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!

ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIRS

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

DATES & TIMES:

Holiday Fair:   Friday, November 21, 11 am-5 pm and Saturday, November 22, 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 . Holiday Fair is limited to one day.

FEE:    $15 per day

APPLICATION DEADLINES: Friday, November 7 for Holiday Fair 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: 11/21-22, 11/28-29 and 12/26-27.

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

DATES:          Friday-Saturday, September 12-13

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

 

amazon-logoBUY IT NOW PROGRAM WITH AMAZON

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.

 
Food for Fines PDF Print E-mail

The Best Gift of All… FOOD for the Holidays! – You Make the Difference!Food cans small

October 28-November 22

Clear Your Library Fines and Help Those in Need

Covina Public Library will accept canned goods as payment for overdue fines on all materials. Donations will be distributed by local agencies.

Food for Fines Guidelines:
Goods used in payment for overdue fines must be given to staff at the front desk.
No refunds will be given.
Donated value of each item will be $1.
No IRS receipts will be provided.
No change will be given.
No credit toward future fines.
Collection Accounts are not eligible.
Donations may not be used to pay for lost or damaged items.
No damaged or expired foods will be accepted.
No perishable food items.
No food items in glass jars.


No Fines? Even if you have no fines, food donations will always be gratefully accepted. For more information, please contact Circulation Services at (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: September 16-December 11

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

FEE: $3 per week per child

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

 
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