Redondo Beach Library Activities for December

December 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.

Check out what’s on tap for December….

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

Lego Programs @ Main Library
December 4 at 5:00pm -6:00pm
Main Library Storytime Room
For Children 6 months and up and their families.

Craft Activity for Children @ Main Library
December 6 at 3:30pm-4:30pm
Main Library Storytime Room
Make something! Some activities support STEAM learning. STEAM means Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. Ages 4 years and up.

Writer’s Meetup @ Main Library
December 7 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.

Musical Play @ Main Library
December 9 at 11:00am -11:30am
Main Library Storytime Room

Lego Programs @ Main Library
December 11 at 5:00pm -6:00pm
Main Library Storytime Room
For Children 6 months and up and their families.

Coder Dojo Workshop for Children @ North Branch Library
December 14 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

Dance and Move Mondays with Dance 1 Studios @ Main Library
December 16 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.

Spanish Language Practice @ North Branch Library
December 16 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
December 17 at 3:30pm-4:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Conference Room

Adult Book Discussion of the Month @ Main Library – Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
December 17 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
December 18 at 5:00pm -6:00pm
Main Library Storytime Room
For Children 6 months and up and their families.

Virtual Reality @ Main Library
December 20 at 3:30pm-5:30pm
Main Library
For ages 13+

Holiday Closures-Libraries closed on:
December 24: Christmas Eve Day
December 25: Christmas Day
December 31: New Year’s Eve
January 1: New Year’s Day

STORYTIMES – December 3-26
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 (12/3, 12/10 & 12/17)
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 (12/4, 12/11 & 12/18)
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 (12/5, 12/12, 12/19 & 12/26)
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 (12/12, 12/19 & 12/26)
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
December 5 at 1:00pm-1:30pm
North Branch Library Meeting Room

Holiday Stories with Bill Barke @ Main Library
December 17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Main Library Storytime Room

Mandarin Storytime with Ni Hao @ Main Library
December 18 at 10:15am-10:45am
Main Library Storytime Room

Holiday Stories with Bill Barke @ North Branch Library
December 19 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
North Branch Library Meeting Room