Redondo Beach Library Activities for September

September 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, (310) 318-0675, option 6 for Children’s Programs or visit the website at http://www.redondo.org/library.

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

Library Closed for Labor Day, September 2

LA Opera Talk – La Boheme
September 3 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 @ Main Library
September 4 at 3:30pm-4:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Conference Room
Teens (grades 6th-12th) are invited to this program.

Lego Programs @ Main Library
September 4 September 11 and September 18 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
September 5 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.

Craft Activity for Children @ Main Library
September 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
September 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.

Password Protection Workshop – Learn How to Make Your Passwords Strong
September 7 at 11:00am-Noon
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
Learn the importance of safe passwords and learn how to make them safer and stronger.

Spanish Language Practice @ Main Library
September 7 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.

Poetry Workshop @ Main Library
September 14 at 10:30am-Noon
Main Library 2nd floor Conference Room
Both seasoned poets and beginners are welcome.

Sewing Rebellion Series Workshop @ North Branch Library
September 14 at 11:00am-2:00pm
North Branch Library Meeting Room
Both Adults and Teens are invited to this program.

Coder Dojo Workshop for Children @ North Branch Library
September 14 at 2:30pm – 5:00pm
North Branch Library Meeting Room
Learn Scratch, programming language. 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. A Parent! If you are 12 or under, your parent must stay with you during the session

Italian Language Practice @ Main Library
September 14 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 Mondays with Dance 1 Studios @ Main Library
September 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.

Adult Book Discussion of the Month – The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
@ Main Library
September 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.

Teen Welcome Back Movie @ Main Library
September 18 at 3:30pm-6:00pm
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room

H.E.L.P. Workshop – Finance for Long-Term Care
September 19 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 @ Main Library
September 21 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.

Spanish Language Practice @ North Branch Library
September 23 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.

Craft Activity for Children @ North Branch Library
September 24 at 3:30pm-4:30pm
North Branch Library 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 – Safe Senior Living
September 26 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: September 3 – September 19
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 (9/3, 9/10 & 9/17)
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 (9/4, 9/11 & 9/18)
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! Session is limited to 40 individuals. 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 (9/5, 9/12 & 9/19)
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 (9/5 & 9/12)
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

Chinese Musical Play with Ni Hao Storytime @ Main Library
September 9 at 11:00am -11:30am
Main Library Storytime Room
**Session is limited to 40 individuals

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

Storytime with Dance 1 @ North Branch Library
September 19 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.