Sunday, April 26, 2015

This week at the library...


MONDAY
Central Library auditorium


Friends of the Burbank Public Library
USED BOOK SALE
begins!

Monday from 5-8 p.m. is an exclusive preview for Friends members only, but! you can join the Friends for the reasonable cost of $15 (for an individual), which is good for one year, and which allows you to have first pick at a book sale full of inexpensive treasures! The line forms outside the library on the Orange Grove side of the building.

The rest of the week, the hours are as follows:

TUESDAY 10-8
WEDNESDAY 10-8
THURSDAY 10-8
FRIDAY 10-5
SATURDAY 10-3


In addition to getting great deals, you will have the satisfaction of knowing that you are supporting the library with your purchase: The Friends fund all programming at the library. So if your teenager is in a book club, if your toddler likes the Fairy Book Party, if you have Crafty Kids, if you enjoy watching movies, meeting authors, or hearing speakers at the library, you are a beneficiary of the Friends' fund-raising efforts! Help them out!


TUESDAY
Buena Vista branch, 7:00 p.m.

ORPHAN BLACK: From Hit Series to Graphic Novel

Writer Jody Houser will talk with Amy Dallen about adapting the television show into a comic.

Houser has been a contributing writer to numerous comic anthologies, including Womanthology: Heroic and Womanthology: Space from IDW, CMYK: Magenta from Vertigo, and Avengers: No More Bullying from Marvel. Her latest project is the upcoming Orphan Black comic series from IDW.

Amy Dallen co-hosts Geek and Sundry's comic book show "The Pull," talks about comics on her own YouTube channel, and sells comics at Burbank's House of Secrets.


This should be a fascinating conversation!


WEDNESDAY
Buena Vista branch, 7:00 p.m.

PANTOUM WRITING WORKSHOP
FOR TEENS
In celebration of National Poetry Month, young adult author and poet Ron Koertge will teach teens in grades 6-12 how to write the poetic form of “pantoum.” To sign up, email melliott@burbankca.gov.





FRIDAY
Northwest branch, 4:00 p.m.

CRAFTY KIDS!
Kids in grades 1 - 8 can decorate a decoupage vase. Just in time for Mothers' Day! Space is limited, so call 818-238-5610 for a reservation.







SATURDAY
Central Library, 10:00 a.m.

SIMPLE LIVING SATURDAYS!

Join us this May as Burbank Public Library and Burbank Recycle Center present this series of programs exploring simple living, organic gardening, water harvesting, backyard composting, and car-free transportation.

Expect hands-on activities, and practical information from authors and experts in their fields. The programs are perfect for anyone who wants to learn about leading a simple, more sustainable lifestyle. All programs begin at 10:00 am on the library lawn.


This week: Preserves and Canning demo followed by a Simple Living Author Talk with Casey David. Book signing to follow.

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