Life is weird, great and dangerous. – Henry Rollins


RAWR! Get fit before summer temperatures rise to 4,000 degrees and you’re able to cook pot pies on the bumper of your car. One of your friendly neighborhood librarians (and achiever of the five minute plank –I’ll believe it when I see it) will help you burn at least one burrito worth of calories this Easter Sunday (free parking!) at the Central Library. Whether you’re burpee champion of the Pacific or can’t run a mile, come exercise with us!


Sunday, April 5, 2015
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

A drawing is simply a line going for a walk. – Paul Klee

Photo of me and my niece in Barcelona. She’s big enough to walk but she had broken her leg just before leaving the states. Poor kid.

Mid-March already? Zounds. Time to begin planning our 3rd Annual Midtown Ramble! As you may be lucky enough to know, every May we take our alt+library book club on the road. The first year we read The Geography of Bliss and shared our “happiest places in Sacramento”. Last year we read A Field Guide to Getting Lost and shared the places in midtown we have discovered when lost. And this year, we are reading Tracks and we want to know where do you go to be alone? Experience has taught us to narrow our scope when planning so like last year, please share a spot between H & P and between 20th & 28th. Not familiar with that area? Go wander now!

Email your stop suggestions to You have until April 30th. I will put together a cohesive map and route, plus our starting point and share on meetup. We will end our walk very near to the start point so don’t worry about having to trek back to your car. Comfortable shoes, a water bottle, an attention to detail – bring these and we’ll see you there! You are welcome to bring anyone you like along (they don’t even have to read the book!) This is my favorite alt+library book club meeting every year because I love 1) walking 2) in my neighborhood and 3) discovering new places.