Calendar of Events

CITY OF INGLEWOOD LIBRARY CALENDAR AT A GLANCE



Special Programs in APRIL


Chess DayChess Club


Saturday, April 27
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

MAIN Library
1st Floor


Learn to play chess or hang out and play chess with other chess players.

All Ages Welcome



Special Programs in MAY


Childrens Book Week

Bookmark Contest

Celebrate Children's Book Week by entering the Inglewood Public Library's Bookmark Contest!  
Kids in grades K-6 can stop by the Children's Desk to pick up a design sheet.  
Contest ends May 11, 2019.

The winning bookmark will be printed and distributed at the Inglewood Public Library.


Weight of the Nation

Film Screening and Discussion:  "The Weight of a Nation"

Saturday, May 4, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
MAIN Library
Lecture Hall
P.S. Arts

"Mothers & Others Family Art Event"

Tuesday, May 7
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
MAIN Library - 1st Floor 
Sponsored by P.S. Arts 
Join us as we make arts and crafts for Mothers and Grandmothers and Aunts



The Inglewood Public Library will be closed Monday, May 27 in honor of the Memorial Day Holiday



ON-GOING PROGRAMS at MAIN Library

All programs subject to change.  Please call the library for more information or to confirm.  310-412-5380
Adult Programs


MONDAY
"Great American Read" Book Club

East of Eden
by James Steinbeck
This sprawling and often brutal novel, set in the rich farmlands of California's Salinas Valley, follows the intertwined destinies of two families--the Trasks and the Hamiltons--whose generations helplessly reenact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel.

Monday, May 13
6:00 p.m.   -  Book Club

MAIN Library
3rd Floor Study Room

Monday, May 20
5:15 p.m.

Film Screening
MAIN Library - Lecture Hall
TUESDAY
Chess for Adults
Learn to play chess or play chess with other patrons.
Tuesdays  6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
     April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30    
     MAIN Library - 1st Floor


Housing Rights - Walk-In Clinic Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the Month
     April 11, 25
     1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
     MAIN Library - 3rd Floor

WEDNESDAY
Social Media Marketing for Small Business
by Deborah Deras
Learn how to use Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.

Every 3rd Wednesday of the Month
     April 18 - CANCELLED
     May 15
     5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
     MAIN Library
     Lecture Hall

THURSDAY
Legal Aid Teleconference for Adults1st and 3rd Thursday of the Month
     April 3, 18
    
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
     MAIN Library
     3rd Floor

Computer Essentials for Adults and Young Adults - Bilingual
Learn the basics of computers, Microsoft Word, and searching the Internet.

1st and 3rd Thursday of the Month
     April 3, 18
     2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
     MAIN Library
     3rd Floor - Gates Computer Lab

Adult Crafts
Bring out your inner artist as you create inspiring handicrafts.
1st and 3rd Thursday of the Month
     April 3, 18
     4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
     MAIN Library
     1st Floor

Digital Drop-In
Learn how to use your digital devices - smartphones, tablets, and laptops.
Thursdays
     5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
     MAIN Library, 2nd Floor Reference       Desk.
Teen Programs
WEDNESDAY
Oculus for Teens
Join us as we explore virtual reality using the Oculus Rift.
Wednesdays  
     3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
     MAIN Library
     1st Floor, YA Room

FRIDAY
Teen Club
Teens play video games under the supervision of the Young Adult Librarian.
Fridays
     3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
     Lecture Hall

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MONDAY
Monday Mania
Join us for a variety of weekly activities - Wii, BINGO, or Seasonal Crafts.
Mondays
     4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
May 6 - Mother's Day Craft for Kids
May 13 - Wii-U for Kids
May 20 -  Art Studio Make & Take
     MAIN Library
     1st Floor, Children's Storyroom
Bilingual Storytime
All Ages
Stories, songs, fingerplays, flannelboards, music, and other activities in Spanish and English.
Spring Series
April 29 - May 30,  2019 

Mondays 
     1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
     MAIN Library
     1st Floor, Children's Storyroom

Meditation Mondays for Families
Start your week with Monday evening guided meditation for kids and parents. An introductory program to mindfulness, a deeper understanding of the mind and body connection.

3rd and 5th Mondays of the Month
6:00 p.m.
     May 13

     MAIN Library
     1st Floor, Children's Storyroom
TUESDAY
Pajama Storytime
Ages 3 and up
Stories, songs, fingerplays, flannelboards, music activities and a short film to get the little ones ready for bed.

Tuesdays 
6:30 p.m.
     MAIN Library
     1st Floor, Children's Storyroom
Homework Help - Tutoring
Homework help for children in grades K-12 provided on a drop-in basis.
*may be available, call 310-412-5645 for info
*Tuesdays 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
     MAIN Library
     1st Floor, Children's Room
*may be available, call 310-412-5645 for info
WEDNESDAY
Building Bricks and Board Games
All Ages.
Wednesdays   
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
     MAIN Library
     1st Floor, Children's Room

Chess for Kids
Learn to play or play with other kids.
Ages 8 and up.
Wednesdays   
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
     MAIN Library
     1st Floor, Children's Room

THURSDAY
Early Literacy for Families"E.L.F. - Early Literacy for Families
These storytime programs emphasize early literacy skills - "Read, Write, Talk, Sing, and Play" that help young children get ready for learning to read.  All programs include stories, songs, music, flannelboards, movement activities, and more.

Spring Series 
April 25 - May 30
Thursdays

MAIN Library
1st Floor, Children's Storyroom

     Baby/Toddler Storytime
          Ages 1 - 3 years
          11:00 a.m.

     Preschool Storytime  

          Ages 3 - 5 years
          1:00 p.m.     
          
Family MoviesThursdays 4:00
     May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

1st Floor, Children's Storyroom
FRIDAY
S.T.E.A.M. Activities for Children
Ages 5 and up.
Explore and create with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.

First 3 plus 5th Fridays of the month 
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    May 3, 10, 17, 31
    MAIN Library
    Children's Room

TWEEN Club
Ages 9 - 12
Enjoy a variety of activities.
4th Friday of the month
4:00 p.m.

     April 26
     MAIN Library
     Children's Room

SATURDAY
Family Storytime
All Ages.
Enjoy a fun-filled storytime program with stories, songs, music, movement activities, flannelboards, followed by a short film and/or an art activity.

Saturdays   1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
MAIN Library
Children's Storyroom



CRENSHAW IMPERIAL BRANCH LIBRARY

ADDRESS:
11141 Crenshaw Blvd.
Inglewood, CA  90303
310-412-5403
HOURS:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday:  11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

All programs subject to change.  Please call the library for more information or to confirm.  310-412-5403


Special Programs for May

Childrens Book Week

Saturday, May 11
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

"Dia de Los Ninos"

Books, Art, & Fun!

Adult Programs
Resume BuildingTuesdays   11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
CRENSHAW Library

Digital Drop-In for Seniors
Learn how to use your digital devices - smartphones, tablets, and laptops.

Wednesdays   11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
CRENSHAW Library
Chess for Adults
Learn to play chess or play chess with other patrons.

Thursdays 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
CRENSHAW Library
Adult Book Club
Call for title:  310-412-5403
Thursdays   4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m
CRENSHAW Library
  
Teen Programs
Homework HelpThursdays  3:00 p.m. 
CRENSHAW LIbrary

Chess ClubThursdays   4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
CRENSHAW LIbrary

Teen Advisory Board/Teen ProgramWednesdays 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
CRENSHAW Library

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Early Literacy for Families

E.L.F. Programs

"E.L.F. - Early Literacy for Families
These storytime programs emphasize early literacy skills - "Read, Write, Talk, Sing, and Play" that help young children get ready for learning to read.  All programs include stories, songs, music, flannelboards, movement activities, and more.


Spring 2019
April 29 - May 30


Baby/Toddler Storytime
Ages 1 - 3 yrs.
Mondays   11:00 a.m. 

Bilingual Preschool Storytime
Ages 3 - 5 yrs.
Tuesdays   11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Preschool Storytime
Ages 3 - 5 yrs.
Tuesdays   12:30 p.m.


S.T.E.M. Activities for KidsMondays   3:30 p.m.
CRENSHAW Library

Brick Building
All Ages
Tuesdays   3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
CRENSHAW Library
Homework HelpThursdays   4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
CRENSHAW Library

Chess ClubThursdays   4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
CRENSHAW Library

Family StorytimeSaturdays   1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
CRENSHAW Library