The November "Food For Thought: Thinking and Talking at the California State Library" program will feature Master Paper Engineers and authors David A. Carter and Noelle Carter and their latest, Lots of Bots! - the first title in a new pop-up series by the creators of the hugely successful Bugs in a Box and One Red Dot series. David A. Carter learned the fine art of Paper-Engineering and Pop-Up bookmaking at Intervisual Communications Inc. working with creative director Jim Diaz and various other artists. While at I.C.I. he met his wife Noelle, who was a production artist learning the art of paper engineering with her father Tor Lokvig. David started his own business in 1987 and has created over 75 pop-up books. Lots of Bots! has been released with a companion app, Bot Garage for iPadÂ®, iPhoneÂ®, and iPod touchÂ®. A trailer for the app can be viewed at RHKidsApps.com and at www.library.ca.gov
The program will take place on Wednesday, November 16 at 6 p.m. at 900 N Street, in the California History Room. Light refreshments will be served when doors open at 5 p.m. Books will be available for purchase and authors signing at discount prices between $10 and $15 tax included. Children and children at heart of all ages' are encouraged to attend! For more information please contact Rebecca Ann Fontaine at firstname.lastname@example.org or (916) 215-9280.
In addition, the California State Library Foundation's latest Bulletin is now available and can be viewed online at the Library's web site. It contains articles on the French culinary journal l'Art Culinare, prominent California historian and author JoAnn Levy, and an overview of some of the interesting public transit collections owned by the library. But since this is the 100th issue of the Bulletin, it also features a history of the publication itself, and a list of the many fine historians and writers who have contributed to it.