Redondo Beach Library Activities for April

April 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.

Music Together Monday
April 1 at 11:30am-Noon
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
A great way to engage your children.

Spanish Language Practice at North Branch Library
April 1 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.

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

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

Writer’s Meetup
April 6 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.

Spanish Language Practice
April 6 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.

After School Craft Activity for Children @ Main Library
April 11 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.

Poetry Workshop
April 13 at 10:30am-Noon
Main Library 2nd floor Conference Room
Both seasoned poets and beginners are welcome.

Italian Language Practice
April 13 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.

Dance and Move Monday with Dance 1 Studio
April 15 at 11:00am-11:30am
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
A great way to engage your children with movement.

Adult Book Discussion of the Month – Warlight, by Michael Ondaatje
April 16 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.

Teen Activity
April 17 at 3:30pm-4:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Conference Room
Teens (grades 6th-12th) are invited to this program.

H.E.L.P. Workshop – Eldercare and Residential Choices
April 18 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.

French Language Practice
April 20 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 under the guidance of Kati-Maria Roussel, a French speaking facilitator. Participants should already know a little French to participate.

Virtual Reality Program @ Main Library
April 22 at 3:30pm-5:30pm
Main Library 2nd Floor Meeting Room
Learn about the Library’s new virtual reality equipment. Try it out.

Redondo Beach Art Group Show – “Weather or Not”
April 27 at 11:00am-4:00pm
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
This year’s RBAG theme is art inspired by the weather. There will be hands-on-art from 11:30am-1:30pm.

Poetry Readings in Honor of National Poetry Month
April 27 at 2:00pm-4:00pm
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
Featured Reader: Jack Grapes
Other readers include participants in Linda Neal’s Poetry Workshops.

After School Coloring Club for Children @ Main Library
April 29 at 3:00pm-4:00pm
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
Make something ! Draw and color. Ages 4 years and up.

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

H.E.L.P. Workshop – Financial Planning for Long Term Care
April 18 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.

H.E.L.P. Workshop – Safe Senior Living – Medication Awareness.
April 25 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.

STORYTIMES – April 2-25
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 (4/2, 4/23 & 4/30)
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 (4/3 & 4/24)
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 (4/4 & 4/25)
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 6:30pm-7:00pm (4/3 & 4/24)
Main Library Storytime Room

Family Storytime at North Branch
Thursday at 1:00pm-1:30pm (4/4 & 4/25)
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

Special Musical Play with Ni Hao Storytime at Main Library
April 8 at 11:00am -11:30am
Main Library Storytime Room
**Session is limited to 40 individuals

Special Author Storytime @ Main Library
April 11 at 10:15am-10:45pm
Main Library Storytime Room

Special Author Storytime @ North Branch Library
April 11 at 1:00pm-1:30pm
North Branch Library Meeting Room

Mandarin Storytime with Ni Hao @ Main Library
April 17 at 10:15am-10:45am
Main Library Storytime Room