Friday, November 6, 2015

Chanukah Storytime Tuesday, December 8

Hebrew Academy Preschool's free Chanukah Storytime for children of all ages will be held in the Tabby Theater on Tuesday, December 8 at 7:00 p.m. Come listen to songs and stories about this special holiday. Please call 714-863-0757 to RSVP.

Reflection Entries on Display Nov 9-21

Entries for the PTA Reflections Contest will be displayed in the Children's Department Monday, November 9 through Saturday, November 21. Winners will go on to complete at the next level.

Tree Trimming and Puppet Show Dec. 5

Our Tree Trimming Crafts and Holiday Puppet Show from featuring the Swazzle Puppets will be on Saturday, Dec 5. Program runs from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Tickets are $4 per person and go on sale starting November 7.

Choose either the 10:15 a.m. Puppet Show and 11:15 a.m. Ornament Making OR
10:00 a.m. Ornament Making and 11:15 a.m. Puppet Show when buying your tickets.

The Puppet Show will take place in the Tabby Theater. Ornament Making will take place in the Talbert Room. Children can decorate ornaments to take home and/or put on the library's Christmas tree.

Santa will be stationed in the Children's Department throughout the program for children to visit. All children attending will receive a goodie bag and candy cane.

Parents, remember to bring your camera!

Friday, October 23, 2015

Nutcracker Tickets on sale Nov. 7

Tickets for our annual Nutcracker Ballet performed by Ballet Etudes go on sale Saturday, November 7 at 9:00 a.m. at the Children's Desk. Tickets are $5 each. We accept payments in cash, check or charge. Sorry, but there are no refunds. This is a shortened version of the famous ballet.

Show times are Tuesday, December 15, Wednesday, December 16 and Thursday, December 17 at 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. The ballet takes place in the downstairs Library Theater. There are no assigned seats. Show lasts roughly 60 to 75 minutes long.

This has become a holiday tradition for many families. Advanced ticket purchase is highly recommended to guarantee seats to the show.

For more information, please call 714-375-5107.

Monday, September 14, 2015

In N Out Reading Program ends November 14.

Our In-N-Out Reading Program for children ages 4 - 12 runs October 3 - November 14. Children may register online at starting Oct. 13 or they can register at any Huntington Beach Library branch. Children read five library books and they can receive a coupon good for one hamburger or cheeseburger at any In-N-Out. Children may earn up to 3 coupons during the program for a total of 15 books read.

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

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.

SCRATCH computer coding classes

Our popular SCRATCH computer coding classes for students ages 10 and up will be held
Sept 14 and 28,
October 19 and 26,
November 16 and 30
December 7 and 14
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Downstairs Maddy Room
Learn how to make a Finch Robot.

Register online at