Since 2013, the Malibu Library Speaker Series, a program of the Malibu Library, part of LA County Library, and the City of Malibu, has featured experts, authors, and other notable figures discussing a wide range of subjects, including the entertainment industry, literature, science, motivation, the arts, education, sports, travel, food, and the environment.
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Past Speakers Have Included:
Bestselling author Mitch Albom
Rocket Scientist, Dr. Aprille Joy Ericsson
Composer and musician, Scott Freiman
UC Santa Barbara Professor Dr. Douglas McCauley
Shark attack survivor Paul De Gelder
NASA Scientist Nagin Cox
Harlan Lebo, author of "Citizen Kane: A Filmmaker's Journey"
Bestselling author David Grann
Bestselling author Susan Orlean
Bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates
Bestselling author Eric Schlosser
Civil rights lawyer Gloria Allred
Best-selling author Susan Casey
Former Dodger General Manager Ned Colletti
Abduction survivor and author Elizabeth Smart
Award-winning documentary filmmakers Rory Kennedy and Mark Bailey
Medical cannabis expert and author Michael Backes
David Garibaldi, radical performance painter
Tom Shadyac, prolific comedy writer and director
Elizabeth Gilbert, author of best-selling novel, "Eat, Pray, Love"
Kevin Johnson, Mayor of Sacramento and former NBA star
Jeff Henderson, award-winning chef and best-selling author
Jeannette Walls, best-selling author of "The Glass Castle"