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High Tech Guru Larry Magid Headlines October Events at the Redwood City Public Library

Redwood City, CA - September 29 , 2006 - The Redwood City Public Library announces some great events for October, all free of charge! Be sure to check the website at for even more events and activities.

  • Tuesday, October 3 - Staying Safe in Cyberspace - 7:00 pm in the Downtown Library. Nationally syndicated columnist and regular contributor on technology to the New York Times and CBS News, Larry Magid discusses how parents can keep kids safe when using MySpace, blogs, chat rooms, and other forms of social networking on the Internet. Presented by the Redwood City Public Library and the Redwood City Education Foundation.

  • Thursday, October 12 - Meet the Author: Lonely Planet’s Budget Travel for Families - 7:30 p.m. in the Downtown Library. Learn how to plan exciting vacations from the travel experts at Lonely Planet. Robin Goldberg is Senior Vice President of Global Marketing for Lonely Planet, the world’s largest independent travel content provider dedicated to providing travelers with opinionated reviews, thoughtful perspectives, and inspiring images. In the Fireplace Room.

  • Saturday, October 21 & Sunday, October 22 – Friends of the Library Book Sale – 10 am – 4 pm Saturday; 1 – 4 pm Sunday - the Friends of the Redwood City Public Library offer an excellent selection of gently used books, CDs, videos and DVDs for your early holiday shopping. Sunday, October 22 nd is “bag day” during which a bag filled with books sells for just $5.00. All proceeds from the sale support the Redwood City Public Library.

  • Monday, October 23 – Modern Dance: The Life and Work of Isadora Duncan - 7:30 p.m. in the Downtown Library. Lois Flood, Teacher and Founder of the Modern Dance Movement will perform the historical repertoire of dances by Isadora Duncan. Joanna Harris, founder of the dance/theatre department at UC Santa Cruz, will narrate. In the Community Room.

The Redwood City Public Library sponsors many free programs for children, families, and adults and is the learning center of the community. More information about library events and services, and the Redwood City Library Foundation, is available on the library’s home page at, by calling 780-7026, or by picking up library information in any Redwood City public library.

Visit Redwood City’s award-winning website at for information about the City and its services, the community, recreation programs, education, and local business. Take a look at the variety of City webcams at, and subscribe to Redwood City’s email newsletter by emailing


Celia LaRiviere, 650-780-7045
Roz Kutler, 650-780-7058

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