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Annex Hours Update

Annex School Holiday Hours: Monday 2/9: 1-6pm Monday 2/16: CLOSED Please note that beginning 2/6, the Annex will be open 3-8pm on Fridays. On Fridays the Annex is staffed by Freedom4U. See the updated regular Annex schedule here .Read more

Chinese Cultural Preschool Storytimes

Children ages 2-5 are invited to join us for Chinese Cultural Preschool Storytimes at the Peninsula Center Library. Wenchi Chang of the South Bay Chinese School will conduct the storytimes with stories and songs in English and Chinese. The storytimes will be held every Friday in February at 11:00am - 11:30am in the Peninsula Center Library Storytime Room on the... Read more

Annex Events: Board Games 2/3, Movie Night 2/4

Hey teens! Looking for something do? Come see us at the Annex . Join us for board games on Tuessday 2/3 at 4:00pm. And at a movie night on Wednesday 2/4 at 5:00pm. FREE SNACKS at both events! All 6th-12th graders are welcome with student I.D.Read more

NiNi ... A Musical Journey Into History and Today!!!

In celebration of Black History Month, Jazz/Jazz Gospel Vocalist and Actress, NiNi Battle is bringing her one-woman act to the Peninsula Center Library. Her musical journey entails storytelling, monologues, humor, poetry and audience participation. One of the most riveting elements in her show is her singing transformation into various historical figures that have significantly influenced society, capturing the emotional journey... Read more

Pictionary & Pizza 1/28 @ the Annex

Bored? Hungry? Join us for a game of Pictionary at the Annex. All participants will receive FREE PIZZA. Pictionary & Pizza Wednesday, January 28th at 4:00pm at the Annex . All 6-12th graders are welcome with student I.D.Read more

Finals Week 1/19-1/22: Free snacks at the Annex

Need a study break? Come to the Annex to unwind. Free snacks will be provided all week - while supplies last. All 6th-12th graders are welcome with student I.D. Finals Week Schedule at the Annex PVLD: Monday 1/19: 1-6pm Tuesday 1/20: 3-8pm Wednesday 1/21: 1-6pm Thursday 1/22: 1-6pm Freedom4u: Friday 1/23: 1-7pmRead more

Biscuit coming to Miraleste Library!

Biscuit, the adorable puppy from the popular beginning reader series by Angela Capucilli, is coming to the Miraleste Library, Saturday Jaunary 17 from 11:00 - 12:00. Thanks to Barnes and Nobles in Torrance, Biscuit is larger than life and will be hosting stories and fun activities. Children who are just learning to read and enjoy his funny stories will love... Read more

Chinese Knotting Class - 1/30

PVLD and the South Bay Chinese School present Chinese Knotting Class Friday, January 30th from 4:00-4:45pm in the Peninsula Center Library Community Room Instructors Nancy Shen and Jennifer Hsu from the South Bay Chinese School will teach the fun craft of Chinese Knotting. We will learn how to make the decorative knot called "the dragonfly." Students must be in 4th... Read more

Candy Sushi - Thursday 1/15 @ the Annex

Hey teens! Join us in making delicious pieces of "sushi" out of candy! Take fruit roll-ups, gummi fish, powdered donuts and more to make these tasty snacks. All materials will be provided. Candy Sushi Thursday, January 15th at 4:00pm at the Annex . All 6th-12th graders welcome with student I.D.Read more

Board Games - Thursday 1/8 @ the Annex

Bored? Join us for board games! Board Games Thursday, January 8th from 4:00-5:00pm at the Annex. All 6th-12th graders are welcome with student I.D. Free snacks will be provided.Read more

Give the Gift of Reading!

A book is always a great gift! Here are some holiday gift ideas: For Younger Readers: Christopher Counting by Valeri Gorbachev Christopher Rabbit loves counting so much that he tries counting everything he sees from the fish in his aquarium to the stars in the sky. A Couple Of Boys Have The Best Week Ever by Marla Frazee Friends James... Read more

Annex School Holiday Hours UPDATE

UPDATE 12/29: Please note the Annex will be closed Thursday 1/1 and Friday 1/2. Thinking of things to do during winter break? Come to the Annex for some low key holiday fun. All 6th-12th graders are welcome with student I.D. We will host fun activities at 3:00pm - Monday 12/22 Board Games; Tuesday 12/23 Movie and Hot Chocolate; Monday 12/29... Read more

Pizza & Pages Teen Book Club

Wondering what the Pizza & Pages Teen Book Club is all about? Well, it is a "read-what-you-want" book club that meets once a month at the Peninsula Center Library. All 8th-12th graders are welcome to join us to discuss teen books and enjoy FREE pizza. Just bring a book that you've read and would like to recommend to other teens... Read more

Find Articles for Your Homework

ATTENTION students : when you your teacher tells you, "Don't use the Internet" for homework assignments, don't despair! You can still find plenty of reliable information through a computer, thanks to PVLD's "Online Resources." Are you looking for articles in magazines, newspapers, or encyclopedias about topics such as animals, explorers, sports, current events, etc.? All you have to do is... Read more

Buttons and Journal Making at the Annex

Button Making at the Annex ! Wednesday, December 10th at 4:00pm. Want to show off your school spirit? Or declare your love for your favorite band or anime? Get creative and make a button! Images will be provided, but feel free to bring your own. All 6th-12th graders are welcome with student I.D. Journal Making at the Annex ! Tuesday,... Read more

Twilight Movie

Have you seen the Twilight movie? Post a comment and tell us what you thought! How did it compare to the book? Did the Kristen and Robert seem like how you imagined Bella and Edward? Are you on Team Edward or Team Jacob? We have 2 copies of the Twilight movie soundtrack at the Peninsula Center Library. Check it out today!Read more

Cookie Decorating 11/25

Join us as we decorate Thanksgiving cookies! Tuesday, 11/25 at 3:30pm at the Annex . Satisfy your sweet tooth at our delicious cookie decorating event! Cookies and frosting will be provided. All 6th-12th graders are welcome with their student I.D.Read more

Chinese Cultural Preschool Storytime

Children ages 2-5 can enjoy stories and songs about Chinese culture every Friday this month in the Storytime Room at th e Peninsula Center Library . Join Wenchi Chang of the South Bay Chinese School on November 14, 21, and 28 , from 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m. for these fun and educational offerings. The storytimes will be conducted in Chinese and... Read more

Library Playdates at the Malaga Cove Library

Join us for a playdate at the Malaga Cove Library Community Room on Thursday, November 20th at 10:30am . Children ages 6 to 24 months and their parents/caregivers are invited to an interactive hour of play at the library. Library Playdates is a program that brings together babies and toddlers and their favorite adults in a warm, casual setting for... Read more

Trivia & Pizza 11/19

Trivia & Pizza - Wednesday, November 19th at 4:00pm @ the Annex . All 6th-12th graders are welcome with student I.D. Hey teens! Want to test your movie trivia knowledge? Hungry for an afterschool snack? Join us at the Annex for some movie trivia fun. Enjoy FREE PIZZA while you learn some cool and interesting movie facts.Read more

Goth Sock Puppets 11/12

Hey teens! Make a GOCK at the Annex! Wednesday, November 12th from 4:00-5:00pm at the Annex . All 6th-12th graders are welcome with student I.D. Don't know what a GOCK is? Gocks are Goth-styled sock puppets. Come unleash your creative energy and transform an ordinary sock into your very own frightful, weird and funky GOCK! Socks, safety pins, buttons, duct... Read more

PV Teens' Top Ten Results

During Teen Read Week PV teens voted for their favorite books, movies and tv shows. Click on the charts below to see the results!Read more

Chinese Yo-Yo Class 11/14

PVLD and the South Bay Chinese School present a free Chinese Yo-Yo Class. Friday, November 14th from 4:00-4:45pm in the Peninsula Center Library Community Room. Instructor Wenchi Chang of the South Bay Chinese School will teach the basics of the Chinese Yo-Yo. Her students Melody Su and Cher Su will demonstrate how to combine Yo-Yo and dance into a fun... Read more

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