Redondo Beach Library Activities for December

December 1 – 31, 2018

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.

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

Writer’s Meetup
December 1 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.

Essential Oils for a Natural Solution to Emotional and Spiritual Well Being
December 1 at 11:00am-Noon
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
Learn about the benefits of aromatherapy.

Music Together Monday
December 3 at 11:30am-Noon
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
A great way to engage your children.

Essential Oils for a Natural Solution to Emotional and Spiritual Well Being
December 4 at 6:30-7:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
Learn about the benefits of aromatherapy.

TAC Meeting
December 5 at 3:30pm-4:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Conference Room
Teens (grades 6th-12th) are invited to this program.

E-Vision Boarding @ Main Library
December 8 at 11:00am-Noon
Main Library 2nd Floor Meeting Room
Learn how to visualize a more productive future through electronic vision boards.

Virtual Reality Program: Oculus First Contact @ Main Library
December 10 at 3:30pm-5:30pm
Main Library 2nd Floor Meeting Room
Learn about the Library’s new virtual reality equipment.

Gentle Yoga
December 11 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
Learn some simple yoga poses from a certified yoga instructor.

After School Craft Activity for Children
December 13 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.

Mindfulness Meditation Workshop
December 15 at Noon-2:00pm
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
Learn more about meditation from Beach Cities Health District.

Dance and Move Monday
December 17 at 11:00am-11:30am
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
A great way to engage your children.

After School Coloring Club for Children
December 17 at 3:00pm-4:00pm
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.

Adult Book Discussion of the Month – Little Fires Everywhere, by Celeste Ng
December 18 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
December 19 at 3:30pm-4:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Conference Room
Teens (grades 6th-12th) are invited to this program.

Holiday Closures:
December 24 and December 25 – Libraries closed for Christmas Holiday.
The Main Library and North Branch Library will re-open on Wednesday, December 26.

December 31 and January 1 – Libraries closed for New Year’s Holiday
The Main Library and North Branch Library will re-open on Wednesday, January 2.

STORYTIMES – December 4-12
Note: 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 (12/4 & 12/11)
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 (12/5 & 12/12)
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 (12/6)
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
Thursday at 1:00pm-1:30pm (12/6)
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

Musical Play Storytime at Main Library
December 10 at 11:00am -11:30am
Main Library Storytime Room
**Session is limited to 40 individuals

Mandarin Storytime at Main Library
December 12 at 10:15am -10:45am
Main Library Storytime Room

Author Storytime for Toddlers at Main Library
December 13 at 10:15am-10:45am
Main Library Storytime Room
Hear the author read their stories.

Family Author Storytime at North Branch Library
December 13 at 1:00pm-1:30pm
North Branch Library Meeting Room
Hear the author read their stories.

Bilingual Spanish Storytime at Main Library
December 19 at 10:15am -10:45am
Main Library Storytime Room

Bilingual Spanish Storytime at North Branch Library
December 19 at 1:00pm -1:30pm
North Branch Library Meeting Room