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.

 
Scavenger Hunt Saturday PDF Print E-mail

MysterySaturday,  January 17 and March 7
Play the scavenger hunt game! Get all answers correct and receive a mystery prize. It's fun for all ages!

 
Book and Bake Sale PDF Print E-mail

book saleSponsored by The Friends of the Covina Public Library

Get ready for Spring with the semi-annual Book and Bake Sale. Hundreds of used books and other items sold at great prices starting as low as 25¢. Several famous writers’ works will be on sale including Robin Cook, Stephen King, Dean Koontz and scores of others! All are welcome. This event is free and open to the public. All proceeds benefit the Covina Public Library. Friends Presale from 9-10 am. All Friends members can get in early for the best selection. Not a member? Please become our Friend and join The Friends of the Covina Public Library for as little as $10. Friendships/memberships may be purchased at the door.

DATE & TIME: Saturday, April 18, 10 am-4 pm

LOCATION: Library, Community Room

 
NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK- APRIL 11-18 PDF Print E-mail

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D.E.A.R. – DROP EVERYTHING AND READ

Saturday, April 11, 10 am

Children are invited for a special story time that teaches the value of literacy. So DROP everything and read for ten minutes throughout the day at 2 pm, 4 pm and 6 pm.

NATIONAL LIBRARY WORKERS DAY

Tuesday, April 14

Thank your Library staff with a card. Cards will be posted in the Library all week. Blank cards will be available at the service desks.

CROSSWORD CRAZINESS!

Wednesday, April 15

Escape Tax Day with a crossword puzzle. Get all the answers correct and win a mystery prize. Ages 5 and up.

TEEN LITERATURE DAY

Thursday, April 16

Join in Teen Literature Day by checking out a book from the book display!

CRAZY CRAFT CLUB, LIBRARY EDITION!

Friday, April 17, 4:30-5:30 pm

What possibilities can you unleash? Find out during Crazy Craft Club.

BOOK AND BAKE SALE

Saturday, April 18, 10 am-4 pm

Hundreds of used books and items sold for as little as 25¢.

 
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