South Pasadena Public Library | Author Talk With Leland Sklar

PHOTO: Leland Sklar | South News | Leland Sklar will be discussing his book "Everybody Loves Me" at the South Pasadena Public Library Community Room.

“Coffee Table Books Live,” a new meet-the-author series of events hosted by the South Pasadena Arts Council (SPARC) and the South Pasadena Public Library, launches October 12, 2022, at 7 p.m. in the Library Community Room, with a presentation by noted A-list session bassist Leland Sklar, whose book, “Everybody Loves Me,” featuring photos from his road tours, was inspired by his long career playing on hits by David Bowie, Ray Charles, Linda Ronstadt, James Taylor, Hall & Oates, Jackson Browne, BB King, The Doors, and many, many other rock, R&B, and country music greats, in addition to his work in television and motion pictures.

Sklar will share some of the stories behind his book, followed by a short musical demonstration, a Q&A, and book signing. (“Everybody Loves Me” will be available for purchase at the event.) Light refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library.

The South Pasadena Community Room is located at 1115 El Centro St. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Reservations are required and can be made online at For questions or help regarding reservations, please contact the Library at 626-403-7350.

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Note: Upon request made no later than four (4) business days before the event, the City will provide a reasonable accommodation for a qualified person with a disability to have equal access to the event. Please call (626) 403-7312 or fill out the City’s request form available at and email the form to Human Resources at