October is almost here bringing “Mystery Month” to the Rancho Cucamonga Libraries. Mysterious happenings at Afterschool Cool will get underway this Wednesday at the Paul A. Biane Library and Thursday at the Archibald Library both starting at 4:00 p.m. School-aged children will help initiate a month of mysteries leading up to spookiness in the approach to Halloween.
Featured among the mysteries in the Library’s collection are books by Bruce Hale. Mr. Hale will be visiting both libraries on Thursday October 23 and one lucky school on Friday October 24. Tickets to these events will be available soon. In the meantime visit you may visit Bruce Hale on his website at http://www.brucehale.com/.
Welcome back to the “new” Archibald with Buster Balloon on Wednesday October 8 at 7:00 p.m. Free tickets will be available at both the Archibald and Paul A. Biane Libraries beginning Wednesday October 1. This zany entertainer was the highlight of the Summer at the Biane Library and sure to be popular.
Monday, September 29, 2008
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Tuesday, September 23, 2008
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage @ the Archibald Library
This Saturday, September 27, please join us at 11 a.m. in the Archibald Library storyroom to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Children will have the opportunity to learn about a South American country, see a folk dance, hear stories, and create beautiful tissue paper flowers. This program is free and walk-ins are welcome.
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Tuesday, September 16, 2008
The newly remodeled Archibald Library is back in business and more beautiful than ever. There are so many great new things, like:
- The new Technology Center offering free classes in basic and more advanced computer operations
- Larger space for our ever popular children's picture book collection including more comfy chairs to read in
- Thousands of new items you can check out -- for FREE!!
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Tuesday, September 02, 2008
Hispanic Heritage Festival Coming Sept. 5th
The Biane library will host another great after-hours event from 7-9 pm this Friday, Sept. 5: the Hispanic Heritage Festival. This is an event for the whole family, with crafts, games, music, and performers. Free tickets are available at the Information Desk.
Archibald Grand Re-Opening on September 13.
Also, please make plans to attend the grand re-opening of the Archibald library on Saturday, September 13th. The library will open at 10 am, and the Children's Department will offer storytimes by Ina Buckner-Barnette between 10:30 - noon. Also, musician Dan Crow will perform from 12:30 - 2 pm. Tickets for these free events will be available at the Archibald Children's Desk on the day of the event. Hope to see you there!
Fall Storytime Sessions Begin This Week
Fall storytime sessions for both the Biane and Archibald libraries begin this week (exception: Bouncing Babies begins next week). Archibald storytime groups will meet at the Biane library this week and next week. Beginning the week of Sept. 15th, Archibald storytimes will be held in the newly remodeled storyroom at the Archibald library.
Here is a schedule for this 8-week session:
Mondays -- Bouncing Babies (10 am and 11 am) will begin next week, on Monday, Sept. 8, because the library was closed for the Labor Day holiday. Registration for the next session will begin Monday, October 20.
Tuesdays -- Preschool Storytime (10 am and 11 am) begins today, Sept. 2. Registration for the next session will begin Tuesday, October 21.
Tuesdays -- Pajama Storytime (6:30 pm and 7:15 pm) resumes this week. Registration is not required.
Wednesdays -- Afterschool Cool (4 pm) begins tomorrow, Sept. 3. Registration is not required.
Fridays -- Toddler Time (10 am) and Family Storytime (11 am and 12 noon) begin Sept. 5. Registration for the next session will begin October 24.
Saturdays -- Family Saturdays (2 pm and 3 pm) is ongoing.
Wednesdays -- Preschool Storytime (10 am and 11 am) begins Sept. 3. Meet at the Biane library Sept. 3 and Sept. 10. Begin meeting at the Archibald library on Sept. 17. Registration for the next session will begin October 22.
Thursdays -- Bouncing Babies (10 am) begins Sept. 11. Meet at the Biane library Sept. 11. Begin meeting at the Archibald library again on Sept. 18. Registration for the next session will begin October 23.
Thursdays -- Toddler Time (11 am) begins Sept. 4. Meet at the Biane library Sept. 4 and Sept. 11. Begin meeting at the Archibald library again on Sept. 18. Registration for the next session will begin October 23.
Thursdays -- Afterschool Cool (4 pm) also begins Sept. 4. Meet at the Biane library Sept. 4 and Sept. 11. Begin meeting at the Archibald library again on Sept. 18. Registration is not required.
Saturdays -- Family Storytime (11 am) resumes Sept. 20. Registration is not required.
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