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Go Metro to Latino Book & Family Festival Oct. 10-11 and Receive 10 Percent Discount at Libreria Martinez

Wednesday September 30, 2009

Learn and save with Metro at the 12th annual Latino Book & Family Festival Oct. 10-11 at California State University, Los Angeles in Greenlee Plaza. Co-produced by actor and activist Edward James Olmos, this family friendly event will promote literacy, education and culture.

There will be a large lineup of Latino authors, including Victor Villaseñor, Josefina Lopez, Pat Mora and Xavier Serbia. Various panels, such as a contemporary Latina authors panel and a screenwriters panel will also be occurring throughout the weekend. In addition, there will be an ethnic food court and a children’s area.

Metro will help the learning continue by offering Metro riders a 10 percent discount at Librerìa Martinez in Lynwood. Simply show a valid Metro pass, Metro Rail ticket or Destination Discounts card when checking out at the bookstore.

Cal State Los Angeles is located at 5151 State University Drive and is along the route of several Metro bus lines. For connections, visit or call 1 (800) COMMUTE. Librerìa Martinez is at 11221 Long Beach Blvd. in Lynwood. For more information on the festival go to, and for information on Librerìa Martinez, go to

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