At The Library



Calabasas Library

The Calabasas Library will offer the following free programs at 200 Civic Center Way. The library will be closed Sat., July 4.

The summer reading program is in progress. Patrons can earn prizes by keeping track of books read. In addition, there will be online and traditional reading programs for teens and adults.

The following special events will take place at 4 p.m. Wednesdays for kindergartners through fifth-graders: July 8, Fantastik Patrick will ride a unicycle and juggle; July 15, the Sundance Dog Team will perform stunts; July 22, Dave Winstone will present Rhythms of the World; and July 29, musical storyteller Cory Hills will tell tales.

At 7 p.m. Tuesdays, July 7, 21 and 28, the library will show G-rated movies.

Thurs., July 9 at noon, chef Stephanie Schurer will present a free healthy cooking demo.

Also on July 9, the Second Thursday Book Club for adults will discuss “There Was and There Was Not” by Melina Toumani at 6 p.m. Library cards are required to participate. For details, call Caroline Russom at the above number or email

Sat., July 11 from 2 to 4 p.m. is Game Day for kids.

Thurs., July 2, 16 and 30 at noon, Yoga and You sessions will take place. Wear comfortable clothes, bring a yoga mat or large towel and water. No experience is necessary.

Wed., July 15 at 11 a.m., the Wednesday Morning Book Club will meet. Call the library or visit the website for the book title.

Also July 15 at 6 p.m., the Film Fanatics will meet. For the movie title, email Karilyn Steward at

Fri., July 24, Nick and Jen will perform for the preschoolers. Sing, dance, and clap along to this colorful and lively show geared toward the little ones.

Sat., July 25, reservations start at 11 a.m. for kindergartners through third-grade readers who want to read aloud to therapy dogs. Program runs from 11:30 a.m. through 1:30 p.m.

For information, call (818) 225-7616 or visit

Westlake Village Library

The Westlake Village Library will host the following free activities for its Read to the Rhythm summer program at 31220 Oak Crest Drive.

In addition, the summer reading game will run through Aug. 15 for all ages. Kids can win prizes by keeping a reading log and adults and teens can win by completing book reviews at

For more information, call (818) 865-9230 or go to

Wed., June 24 from 4 to 5 p.m., 6- through 12-year-olds can watch magician Tony Daniels.

Sat., June 27 from 10 to 11 a.m., adults can learn how to make desktop Zen gardens.

Wed., July 1 will be Valentine’s traveling nature class from 4 to 5 p.m. for ages 6 through 12.

Wed., July 8, kids 5 through 12 can listen to Dave Winstone’s music from 4 to 5 p.m.

Fri., July 10, 17, 24 and 31 from 4 to 5 p.m., art for all ages; all materials will be provided.

Sat., July 11 from 2 to 3 p.m., is time for DIY clocks for youth 12 through 17.

Wed., July 15 from 4 to 5 p.m., David Cousin will juggle for all ages.

Sat., July 18 from 2 to 3 p.m., Dance 4 Wellness will present an introduction to ballroom dancing for teens and adults.

Wed., July 22 from 4 to 5 p.m., Bubblemania for ages 5 to 12.

Thurs., July 23 at 10 a.m., a reading marathon with the book “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” by Roald Dahl.

Wed., July 29 from 4 to 5 p.m., Last Days of the Dinosaurs event for ages 6 through 12.

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