In celebration of Valentine's Day, on Thursday, February 10 at 10:30 a.m. the Children's Department will hold a special Valentine's Day storytime in the Storytime Room. After the storytime, preschoolers and their accompanying parents may stay for a special "Valentine Wreath" craft project. For more details and to register, please call the Children's Desk at (626) 307-1358.
On Tuesday, February 15 at 4:00 p.m. in the Friends Room, the Children's Services Department will have a special film showing for children aged 9-12.
This animated adventure film is based on a children's book written by Judi Barrett and illustrated by Ron Barrett. It is about a town where food falls from the sky like rain, and a young inventor hopes to create something that will change everyone's life. However, when the weather takes a turn for the worse, the residents of the town find their eating habits have drastically changed!
The film lasts about 90 minutes. Snacks will be served. For more information about this fun pre-teen film program, please call the Children's Desk at (626) 307-1358.
Santa Claus will arrive at the library for a special storytime on Tuesday, December 14 at 7:30 p.m. Children and their parents are invited to come to the Storytime Room and get in the holiday spirit with some well known holiday songs and stories. Each child will have a chance to talk to Santa and receive a special treat from his magical bag. Parents should bring their cameras in order to have a free photo taken with Santa. For more information, please call the Children’s Desk at (626) 307-1358.
To help youths prepare for a healthy and fun holiday season, on Tuesday, December 14 at 4:00 p.m. in the Friends Room, the Children’s Services Department has invited Ms. Mia Zhang to present a free “Yoga for Tweens” program for children aged 9-12. Ms. Zhang was a professional dancer and choreographer on the national stage in Beijing, China. She is a certificated yoga teacher and currently is pursuing her teaching certificate in Child Development. Children need to bring their own yoga mats and wear soft exercise clothing. The accompanying adults are also welcome to join in this fun-filled 30-minute healthy program. For more information about this free pre-teen program, please call the Children’s Desk at (626) 307-1358.