All Santa Monica Public Library locations will be closed until further notice. For more details click here.
While the library is closed, we are temporarily disabling new holds on physical items. Currently held items will remain on hold until one week after re-opening. You can still access and place holds on eBooks and eAudiobooks through our catalog.
A lively, fascinating, eye-opening look at women and aging in America, by a New York Times columnist who illustrates the ways in which age is an arbitrary concept that has swung back and forth over the centuries.