Monday, November 28, 2016

This week at the library...




TUESDAY
Central Library, 6:30 p.m.

POETRY WORKSHOP FOR ADULTS
Call 818-238-5580 to sign up for this no-pressure poetry workshop for beginners with Marlaya Charleston. It's an easy, playful, fun class. Participants can illustrate their poetry with collage materials, pictures, or with their own drawings.

Marlaya Charleston holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from The School of Visual Arts in New York, and has had a career as a visual artist since the 1970s. She is a published poet and has performed stand-up comedy and worked as an actor. Marlaya also holds a teaching credential from the State of California.




WEDNESDAY
Buena Vista Branch, 12:00 noon

SENSORY STORYTIME


Who: Any child who has difficulty sitting through a traditional storytime.

What: 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: Limited to 10 children. (A small group is what makes Sensory Storytime engaging for the participants.)

Please call 818-238-5630.




4:00 and 7:00 p.m. (two sessions)

LOST BURBANK AUTHOR EVENT!
Meet authors Wes Clark & Mike McDaniel as they discuss the history and lore of Burbank and present an entertaining and educational slide show. The authors guarantee that you will learn something new - or they will eat a Martino's teacake! Books will be available for purchase and signing. We anticipate a large turn-out, so we have scheduled two sessions--pick the one most convenient for you!









FRIDAY
ALL BURBANK LIBRARIES CLOSED!
9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.


All branches of Burbank Public Library will be closed on Friday, December 2 for a Library Staff In-Service Day. We will reopen for regular hours on Saturday, December 3.


With OverDrive you can download a free eBook.


With InstantFlix you can watch a PBS documentary, a short film, or a classic cartoon.

FREE with your library card.


SATURDAY
Buena Vista Branch, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.



DEWEY'S DRAGON TALES!
Teens read to tots! Stop by the Children's Room with your toddlers and listen to a great selection of dragon picture books shared by our Burbank teens. Dewey the Dragon, our library mascot, will also pay a visit. Drop in and listen to one story, or stay for them all!









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