Kids

Chinese Yo-Yo

Join us for a Chinese Yo-Yo Class on Wednesday, May 5th from 4:00-4:45pm in the Peninsula Center Library Community Room . Instructors Emily Dai and Jennifer Hsu of the South Bay Chinese School will teach us the basics of the Chinese Yo-Yo. They will demonstrate how to combine Yo-Yo and dance into a fun sport. Join us as we learn... Read more

Children's Earth Day Celebration

On Thursday, April 22 from 4-5 p.m., in the Peninsula Center Library Community Room, the Peninsula Center Library Young Readers Department staff will host a free Children's Earth Day Celebration featuring crafts, displays/information, face painting, and games/prizes. Fun for the whole family! No sign ups necessary. Several community groups will attend to provide information on how we can use our... Read more

Chinese Cultural Preschool Storytimes

Alice Ong and Jennifer Jai from the South Bay Chinese School will conduct weekly Chinese Cultural Preschool Storytimes with stories and songs at the Peninsula Center Library. Join us on: Friday, April 9 Friday, April 16 Friday, April 23 Friday, April 30 There are two storytime sessions each Friday: 10:15am - 10:45am (For fluent Chinese speakers) 11:00am - 11:30am (For... Read more

Library Playdates

Children ages 6 to 24 months and their parents and 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, March 18, 2010 at... Read more

Spring Knit-a-thon!

Join us Saturday, March 13 from 1pm-3pm at the Teen Annex for the 2010 Spring Knit-a-thon! People of ALL AGES are invited to join us as we knit and crochet 7"x9" sections as part of the Warm Up America! program. The sections will be collected and combined to form afghans that will be donated to a local shelter. It's the... Read more

Celebrate African American History Month at the Living History Museum Feb 18

History comes alive in this tribute to African American heroes! In this "museum", the exhibits come to life! Children in 3rd through 8th grade will portray their favorite African American heroes and share their inspiring stories with you. Learn about civil rights heroes like Dr. Martin Luther King and Ruby Bridges. Meet the immortal Jackie Robinson and hear his triumphant... Read more

Become a "Knight for a Day" on Feb. 27

Join us for our second annual jousting tournament and claim the title of “Knight for a Day”! All "squires" (boys ages 8-11) and their "lords" (fathers) are invited to learn how young men in the Middle Ages would prepare for knighthood. We'll learn the rules of courtly conduct and medieval warfare, then take to the “list field” to engage in... Read more

Dog Tales and Training Tips!

January is national Train Your Dog month! To help recognize this month the Palos Verdes Library District Young Readers Department teamed up with local dog trainer Diane Bassett to provide free information about dog training to our young readers. The weekly Wednesday evening story time, Pillow Tales, became Dog Tales on January 20 and librarian, Marisa Perley, presented stories and... Read more

Living History Museum to Celebrate African American History Month!

A LIVING HISTORY MUSEUM Join this Tribute to African American Heroes! This fun and educational project - co-sponsored by PV Links, The Black Heritage Association and Sigma Delta Theta - celebrates Black History Month and culminates on February 18th. Kids in 3rd through 8th grades will select a hero and start to learn about his or her life at the... Read more

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