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Making an Ofrenda: Celebrating Día de Muertos

In-Person Program

2023-10-21 14:00:00 2023-10-21 15:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Making an Ofrenda: Celebrating Día de Muertos Celebrate Day of the Dead at the library and make a variety of crafts to use as decorations for your own ofrenda. Or help us to make decorations for a community ofrenda to be displayed in the library Oct 24 - Nov 4.  For all ages Claremont Helen Renwick Library - Meeting Room

Saturday, October 21
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-10-21 14:00:00 2023-10-21 15:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Making an Ofrenda: Celebrating Día de Muertos Celebrate Day of the Dead at the library and make a variety of crafts to use as decorations for your own ofrenda. Or help us to make decorations for a community ofrenda to be displayed in the library Oct 24 - Nov 4.  For all ages Claremont Helen Renwick Library - Meeting Room

Celebrate Day of the Dead at the library and make a variety of crafts to use as decorations for your own ofrenda. Or help us to make decorations for a community ofrenda to be displayed in the library Oct 24 - Nov 4.  For all ages

Day of the Dead/Día de los Muertos (Nov 1-Nov 2) is a day of remembrance for those who have died. Today, families commemorate the day by creating colorful ofrendas, or altars.


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. 

Claremont Helen Renwick Library

Phone: 909.621.4902

Hours
We're closed Wednesday June 19 due to Juneteenth
Mon, Jun 17 Closed
Tue, Jun 18 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jun 19 Closed
(Juneteenth)
Thu, Jun 20 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Jun 21 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 22 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jun 23 Closed

About the branch

Claremont Library was founded in 1914. It has been at its current location since 1928. The present building opened on April 25, 1975. The Friends of the Claremont Public Library was founded in 1957.

Upcoming events

Tue, Jun 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room
Join us for an exciting bubble show where a Bubblologist will discuss the science of bubbles while demonstrating shimmering waves of soap films and all kinds of bubbles For ages 3 - 12 with a parent or caregiver

Thu, Jun 20, 10:15am - 10:45am
Meeting Room
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.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 20, 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

Fri, Jun 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room
Learn to make your own beaded jewelry! Join us in a class led by artist and jewelry maker Ms. Danli and choose from a variety of beads and materials to create your own beautiful jewelry to take home with you! For ages 12 – 17

Sat, Jun 22, 10:30am - 11:15am
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.

Wed, Jun 26, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Meeting Room
Join us for a fun rhythm-filled workshop into the world of percussion. Participants will learn about the different kinds of percussion instruments and have the opportunity to try some of them out! For ages 6 – 14
This event is full

Wed, Jun 26, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Meeting Room
Join us for a fun rhythm-filled workshop into the world of percussion. Participants will learn about the different kinds of percussion instruments and have the opportunity to try some of them out! For ages 6 – 14
This event is full

Thu, Jun 27, 10:15am - 10:45am
Meeting Room
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, Jul 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room
Summer is the perfect time to visit the beach but have you ever wondered what lies beneath the surface of the sea? Learn about the animals that inhabit the ocean and create your very own paper undersea ecosystem. For ages 5 – 12 with adult caregiver.

Thu, Jul 11, 10:15am - 10:45am
Meeting Room
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, Jul 13, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room
Join us at the library for a craft inspired by our One Book, One County book, 'L.A. Weather' by María Amparo Escandón. We'll have all the materials you need to make your own beaded wind chime that will hang beautifully in your home.  For adults