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Friends of the Library invites community to dinner event

Local author and artist Jana Zimmer will be the featured speaker at the Friends of the Carpinteria Library Annual Meeting on Wednesday, May 24 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Community Church, 1111 Vallecito Road. Zimmer, second-generation Holocaust survivor, will discuss themes from her memoir, “Chocolates from Tangier,” which weaves together fragments of her family’s history and witness testimony in narrative and collage. The event is free for members of Friends of the Library and $20 for non-members. Admission includes dinner. Advance registration is recommended. Visit to register or learn more.