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Orange is the New Black

Cuesta College Book of the Year 2014

featuring Piper Kerman, author of Orange is the New Black

Piper Kerman, author of Orange is the New Black will speak at Cuesta's CPAC - SLO campus - on April 3 from 5 - 7 pm (doors open at 4). Tickets for this event are required and must be presented at the door. The tickets are free, reserve them online starting February 16. The lecture will be followed by a reception and book signing. Live music by Cuesta Jazz; food and wine sponsored by Friends of Cuesta Library.

Tickets are sold out for the main event. Thank you to all of our supporters! Please sign up for our mailing list receive information on next year's events, including ticket availability:
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Ticket Information
If you ordered tickets, you can either print them or pick them up at the theater will-call window after 4:00 the day of the event. You must arrive by 4:45 or tickets may be reissued. Limit of 4 tickets per order. Seating is first come, first serve. Parking is free in Lot 2 next to the theater. Campus Information and maps. More information about ordering tickets.

Tickets for the main event were available through the CPAS website:

This year's program included films, lectures and special events around the county.
Schedule of Events (PDF)

A program of the Academic Senate of Cuesta College and SLO County Public Library SLO Reads Program. Sponsored by Cuesta Foundation, Cuesta College Friends of the Library, San Luis Obispo County Library, and the Cuesta College Cultural Diversity and Student Equity Committee


Past Book of the Year Events

2013: Language of Flowers
2013 Videos of Vanessa Diffenbaugh Lecture and Stepping up for Emancipating Foster Youth Panel Events
Interview with author Vanessa Diffenbaugh on KCBX
2013 Cuesta Events Schedule (PDF)
2013 San Luis Obispo County Library Schedule of Events (PDF)
Save the Date Postcard (PDF)

2012: In the Neighborhood
2012 Calendar of Events (PDF)
2012 Pocket Media Festival
2012 Peter Lovenheim Video

2011: Farm City
2011 calendar

2011 films
2011 library events

2010: Enrique's Journey
2010 calendar
2010 films

2009: When the Emperor was Divine
2009 calendar Cuesta Library Home
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