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PV Street Fair and Friday Teen Fun Night 6/5

Visit the PVLD booth at The Palos Verdes Street Fair and Music Festival on Saturday, June 6 and Sunday, June 7. Stop by to pick up information about the Teen Summer Reading Program and say hello to the friendly library staff. New this year, the Fair kicks off with "Friday Teen Fun Night" opening the Carnival rides on Friday, June... Read more

Hershey Kiss Roses 5/13 @ the Annex

Hershey Kiss Roses Wednesday, May 13th at 4:00pm at the Annex . Make a rose with Hershey Kisses! All materials will be provided. All 6th-12th graders are welcome with student I.D.Read more

Make Collage Magnets @ the Annex 5/26

Make Collage Magnets - Wednesday 5/26 at 4:00pm at the Annex . Hey Teens! Looking for something creative to do? Come to the Annex and make magnets from pics of your favorite celebrities or fashion! Hang them in your lockers or on your fridge at home. Give them away or keep them for yourself! All materials will be provided. All... Read more

Young Adult Author Visit 5/7 @ the Annex

Young Adult Author Visit with Jim Pascoe! Thursday, May 7th from 4:00-5:00pm at the Annex . Do you love comics and graphic novels? How about creating characters and developing stories? All 6th-12th graders are invited to join us for a special Young Adult Author Visit! Meet Jim Pascoe, author of the Undertown manga series published by TokyoPop. Jim will talk... Read more

Teen Art Program 5/5 @ the Annex

The Power of Creativity with Chief Ten Dogs Live at the Palos Verdes Library District! Join us for an illustration and creativity workshop led by artist Chief Ten Dogs. Tuesday, May 5th from 4:00-5:00pm at the Annex . This program is open to all 6th-12th graders. Space is limited. To sign up, visit the Peninsula Center Library Young Readers Desk... Read more

Earth Day Jewelry 4/22 @ the Annex

Earth Friendly Beads Make your own recycled paper beads out of old magazines and then create personalized, eco-friendly jewelry! All materials will be provided. Wednesday April, 22 at 4:00pm at the Annex. All 6th-12th graders are welcome with student I.D.Read more

Creative Teens @ PVLD!

See what teens have been up to at the library! Check out photos from our Chinese Knotting Class at the Miraleste Library and the "Art of Creativity" class with Chief Ten Dogs at the Annex.Read more

Annex Spring Break Hours and Activities

Thinking of things to do during Spring Break? Come to the Annex ! All 6th-12th graders are welcome with student I.D. Annex Spring Break Hours: PVLD Monday 4/6: 1-6pm Tuesday 4/7: 1-6pm Wednesday 4/8: 1-6pm Thursday 4/9: 1-6pm Freedom4U Friday 4/10: 1-6pm We have low key activities Monday-Thursday at 3:00pm. Monday 4/6: Movie Monday! Enjoy a movie and free snacks... Read more

Better than Google--Research Detectives! 4/18

This one hour online class is for students in 3rd-8th grade. Parents & Teachers are welcome too. Help your child get ahead in the information age! Class will be held Saturday, April 18, 2009 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the Peninsula Center Library Training Room 2nd Floor. Meet at 2nd Floor Administration Office @ 10:20 a.m. Registration is encouraged. Please call... Read more

Rock Band Competition 4/15 @ the Annex

Sign up and show off your skills at our Rock Band Competition! Can't sing or play an instrument? Thats ok! We're playing the PlayStation 2 video game, Rock Band. Wednesday, April 15th from 5:00-6:00pm at the Annex . Our competition is based on performance, originality, and crowd participation! Bring your own costume or wear one of ours...either way gather a... Read more

PV Teens' Favorite Electronic Gadgets

As part of Teen Tech Week, we asked PV teens to vote for their favorite electronic gadget. Click on the graph to see the results. Many teens voted specifically for the "iPhone." We counted their votes under the "Cell Phone" category, but it is interesting to see how popular the iPhone is. The "Other" category included various gadgets such as... Read more

Research Skills Class March 21

Students in 3rd to 8th grade are invited to a one hour hands-on digital tour. Parents and teachers are welcome too. This free class will show you the most effective ways of finding information from school, home, or the library. Learn about the library's online resources and become research ready! Our next class will be held on Saturday, March 21,... Read more

Art & Creativity Program for Teens 3/24

The Power of Creativity with Chief Ten Dogs Tuesday, March 24th at 4:00pm at the Annex . Join us for an illustration and creativity workshop lead by artist, Chief Ten Dogs. The program is open to all 6th-12th graders. Space is limited. Please sign up at the Peninsula Center Library Young Readers Desk or call (310) 377-9584 x600. Chief Ten... Read more

TeenPub. - poetry, articles and artwork by teens

Click on the image above to read the Spring 2009 issue of TeenPub. TeenPub. is a literary newsletter written by teens and just for teens, in grades 6-12. This quarterly newsletter is compiled and edited by a group of students at Peninsula High School with support from the Palos Verdes Library District . Mission Statement: The mission of TeenPub. newspaper... Read more

Chinese Cooking Class 3/19

Chinese Cooking Class Thursday, March 19th from 4:00-4:45pm in the Peninsula Center Library Community Room. Kids in 4th grade and up are invited to join Kitty Lim of the South Bay Chinese School for a Chinese cooking class. Learn to make Chinese Chicken Salad! All ingredients will be provided. Students must be in 4th grade or higher to attend. Space... Read more

St. Patrick's Day Cookie Decorating 3/17

St. Patrick's Day Cookie Decorating Get festive and decorate cookies for St. Patrick's Day! Cookies and frosting will be provided. Just bring your student ID! Event open to all 6th-12th grade students. Tuesday, March 17th, 3:00pm at the Annex .Read more

Kids Seize the Field in "Knight for a Day"

More than a dozen boys and one intrepid girl jousted on the lawn outside the Malaga Cove branch during the library's recent "Knight for a Day" program on February 28 . The boisterous event began in a sedate fashion. Young Readers Librarian Michael Barb read a few short passages about how young men in the Middle Ages trained for knighthood... Read more

Teen Tech Week 3/9-3/13

Join us in celebrating Teen Tech week March 9th-13th. Do you love your iPhone? Or your digital camera? Your Nintendo DS? Vote for your favorite electronic gadget all week at the PVLD libraries. Join us for a Super MonkeyBall Banana Blitz video game tournament on Wednesday, March 11th at the Annex . You must sign up by 3:45pm. The games... Read more

Teen Book Review - Stop in the Name of Pants

Stop in the Name of Pants: Confessions of Georgia Nicolson by Louise Rennison Review by Kaitlyn (grade 10) Have you ever had to choose between two guys that loved you while trying to stay sane between your insane family, friends, even teachers? In the ninth book of the hilarious series about a high school girl in England, anything could happen... Read more

A new series of Parent Child Workshops

Join us for a new series of early learning workshops for children ages 6 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers! During this special time, children and parents are invited to play and learn together with toys and activities while a community resource specialist will be available to discuss the topics of play, baby sign language, early literacy, and... Read more

Chinese Cultural Preschool Storytimes

Wenchi Chang of the South Bay Chinese School will conduct weekly Chinese Cultural Preschool storytimes with stories and songs every Friday in March. Friday, March 6 Friday, March 13 Friday, March 20 Friday, March 28 She will be conducting two sessions every Friday. * 10:15am - 10:45am (For fluent Chinese speakers) * 11:00am - 11:30am (For those who want to... Read more

Wire Jewelry Making 3/4 @ the Annex

Make your own Wire Jewelry! Wednesday, March 4th at 4:00pm at the Annex . Join us at the Annex for our jewelry making event! Take some simple wire pieces and ordinary beads and transform them into funky, fabulous, hand-crafted jewelry! All 6th-12th graders are welcome with student I.D.Read more

Board Games - 2/23 @ the Annex

Join us for board games at the Annex ! Monday, 2/23 at 4:00pm. Free snacks will be provided. All 6th-12th graders are welcome with student I.D.Read more

Young Adult Author Visit - Jennifer Banash 2/18

Meet Jennifer Banash, author of The Elite series. Wednesday, February 18th at 4:00pm in the Peninsula Center Library Storytime Room. All 6th-12th graders are welcome. Jennifer Banash knows firsthand the life and times of Manhattan teenagers - she was born and raised in New York City. In addition to her Elite series, she also ghost wrote for a New York... Read more

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