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African and African-American Tales with Michael D McCarty

In-Person Program

2024-02-03 12:00:00 2024-02-03 13:00:00 America/Los_Angeles African and African-American Tales with Michael D McCarty Come hear folktales from Africa and America to celebrate Black History Month! This program is presented by master storyteller Michael McCarty. All ages are welcome. Hawthorne Library - Meeting Room

Saturday, February 03
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-02-03 12:00:00 2024-02-03 13:00:00 America/Los_Angeles African and African-American Tales with Michael D McCarty Come hear folktales from Africa and America to celebrate Black History Month! This program is presented by master storyteller Michael McCarty. All ages are welcome. Hawthorne Library - Meeting Room

Hawthorne Library

Meeting Room

Come hear folktales from Africa and America to celebrate Black History Month! This program is presented by master storyteller Michael McCarty. All ages are welcome.

Hawthorne Library

Phone: 310.679.8193

Hours
Mon, Jul 08 Closed
Tue, Jul 09 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jul 10 12:00PM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jul 11 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Jul 12 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 13 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jul 14 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

Fri, Jul 12, 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.

Sat, Jul 13, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
See famous juggler Michael Rayner juggle objects he finds in the library and from volunteers in the audience! For children 5 - 12 and their caregivers. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Hawthorne and Wiseburn Libraries.

Thu, Jul 18, 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, Jul 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room
Productivity apps are vital for the workplace and beyond. Come explore the two most popular app suites, Microsoft Office and Google Docs. Find out their similarities and differences and how to get started using both. For adults.

Fri, Jul 19, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room
Paint an L.A. Weather Landscape inspired by our One Book, One County book, L.A. Weather by María Amparo Escandón. For adults.

Fri, Jul 19, 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.

Thu, Jul 25, 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.

Fri, Jul 26, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
LA County Department of Public Health is partnering with LA County Library to provide FREE School Readiness Vaccines for Kids and COVID-19 Vaccines for all ages. Health insurance is not required but will be requested if insured.
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Fri, Jul 26, 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.

Sat, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room
Join us to learn the science of bubbles and see a spectacular bubble display! For children ages 4 - 12 and their caregivers. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Hawthorne and Wiseburn Libraries.

Thu, Aug 01, 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, Aug 01, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room
Make your own bird feeder, create a fly through restaurant for our avian neighbors, and learn the different methods of bird identification with library books and smartphone apps.  

Thu, Aug 08, 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.