad, CA 92011