Seniors

Early days of aviation a sight over Palos Verdes

By Dennis Piotrowski and Monique Sugimoto Not long after the Wright brothers piloted the first successful heavier-than-air machine near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903, early rickety planes were navigating the skies near Los Angeles. Indeed, Los Angeles with its favorable climate became a center of aviation as early as 1909. One newspaper at the time described the area as... Read more

Writers Wanted! Sign up now for National Novel Writing Month

Writers wanted! PVLD is your headquarters for November's National Writing Month. Please join us for a community writing event that includes workshops, write-ins, networking opportunities, publication in an anthology and the opportunity to read your work in public. National Writing Month workshop/Writing Characters That Are Likeable Wednesday, November 02, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM National Writing Month workshop/Self-Editing for... Read more

The Pop-up Library is partnering with the South Coast Botanic Garden

PVLD is partnering with the South Coast Botanic Garden to feature our mobile library at their monthly summer picnics. Come enjoy a wonderful day at the garden surrounded by nature’s finest and the Pop-up’s comfortable and relaxing space to unwind. We will have pop-up books for the kids and books for all ages. The Pop–up will be appearing at the... Read more

Palos Verdes history: Just a bunch of dates and facts? Think again.

PENINSULA PAST By Monique Sugimoto and Dennis Piotrowski Not too long ago, a homeowner discovered an empty suitcase tucked away in the attic of her new home. "Yutaro Kawashiri Family No. 39528" was written in red marker on one side of the suitcase. The age of the suitcase, the distinctive "Family No." identification, and the Japanese surname could only mean... Read more

Total BooX - new ebook service

What is Total BooX? Total BooX is a new ebook platform the library is testing out. There are no waiting lines and you can instantly read any title on the platform, online or offline, using the Total Boox free App for iPad, Android, and Kindle Fire tablets. How do I get it? Download and install the Total Boox app: iPhone... Read more

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