Wednesday, April 06, 2005

Teen Poetry Coffeehouse on Tuesday, April 12th

In celebration of National Library Week from April 10th through 16th, the Buena Park Library District will be presenting its first Teen Poetry Coffeehouse on Tuesday, April 12, 2005, at 7:00 p.m. in the Library’s auditorium. Teens are invited to share poetry they’ve written, to read a favorite poem or to just come and listen.

For more information, please call Phyllis Nisle, Youth Services Librarian at 714-826-4100 x125.

Saturday, April 02, 2005

Author Event: A World War II Bombardier -- April 18th

On Monday, April 18, 2005, at 6:30 p.m. at the Buena Park Library District, World War II veteran Charles N. "Norm" Stevens will discuss his book, An Innocent at Polebrook: A Memoir of an Eighth Air Force Bombardier, and his experiences as part of the 351st Bomb Group based in Polebrook, England.

Author Charles N. Stevens

Stevens will be describing what it felt like as a 19-year-old from California to find himself in the Plexiglas nose of a B-17 flying bombing raids over Germany. A retired teacher who now lives in the Los Angeles area, Stevens researched his book with trips to the National Archives in Washington, D.C. to bolster his own recollections. This program is free and open to the public.

Copies of An Innocent at Polebrook will be available for purchase and signing at the conclusion of Stevens’ talk. His book is also available from the publisher, AuthorHouse ( or from

Date: Monday, April 18, 2005
Time: 6:30 p.m.

Place: Buena Park Library District
2nd Floor Board Room
7150 La Palma Avenue
Buena Park, CA 90620
714-826-4100, Ext. 125