Sunday, October 16, 2016

This week at the library...

Now Accepting Entries for the
PUMPKIN DECORATING CONTEST for Families
Central Library
  • One entry per household
  • Work on the design as a family
  • Decorations only - NO CARVING
  • Book Themes only

Turn in your pumpkin at the Children's Room at Burbank Central Library between Monday, Oct. 17 and Wednesday, Oct 26. There will be ribbons for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Honorable Mention. Winners will be called on Halloween, Monday, October 31.



MONDAY
Central Library, 6:30 p.m.

Le Petit Cinema presents...
HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE
A national manhunt is ordered for a rebellious kid and his foster uncle who go missing in the wild New Zealand bush.
101 minutes / rated PG13



TUESDAY
Central Library, 12:00 noon




BROWN BAG BOOK CLUB
Bring your lunch and join the club for a lively book discussion.






Buena Vista Branch
4:00 p.m.

Family Films presents
THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE
When an island populated by happy, flightless birds is visited by mysterious green piggies, it's up to outcasts Red, Chuck and Bomb to figure out what the pigs are up to.
97 minutes / rated PG




Buena Vista Branch
7:00 p.m.

SCENE OF THE CRIME
MYSTERY BOOK CLUB
Mystery readers bring your crime-solving abilities to book club!














WEDNESDAY
St. Leon's Cathedral, 6:30 p.m.
3325 N Glenoaks Blvd, 2nd floor
A COMMUNITY CONVERSATION,
conducted in ARMENIAN

Help us to better understand the community and how we can get things done together.
This is a Conversation -- not a town meeting, a focus group, or a gripe session.
This is about ideas -- not a particular solution or a specific vision of Burbank's future.
Let's talk about our town.


THURSDAY
Community Services Building (CSB), 6:00 p.m.
150 N. Third Street, Room 104
A COMMUNITY CONVERSATION



Buena Vista Branch
7:00 p.m.

FRAGMENTED CITIZENS:
The Changing Landscape of Gay and Lesbian Lives

Author Stephen Engel will present an illustrated talk on his recently released book. With impressive scope and fascinating examples, Engel traces the relationship between gay and lesbian individuals and the government from the late nineteenth century through the present.

Stephen M. Engel is Associate Professor and Chair of Politics at Bates College in Maine and an Affiliated Scholar of the American Bar Foundation. He is the author of American Politicians Confront the Courts: Opposition Politics and Changing Responses to Judicial Power, and The Unfinished Revolution: Social Movement Theory and the Gay and Lesbian Movement, as well as co-editor of The Progressives’ Century: Political Reform, Constitutional Government, and the Modern American State.



Central Library
7:00 p.m.

GENRE-X BOOK CLUB
(Not your mother's book club!)


FRIDAY
Central Library, 2:00 p.m.

Friday Matinee presents...
MONEY MONSTER
George Clooney and Julia Roberts star as financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty, who are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor who has lost everything (Jack O'Connell) forcibly takes over their studio. During a tense standoff broadcast to millions on live TV, Lee and Patty must work furiously against the clock to unravel the mystery behind a conspiracy at the heart of today's fast-paced, high-tech global markets.
98 minutes / rated R







Buena Vista Branch, 4:00 p.m.




MAGIC WORKSHOP!
Kids ages 10-14 can learn easy-to-master, fun magic tricks using everyday objects found around the house (cards, coins, etc.) from magician BJ Hickman. Space is limited: Call 818-238-5610 to sign up!








CHILDREN'S PROGRAMMING THIS WEEK:

TODDLER STORYTIME
A story and song program for children ages one and two, accompanied by an adult.
Tuesdays @ 10:00 a.m., Buena Vista Branch
Wednesdays @ 10:00 a.m., Buena Vista Branch
Fridays @ 10:00 a.m., Central Library
Fridays @ 11:00 a.m., Buena Vista Branch

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME
Stories and songs for children age three and up,
accompanied by an adult.

Wednesdays @ 10:00 a.m., Northwest Branch
Thursdays @ 10:00 a.m., Central Library
Fridays @ 1:00 p.m., Buena Vista Branch

BABY STORYTIME
Songs, stories, and rhymes for children under 12 months. Fall Session runs from September 5 - November 18, 2016.
This Thursday @ 10:00 a.m., Northwest Branch

MAGIC SHOW
for Preschoolers and their families
An exciting show with magician BJ Hickman, who entertains family audiences with comedy magic, dazzling deceptions, and mind reading miracles.
Wednesday @ 10:00 a.m., Northwest Branch

GLOW-IN-THE-DARK PJ STORYTIME
Families and kids kindergarten and younger are invited! There will be a 30-minute storytime followed by a short video. No sign-ups necessary. Wear your pajamas!
Wednesday @ 6:30 p.m., Buena Vista Branch

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