Redondo Beach Library Activities for August

August 1 – 31, 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.

Sign up for the Summer Reading Program “It’s Showtime At Your Library.” There are programs for children, teens and adults.

Family Game Night @ North Branch Library
August 1 at 5:00pm-7:00pm
North Branch Library Meeting Room

Special Storytime with Eunice King @ Main Library
August 1 at 10:15am-10:45am
Main Library Storytime Room

Special Storytime with Eunice King @ North Branch Library
August 1 at 1:00pm-1:30pm
North Branch Library Meeting Room

Writer’s Meetup @ Main Library
August 3 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 @ Main Library
August 3 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 @ Main Library
August 5 at 11:30am-Noon
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
A great way to engage your children.

Spanish Language Practice @ North Branch Library
August 5 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.

SRP Craftapalooza Activity for Children and Teens @ Main Library
August 8 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 @ Main Library
August 10 at 10:30am-Noon
Main Library 2nd floor Conference Room
Both seasoned poets and beginners are welcome.

Children’s Summer Reading Program Finale Parties** at Main Library and North Branch Library **
August 10 at 10:00am-11:00am @ Main Library
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room

August 10 at 1:00pm-2:00pm @ North Branch Library
North Branch Library Meeting Room

**Tickets required for this free program. You earn a ticket when you complete the Summer Reading Program. You may only attend one finale party so please choose either the Main Library or the North Branch Library location.

Italian Language Practice @ Main Library
August 10 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.

Chinese Musical Play with Ni Hao Storytime @ Main Library
August 12 at 11:00am -11:30am
Main Library Storytime Room

Storytime with Dance 1 @ North Branch Library
August 15 at 1:00pm-1:30pm
North Branch Library Meeting Room
The whole family is welcome to join us for dancing and a special storytime with Dance 1.

French Language Practice @ Main Library
August 17 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.

Dance and Move Mondays with Dance 1 Studios @ Main Library
August 19 at 11:00am -11:30am
Main Library Storytime Room
Children have the ability to process visual, tactile and auditory sensation that is aroused by music and movement. The storytime is hosted by Dance 1 Studios. A great way to engage your children with movement, dance and follow-along instructions.

Adult Book Discussion of the Month – The Immortalists, by Chloe Benjamin @ Main Library
August 20 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.

Mandarin Storytime with Ni Hao @ Main Library
August 21 at 10:15am-10:45am
Main Library Storytime Room

H.E.L.P. Workshop – Staying in Charge
August 22 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. The series continues on September 5; September 19 and September 26 so mark those dates on your calendars.

Family Movie @ Main Library
August 23 at 3:00pm-5:00pm
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room

H.E.L.P. Workshop – Wills, Trusts and Probate
August 29 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. The series continues on September 5; September 19 and September 26 so mark those dates on your calendars.

STORYTIMES – August 13-August 29
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 (8/13, 8/20 & 8/27)
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 (8/14, 8/21 & 8/28)
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! Session is limited to 40 individuals. Get your name tag at the Children’s desk starting at 12:15pm.

Story Circle @ Main Library (note: new time)
Wednesdays at 6:00pm-6:30pm (8/14, 8/21 & 8/28)
Main Library Storytime Room
Join us for storytime at the Library. No tickets are required.

Toddler Storytime (18 to 36 months with caregiver) ** @ Main Library
Thursdays at 10:15am-10:45am (8/15, 8/22 & 8/29)
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
Thursdays at 1:00pm-1:30pm (8/22 & 8/29)
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

Special Storytime with Eunice King @ Main Library
August 1 at 10:15am-10:45am
Main Library Storytime Room

Special Storytime with Eunice King @ North Branch Library
August 1 at 1:00pm-1:30pm
North Branch Library Meeting Room
Chinese Musical Play with Ni Hao Storytime @ Main Library
August 12 at 11:00am -11:30am
Main Library Storytime Room

Storytime with Dance 1 @ North Branch Library
August 15 at 1:00pm-1:30pm
North Branch Library Meeting Room
The whole family is welcome to join us for dancing and a special storytime with Dance 1.

Mandarin Storytime with Ni Hao @ Main Library
August 21 at 10:15am-10:45am
Main Library Storytime Room