Sunday, February 26, 2017

This week at the library...

MONDAY
Central Library, 7:00 p.m.

Opera Talk presents...
SALOME
A multimedia presentation and discussion of the opera Salome, led by our own host, Larry Verdugo, from LA Opera’s Community Engagement Program.

Adapted from the scandalous play by Oscar Wilde, Salome is a seductively beautiful tapestry of the subconscious. The princess Salome becomes infatuated by her stepfather’s prisoner, John the Baptist, and she determines to have him...whatever the cost.\





TUESDAY
Buena Vista Branch, 7:00 p.m.

8+9 BOOK CLUB
The club has read and will discuss Jackaby, by WIlliam Ritter. This book club is for member teens only. To be put on the waiting list to join, please email melliott@burbankca.gov.


THURSDAY
Buena Vista Branch, 7:00 p.m.

ESTABLISHING A WEB PRESENCE


Topics will include:
  1. Simple options using social media, and how to get the most out of them.
  2. Setting up a free blog using tumblr, wordpress, etc.
  3. The various free tools out there for building a brochure-style website (wix.com, weebly.com, wordpress.com), and how to get the most out of them.
  4. Basic terminology (responsive, database, content management).
  5. How to know when you need something more advanced, and how to think about your requirements and cost, as well as the options that are out there.
Speaker Rain Breaw Michaels has built more than 100 websites since 1998. In addition, she has taught CSS, HTML, web accessibility, and Drupal in workshops and colleges.


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.

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.
Baby Storytime is CANCELLED for this week. Sorry for any inconvenience.

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


SATURDAY
Buena Vista Branch, 2:00 p.m.

ANIMAL BOOK PARTY!
Learn about our ANIMAL BOOKS
Meet REAL animals from the WILDLIFE LEARNING CENTER
Animal Crafts & Activities
Refreshments

For kids in Grades K-5. Call 818-238-5610 to reserve a spot.







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