Sunday, July 17, 2016

This week at the library...

This week's summer reading programs for children...

FAMILY SHOW
For ages five and under.
This week: FANTASTIC PATRICK!

MONDAY: Buena Vista Branch, 10:00 a.m.--FINAL PARTY!
WEDNESDAY: Northwest Branch, 10:00 a.m.--FINAL PARTY!



FAMILY STORYTIME
Children five and under enjoy stories, songs, crafts, and films.

TUESDAY: Buena Vista Branch, 10:00 a.m.
WEDNESDAY: Buena Vista Branch, 10:00 a.m.
THURSDAY: Central Library, 10:00 a.m.
FRIDAY: Central Library, 10:00 a.m.






FINAL PARTY with ONE WORLD RHYTHM or TIC CLOWNS!
READ FOR THE WIN! Summer Reading Club for Grades 1-6

TUESDAY: Northwest Branch, 6:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: Central Library, 3:00 and 7:00 p.m.
THURSDAY: Northwest Branch, 10:00 a.m., and
        Buena Vista Branch, 3:00 and 7:00 p.m.

TUESDAY
Central Library, 12:00 noon

BROWN BAG BOOK CLUB
Please bring your lunch and join the discussion of Cutting for Stone, by Abraham Verghese.


Buena Vista Branch, 7:00 p.m. (story time room)

SCENE OF THE CRIME
MYSTERY BOOK CLUB
The club has read and will discuss The Rain King, by Paul Hartel.



Central Library, 7:00 p.m. (on the lawn)

Sounds of Summer Concerts presents...
MARIACHI DIVAS!

The Grammy Award-winning Mariachi Divas are a multicultural, all-female ensemble imbued with the unique musical flavor of Los Angeles. This group brings new meaning to the genre with their multi-cultural, eclectic and innovative sound. Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket!





Buena Vista Branch, 7:00 p.m. (auditorium)

BPL Teen Services presents...
HARRY POTTER TRIVIAL PURSUIT TOURNAMENT!

Test your knowledge of HARRY POTTER! Put together a team of three, and compete for Potter-related PRIZES! Name and sign up your team by emailing melliott@burbankca.gov.
If you’re not a Potter FANatic, other board games will be available to play...although we think you will be too busy rooting for a team! For teens in grades 7-12 only.


THURSDAY
Central Library, 7:00 p.m.

GENRE-X BOOK CLUB
(not your mother's book club)
The book up for discussion is Goodbye Stranger, by Rebecca Stead.








SATURDAY
Buena Vista Branch, 11:00 a.m.

Saturday Family Films presents...
STUART LITTLE
Stuart is a mouse who is adopted into a human family. His new parents are sure thrilled with him, but everyone is not. Through a series of adventures he eventually gains the love of his big brother, acceptance by the extended Little family and even the grudging tolerance of the family cat.
84 minutes / rated PG








Buena Vista Branch, 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
(after hours)

HALFTIME HORROR!
Teen Summer Reading Program Finale

You're at the big game, and it's halftime. You're enjoying the show, munching on some snacks, when suddenly, over the loudspeaker, you hear: "There has been FOUL PLAY at this event. The building is locked down. No one is leaving until the mystery is solved!" And it's up to YOU to figure out whodunnit!
For teens in grades 7-12 ONLY.
Questions? Email melliott@burbankca.gov.




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