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The Literary Society of the Desert is a non-profit organization promoting literacy and the love of reading through presentations by (and discussions with) leading authors as well as promoting literacy, writing skills, and the love of reading in the community. 

       LITERARY SOCIETY OF THE DESERT 2022 SEASON

LSD IS A PRIVATE MEMBERSHIP ORGANIZATION

EVENTS ARE RESTRICTED TO MEMBERS AND THEIR GUESTS


January 12, 2022

Mission Hills Country Club

PAULINA BREN

NOTE: program cancelled due to public health concerns, but Dr. Bren’s program is re-scheduled to open our 2023 season next January.

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February 22, 2022

Toscana Country Club

MICHAELA CARTER

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March 16, 2022

La Quinta Country Club

JULIA SWEIG


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        April 7, 2022

                                            Bighorn Golf Club                              

        MAGGIE SHIPSTEAD

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May 3, 2022

Eldorado Country Club


GARY GINSBERG

                                             


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Memories of Previous Seasons. . . . . 


Guest Author Alice Hoffman chats with

President Nancy Cunningham at Thunderbird Country Club

prior to the first luncheon of our 2020 Season


Mitchell James Kaplan, author of RHAPSODY, performing for LSD Sponsors, Patrons and Benefactors 12/15/21



 Academic Calendar - Vassar College - Acalog ACMS™

COMMUNITY OUTREACH


Douglas Smith, Historian, with his mother and LSD Sponsor, Annette Smith prior to his talk on THE RUSSIAN JOB: HOW AMERICA SAVED THE SOVIET UNION FROM RUIN .

(Rancho Mirage Library, November 12, 2019




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Founding Sponsor Jean Viereck, Patron Fran Muir and Dr. Douglas Smith

                      Library Benefactor Libby Hoffman with Douglas Smith

                      

      LSD President Nancy Cunningham with Dr. Douglas Smith                                       


Memories of LSD Meetings and Members

See Scrapbook for additional member photos


 Guest Author Whitney Scharer (center) with students from Palm Desert High School preceding  her luncheon presentation on THE AGE OF LIGHT.  


Below: Authors table with Whitney Scharer at April, 2019 luncheon at La Quinta C.C.




March, 2019 Guest Author Michelle Dean is photographed with Rancho Mirage High School students prior to their meeting with her.



(Above) President, Nancy Cunningham and February Guest Author, Christina Lynch

(Right) LSD Sponsor Sis Jackson (top left) with President, Nancy Cunningham (top right) and Secretary, Donna Martin at Thunderbird Country Club on January 24, 2019, featuring Hannah Pittard.


(Above) 2018 Guest Author, Julia Glass (Center) with LSD Exec. V.P. Joanne Mintz (Left), President, Nancy Cunningham      (Right) and Coachella Valley librarians who received LSD grants for programming.


Student guests are photographed with author, Lynne Olsen in 2017.

 Our student guests take their reading seriously--photo illustrates one student's "bookmarks" on their copy of Elinor Lipman's  ON TURPENTINE LANE (below)

                                                                                                                      



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Literary Society of the Desert is a
501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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P.O. Box 10121
Palm Desert, CA 92255
(760) 289-0173

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