Alhambra Civic Center Library

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Adult Events

Saturday, October 19
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Join us for some all ages pumpkin decorating fun!  We'll provide the pumpkins, paint, and other supplies.  Everyone is invited to attend.   Space and supplies are limited to first come, first served. 
Monday, October 21
11:00am - 9:00pm
Decorate a quilt square inspired by the Ezra Jack Keats book, Dreams.  More information about the author and his work will be available to help spark your own creativity.  Your squares will be collected and sewn into a large community quilt, which will be on permanent display in the...
Monday, October 21
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bring a lunch and join us on Monday, October 21 at noon in Reese Hall for a free screening of the documentary film First Face of America. From a stunning Mexico cave to the wilderness of the Yukon, from the genetics lab to the forefront of forensics, this film pursues tantalizing new clues...
Tuesday, October 22
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Join us on Tuesday, October 22 at 6pm in Reese Hall for an all ages game night! Free prizes and lots of fun for everyone. This month we will have a Connect 4 tournament - don't miss out! This program is free but please remember that supplies and space are limited.
Wednesday, October 23
10:30am - 11:30am
Coloring isn't just for children anymore!  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, October 23
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Join us for a free screening of a TEDTalk followed by a discussion. This month we watch a recorded TEDTalk called The Secret Life of Dogs with Lisa Espinosa. In this talk, Ms. Espinosa explains that we should challenge our assumptions about animal behavior and, in doing so,...
Monday, October 28
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bring a lunch and join us on Monday, Octber 28 at noon in Reese Hall for a free screening of the documentary film Super Hummingbirds. Hummingbirds are amazing creatures to behold: they are the tiniest of birds, yet possess natural born super powers that enable them to fly backwards, upside...
Monday, October 28
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Learn how to use the website Cookie Caster to design your own custom 3D cookie cutters. Our librarian will show you how to use this free site to design on your own or how to trace an image to design a fall-inspired cookie cutter. 3D printing your design is optional and available with small print...
Tuesday, October 29
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join the Alhambra Page Turners Adult Book Club on Tuesday evenings at 7pm to discuss our latest choice, Dutch Girl: Audrey Hepburn and World War II.  This riveting biography chronicles Hepburn's intense experiences through five years of Nazi occupation in the Netherlands. Hepburn's own...
Wednesday, October 30
10:30am - 11:30am
Coloring isn't just for children anymore!  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.
Saturday, November 02
10:00am - 11:00am
Learn about LA County’s vote centers and the new voting experience. The next time you vote, there will be new voting equipment. And your polling place has changed: you will be able to vote at any of the county’s vote centers over an 11 day period. Learn more at this informative session administered...
Saturday, November 02
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn about LA County’s vote centers and the new voting experience. The next time you vote, there will be new voting equipment. And your polling place has changed: you will be able to vote at any of the county’s vote centers over an 11 day period. Learn more at this informative session administered...
Monday, November 04
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bring a lunch and join us on Monday November 4 at noon in Reese Hall for a free screening of the documentary film 1913: Seeds of Conflict. Explore an overlooked moment in pre-World War I Palestine when people's identies overlapped and Jewish, Muslim and Christian communities intermingled...
Monday, November 04
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Learn how to use the Learning Express Job & Career Accelerator. Our librarian will assist you with creating your own profile and show you how to navigate all the job hunting tools offered within the database. Begin building your resume here and bring it back to the library on November 19 to...
Tuesday, November 05
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Join us on Tuesday, November 5th at 6:30pm in Reese Hall for a free screening of the film Mary Poppins Returns. In this film, Mary Poppins returns to a depression-era London that is down on its luck. This screening is free but please remember that space is limited.
Tuesday, November 05
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Sena Jeter Naslund offers a dramatic reimagining of the compelling Marie Antoinette that goes beyond the popular myth and the overthrow of the monarchy. Join the Page Turners on Tuesdays at 7pm to discuss good books. For more information about our Book Club call Lisa Perez at (626) 570-5008 x.5651.
Wednesday, November 06
10:30am - 11:30am
Coloring isn't just for children anymore!  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.
Saturday, November 09
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Would you like to learn to scrapbook, knit, or crochet? Join us on Saturday afternoon for community crafting and basic assistance. Please bring your own materials.
Tuesday, November 12
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Sena Jeter Naslund offers a dramatic reimagining of the compelling Marie Antoinette that goes beyond the popular myth and the overthrow of the monarchy. Join the Page Turners on Tuesdays at 7pm to discuss good books. For more information about our Book Club call Lisa Perez at (626) 570-5008 x.5651.
Wednesday, November 13
10:30am - 11:30am
Coloring isn't just for children anymore!  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.
Saturday, November 16
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for a free concert from the Los Angeles Children's Orchestra, one of the best youth ensembles in our region. This concert is free but please remember that space is limited. The program begins at 4pm on Saturday November 16 at 4pm in Reese Hall.
Monday, November 18
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bring a lunch and join us on Monday, November 18 at noon in Reese Hall for a free screening of Masters of the Arctic Ice. Journey to the top of the world to witness firsthand how the planet's changing climate is affecting the creatures that inhabit the icy Arctic. This program is free but...
Tuesday, November 19
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn about making effective resumes to get you the job or internship that you want. Bring a resume to this resume writing workshop for one-on-one assistance with a professional. This program begins at 6pm on Tuesday November 19 in Reese Hall. This program is free but please remember that space and...
Tuesday, November 19
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Sena Jeter Naslund offers a dramatic reimagining of the compelling Marie Antoinette that goes beyond the popular myth and the overthrow of the monarchy. Join the Page Turners on Tuesdays at 7pm to discuss good books. For more information about our Book Club call Lisa Perez at (626) 570-5008 x.5651.
Wednesday, November 20
10:30am - 11:30am
Coloring isn't just for children anymore!  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, November 20
7:00pm - 8:00pm
A medical professional from the Patient Safety Movement organization visits the librayr to make you a more informed patient and improve your experience the next time you go to the hospital. This program begins at 7pm on Wednesday November 20 in Reese Hall. Attendance is free but please remember...
Monday, November 25
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bring a lunch and join us on Monday, November 25 at noon for a free screening of the documentary film Julia Child. Her name is synonymoua with French cuisine and lively cooking shows. However, it was her love life and her seemingly endless energy that forever cemented her position as a...
Tuesday, November 26
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Sena Jeter Naslund offers a dramatic reimagining of the compelling Marie Antoinette that goes beyond the popular myth and the overthrow of the monarchy. Join the Page Turners on Tuesdays at 7pm to discuss good books. For more information about our Book Club call Lisa Perez at (626) 570-5008 x.5651.
Wednesday, November 27
10:30am - 11:30am
Coloring isn't just for children anymore!  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.
Monday, December 02
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bring a lunch and join us on Monday, December 2 at noon for a free screening of the film Inside the Mily Way. Embark on an astounding journey across 100,000 light years to witness key moments in the history of the Milky Way. This program is free but please remember that space is limited.

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