Sunday, March 26, 2017

This week at the library...

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




8+9 BOOK CLUB
The club has read and will discuss Crash, by Lisa McMann. This book club is for enrolled teens only. To be put on the waiting list, contact melliott@burbankca.gov.









Central Library, 7:00 p.m.

DRAWING 101 FOR ADULTS
Suitable for beginning artists as well as those with some experience. Supplies are provided, and registration is required. This session is full; to be placed on the wait list, call 818 238-5580.

Noah Fontana works as a story artist, animator, illustrator, and visual development artist. He has worked in animation for Netflix, Comedy Central, and Explosm.





WEDNESDAY
Central Library, 6:00 p.m.

MOON TALK with the
SIDEWALK ASTRONOMERS
Inside the library, the Sidewalk Astronomers will present a talk on the Sun, Earth's rotation, orbits, and all the different types of Moons (super, pink, harvest, blue ) etc. Then, move outside to view the moon through their giant telescopes!









Buena Vista Branch, 7:00 p.m.


Using diaries, letters, publications, and biographies, Amy Simon's one-woman show for Women's History Month takes us back and forth from the past to the present. Experience suffragettes Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, feminist writer Mary Wollstonecraft, African-American abolitionist Sojourner Truth, Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai, and others. Learn about bloomers, suffrage, maternal profiling, the road to Seneca Falls, abolition, and more!

Amy Simon is a playwright, actress, mother, improviser, published writer, producer, and self-proclaimed cultural herstorian. She has been writing, acting in, and producing theater for most of her adult life.


Proof of attendance will be provided at the end of the program to teens attending this program for extra credit.


THURSDAY
Central Library, 6:00 p.m.

TUTOR ORIENTATION
Burbank Public Library offers FREE one-to-one tutoring to adults, 18 or older, who speak and understand English but who read and write below the 8th grade level. If you would like to learn to be a literacy tutor, call 818 238-5577 to sign up for this orientation session.






Buena Vista Branch, 6:00 p.m.
MOON TALK (see details above)



SATURDAY
Central Library, 10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.

LITERACY TUTOR WORKSHOP
Literacy helps parents read to their children, improves job prospects for adults, and leads families toward positive life choices. Call 818-238-5577 for more information and 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
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.
This Thursday @ 10:00 a.m., Northwest Branch


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