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First Friday Art Walk Gets Literary

Oceanside CA— Please join the Oceanside Public Library, the Oceanside Museum of Art and First Friday Oceanside Art Walk this July 1 to celebrate Arts and Literature!  There will be live performances of Slam Poetry at the Oceanside Museum of Art, visual art with a literary twist and musical performances throughout the downtown Oceanside business district from Pier View Way to Mission Avenue and Coast Highway to N. Clementine.

The Oceanside Public Library will host four children’s book author/ illustrators.  There will be books for sale, original artwork on display and activities for all ages.  This is a unique chance to put a face to the name of some of your favorite images from picture books.  Jennifer Hewitson, illustrator of  The Rainbow Hand: Poems about Mothers and Children, written by Janet S. Wong and Brother Rabbit: A Cambodian Tale by Minfong Ho and Saphan Ros, Luciana Powell author/illustrator of My Dad is the Best Playground and My Mom is the Best Circus, Annika Nelson author of The Colors of Me and Lori Mitchel author of Different Just Like Me will be available for book signing and questions about their work.

For more information, please visit www.oceansideartwalk.org or the library’s website at www.oceansidepubliclibrary.org or call (760) 435-5600.