Redondo Beach Library Activities for June

June 1 – 30, 2019

The Redondo Beach Library offers a variety of activities for all ages including music, writing, dance, language, reading, crafts and more!

A few require registration but all of them are FREE!

Redondo Beach Main Library is located at 303 North Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach, CA 90277. Telephone: 310 318-0675

Redondo Beach North Branch Library is located at 2000 Artesia Boulevard, Redondo Beach, CA 90278. Telephone: 310 318-0677

For more information on Library programs and services, please call (310) 318-0675, option 5 for Adult or Teen Programs, or (310) 318-0675, option 6 for Children’s Programs.

For updated information, visit the website at http://www.redondo.org/library.

THE SUMMER READING PROGRAM STARTS ON JUNE 15. Sign up for the Summer Reading Program “It’s Showtime At Your Library.” There will be programs for children, teens and adults.

Writer’s Meetup
June 1 at 10:30am-Noon
Main Library 2nd floor Conference Room
Calling all aspiring writers! Discuss topics writers want to explore, and have the opportunity to share information, get feedback on ideas and writing, and give and receive support and encouragement.

Local Author Program with Jack Polo
June 1 at 11:00am – Noon
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
Jack will discuss his novel “The Partners”. Copies of the book will be for sale at the event.

Spanish Language Practice
June 1 at 2:00pm-3:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
Both Adults and Teens are invited to this program. Improve your Spanish language skills through conversational practice under the guidance of a Spanish-speaking facilitator Olga Stohr. Participants should know a little Spanish.

Music Together Monday
June 3 at 11:30am-Noon
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
A great way to engage your children.

LA Opera Talk – La Traviata
June 4 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
Learn about Operas and behind-the-scenes topics at LA Opera House.

TEEN SUMMER READING KICK-OFF MOVIE PARTY
June 5 at 3:30-6:00
Main Library Children’s Storytime Room
Teens in grades 6-12 join the Summer Reading Program

Poetry Workshop
June 8 at 10:30am-Noon
Main Library 2nd floor Conference Room
Both seasoned poets and beginners are welcome.

Italian Language Practice
June 8 at 2:00pm-3:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Conference Room
Both Adults and Teens are invited to this program. Improve your Italian language skills through conversational practice under the guidance of an Italian-speaking facilitator Patrizio Grifoni. Participants should already know a little Italian.
Domestic Violence
June 11 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
Learn how to recognize abusive relationships and find out more about resources and programs available to victims of domestic violence.

After School Craft Activity for Children @ Main Library
June 13 at 3:30pm-4:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
Make something! Some activities support STEAM learning. STEAM means Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. Ages 4 years and up.

French Language Practice
June 15 at 2:00pm-3:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Conference Room
Both Adults and Teens are invited to this program. Improve your French language skills through conversational practice. Participants should already know a little French to participate.

SUMMER READING PROGRAM
Main Library Sign Up & Kick-Off Program
June 15 at 10:00am – 11:00am
Main Library 2nd Floor Meeting Room

SUMMER READING PROGRAM
North Branch Library Sign Up & Kick-Off Program
June 15 at 1:00pm – 2:00pm
North Library Meeting Room

Dance and Move at Main Library
June 17 at 11:00am – 11:30am
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room

Spanish Language Practice at North Branch Library
June 17 at 6:15pm-6:45pm
North Branch Library Meeting Room
Both Adults and Teens are invited to this program. Improve your Spanish language skills through conversational practice under the guidance of a Spanish-speaking facilitator Nichols Brown. Participants should already know a little Spanish.

CRAFTAPALOOZA at North Branch Library
June 18, at 3:30pm-4:30pm
North Library Meeting Room

Ask the Doc Panel Discussion: Get Answers to Common Questions on Memory-Impairing Diseases (presented by Silverado Communities)
June 18 at 5:00pm-7:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
Doors open at 5:00pm for light refreshments. Program content begins at 5:30pm.

Adult Book Discussion of the Month – The Friend, by Sigrid Nunez
June 18 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Conference Room
The discussion is led by Senior Librarian, Erin Schoonover. Read the book and talk about it, or just come to learn more about the book.

Sing and Dance at Main Library
June 24 at 11:30am -Noon
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
Local Author Program with Ralph Cissne
June 25 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
Ralph will discuss his newest book “Prudence in Hollywood and Other Stories”

CRAFTAPALOOZA at Main Library
June 26, at 3:30pm-4:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room

Family Movie at North Branch Library
June 29, at 11:00am-1:00pm
North Library Meeting Room

STORYTIMES – June 18-27
Note: Some storytimes have changed. For more information check the Library’s online calendar of events. Go to: www.redondo.org/library then click on the Calendar of Events for up-to-date information on Children’s storytimes.
Baby Lapsit (0 to 18 months with caregiver)**
Tuesdays at 10:15am-10:45am (6/18 & 6/25)
Main Library Storytime Room
Babies 0-18 months and their caregivers join in a fun storytime full of songs, rhymes and fingerplays!
**Session is limited to 40 individuals on a first-come, first-served basis. Get your numbered passes in the lobby at 10:00am.

Ready To Read (3 & 4 year olds)
Wednesdays at 12:30pm-1:00pm (6/19 & 6/26)
Main Library Storytime Room
A storytime just for 3 & 4 year olds full of early literacy concepts, songs, rhymes, movement and fun! Session is limited to 40 individuals on a first-come, first-served basis. Get your numbered passes at the Children’s desk at 12:15pm.

Toddler Storytime (18 to 36 months with caregiver) **
Thursdays at 10:15am-10:45am (6/20 & 6/27)
Main Library Storytime Room
Toddlers ages 18-36 months and their caregivers join in a fun storytime full of songs, rhymes, stories and movement!
**Session is limited to 40 individuals on a first-come, first-served basis. Get your numbered passes in the lobby at 10:00am.

Story Circle
Wednesdays at 5:30pm-6:00pm (6/19 & 6/26)
Main Library Storytime Room

Family Storytime at North Branch
Thursday at 1:00pm-1:30pm (6/27)
North Branch Library Meeting Room
Family storytime for all ages that includes songs, rhymes and stories which celebrate reading and books. No tickets are required

SPECIAL STORYTIMES

Bilingual Spanish Storytime @ Main Library
June 5 at 10:15am-10:45am
Main Library Storytime Room

Special Musical Play with Ni Hao Storytime at Main Library
June 10 at 11:00am -11:30am
Main Library Storytime Room

Mandarin Storytime with Ni Hao @ Main Library
June 19 at 10:15am-10:45am
Main Library Storytime Room

Special Dance 1 Storytime @ North Branch Library
June 20 at 1:00pm-1:30pm
North Branch Library Meeting Room

Sing and Dance Storytime at Main Library
June 24 at 11:30am -Noon
Main Library Storytime Room