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Monday, August 21
9:00am - 11:30am
Everyone is welcome to join us for our Solar Eclipse Viewing Party! Arrive at the Library's 1st Street Entrance on Monday, August 21st at 9am to pick up your free pair of eclipse viewing glasses and witness this spectacular event firsthand! We'll have fun solar-themed music, cool drinks, and a...
Monday, August 21
11:00am - 9:00pm
Registration for Early Literacy Story Times for children ages 0-3 years begins at 10am on Monday, August 21st for Alhambra Residents. Parents/legal guardians must come to register in person and present a valid Alhambra Civic Center Library card. Please note that due to space limitations, each child...
Monday, August 21
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Bring your lunch and come for a free weekly screening of a documentary film. Please note that space is limited.
Wednesday, August 23
10:30am - 11:30am
Coloring isn't just for children anymore. Coloring books and programs have sprouted up all over. Enjoy the latest hobby to de-stress on Wednesdays in the Reference Lounge on the Second Floor. This program is FREE. All materials are provided by the Library.
Wednesday, August 23
4:00pm - 5:00pm
We'll view a recorded TEDTalk and discuss it as a group. Please note that space is limited.
Wednesday, August 23
7:00pm - 8:00pm
For families with children ages 5-12 years. This program includes stories and other activities. Presented in the Story Time Room inside the Children's Room. Please note that space is limited.
Thursday, August 24
3:00pm - 5:00pm
February 12th is just another day in Sam's charmed life, until it turns out to be her last. Stuck reliving her last day over one inexplicable week, Sam untangles the mystery around her death and discovers everything she's losing. Based on the book by Lauren Oliver and starring Zoey Deutch and Kian...
Thursday, August 24
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Middle Grade Makers is back! Join us for unique educational activities and crafts each week in the Homework Center! This weekly event is designed for middle school students aged 7-12 from 2-3pm. No registration is required. Space and supplies are limited. Please note that all children 12 years old...
Monday, August 28
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Bring your lunch and come for a free weekly screening of a documentary film. Please note that space is limited.
Monday, August 28
6:30pm - 9:00pm
A young Beijing student is sent to live among the nomadic herdsmen of Inner Mongolia. Caught between the advance of civilization from the south and the nomads' traditional enemies - the marauding wolves - to the north; humans and animals, residents and invaders alike, struggle to find their true...
Tuesday, August 29
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join the Alhambra Page Turners each Tuesday night for a lively discussion. This month's discussions center on the novel "The Ladies of Lowell" by Kate Alcott. This historical fiction book is based on an actual murder of a mill girl and subsequent trial in 1833.  Hope to see you there.
Wednesday, August 30
10:30am - 11:30am
Coloring isn't just for children anymore. Coloring books and programs have sprouted up all over. Enjoy the latest hobby to de-stress on Wednesdays in the Reference Lounge on the Second Floor. This program is FREE. All materials are provided by the Library.
Wednesday, August 30
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Learn how to interview your relatives and build an oral history of your family. 
Wednesday, August 30
7:00pm - 8:00pm
For families with children ages 5-12 years. This program includes stories and other activities. Presented in the Story Time Room inside the Children's Room. Please note that space is limited.
Thursday, August 31
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Middle Grade Makers is back! Join us for unique educational activities and crafts each week in the Homework Center! This weekly event is designed for middle school students aged 7-12 from 2-3pm. No registration is required. Space and supplies are limited. Please note that all children 12 years old...
Saturday, September 02
3:00pm - 4:45pm
Yearning for escape and adventure, a young boy runs away from home and sails to an island filled with creatures that take him in as their king.  Based on the classic Children’s book by Maurice Sendak.  No registration is required, but please note that space is limited.  Children 12 years and...
Tuesday, September 05
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join the Alhambra Page Turners each Tuesday night for a lively discussion. This month's discussions center on the novel "The Ladies of Lowell" by Kate Alcott. This historical fiction book is based on an actual murder of a mill girl and subsequent trial in 1833.  Hope to see you there.
Wednesday, September 06
10:30am - 11:30am
Coloring isn't just for children anymore. Coloring books and programs have sprouted up all over. Enjoy the latest hobby to de-stress on Wednesdays in the Reference Lounge on the Second Floor. This program is FREE. All materials are provided by the Library.
Wednesday, September 06
7:00pm - 8:00pm
For families with children ages 5-12 years. This program includes stories and other activities. Presented in the Story Time Room inside the Children's Room. Please note that space is limited.
Thursday, September 07
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Middle Grade Makers is back! Join us for unique educational activities and crafts each week in the Homework Center! This weekly event is designed for middle school students aged 7-12 from 2-3pm. No registration is required. Space and supplies are limited. Please note that all children 12 years old...
Monday, September 11
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Bring your lunch and come for a free weekly screening of a documentary film. Please note that space is limited.
Monday, September 11
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us for monthly LEGO® Club! Each month will have a different (and surprise!) theme around which to focus your LEGO® play. We'll supply the bricks, you just bring your imagination! For children ages 4 and up. Everyone under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Please note that space and materials...
Tuesday, September 12
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us for a screening and brief discussion of the film Señorita Extraviada. This event is a collaboration with POV, the award-winning film series on PBS.
Tuesday, September 12
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join the Alhambra Page Turners each Tuesday night for a lively discussion. This month's discussions center on the novel "The Ladies of Lowell" by Kate Alcott. This historical fiction book is based on an actual murder of a mill girl and subsequent trial in 1833.  Hope to see you there.
Wednesday, September 13
10:30am - 11:30am
Coloring isn't just for children anymore. Coloring books and programs have sprouted up all over. Enjoy the latest hobby to de-stress on Wednesdays in the Reference Lounge on the Second Floor. This program is FREE. All materials are provided by the Library.
Wednesday, September 13
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teens ages 14-18 are invited to our first TAB Meeting of the year. TAB is the library's Teen Advisory Board and they help with all Teen Services. Come and get your free ice cream!
Wednesday, September 13
7:00pm - 8:00pm
For families with children ages 5-12 years. This program includes stories and other activities. Presented in the Story Time Room inside the Children's Room. Please note that space is limited.
Thursday, September 14
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Middle Grade Makers is back! Join us for unique educational activities and crafts each week in the Homework Center! This weekly event is designed for middle school students aged 7-12 from 2-3pm. No registration is required. Space and supplies are limited. Please note that all children 12 years old...
Friday, September 15
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Every month teens are invited to an afternoon of Wii games and board games along with snacks. We also have many new Wii titles available including Guitar Hero, Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Madden NFL 13, Donkey Kong, and Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing. For teens 13-18.
Saturday, September 16
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dave Boatman will be here to show us how to draw author Dav Pilkey’s famous characters and also share some fun facts about the author.  For children ages 6-12 years old.  No registration is required, but please note that space and supplies are limited.  Event will be held in Ruth C. Reese Hall.

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