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Archived News Release from 2006

For Immediate Release

Redwood City Public Library Schedules FREE Screening of Great Children’s Film: A Series of Unfortunate Events at Special Lemony Snicket Event - it will be a Sinister Soiree!

Redwood City, CA - October 10 , 2006 - The Redwood City Public Library is throwing open its doors for a special after-hours event to celebrate the October 13th release of The End, the thirteenth and final book in the very popular series A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket.

Families and children are invited to make a night of it –or drop in anytime Friday, October 13th from 6 to 9 pm at the Downtown Library for various activities and to view the film. Much of the fun is geared for school-age children, although all ages are welcome. The night’s activities include “grimy” games, “tedious” trivia, “pitiful” prizes and snacks from the “Café Salmonella”. Copies of the book will be available for check-out and given away as prizes. The Downtown Library is located at 1044 Middlefield Road.

Seven years after it began with a whimper, the Series of Unfortunate Events about the three Baudelaire orphans is going out with a roar. The release of The End concludes the perplexing and always-entertaining series which was launched with a minimum of fanfare yet went on to sell nearly 50 million copies worldwide.

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 www.redwoodcity.org/library, by calling 780-7026, or by picking up library information in any Redwood City public library.

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Jacky Averill - 650-780-7016
Celia LaRiviere, 650-780-7045

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