The City of West Hollywood celebrates the literary community year-round with the author series WeHo Reads, featuring new and noteworthy authors at the West Hollywood Library with a full day literary event on October 1, 2016.

To see an archive of 2015 events click here.



WeHo Reads 1-15-16


David Ulin in Conversation with Samantha Dunn Followed by a Book Signing

Friday, January 15, 2016, 7:00 PM
Council Chambers at the West Hollywood Library
625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069

 In conjunction with the Friends of the West Hollywood Library, join us as we examine the illustrious career of Los Angeles literary icon David L. Ulin in conversation with renowned author, journalist and writing teacher Samantha Dunn. This will be followed by a reception and book signing, with books available for sale by Book Soup.
Free validated parking will be provided. To RSVP email westhollywood.friendsoflibrary@gmail.com or call (323) 929-2359.



 WeHo Reads 1-20-16

Lesbian Speaker Series: Meet Author, Entrepreneur, and Two-Time Olympian Ginny GIider

Wednesday, January 20, 2016,  7:00 PM
West Hollywood City Council Chambers
625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Ginny Gilder is an Olympic silver medalist in rowing, the founder and CEO of an investment business, and co-owner of the Seattle Storm. 

"Gilder...describes the art of rowing in wonderful detail...she divulges the scars of her relationship with her parents, feelings of self-doubt...and the inner turmoil she experienced in accepting her own sexuality. This is a compelling account of one woman's sacrifices to be an elite athlete...at a time when "coming out of the closet" was done at considerable peril. A good choice for women's studies and sports-history collections." -- Craig Clark, Booklist