World Record Setting Endurance Swimmer & Author Lynne Cox


American long-distance open-water swimmer, motivational speaker, and author Lynne Cox visits the La Jolla/​Riford Library Thursday, May 26th @ 4:30 p.m. to present her latest book Tales of Al.

This is a free in-person author event presented by Library Shop SD in partnership with Adventures by the Book. Capacity will be limited. To reserve your spot please register.

The Library Shop will be selling copies of the Tales of Al at the event. Books can also be purchased online in advance and picked up at the event HERE. Please select in-store pickup at checkout if you want to pick your book up at the event, rather than pay shipping.


The moving, inspiring story of Al, the ungainly, unruly, irresistible Newfoundland puppy who grows up to become a daring rescue dog and super athlete — part of Italy’s elite, highly specialized corps of water rescue dogs who swoop out of helicopters and save lives.