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As a precaution to help limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), as ordered by the State of California, ALL LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED AND ALL LIBRARY PROGRAMS AND STORYTIMES ARE CANCELED THROUGH APRIL 12.

National Library Week, April 19-25
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Storytimes with Local Leaders

City leaders and members of the Board of Library Trustees will be reading stories during National Library Week!

  • Books & Babies Storytime:
    Monday, April 20, 9:30am, Central Library Children's Room
  • Pajama Storytime:
    Monday, April 20, 7pm, Central Library Children’s Room
  • Books and Babies Storytime:
    Tuesday, April 21, 10:30am, Central Library Children's Room
  • Toddler Storytime:
    Wednesday, April 22, 10:30am, Central Library Children's Room
  • Books & Babies Storytime:
    Wednesday, April 22, 10:30am, Balboa Branch Library
  • Preschool Storytime:
    Thursday, April 23, 10:30am, Central Library Children's Room
  • Family Storytime:
    Saturday, April 25, 10:30am, Central Library Children’s Room


Children’s Programs 

  • CDM Drop-In Crafts
    Monday, April 20, 3:30pm, Corona del Mar Library
  • NBPL Poetry Workshop and Contest
    Monday, April 20, 4pm, Central Library Children’s Room
    Celebrate National Library Week and National Poetry Month by creating your own poetry! Come to our workshop to learn tips and tricks for composing a poem. Preschool age and above. Poetry entries will be judged on April 25. 
  • Make Your Own Books
    Tuesday, April 21, 4pm, Crean Mariners Library
    Celebrate National Library Week by making your own books!
    Ages 3 up.
  • Sunshine Storyteller
    Wednesday, April 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm, Balboa Library
    Ina Buckner-Barnette, the Sunshine Storyteller, entertains with movement, songs, poetry, and international stories. Ages 3 up.
  • Library Treasure Hunt
    Thursday, April 23, 3:30pm, Corona del Mar Library
    Search for treasures at the Corona del Mar Library to help us celebrate National Library Week!  All ages.
  • Sensory Play Saturday
    Saturday, April 25, 11am, Corona del Mar Library


Adult Programs