Monday, May 09, 2016

This week at the library...

TUESDAY
Buena Vista Branch, 4:00 p.m.

Family Films presents
E.T. (THE EXTRATERRESTRIAL)
115 minutes / Rated PG


Join us for this classic movie about an extra-terrestrial (E.T.) who is accidentally left behind on Earth and is befriended by a young boy and his brother and sister. As Elliot attempts to help his new friend contact his home planet so that he might be rescued, the children must elude scientists and government agents determined to apprehend the alien for their own purposes...which results in an adventure greater than any of them could have imagined.


Buena Vista Branch, 6:30 p.m.

Twilight Cinema presents...
JOY
124 minutes / rated PG13

Joy Mangano, a self-made millionaire who created her own business empire, was a divorced mother with three children in the early 1990s when she invented the Miracle Mop and became an overnight success. The film is a comedy/drama, a semi-fictional, inspirational portrayal of how Mangano overcame personal and professional obstacles to rise
to the top.



Central Library, 6:30 p.m.

FRENCH LANGUAGE BOOK CLUB
The club will discuss Le quatrième mur,
by Sorj Chalandon.










Central Library, 7:00 p.m.

6+7 BOOK CLUB
The club will discuss I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You, by Ally Carter. This is the last meeting of the school year.







WEDNESDAY
Buena Vista Branch, 12:00 noon

SENSORY STORYTIME
Especially welcoming for children on the spectrum and their families, this is a small inclusive program of stories, songs, and activities that provides freedom to children with special needs within a structured space. Pre-registration is required: A small group is what makes Sensory Storytime engaging for the children who participate. Please call 818.238.5630 to register.




Central Library, 5:30

MEETING--BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES
Established by Burbank Municipal Code, the seven Council-appointed members serve a four-year term. It is their mission to work with staff in an advisory capacity to ensure the optimum operation of the Burbank Library System, to represent community concerns and suggestions to the Library staff, to act as liaison between the Library and the City Council, and to represent and promote the Library and its undertakings. The Board of Library Trustees meets the second Wednesday of each month at 5:30 PM in the Central Library auditorium.


Buena Vista Branch, 7:00 p.m.

8+9 BOOK CLUB
The club will discuss Etiquette and Espionage, by Gail Carriger. This is the last meeting of the school year.













THURSDAY
Central Library, 6:00 p.m.

LITERACY TUTOR TRAINING: ORIENTATION
Please call (818) 238-5577 for more information and to register for the workshop.











Buena Vista Branch, 7:00 p.m.

BASEBALL EVENT!
A conversation with author Michael Leahy and Dodger legend Wes Parker!

The book The Last Innocents, by Michael Leahy, is a thoughtful, technicolor portrait of seven legendary Dodgers: Maury Wills, Sandy Koufax, Wes Parker, Jeff Torborg, Dick Tracewski, Lou Johnson, and Tommy Davis—friends, mentors, confidants, rivals, and allies—that offers an intriguing look at a sport and a nation in transition in the turbulent 1960s. Books will be available for purchase and signing.



SATURDAY
Central Library, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

LITERACY TUTOR TRAINING
Please call (818) 238-5577 for more information and to register for the workshop.


Buena Vista Branch, 2:00 p.m.

ROALD DAHL PARTY!
Kids in grades K-5 will be doing Roald Dahl-inspired crafts and games, including some Willy Wonka Candy Science and making mini Matilda books. Space is limited--call 818 238-5610 to sign up!


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