Children's and Teen Programs & Events PDF Print E-mail

For Children's Special Events and Teen's Programs and Events, please see the Children or Teens Section of the Library Website.

 
FUNDRAISING EVENTS AND SALES! PDF Print E-mail

All proceeds go towards Library and Literacy programs!

READ-A-THON FOR LITERACY

January 20-31

Support your Literacy program by reading as many books as you can! The top 3 winners receive a prize! For more information, contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

DONATION:$1 (ages 0-12) |  $2 (ages 13-adult)

WRAP A BOOK DRAWINGwrapped book

February 3-17

What’s in the wrapped book? Enter the drawing to find out! Winner announced on Wednesday, February 18. DONATION:$2 per ticket or $8 for 5 tickets

Clue: Item is worth at least $50.

VALENTINE'S CARDS & CRAFTS MADE WITH LOVE!valentine

Saturday, February 14, 10:30-11:30 am

Make your special someone a card or craft with love! Drop-in basis, while supplies last.      

DONATION:$1 per person/per craft

SPRING ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR

The Library is its annual Spring Arts & Crafts Fairs this season. This is a great opportunity to shop for one-of-a-kind, unique gifts while benefitting YOUR Library.

DATES & TIMES: Saturday, March 28, 10 am-4 pm

LOOKING FOR ARTS & CRAFTS VENDORS!

If you are interested in having a booth at one or both of the fairs, please call (626) 384-5276 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Applications become available January 15.

FEE:    $15 per day

APPLICATION DEADLINES: Friday, March 13 or until filled.

ENTERTAINMENT SALE

Every Friday and Saturday the Library will be hosting an Entertainment Sale. Movies, music and puzzles will be for sale in the lobby. Patrons can choose from a variety of DVDs, CDs, VHS tapes and puzzles at a great value. This is a wonderful opportunity to shop for one-of-a-kind, unique items while helping to benefit YOUR Library! No sale when other events conflict with dates as follows: 12-26-27, 2/20-2/28, 3/27-3/28, 4/17-4/18.

Bag-of-books-234x300FILL-A-BAG BOOK SALE

DATES:          Friday-Saturday, February 20-28

Select up to 10 paperbacks for only $2 and up to 5 hard covers for $5

 

Princess Tea Partytea party

Saturday, April 25, 10:30 am-12 pm

Mothers, daughters, and the like are invited! Take a picture with a princess, make a princess wand and hat, take a quiz and join us in a princess costume contest. Enjoy cookies, sandwiches, punch or tea, and win prizes! Recommended for children ages 3-11. Register at the Circulation desk. For more information, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Space is limited, so register early! REGISTRATION BEGINS: January 6

FEES: $9 per person | REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, April 10 or until filled. 

 

VictorianTea PartyVictorian hat

Saturday, May 16, 10:30 am-12 pm

Mothers, daughters, and the like are invited for a spot of tea! Partake in a classic tradition and enjoy a cup of tea and delectable finger foods. Relish and participate in a silent auction, trivia contest, and hat and costume contests! Recommended for ages 12 and up. Register at the Circulation desk. For more information, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Space is limited, so register early! REGISTRATION BEGINS: January 6

FEES: $12 per person | REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, May 1 or until filled.

 

BUY IT NOW PROGRAM WITH AMAZONamazon-logo

Any purchases made through Amazon can benefit YOUR Library at no extra cost! Visit www.covinaca.gov and go to the Library Catalog page to click on the “Buy It Now” button.

AMAZON.COM WISH LIST
Search in Amazon for “Covina Public Library” to see all the items your library is in need of. Visit through our “Buy It Now” button and you will help us two-fold!

ADOPT-A-BOOK
Book adoptions improve literacy and help enrich your community by providing access to more resources. For purchases of $25 or more, a nameplate in honor of you or a loved one will be placed inside each book. For more information, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (626) 384-5303.

 
Computer Tutoring Sessions PDF Print E-mail

penguin computerDo you need to brush up on your computer skills? Sign up for one or six computer tutoring subjects! Each participant will be assigned to a computer. Each session will consist of 30-40 minutes of instruction and 20-30 minutes of practice time allowing for one-on-one assistance with the instructor. Students will receive a booklet for each session subject. For further information, please call the Library at (626) 384-5276 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Ages 18 & up.

LOCATION: Library, Upstairs Conference Room

INSTRUCTORS: Jennifer Blair and Krizia Virbia (Spanish)

DAY & TIME: By appointment

FEE: $5 per session

TOPICS:

Basics of Windows (7)
Using the Internet
Setting up an Email Account (Gmail)
Basics of Microsoft Word
Introduction to Microsoft Excel
Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint

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Homework Center - Grades 1-8 PDF Print E-mail

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The Library offers academic homework help for students in grades 1-8 on a drop-in basis. The program offers students the opportunity to complete homework assignments in a safe and welcoming environment. The Homework Help Center is open during the school year only.

LOCATION: Library, Community Room

DATES: January 6-May 28

DAYS & TIME: Tuesdays-Thursdays, 3:30-5 pm

FEE: $3 per week per child

For more information, please call (626) 384-5280

 
Paws for Books PDF Print E-mail

PawsThe Library invites children who are learning to read to visit the children’s area and read to a loving, friendly dog. This unique program gives readers the opportunity to read to a nonjudgmental listener -- one who will accept the story exactly as it is read. All dogs have received certification from Therapy Dogs International, Delta Pet Partners, or Therapy Dogs Incorporated. Read for fifteen minutes and earn a Paws ticket. Collect three Paws tickets (equal to 45 minutes of reading) and get a free DVD rental! Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

DAY & TIME: Fridays, 3:30-4:30 pm

LOCATION: Covina Public Library 234 N. Second Avenue

 
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