• LA County Library welcomes families and students impacted by the LAUSD strike to our libraries. View our library locations and access our resources for students.
    All LA County Library locations will be closed Monday, March 27 in observance of Cesar Chavez Day.


september, 2019

sat07sep2:00 pm3:00 pmAuthor Talk: Leora O'Carroll2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Hermosa Beach LibraryAudience:Adults,TeensCategories:Author Talks


(Saturday) 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Hermosa Beach Library

550 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

Event Details

Leora O’Carroll will speak about her mother’s life and the memoir they wrote together. A Musical Memoir of an Irish Immigrant Childhood tells the story of Maureen O’Carroll’s life in a bustling, musical Irish immigrant family in Sydney, Australia. They lived through challenging times, including the Great Depression and World War II. Maureen became an acclaimed cellist. Join us to learn about this fascinating immigrant family directly from Maureen’s daughter Leora.

Attendees will be entered in a giveaway for a copy of A Musical Memoir of an Irish  Immigrant Childhood.

For ages 14 and up