Kids

Peacocks of Palos Verdes Contest winners

Congratulations to all the participants in the Peacocks of Palos Verdes poster contest! With 250 posters entered in the contest this year, it was tough for the judges to choose the top fifteen entries! The winning entries are on display at the Peninsula Center Library till May 20, and you may see other peacock posters around the Peninsula as well!... Read more

Children's Earth Day Celebration

Please join us for our 2nd annual Children's Earth Day Celebration on Friday, April 22, 2011 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in the Peninsula Center Library Community Room. This fun free event is geared for the whole family! There will be crafts, face painting, displays, information, games & prizes. No sign-ups are necessary. Some of the community participants this year include Palos... Read more

Play and Learn at Peninsula Center through April 22!

The Peninsula Center Library is hosting a "Play and Learn Island"! This table, located in the Peninsula Center Library's Young Readers Department, is on loan to PVLD through April 22. Preschool children will love to play with the gears, blocks, and other educational manipulatives, and they are learning as they have fun! Play is how babies and young children learn... Read more

Learn about Purim

Join us on Tuesday, March 15th from 4:30pm to 5:30pm at the Peninsula Center Library and come l earn about the Jewish holiday Purim with Shelly Shapiro of David’s School, Early Childhood Center at Congregation Ner Tamid. We’ll have stories, songs, and crafts. Children can come dressed in their favorite costume! Recommended for children ages 2 and up.Read more

Shake Your Sillies Out at Pajamarama!

Join the Peninsula Teen Activity Council for this delightful program. Children of all ages are invited to come and bring a soft doll or stuffed animal to enjoy dancing, singing songs, and listening to stories put on by our own wonderful teen volunteers. After the program, children can leave their toy friend with us for a special “toys only” library... Read more

Read the Winter Issue of "PV Kids News"

After attending a three-hour, intensive newswriting workshop at the Palos Verdes Library District, a group of 35 local elementary school students has published the Winter 2011 PV Kids News . The 24-page newsletter is the fifth such publication to result from a series of free workshops conducted since July 2009 by the PressFriends community service group, and co-sponsored by PVLD... Read more

Celebrate Black History Month at the Living History Museum!

Learn about some of the greatest African American heroes in history! This unique event is co-sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta, PV Links, and the Black Heritage Association. In this museum, the exhibits come to life! "Meet" great African Americans like Mae Jamison, George Washington Carver and Josephine Baker and many more. Children in grades 1st through 8th grade will portray... Read more

Newswriting Workshop for Elementary School Kids, Jan. 29

Learn to write news articles and book reviews at the PressFriends Newswriting Workshop for kids in 3rd through 5th grades. Co-sponsored by PressFriends and the Palos Verdes Library District, this free workshop will take place on Saturday, January 29, 2011 from 1–4 p.m. at the PV Library’s Teen Annex (located next door to the main Peninsula Center Library). As an... Read more

Participants still needed for the Living History Museum!

Celebrate Black History Month by participating in the Living History Museum! We are looking for kids of all backgrounds in 1st through 8th grade to participate. This program begins now and culminates in the Living History Museum on February 15th. This unique program is co-sponsored by PV Links, Delta Sigma Theta, and the Black Heritage Association. Satchel Paige, Malcolm X,... Read more

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