June 20 - August 1
"Read to the Rhythm"
Rap, tap, dance and sing! Everyone join the musical jamboree! Register and win weekly prizes like meals, toys and puzzles! Meet your reading goal or attend at least two events to be entered into a grand prize drawing, which includes iTunes gift certificates, live theatre tickets, books, and more! Children, collect your Summer Rhythm Cards wherever the music note appears. Visit the Library to sign up and look below for all activities or download the flyer here.
Children's Events (Ages 0 - 12)
Collect your Summer Rhythm Cards! Attend or participate in any event marked with a “music note,” to receive your participation award. Collect all the colors! Bring at least 10 cards to the library August 1-24 to receive a mystery prize.
"Frozen Sing-A-Long Story Time"
Visit Arendelle through song and stories and play games with a special live visit from the Snow Sisters! Don’t forget to dress up, take photos with your favorite princess, and sing, “Let it Go!” Parents, bring your cameras! The Snow Sisters have entertained throughout Southern California and are excited to be here. Preregistration required by calling (626) 384-5276.
Date & Time: Wednesday, July 1, 2 - 3 pm & 3 - 4 pm
Music and Mobility
Keep the reading rhythm going with songs and a beat! Come, sing, and dance to a favorite song. Recommended ages 2-5.
Date & Time: Wednesday, July 8, 3 - 4 pm
Spot the Hidden Object
Help Mr. Mouse and his forest friends find the hidden objects in the Music Meadow!
Dates: July 14 - 18
Shout out the special word with the movie Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory starring Gene Wilder. Willy © Warner Bros., rated G.
Date & Time: Thursday, July 16, 1:30 pm
Make a Musical Instrument
Make your own musical instrument and learn how instruments help to make music!
Date & Time: Wednesday, July 22, 2 - 3:30 pm
Make Your Own Instrument Contest
End the summer with a bang! Make your own instrument out of everyday objects and turn it in for a chance to win a prize. Winner announced week of August 4. Visit the library for tips.
Dates: July 28 - August 1
Family Events (All Ages)
"Read to the Rhythm" Preview
Want to know how Summer Reading Program works? Come to either session to be informed, entertained, and have a chance to win prizes! Early registration available to all attenders. Register by Saturday, June 13 by calling (626) 384-5276.
Date & Time: Saturday, June 20, 11am - 12pm & 12pm - 1 pm
Rhythmic Registration Drawing
Register for Summer Reading Program and be entered into a drawing. Winners will be given a mystery prize at the end of Summer Reading Program.
Dates: June 23 - July 25
Music Book Challenge
Thought of reading something musical? Library staff dares you to march to a different drum! For a list of selected books, visit the library.
Dates: June 23 - July 25
Classical Music Tuesdays
Enjoy classical and instrumental music played throughout the day.
Dates: June 23 - July 28
Step back into the past! Guess how many items are in the jar for your chance to win a prize! Winners will be selected the week of August 4.
Dates: June 23 - August 1
Fiddle Girl Celia Lawley Presents : Music From Around the World!
Skip around the continents with Celia and her magical instruments! This event is supported wholly by a grant from the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. YALSA builds the capacity of libraries to serve teens. Learn more about YALSA at www.ala.org/yalsa. The Dollar General Literacy Foundation provides assistance to organizations in implementing and expanding literacy programs for youth. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com
Day & Time: Thursday, July 2, 4 - 5 pm
Sing and dance to the rhythm! Come and explore your inner musician and have a great time.
Day & Time: Wednesday, July 8, 4 - 5 pm
Fairy Tale Mash-Up: Into the Woods
Watch the mash-up of all your favorite fairy tales with Into the Woods, © Walt Disney Pictures, Rated PG.
Date & Time: Thursday, July 16, 3:30 pm
Reading Music 101
Ever wanted to learn how to read music? Come and learn how to read some simple music notes and participate in a fun activity!
Date & Time: Wednesday, July 22, 4 - 5 pm
Room to Dance Presents: Dances From Around the World
Tap, swing, chasse, plié! Where did these dance moves and dances come from? Join us as you learn “Dances from Around the World.”
Date & Time: Wednesday, July 29, 5 - 6 pm