Sunday, February 14, 2016

This week at the library...

MONDAY

All branches of Burbank Public Library are CLOSED for Presidents' Day. We will reopen at regular times at each branch on Tuesday. Have a great national holiday!


TUESDAY
Central Library, 12:00 noon

BROWN BAG BOOK CLUB
The club will discuss Boys in the Boat, by Daniel James Brown. Bring your lunch and join the club!



Central Library, 7:00 p.m.

COLORING ZONE: A COLORING CLUB FOR ADULTS
Materials are provided. Unwind, and express your creativity through coloring!




Buena Vista branch, 7:00 p.m.

THE MUSIC OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT
A lecture by Bob Santelli, Executive Director of the Grammy Museum, about the music that drove the success of the civil rights movement. This is a teen program, but all are welcome to attend. Proof of attendance for extra credit will be provided to students at the end of the program.



Buena Vista branch, 7:00 p.m.

SCENE OF THE CRIME MYSTERY BOOK CLUB
The club will discuss The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair, by Joel Dicker.













WEDNESDAY
Buena Vista branch, 6:30 p.m.

The Documentary Series presents...
AMY
Archival footage and personal testimonials present an intimate portrait of the life and career of British singer/songwriter Amy Winehouse.
128 minutes / rated R






THURSDAY
Central Library, 7:00 p.m.

GENRE X BOOK CLUB
(Not your mother's book club...)
The club will discuss This Is How You Lose Her, by Junot Diaz.












Central Library, 7:00 p.m.

Family Night presents...
SPACE SCIENCE
Discover how lasers are transforming the study of astronomy and space exploration. See how lasers fired high into the atmosphere now allow ground-based telescopes to see distant galaxies as clearly as the Hubble Space Telescope, a feat thought impossible only five years ago. This program is presented in easy-to-understand language with lots of amazing laser illustrations.


FRIDAY
Buena Vista branch, 10:00 a.m.




WORD BASICS COMPUTER CLASS

This is a Microsoft Word class for beginners. Class will be the same on both scheduled days, February 19 and 27. Sign up for one class only at the Central or Buena Vista Branch Reference desks, or by calling Buena Vista Branch Reference at 818-238-5625

Topics will include:
Opening a new document
Formatting text
Working with margins
Creating a bulleted list
Saving your work



SATURDAY
Central Library, 1:00 p.m.

DIY @ BPL! SEED BOMB SOCIAL
Sow the seeds of potential floral glory, and help bring back the bees! We’ll be making various types of seed bombs -- materials will be provided. Watch them grow, bloom, and make people smile!





CHILDREN'S PROGRAMMING THIS WEEK:


Preschool Storytime:
Tuesday 10 a.m. Buena Vista
Wednesday 10 a.m. Northwest
Thursday 10 a.m. Central

Toddler Storytime:
Wednesday 10 a.m. Buena Vista
Friday 10 a.m. Central, 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Buena Vista


RHYTHM & READING for Preschoolers:
Thursday, 1:00 p.m., Buena Vista


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