Monday, February 08, 2016

This week at the library...

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

Twilight Cinema presents...
THE WALK
Twelve people have walked on the moon, but only one man – Philippe Petit (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) – has ever walked in the immense void between the World Trade Center towers. Guided by his real-life mentor, Papa Rudy (Ben Kingsley), and aided by an unlikely band of international recruits, Petit and his gang overcome long odds, betrayals, dissension, and countless close calls to conceive and execute their mad plan.

123 minutes / rated PG






Central Library, 7:00 p.m.

6+7 BOOK CLUB
The club will discuss The Looking Glass Wars, by Frank Beddor, in preparation for his visit to the Buena Vista Branch on Thursday night (see below).

This book club is for registered teens only. To be placed on the waitlist, please email melliott@burbankca.gov.



WEDNESDAY
Buena Vista branch, 4:00 p.m.

Family Films presents...
GOOSEBUMPS
Upset about moving from the big city to a small town, young Zach Cooper (Dylan Minnette) finds a silver lining when he meets his beautiful neighbor Hannah (Odeya Rush). The teen is surprised to learn that Hannah's mysterious father is R.L. Stine (Jack Black), the famous author of the best-selling "Goosebumps" series. When Zach accidentally unleashes the monsters from the fantastic tales, it's up to Stine, his daughter and Cooper to return the beasts back to the books where they belong.

104 minutes / rated PG



Buena Vista Branch, 7:00 p.m.

8+9 BOOK CLUB
The club will discuss Splintered, by A. G. Howard, another in the Alice in Wonderland-based books.


This book club is for registered teens only. To be placed on the waitlist, please email melliott@burbankca.gov.








THURSDAY
Central Library, 7:00 p.m.


SILENT FILM, LIVE MUSIC
Pianist Michael Motilla performs live music for three delightful silent films:
Joys & Gloom: Her Minute (1921, 4 minutes)
Won In a Cupboard (1914, 15 minutes)
One Week (1920, 25 minutes)


Buena Vista Branch, 7:00 p.m.

MAD TEA PARTY
Meet the author of the Looking Glass Wars series, and Hatter M graphic novels, Frank Beddor!

Tea party treats will be served during the book discussion, and books will be available for purchase and signing.

Special additional guest, new YA author Eric Laster!

This program is for teens in grades 6-12 only.

Come in your best Alice cosplay. We'll have a
fashion show!



















FRIDAY
Central Library, 3:30 p.m.


CRAFTY KIDS
VALENTINE'S DAY CARDS
All materials are provided, and no registration is required.





SATURDAY
Central Library, 10:00 a.m.


LEGO CLUB FOR KIDS
For children ages 2-14 and their families. Children under 9 years must be accompanied by an adult.








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



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