Ammon Shea, "Reading the OED: One Man, One Year, 21,730 Pages"

Libros Schmibros Book Club: Reading the OED: One Man, One Year, 21,730 Pages

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Bring your favorite word and be prepared to argue for its superiority over every other word in the dictionary! Libros Schmibros Book Club will discuss Ammon Shea’s Reading the OED: One Man, One Year, 21,730 Pages.

This program is in conjunction with Hollywood is a Verb, a citywide, monthlong initiative of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Public Library, looking at the Oxford English Dictionary through a contemporary Southern California lens. 

Public Engagement is currently organized by January Parkos Arnall, curatorial assistant for Public Engagement.

The Hammer Museum’s Public Engagement program is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.


Location: Look for signs or ask a Gallery Ambassador.
Ticketing: This drop-in program is not ticketed.
Parking: Under the museum, $6 flat rate on weekends. Cash only.