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Tales of Asia and the Pacific Islands with Barbara Wong

In-Person Program

2024-05-18 12:00:00 2024-05-18 13:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Tales of Asia and the Pacific Islands with Barbara Wong Hear folktales from Asia with master storyteller Barbara Wong in honor of Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. For ages 5 - 12 with a parent or caregiver. Hawthorne Library - Meeting Room

Saturday, May 18
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-05-18 12:00:00 2024-05-18 13:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Tales of Asia and the Pacific Islands with Barbara Wong Hear folktales from Asia with master storyteller Barbara Wong in honor of Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. For ages 5 - 12 with a parent or caregiver. Hawthorne Library - Meeting Room

Hawthorne Library

Meeting Room

Hear folktales from Asia with master storyteller Barbara Wong in honor of Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. For ages 5 - 12 with a parent or caregiver.

Hawthorne Library

Phone: 310.679.8193

Hours
Mon, May 20 Closed
Tue, May 21 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Wed, May 22 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Thu, May 23 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, May 24 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, May 25 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, May 26 Closed

About the branch

The library was founded in 1913 and moved to its present location in 1962. The facility was remodeled in 1978. The Friends of the Hawthorne Libraries started in 1979. The library serves a 5.99 square mile area.

Upcoming events

Thu, May 23, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Let’s get ready for school! Enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement while learning school readiness skills and having fun. For ages 2 - 5 with their parent or caregiver.

Sat, May 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room
Where does the food we eat come from? Learn about the history of growing fresh fruits and vegetables in Los Angeles and the role the environment plays in what we eat. Then, create a beginner garden to take home. All materials provided. Ages 12-18.

Wed, May 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Meeting Room
Join us for our monthly teen book club! This month's book is The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan, book five in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. Snacks with a full list of ingredients will be provided. For ages 12 - 17.

Thu, May 30, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Let’s get ready for school! Enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement while learning school readiness skills and having fun. For ages 2 - 5 with their parent or caregiver.

Sat, Jun 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Meeting Room
New parents, join us at a special program designed for you. Bring your new baby and learn about all the great programs and services we have for parents, caregivers, and children, and connect with other new parents/families in the community.

Sat, Jun 01, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room
Participants will learn the steps to take to achieve U.S. citizenship. For adults.

Wed, Jun 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Meeting Room
Are you a teen interested in making a difference in your library and community? Join the Teen Advisory Board! For teens in grades 6 - 12.

Thu, Jun 06, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Let’s get ready for school! Enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement while learning school readiness skills and having fun. For ages 2 - 5 with their parent or caregiver.

Thu, Jun 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room
Rudy takes you on a trip that will both amaze and inform you about the wonders of chemistry! Discover the world of physical and chemical reactions with live experiments in this action-packed show. For children ages 5-12 with a parent or caregiver.

Sat, Jun 08, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room
Join us to learn about the power of positive parenting and explore strategies to take home and try with your family. This seminar will be led by an accredited Triple P Positive Parenting Program librarian. For parents and caregivers of children 3-12.

Thu, Jun 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Music helps your baby’s brain make more learning connections, build fine and gross motor skills, and teach social skills. Come play with us! Stay after for a Parents Cafe to learn about positive parenting. For ages 0 - 2 and caregivers.

Sat, Jun 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room
Learn about the Juneteenth holiday and make a gratitude journal to take home. For ages 5 - 12 with a parent or caregiver.

Tue, Jun 18, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room
LA County Department of Public Health is partnering with LA County Library to provide FREE flu vaccinations and the updated 2023-24 COVID-19 vaccine. Health insurance is not required but will be requested if insured.
Register

Thu, Jun 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Meeting Room
Build your toddler's pre-literacy, sensory, and motor skills while enjoying fingerpainting and art stamps. For ages 1 - 5 with a parent or caregiver. Stay after for a Parents Cafe to learn about positive parenting and socialize.

Fri, Jun 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room
Have you ever wanted to learn to play an instrument but it seemed too intimidating? Maybe you played an instrument as a kid but became discouraged. Enter the ukulele! It's small, easy to play, and lots of fun! For ages 13 - 17.