Calendar of Events

Events held in the Multipurpose Room of the Platt Branch unless otherwise noted

ON-GOING

Thurs

10–11:30am

Intro Internet Computer Classes – Call for schedule. Reservations required

Mon–Fri

3–5pm

GAB* – Grandparents and Books. Read to children

Mon

10–11:30am

GAB* with special programs listed below

Tues & Thurs

12:30–2:30pm 

GAB*

Sat

2–4pm

GAB*

*Please call to confirm hours: (818) 340-9386.

AUGUST

Tue

Aug 20

3:30pm

Summer Reading Club Finale – The Magic of Tony Daniels. Age 5 & up

Thu

Aug 22

3:30–4:30pm

Teens’ Japanese Animation Drawing with Gentatsu Sakakibara. Grade 6 & up

Thu

Aug 22

7:00pm

Pajama Storytime – Fun with your favorite book characters. All ages

Fri

Aug 23

5:30–7pm

FRIENDS PRE-SALE SUPER USED BOOK SALE

Sat

Aug 24

10 am–2pm

SUPER USED BOOK SALE

Wed

Aug 28

7:15–9:15pm

Book Discussion Group – LA Requiem by Crais. Adults

SEPTEMBER

Mon

Sep 9

7:00pm

Friends Board Meeting

Mon

Sep 23

10:30am

Preschool Storytime – Games, flannelboards, stories, and more! Ages 2–5

Wed

Sep 25

7:15–9:15pm

Book Discussion Group– Tipping Point by Gladwe. Adults

Thu

Sep 26

3:30–4:30pm

Teen Workshop – The Art of Mehndi (henna body designs). Grade 6 & up

OCTOBER

Mon

Oct 7

7:00pm

Friends Board Meeting

Tue

Oct 8

7:00pm

Voter Information Series – 1st† topic: Secession Issues Overview
Speaker: Joy Picus, former LA City councilwoman, 3rd District

Thu

Oct 17

7:00pm

Friends General Membership Meeting

Thu

Oct 17

7:30pm

Voter Information Series – 2nd† topic: Secession Debate Pro & Con
Speakers: William Powers, Attorney; Michael Feuer, former LA City councilman

Fri

Oct 18

5:30–7pm

FRIENDS PRE-SALE SUPER USED BOOK SALE

Sat

Oct 19

10 am–2pm

SUPER USED BOOK SALE

Wed

Oct 23

7:15–9:15pm

Book Discussion GroupSacred Ground by Wood. Adults

Thu

Oct 24

3:30-4:30pm

Teen Workshop – To be announced. Grade 6 & up

Mon

Oct 28

10:30am

Preschool Storytime – Stories, songs and much more! Ages 2–5

Mon

Oct 28

7:00pm

Folk Nite – The Ballad of Tom Joad: Woody Guthrie & the Grapes of Wrath. Grade 8 & up

Tue

Oct 29

4:00pm

Halloween Magic Show – Extraordinary tricks with live animals, starring Magic Castle Magician Allen Oshiro. All ages

Wed

Oct 30

3:30pm

Kids’ Book Club – Book discussion and games. Grade 4 & up

Wed

Oct 30 

7:00pm

Voter Information Series – 3rd† topic: General Ballot Issues Review
Speaker: Carol Winston, League of Women Voters

Thu

Oct 31

3:30pm

Family Storytime Halloween Special – Come in costume. All ages

NOVEMBER

Mon

Nov 4

10:30pm

Preschool Storytime – Fun stories, fingerplays, and songs! Ages 2–5

Mon

Nov 4

7:00pm

Friends Board Meeting

Thu

Nov 7

5–10pm

Friends Night at Pizza Cookery – Eat for Platt Library. All friends of Platt

Thu

Nov 14

6:30–8pm

Friends Boutique-Gift-Creation Workshop – All handy volunteers welcome!

Mon

Nov 18

10:30am

Preschool Storytime – Games, flannelboards, stories, and more! Ages 2–5

Wed 

Nov 20  

7:15–9:15pm

Book Discussion Group– to be announced. Adults

Thu

Nov 21

7:00pm

Pajama Storytime – Fun in the Children's Section. All ages

Thu

Nov 21

6:30–8pm

Friends Boutique-Gift-Creation Workshop – All handy volunteers welcome!

Super Used Book Sale

Saturday, August 24, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
at the Platt Branch Library, 23600 Victory Boulevard, Woodland Hills

Choose from nearly 8,000 items, most received since the June sale. Browse in the Multipurpose Room and in the Bookstore—where you'll find old books, childrens’ books, newer fiction, and oversized coffee-table books.

Friends-only Super Pre-Sale

Friday, August 23, 5:30 to 7:00 pm

Secession & Other Issues:

Voter Information Series

Tuesday, October 8 at 7:00 pm

Secession Issues Overview

Speaker: Joy Picus

Thursday, October 17 at 7:30 pm

Secession Debate Pro & Con

Debaters: William Powers and Michael Feuer

Wednesday, October 30 at 7:00 pm

General Ballot Issues Review

Speaker: Carol Winston

PLAN TO BE AN INFORMED VOTER IN NOVEMBER!

Friends General Membership Meeting, Thursday, October 17th at 7:00 pm,

preceding the Voter Information Series Secession Debate.

Refreshments following the debate.

Location: Platt Branch Library Multipurpose Room

 Fun for Kids 

Summer Reading Club Finale
The Magic of Tony Daniels

Tuesday, August 20 at 3:30 pm
Age 5 & up

Pajama Storytime
Highland Hall Waldorf School teachers present
The Little Red Hen puppet show

Thursday, August 22 at 7:00 pm
All ages

Kids’ Book Club
Book discussions and games
Wednesday, October 30 at 3:30 pm
Grade 4 & up

Halloween Magic Show
Extraordinary tricks with live animals,
starring Magic Castle Magician Allen Oshiro
Tuesday, October 29 at 4:00 pm
All Ages

Family Storytime
Halloween Special
Come in Costume!
Thursday, October 31 at 3:30 pm
All Ages

Also, donít miss our on-going programs:

Preschool Storytime
More fun than a barrel of monkeys!
Stories, songs, games, and more!
Mondays at 10:30 am
September 23 & October 28

And our daily GAB reading program
See events calendar for times,
or pick up a printed monthly schedule at the Reference Desk.

For more information, contact
Vicki Migliori or Nancy Brennan
Childrenís Librarians, (818) 340-9386

 
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