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Finch Robotics

Learn how to program a Finch Robot to complete a variety of tasks.  Bring your own laptop, or use one of our Chrome Books.  If using a library Chrome book you will be sharing. Please register for each class you plan to attend. 

Date:
Tuesdays June 27, July 11, 18, 25 and Aug 1
Time:
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Tabby Theater
Categories: Special Children's Programs

iPad Storytime a Digital Storytime

Enjoy stories, songs and iPad activities! iPads supplied! Space limited. Every 2nd and 4th Mondays. Reserve your spot! Sign up for each session you want to attend on the calendar at bit.ly/HBPLchildrenscal
Limited to 15 iPad users.
 
Date:
Mondays: June 26, July 10, July 24, & Aug 7
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Tabby Theater
Categories:
Preschool Storytime

Summer Carnival Kick-Off

Come celebrate the beginning of our Summer Reading with our Kick-Off Carnival. There will be games, music, facepainting, shows (tickets $4 pp), crafts and food. Carnival tickets are .50 each or a strip of 11 tickets for $5.00. F…

Date:
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Time:
11:00am - 4:00pm
Location:
Traffic Circle and Tabby Theater (for shows)
Categories:
Spring Carnival

Family Evening Pajama Storytime

For all ages. Enjoy our once a month storytime for families.with music, dance and song. Children may wear their pajamas and NCL will be handing out cookies to the children after storytime.…

Date:
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Time:
7:00pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Tabby Theater, Tabby Theater
Categories:
 

Harry Potter Magical Afternoon Celebration

Join our early celebration for Harry Potter's birthday by coming to our Wizard's Magic Show and Magical games and crafts. Choose to see the magic show in our Tabby Theater at 2:00 and make cr…

Date:
Monday, July 17, 2017
Time:
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Tabby Theater, Talbert Room, Tabby Theater, Talbert Room
Categories:
Special Children's Program

July Friday Films

Take a seat and beat the heat! Children's movies will be shown in the Tabby Theater at 2:00 every Friday in July. Children will be able to earn a coupon good for a movie treat to eat during the mo…

Date:
Friday, July 7,14,21 &28
Time:
2 pm
Location:
Tabby Theater, Tabby Theater
Categories:
Children's Movie Special Children's Program

Children's Special Events Calendar

Storytimes by Branch (click a tab)

Storytime vacations:

The week before and after Labor Day
The week of and after Christmas.

Weekly Storytimes Bimonthly/Monthly Storytimes

Monday:
S.T.A.R. Readers
2pm - 4pm*

Tuesday:
Toddler Storytime 
(ages 1-3)
10am and 11am​
S.T.A.R. Readers
2pm - 4pm*

Wednesday:
Toddler/Preschool
(ages 2-6)
10am and 11am
S.T.A.R. Readers 
2pm - 4pm*

Thursday:
Toddler Storytime
(ages 1-3)
10am and 11am
Craft Storytime
(K-3rd)
3:30pm - 4 pm
S.T.A.R. Readers
2pm - 4pm*

Friday:
Preschool Storytime 
(ages 3-5)
10am and 11am

Saturday: 
Toddler Storytime 
(ages 1-3)
10am and 11am
Craft Storytime
(K-3rd) 2pm

 

*subject to volunteer availability. 
 

iPad Storytime -
(ages 3-5)
Second and Fourth Mondays
3:30PM 
iPads provided

Pajama Storytime
(all ages)
Second Thursday 7pm

B.A.R.K. Read to a dog
(ages 4-12)
Second Saturday 3pm

Storytime vacations: The week before and after Labor Day
The week of and after Christmas.


Craft Storytime (school age)
Wednesday at 2:30pm - 3:30pm (Craft storytime goes on vacation after June 21).

Toddler Storytime (1-3 years old) 
Thursdays at 10am

Preschool Storytime (3-5 years old)
Thursdays at 11am

 

Storytime vacations: The week before and after Labor Day
The week of and after Christmas.


Toddler Storytime (1-3 years old) 
Tuesdays at 10am

Preschool Storytime (3-5 years old)
Tuesdays at 11am

 

Storytime vacations: The week before and after Labor Day
The week of and after Christmas.


Toddler Storytime (1-3 years old) 
Wednesdays at 10am

Preschool Storytime (3-5 years old)
Wednesdays at 11am

 

Storytime vacations: The week before and after Labor Day
The week of and after Christmas.


Weekly Storytimes

Tuesday:
2 pm - 4pm
STAR Read Aloud (all ages)

Thursday:
4:30pm
School Age Storytime (5-9 years old)

Friday:
10am
Bilingual Spanish/English Storytime (2-4 years old)

2pm - 4 pm
STAR Read Aloud (all ages)

Saturday:    Open for Craft event only.

10:30am
Saturdays w/ Crafts. (5-9 years old) NOTE: 
Saturdays w/ Crafts ends on June 24, 2017


NEW! Monthly Wednesday Family Pajama Storytime
Begins on June
28th, last Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m.

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We couldn't do it without YOU.

Are you enjoying the services and programs of the Children's Library? Consider supporting your Children's Library.

  • Buy a book tote for only $5.
  • Paint a tile or gift to a loved one. Proceeds go to the Books for Kids campaign to help purchase new children's books for the library. 
  • Purchase a carved wooden book spine to be installed on the special donor shelf at the entrance of the Children's Library.
  • Join the Friends of the Children's Library, supporter of children's programming and books for the HBPL. 

For more information about any of these, ask at the Children's Desk. Thank you for your continued support and patronage!

HBPL Stuffed Animal Sleepover. Coming again this summer 2017. Click on image above to see last year's themed "Camp" Sleepover. 

Reading is Big Fun!

Reading is Big fun is this year's Summer Reading Program theme! Encourage reading throughout the summer with motivational reading incentives. Reading logs will be available on or after Saturday, June 24th at the Children's Desk.


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7111 Talbert Ave. Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Phone 714-842-4481