Hanukkah, Festival of Lights

Hanukkah is one of the happiest of the Jewish holidays! Learn how this holiday is celebrated with special guest Shelly Shapiro from David’s School, Early Childhood Center at Congregation Ner Tamid. Hear stories, sing songs, enjoy treats, play games and make a craft! Join us on Tuesday, December 7th at 4:30pm in the Peninsula Center Library Community Room . For... Read more

Diwali, the Indian "Festival of Lights" on Nov. 13

Diwali is perhaps the most important and ancient of the Indian festivals. It is celebrated throughout India as well as in Indian communities around the world. It is often called "The Festival of Lights" — the time when families light small oil lamps (known as diyas) and candles around the home and set off firecrackers and fireworks. The Palos Verdes... Read more

Celebrate Thanksgiving and Christmas at the American Girl Doll Tea!

It's time for the 5th Annual American Girl Doll Tea! See a spectacular collection of your favorites dolls including the newest American Girl: Rebecca, plus Kit, Addy, Felicity, Kaya and more! At this elegant, fun filled hour, we'll learn about how girls from the past celebrated Thanksgiving and Christmas. We'll also make a fancy keepsake craft and of course, sip... Read more

Library Playdates

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 unstructured play. Toys, books, and resources will be available. Join us on Thursday, October 21 at 10:30am in the... Read more

Wonka-Mania on 10/11

Join us as we test your knowledge about Roald Dahl's book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory with a round of..... Wonka-Mania! When: Monday, October 11, 2010 Time: 4:00pm - 4:45pm Where: Peninsula Center Library Community Room Who: Grades 2 and up. We will be having a trivia contest and then we will be decorating and eating lickable wallpaper.Read more

Read the Summer Issue of "PV Kids News"

Dr. Kiersten Darrow with the staff of PV Kids News and PressFriends After four days of intensive research and writing, a group of 16 local elementary school students has published the Summer 2010 PV Kids News . The 20-page newsletter features fashion, book and movie reviews as well as interviews with several local notables such as Dr. Kiersten Darrow of... Read more

Summer Reading Program Continues Through August!

There's still plenty of time to join the Summer Reading Program! Have you joined the the Palos Verdes Library District's Summer Reading Program? It's easy! Drop by Malaga Cove, Miraleste or Peninsula Center Library to pick up a free book bag, bookmark and reading log. Read any books you like and for every 2 1/2 hours you read, you can... Read more

Lowenthal Brings “Operation Kid Print” to PVLD for second year!

This July, the Palos Verdes Library District will host three sessions of “Operation Kid Print”! This free program is available to parents thanks to Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal (D-54th District). Lowenthal and her staff will help parents create special forms for their own records that include each child’s fingerprints, physical description, and medical information. These forms are kept by parents and... Read more

Make a Splash in this Year's Summer Reading Program!

Summer is coming and it will soon be time to read and collect all new patches at the library! This year’s Summer Reading Program, Make a Splash @ Your Library, begins June 1st and continues all summer long. Starting June 1st, you can drop by Malaga Cove, Miraleste or Peninsula Center Library to pick up a free book bag, bookmark... Read more


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