Redondo Beach Library Activities for November

November 1 – 30, 2018

November-Library-ActivitiesThe 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!

Check out the Calendar of Events listed below, or click on the flyer, print it and stick it on the fridge as a reminder!

Computer Class – Basic EXCEL
November 3 at 9:00am-10:30am
Main Library Computer Area
Registration is required due to limited seating.

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

Spanish Language Practice at North Branch Library
November 5 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 know a little Spanish.

LA Opera Talk – Hansel and Gretel
November 6 at 6:30-7:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
LA Opera Community Educators talk about this opera based on the life of Ghandi.

TAC Meeting
November 7 at 3:30pm-4:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Conference Room
Teens (grades 6th-12th) are invited to this program.

After School Craft Activity for Children
November 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.

Computer Class
November 10 at 9:00am-10:30am
Main Library Computer Area
Registration is required due to limited seating.

Italian Language Practice
November 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 know a little Italian.

Libraries Closed for Veteran’s Day
November 12
The Main Library will re-open on Tuesday, November 13th at 10:00am.
The North Branch Library will re-open on Tuesday, November 13th at Noon.

Meditation for Inner Peace @ Main Library
November 13 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Main Library 2nd Floor Meeting Room
Doug Frankel is back by popular demand to talk about meditation and help you meditate.

Teen Activity
November 14 at 3:30pm-4:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Conference Room
Teens (grades 6th-12th) are invited to this program.

Computer Class – Intermediate EXCEL
November 17 at 9:00am-10:30am
Main Library Computer Area
Registration is required due to limited seating.

Meditation for Inner Peace @ North Branch
November 17 at 11:00am-12:30pm
North Branch Library Meeting Room
Doug Frankel is back by popular demand to talk about meditation and help you meditate.

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

Dance and Move Monday
November 19 at 11:00am-11:30am
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
A great way to engage your children.

Adult Book Discussion of the Month – Manhattan Beach, by Jennifer Egan
November 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.

Thanksgiving Holiday Closures
November 21 – Libraries close early at 6:00pm for Thanksgiving Holiday
November 22 & November 23 – Libraries closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
The Main Library and North Branch Library will re-open on Saturday, November 24 at 9:00am

Brain Health Workshop: Healthy Minds Initiative
November 27 at 6:00pm-7:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
Learn more about healthy minds from Beach Cities Health District and researchers from Loma Linda University Medical Center

STORYTIMES – November 6-29
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)**
Tuesdays at 10:15am-10:45am (11/6, 11/13, 22/20 & 11/27)
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 passes in the lobby at 10:00am.

Ready To Read (3 & 4 year olds)
Wednesdays at 12:30pm-1:00pm (11/7, 11/14, 11/21 & 11/28)
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 (11/8, 11/15 & 11/29)
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.

Family Storytime at North Branch
Thursdays at 1:00pm-1:30pm (11/8, 11/15 & 11/29)
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 – November 14 & November 21

Mandarin Storytime at Main Library
Wednesday, November 14 at 10:15am -10:45am
Main Library Storytime Room

Bilingual Storytime at Main Library
Wednesday, November 21 at 10:15am -10:45am
Main Library Storytime Room

Bilingual Storytime at North Branch Library
Wednesday, November 21 at 1:00pm -1:30pm
North Branch Library Meeting Room

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, (310) 318-0675, option 6 for Children’s Programs.

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