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Games from Dynasties Past

In-Person Program

2024-05-07 14:30:00 2024-05-07 15:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Games from Dynasties Past In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, play a variety of games and learn how they used to be played. For ages 5 - 12 and their caregivers. Chet Holifield Library -

Tuesday, May 07
2:30pm - 3:30pm

Add to Calendar 2024-05-07 14:30:00 2024-05-07 15:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Games from Dynasties Past In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, play a variety of games and learn how they used to be played. For ages 5 - 12 and their caregivers. Chet Holifield Library -

In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, play a variety of games and learn how they used to be played. For ages 5 - 12 and their caregivers.

What do Chinese Checkers, playing cards, and yo-yos have in common? They all originated during various dynasties from Ancient China. Learn how a variety of games used to be played and make your own kite--an invention from about 3,000 years ago. 

Chet Holifield Library

Phone: 323.728.0421

Hours
Mon, May 20 10:00AM to 6:00PM
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 Closed
Sun, May 26 Closed

About the branch

The library was established in February of 1969 in honor of Congressman Chet Holifield, 19th District (served 1943-1974). The library primarily serves the residents of south Montebello. In January 2011, the library reopened after a year-long refurbishment project.

Upcoming events

Tue, May 28, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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.

Fri, May 31, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
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.

Tue, Jun 04, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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.

Fri, Jun 07, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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. 
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Tue, Jun 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Tue, Jun 11, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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.

Wed, Jun 12, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Make a new, exciting art project each week including catapults or hand puppets, and learn about physics, history, and more. For Ages 5 - 12.

Mon, Jun 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Tue, Jun 18, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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.

Fri, Jun 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Help your child discover textures and build fine and gross motor skills with an easy-tobuild sensory cube. For Ages 0 - 2.