Redondo Beach Library Activities for February

February 1 – 29, 2020

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.

Check out what’s on tap for February….

Writer’s Meetup @ Main Library
February 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.

Sewing Program: Stitch and Sew Redondo @ North Branch Library
February 1 at 11:00am-2:00pm
North Branch Library Meeting Room
Both Adults and Teens are invited to this program. Attendees need to bring a sewing machine to the program and some additional supplies. (see the flyer for details)

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

Music Together @ Main Library
February 3 at 11:30am-Noon
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
Music Together is an internationally recognized early childhood music program for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners, first and second graders, and the adults who love them. Music Together classes are based on the recognition that all children are musical. No registration is required.

TAC Meeting @ Main Library
February 4 at 3:30pm-4:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Conference Room
Teens (grades 6th-12th) are invited to this program.

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

Lego Programs @ Main Library
February 5 at 5:00pm -6:00pm
Main Library Storytime Room
For Children 6 months and up and their families.

H.E.L.P. Workshop – Staying in Charge of Your Healthcare and Finances
February 6 at 10:30am-12:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
Health and Eldercare Law Programs present a series of workshops to empower adults and their families.

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

Italian Language Practice @ Main Library
February 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.

Coder Dojo Workshop for Children @ North Branch Library
February 8 at 3:00pm – 4:30pm
North Branch Library Meeting Room
For grades K-8. Registration is required. To register go to: https://zen.coderdojo.com/dashboard/dojo/us/redondo-beach-ca/north-branch-redondo-beach-public-library
Bring: A laptop/Chromebook with WiFi capability and a Parent. If you are 12 or under your parent must stay with you during the session

Spanish Language Practice @ North Branch Library
February 10 at 6:15pm-7:45pm
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.

Teen Program @ Main Library – Doggo Study Break with Meredith
February 11 at 3:30pm-4:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Conference Room

Lego Programs @ Main Library
February 12 at 5:00pm -6:00pm
Main Library Storytime Room
For Children 6 months and up and their families.

H.E.L.P. Workshop – Wills, Trusts and Probate
February 13 at 10:30am-12:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
Health and Eldercare Law Programs present a series of workshops to empower adults and their families.

E-Vision Boarding @ Main Library
February 15 at 11:00am-Noon
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
Learn how to make custom vision boards as a tool to reach goals and create a map for success.

French Language Practice @ Main Library
February 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.

Coder Dojo Workshop for Children @ Main Library
February 15 at 3:00pm – 4:30pm
North Branch Library Meeting Room
For grades K-8. Registration is required. To register go to: https://zen.coderdojo.com/dashboard/dojo/us/redondo-beach-ca/north-branch-redondo-beach-public-library
Bring: A laptop/Chromebook with WiFi capability and a Parent. If you are 12 or under your parent must stay with you during the session

February 17: Presidents’ Day – Libraries Closed

Teen Program – Teen Trivia
February 18 at 3:30pm-4:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Conference Room
Teens (grades 6th-12th) are invited to this program.

Adult Book Discussion of the Month @ Main Library – The Library Book by Susan Orlean
February 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.

Lego Programs @ Main Library
February 19 at 5:00pm -6:00pm
Main Library Storytime Room
For Children 6 months and up and their families.

H.E.L.P. Workshop – Eldercare and Residential Choices
February 20 at 10:30am-12:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
Health and Eldercare Law Programs present a series of workshops to empower adults and their families.

Virtual Reality @ Main Library
February 21 at 3:00pm-4:30pm
Main Library
For ages 13+

Lego Programs @ Main Library
February 26 at 5:00pm -6:00pm
Main Library Storytime Room
For Children 6 months and up and their families.

H.E.L.P. Workshop – Financial Planning for Long-Term Care
February 27 at 10:30am-12:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
Health and Eldercare Law Programs present a series of workshops to empower adults and their families.

Fantastic Fridays for Homeschoolers @ Main Library
February 28 at 10:00am -11:30am
Main Library Storytime Room
Signups required – see Children’s Librarian for details.

STORYTIMES – February 4-27

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)** @ Main Library
Tuesdays at 10:15am-10:45am (2/4, 2/11, 2/18 & 2/25)
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 pass in the lobby starting at 10:00am.

Ready To Read (3 & 4 year olds) @ Main Library
Wednesdays at 12:30pm-1:00pm (2/5, 2/12, 2/19 & 2/26)
Main Library Storytime Room
Children ages 3 to 5 years are encouraged to participate in this storytime. Each themed storytime includes literacy concepts to help get children ready to READ! Get your name tag at the Children’s desk starting at 12:15pm.

Toddler Storytime (18 to 36 months with caregiver) ** @ Main Library
Thursdays at 10:15am-10:45am (2/6, 2/13, 2/20 & 2/27)
Main Library Storytime Room
Toddlers ages 18-36 months enjoy age-appropriate stories, silly songs, rhymes and movement the incorporate emergent literacy concepts such as sounds, shapes, colors and counting.
**Session is limited to 40 individuals. Get your numbered pass in the lobby at 10:00am.

Family Storytime @ North Branch Library
Thursday at 1:00pm-1:30pm (2/13)
North Branch Library Meeting Room
Children of all ages and their caregivers join in a fun storytime full of songs, rhymes, stories and movement. No sign-up or tickets needed.

SPECIAL STORYTIMES

Storytime with Dance 1 Studio @ North Branch Library
February 6 at 1:00pm-1:30pm
North Branch Library Meeting Room

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