Monday, March 13, 2017

Spring Reading Raffle Program starts March 20

Children 13 and under can take part in the library's Spring Reading Raffle program March 20 - April 29. For every 10 books or 180 minutes they log online they will earn a digital badge and a virtual raffle ticket for a chance to win fun prizes. They can also pick up a reading log at any HB library or can print one out. http://www.huntingtonbeachca.gov/images/users/library/springlog_2017.jpg

All children who complete the program will receive a scratch and sniff BEE A READER bookmark and sticker!

There will be a end of the program Spring Celebration held in the Secret Garden behind Central Library on Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to noon. There will be a Maypole, Butterfly tent, crafts and more. Everyone is invited to attend.

Buster Balloon Tickets on Sale March 20

The Children's Department Spring Break is Buster Balloon on Tuesday, April 18 @ 2:00 p.m. in the Tabby Theater. Tickets are $4 per person and go on sale March 20 at the Children's Desk. Advanced ticket purchase is recommended.
What's a Buster Balloon's wild and crazy magic show like?
Check out his video here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJJFbHJjZb8

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Register for Shelving Workshop and Shelving Schedule

The teen volunteer shelving workshop is held the first Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in the Tabby Theater. Volunteers MUST attend the workshop before they can start shelving books.
To register for a workshop, click here  http://hbpl.libcal.com/calendar.php?cid=6031&t=m&d=2017-02-01&cal%5B%5D=6031

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Storytime Corner Weekly List of Storytime Books, Songs and Crafts

Want to know what each storyteller's weekly storytime books are? Aren't sure what books, Miss Debra, Miss Melissa, Miss Laura, Miss Maribel, Miss Denise or Miss Barbara have read? Click on this link and see.
http://hbpl.libguides.com/kids/storytime

An updated Storytime Corner with the current storytimes is mailed out each week on Mondays @ noon.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Winter and Spring SCRATCH computer coding classes


Held the Second and Fourth Monday through May.


7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tabby Theater
.

Register online at hbpl.org   https://docs.google.com/forms/d/15QHsj_smflj_2xXDIxHB4w5aDFc3uspqAc2RpuUfx1Q/viewform

Monday, January 5, 2015

Rock and Roll Reading Pajama Storytime April 13

Rock out to Mr. Brian's Pajama Storytime. Lots of music, singing and audience participation. National Charity League will be handing out refreshments to the children afterward. Children and parents can wear their pajamas to storytime (if they want to)

 7:00 p.m. in the Tabby Theater.

Rock and Roll Reading is held the second Thursday of the month. This event is FREE.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Tile Painting, Engraved Book Spines and FOTCL Bookbags

Tile Painting Certificates are available for purchase. Give a great gift and help the library while doing so. Proceeds will go towards the Books for Kids campaign.

Tile Painting Gift Certificates are $50 per single tile, $80 for two tiles. Tiles, glazes and brushes are provided by the library. Have a painted tile display on a wall in the Central Library Children's Department.

The FOTCL, Friends of the Children's Library, are selling canvas bookbags for $5 each. Bags are sold at the Children's Desk at the Central Library.

Books For Kids are selling carved wooden bookspines which are being installed on a specially designed donor shelf in the entrace of the Children's Library. These spines range in price from $250 to $5,000 each and are engraved with donor names and logos if desired. Flyers about these special spines are available in the Children's Library.