Monday, February 13, 2017

This week at the library...

MONDAY
Central Library, 7:00 p.m.

Documentary:
25,000 MILES TO GLORY

25,000 miles to Glory is a sports wanderlust by two guys who want to visit every NFL stadium in the iconic vehicle that has inspired countless road trips, a split-window VW Bus named “Hail Mary.” The film is a celebration of freedom, friendship, football, and America.
90 minutes / not rated



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

Family Films presents...
TROLLS
Enter a colorful, wondrous world populated by hilariously unforgettable characters and discover the story of the overly optimistic Trolls, with a constant song on their lips, and the comically pessimistic Bergens, who are only happy when they have trolls in their stomach. Featuring original music from Justin Timberlake, the film stars the voice talents of Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Russell Brand, James Corden, Kunal Nayyar, Gwen Stefani, and many more. A fresh, broad comedy filled with music, heart, and hair-raising adventures. 92 minutes / RATED PG


Buena Vista Branch, 6:30 p.m.

Twilight Cinema presents...
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN

The Girl on the Train is based on Paula Hawkins' bestselling thriller. Rachel (Emily Blunt), devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day. Everything changes when she sees something shocking happen there, and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds.
112 minutes / rated R





Central Library, 7:00 p.m.

6+7 BOOK CLUB
The club has read and will discuss The Rithmatist, by Brandon Sanderson.

This book club is for registered teens only. To be added to the club, please email melliott@burbankca.gov.







WEDNESDAY
Central Library, 7:00 p.m.

Sound of Strings Concert Series presents...
JAY LEACH
From commercial jingles to video games, TV to movies, The Voice to American Idol, Taylor Hicks to Taylor Swift, Jay is a studio musician with a resume spanning decades of professional work. He has led master guitar workshops and has been a guest lecturer at more than a dozen universities.



THURSDAY
Central Library, 7:00 p.m.

GENRE-X BOOK CLUB
Genre-X is a book club for Millennials and Gen-Xers to hang out, drink coffee, and read short, interesting books. The club meets thie third Thursday of each month, upstairs at the Central Library. (Look for the signs!) For this meeting, the club has read and will discuss Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov.
Buena Vista Branch, 7:00 p.m.

FOR TEENS
Featuring TEENS sharing staged readings from their favorite books! Applaud for the BOOKS YOU LOVE or learn about some new reads, while enjoying coffeehouse treats. Teens who would like to read, please email melliott@burbankca.gov immediately with your name, contact info, and the book from which you are taking your selection. All other teens, you're welcome as audience! For teens in grades 6-12 ONLY.


FRIDAY
Central Library, 2:00 p.m.

Friday Matinee presents...
JASON BOURNE
Matt Damon returns to his most iconic role in Jason Bourne. The CIA's most lethal operative is once again drawn out of the shadows.




SATURDAY
Central Library, 10:00 a.m.

LEGO CLUB FOR KIDS!
Stop in between 10 am and noon to build and create. Thousands of Legos are available for you to use. For children ages 2-14 and their families. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult.



LAST DAY TO SUBMIT A PHOTO to the Friends of the Burbank Public Library Photography Contest. Photos must be turned in at the Reference Desk inside Burbank Central Library before 6:00 p.m. closing. Rules and entry forms are available at each library, or you may download here.



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
Registration is required to attend Toddler Storytime
at Buena Vista Branch.

RHYTHM & READING
A fun introduction to the rhythm of music, dance, and communication.
This Tuesday @ 1:00 p.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. Winter Session runs from January 19 to March 16, 2017.
This Thursday @ 10:00 a.m., Northwest Branch

PUPPY TALES READING PRACTICE
This is a read-aloud program for children in 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade.

Sign-ups are required. Parents may sign up their child at the Buena Vista Branch Children's Library or by calling 818-238-5630.

Thursday @ 4:30 p.m., Buena Vista Branch




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