Agoura’s One City, One Book is on fire

CHRONICLES BLAZE—Bestselling author Susan Orlean’s“The Library Book” is this year’s selection for Agoura Hills’ autumn One City, One Book literacy program. Courtesy photosIt was the most catastrophic fire to hit a library building in the nation’s history.
April 29, 1986, was a dark day for the Los Angeles Public Library system as a morning blaze swept through the Central Library in L.A., burning for more than seven hours.
No one died, but more than 400,000 of the 1.2 million volumes were destroy...

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