Sunday, November 03, 2013

This week at the library...

Orange Grove parking lot CLOSED

Roadwork necessitates that the Central Library's parking lot entering from Orange Grove be closed on both Tuesday and Thursday this week. Please park in the lot behind the library off of Olive; at the curb; or across the street in the parking lot on the corner of Glenoaks, where library parking is posted.

Buena Vista Branch (storytime room),
7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
We will be discussing Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline. Next month's book: Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, by Robin Sloan.

This club is open to members only (teens in grades 10-12), and is currently full. To be placed on the waiting list, email

Buena Vista Branch, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Kids in grades 3-6 are invited to the Diary of a Wimpy Kid Party in celebration of the release of the new book, Hard Luck. Cartoonist Dave Boatman will conduct a cartoon class; there will be Wimpy Bingo and trivia; and kids can decorate their own diaries!

Space is limited; call 818-238-5610 for free reservations.

Central Library, 2:00 to 4:15
Friday Matinee: HITCHCOCK!

We will be showing the film Marnie, starring Tippi Hedren and Sean Connery. It's a subtle psychodrama of a woman suffering from kleptomania and her employer/husband who tries to discover the reasons behind her compulsions. [131 minutes / rated PG]

Central Library, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
LEGO Club for Kids!

Open to kids from 2-14 and their families! Specially sized larger blocks will be available for toddlers. Children under the age of 9 years must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 818-238-5610.

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