Tuesday, February 2, 2016

HB Reads FREE Special Children's Events

HB Reads will be hosting several FREE children's events to promote this year's chosen title, Little Princes. Children will be making crafts and learning about Nepal.

Monday, February 15 @ 3:30 p.m.
Barnes and Noble, Bella Terra

Thursday, February 25 @ 3:30 p.m.
Central Library, Tabby Theater

Wednesday, March 2, @ 4:30 p.m.
Oak View Library Branch

FREE SAT test prep on March 19

There will be a FREE SAT practice test taking place on Saturday, March 19 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. being held at the Central Library. C2 Education is hosting the event.
Register for this test here. Space is limited.
https://www.c2educate.com/huntington-beach-library/

Young Writer's BootCamp Feb 9 - Feb. 11

The Friends of the Children's Library are sponsoring a three day writer's workshop for students grades 5 - 8. Dates are Tuesday, Feb. 9 through Thursday, Feb. 11 from 4 :00 to 6:00 p.m. Workshop will be held in the Talbert Room and is being taught by author and illustrator, Meadow Griffin.

Cost is $5 per student and includes all three days. . Tickets may be purchased at the Children's Desk.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Storytime Apps and App Time StoryTime

Did you know there's an app for that?

Held on the second and fourth Monday of month in the Tabby Theater at 3:30 p.m. is our App Time StoryTime for children ages 3 to 5 and their parent. iPads are provided for child and parent to use together. Follow the storyteller as she demonstrates and interacts with a variety of different storytime apps and songs. Apps aren't just games. They can be learning tools too.
Space is limited.

What apps are out there?
Click on our list of great storytime apps, features and resources.
http://hbpl.libguides.com/kids/apps

Monday, January 4, 2016

February Peter Pan Ballet SOLD OUT!



Sorry, there are no more tickets left for the Peter Pan ballet. We have sold out.

Ballet Etude's Peter Pan tickets will go on sale starting Saturday, Jan. 9 at 9:00 a.m. at the Children's Desk at Central Library. Tickets are $5 each. We take cash, check or charge (no American Express). Sorry, there are no refunds. Ticket sales are considered donations. These performances are sponsored the Friends of the Children's Library.

Peter Pan will be performed in the Library Theater on
Tuesday, February 23
and
Wednesday, February 24

Showtimes are 4:00 p.m. AND 7:00 p.m.

Ballet lasts roughly 60 - 75 minutes long.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Writing and illustrating Contest Award Winners on Display

The Friends of the Children's Library writing and illustrating contest,  "Locked in the Library" winning stories and illustrations will be on display in the Children's Department through the month of February.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

One-on-One math tutoring for GR. 8th - HS seniors

One-on-One free tutoring for math homework is available Tuesdays and Thursday from 4:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the Children's Conference Room starting September 22. This service is for students in 8th grade through high school seniors.
Register online at hbpl.org  .Cut and paste this address into your browser. http://host6.evanced.info/hbpl/evanced/eventcalendar.asp

Need more help. Use the library's free online database Brainfuse and connect with live online tutors everyday from 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Library card is needed to access Brainfuse.