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Cover of Planting Stories, by Anika Aldamuy Denise

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Planting Stories

In-Person Program

2022-09-15 16:00:00 2022-09-15 17:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Hispanic Heritage Month: Planting Stories Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a reading of Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian Pura Belpré by Anika Aldamuy Denise. Learn about famed Latinx author and librarian Pura Belpré, and create paper-bag puppets! For ages 4 - 12. Westlake Village Library -

Thursday, September 15
4:00pm - 5:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-09-15 16:00:00 2022-09-15 17:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Hispanic Heritage Month: Planting Stories Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a reading of Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian Pura Belpré by Anika Aldamuy Denise. Learn about famed Latinx author and librarian Pura Belpré, and create paper-bag puppets! For ages 4 - 12. Westlake Village Library -

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a reading of Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian Pura Belpré by Anika Aldamuy Denise. Learn about famed Latinx author and librarian Pura Belpré, and create paper-bag puppets! For ages 4 - 12.

Join us for a reading of Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian Pura Belpré, by Anika Aldamuy Denise. We are celebrating the famed Latinx author and librarian whose writing and travels raised awareness of the importance of seeing oneself represented in stories. Create a paper-bag puppet so that you can tell your own stories as Pura Belpré did!

Attendance is limited, and advance registration is required. Please register every individual in your party, including kids. This will be used to save your spots in the program. We cannot guarantee availability for any unregistered attendees. 


This event is held in-person. LA County Public Health strongly encourages masks and physical distancing indoors regardless of vaccination status. Masks will continue to be available for customers upon request. Please see the Guidelines for Attendees during the registration process for more information.

 

Westlake Village Library

Phone: 818.865.9230

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 first Westlake Village Daniel K. Ludwig Library was dedicated on March 27, 1993. The library operates under a joint agreement between the City of Westlake Village and the County of Los Angeles Public Library.

The library was named after Westlake Village developer and visionary, Daniel K. Ludwig. The library moved to a brand new and larger facility on February 5, 2002.

Upcoming events

Fri, May 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us for a morning storytime designed for babies and their caregivers. Build your baby’s pre-literacy, cognitive, and motor skills while enjoying songs, rhymes, and movement. For ages 0 - 2 years with a parent or caregiver.

Fri, May 24, 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.

Tue, May 28, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us for conversation club. Each meeting will provide new English learners with the chance to practice English with other adults on different topics. For adults.

Wed, May 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month by decorating a Japanese Paper Fan, sometimes called harisen. Learn about the history of these fans & decorate one with a variety of art supplies. For ages 5 - 12 and parent or caregiver

Thu, May 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us as we read and discuss a different graphic novel every month. This month we are reading 'Almost American Girl' by Robin Ha. Books are available for check-out at the library. For ages 13 - 17.

Fri, May 31, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us for a morning storytime designed for babies and their caregivers. Build your baby’s pre-literacy, cognitive, and motor skills while enjoying songs, rhymes, and movement. For ages 0 - 2 years with a parent or caregiver.

Fri, May 31, 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, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room
Learn about solar energy and make your own solar oven to melt and cook items without electricity. For ages 10 - 18.

Wed, Jun 05, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Join us for a rousing discussion of this month's book, The Guest by Emma Cline. New members always welcome. Copies of the book are available for check-out at the library. For adults

Fri, Jun 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us for a morning storytime designed for babies and their caregivers. Build your baby’s pre-literacy, cognitive, and motor skills while enjoying songs, rhymes, and movement. For ages 0 - 2 years with a parent or caregiver.

Fri, Jun 07, 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 13, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Make a shrinky dink to represent your favorite book or character, or a personal one that describes your mood! For ages 8 - 12.

Sat, Jun 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Making art helps us with our physical, emotional and mental health. We will be making dot mandalas, which are often times used as a tool for meditation and are meant to represent the self and the universe. For adults. 

Tue, Jun 18, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
In honor of Pride Month, we will learn about the importance of the colors represented in the pride flag while painting an abstract rainbow. We will use simple techniques to create a fun and unique acrylic painting. For ages 13 - 17

Thu, Jun 20, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Clay has been used to create things like bricks and decorative items for thousands of years. Join us and create your own masterpiece using Model Magic. We provide the clay, you bring the imagination! For ages 5 - 12.