At The Library



 

 

CALABASAS

The Calabasas Public Library at 200 Civic Center Way will be closed on Sun., Jan. 19.

For more information on programs, call (818) 225-7616 or go to www.cityofcalabasas.com/library.

Yoga and You at noon, Thurs., Jan. 9 and 23. A free yoga session. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or large towel. The instructor is Deanne Wenger, registered yoga teacher.

The Book Worm Book Club for grades four and five meets at 4 p.m. Wed., Jan. 8.

The Dog-Eared Book Club for grades six and seven meets at 4 p.m. Wed., Jan. 22. For the title of the book to be discussed in each book club, call the library or visit the library’s website.

The book club for adults will cover “The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt at 6 p.m. Thurs., Jan. 9.

A winter craft for elementary school-aged children will be offered from noon to 2 p.m. Sat., Jan. 11.

The Film Fanatics will meet at 6 p.m. Wed., Jan. 15. Patrons can bring their dinner. For the title of the movie, call the library or visit the library’s website.

New Year/New You Eating Made Simple” presentation by Stephanie Winnard, health and wellness educator, at noon on Thurs., Jan. 16.

A program by the Southern California Home Improvement Referral Service will take place at noon on Thurs., Jan. 30. Representatives will answer questions regarding choosing the right contractor for home remodeling.

Certain areas in the library will be open for high school students to study for finals. The days and times are: from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sat., Jan. 18; from 3 to 7:30 p.m. Tues., Jan. 21; and from 5 to 7:30 p. m. Wed., Jan. 22.

The Love to Learn Tutoring Program has restarted for the new year. Viewpoint Advanced Placement and honors high school students will tutor elementary school-aged children in the Children’s Library from 1 to 3 p.m. most Saturdays. The upcoming sessions start Jan. 25.

Study Buddies has resumed for the new year. The program runs from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. most Tuesdays and Thursdays. Elementary and middle school students can get free help with homework from Advanced Placement and Honors high school students.

Peer counseling for ninththrough 12th-grade students is available in the Young Adult area on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Teens can drop in between 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. to get help with projects. Middle school and high school students get free help with homework from the National Honor Society of Calabasas High School.

AGOURA HILLS

The Agoura Hills Library staff and volunteers extend a Happy New Year to all its patrons and readers.

Agoura Hills Library is at 29901 Ladyface Court. For more information, call (818) 889-2278.

Programs for 2014 will begin with Stock Market Boot Camp at 6:30 p.m. Tues., Jan. 7. Patrons can learn how to use the stock market to their advantage by understanding levels and types of investments, how to interpret financial statements, and how to complete research on companies.

This program continues every Tuesday in January.

For the Sake of the Children,” 6:30 p.m. Wed., Jan. 8. Joan Adler, executive director of the Straus Historical Society, will discuss the letters that Otto Frank, Anne Frank’s father, and Nathan Straus Jr. exchanged as Otto Frank tried to get his family out of war-torn Holland in 1941. This program will provide insight into that era.

Tech Tuesday” at 6: 30 p. m. Tues., Jan. 14 and the second Tuesday of each month. Patrons can work with a librarian to get up-to-speed on the library’s electronic resources. This month’s topic will be magazine databases and downloads; learn how to download magazines every month with Zinio. Topics will vary monthly.

The Mystery Book Club will discuss “Fallen Angel” by Daniel Silva at 6:30 p.m. Wed., Jan. 15. Note the date change for January only.

The Adult Readers Book Club will explore “The Girl You Left Behind” by Jojo Moyes at 6:30 p.m. Tues., Jan. 28. Both books are available at the library’s circulation desk.

Patrons are invited to bring their used books to the Book Cellar. All proceeds are used to support the library programs and to purchase new materials. Donations can be dropped off at the library during business hours. To arrange pick up of large collections, call (818) 584-7219.

The Agoura Hills Library is open Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

WESTLAKE

The following activities will take place at the Westlake Village Library at 31220 Oak Crest Drive.

The City of Westlake Village, the library and the Friends of the Westlake Village Library have kicked off the fifth annual, free “Westlake Village Reads” program through February.

This year’s One-City-One- Book program’s theme, “Optimize Your Brain, A Smart Read,” is about the human brain.

The program is for residents of all ages on a first-come basis.

For more information, visit www.wlv.org and click on “Westlake Village Reads” or call City Hall at (818) 706-1613.

Winter Storytime for children and their caregivers will take place on Fridays from Jan. 24 through March 14.

Children 6 to 24 months old meet at 10 a.m. and 2 to 5-yearold kids meet at 11 a.m. for stories, songs and fingerplays.

For more information, call (818) 865-9230 or visit www.colapublib.org.


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