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Annual Meeting – Open to the Public Top of Page 

The Annual Meeting of the Patrons of the Library will take place on Saturday June 7, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in room 130 of the Pollak Library. The speaker will be Lis Leyson who will talk about The Boy on the Wooden Box, a recently published book about her late husband, Leon Leyson.

In 2013, Bill Davis, founding president of Southern California Public Radio and current president and CEO of KPCC was the speaker.

In 2012, the meeting featured a panel discussion entitled “The Book Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.” Panelists included David Rips (book collector), Chic Goldsmid (bookseller), Richard Pollard (CSUF librarian), and Chuck Kissel (manager of the CSUF bookstore). In addition, the meeting included a tribute to Al Vogeler for his many years of outstanding service as a member of the Patrons of the Library.

In 2011, the featured speaker was Dr. Timothy Naftali, then Director of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, who has authored a number of books. His lecture was entitled “Learning About Nixon Through The Archives.”

Gordon Van De Water who collects and writes about California and Western Americana spoke in June 2010. Dr. Martha Vogeler, a former Professor of English at CSUF was the featured speaker in 2009. She discussed her latest book, Austin Harrison and the English Review.

At the 2008 Patrons Annual Meeting, Dr. Rick Lozinsky, Professor in the Department of Natural Sciences at Fullerton College and author of The Fascinating World of Orange County Geology, spoke on that subject. The 2007 meeting featured a lecture and visual displays from the Boswell Map collection while at the 2006 meeting, Leon Leyson spoke of his experience as the youngest survivor on Schlindler’s List.

For more information, contact Farron Brougher at farronb@aol.com .

Book Discussion Group Top of Page

September 2013 to May 2014

Pollak Library Conference room, Library South 260C. The group meets the third Thursday of each month, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Guns at Last Light will be discussed at a future meeting. For information, contact Herb Rutemiller at hrutemiller@fullerton.edu .

Ongoing Book Sale Top of Page

September 3, 2013 to May 2014

Pollak Library South 199. The Book Sale Center is open three days per week during the Academic year as follows:

Tuesdays, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesdays, 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Thursdays, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

A wide variety of non-fiction,fiction,periodicals, records and tapes are available. For information, contact hrutemiller@fullerton.edu. Donations can be made at the Book Sale Center or by calling (657) 278-2182.

Patrons Lecture Series - Open to the Public Top of Page

Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 2:00 p.m., Pollak Library, room 130

Brian Michael Norton, assistant professor of English, comparative literature, and linguistics at Cal State University Fullerton, will talk about his recent book, Fiction and the Philosophy of Happiness: Ethical Inquiries in the Age of Enlightenment, published by Bucknell University Press in 2012.

For information regarding the tour and the lectures, please contact Carolyn Eckert at carolyneckert@gmail.com or Howard Seller at hseller@fullerton.edu Top of Page