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Thank You To Our Summer Reading Program Sponsors! PDF Print E-mail

RocketThe Summer Reading Program encourages development and enhancement of literacy skills by making reading and learning fun for all ages with reading rewards.  Your generosity has enabled the possibility of lifelong reading and learning to flourish..

Thank you:

The Friends of the Covina Public Library
All Pets Medical and Surgical Center | Baskin Robbins
Brunswick Covina Bowl | Citrus College | Cold Stone Creamery
Country General Store | Credit Union of Southern California
The Huntington Library | In-N-Out Burger | Kids Art | Kiwanis Club of Covina-West Covina-South Hills | Legoland | Marie Callender’s McDonald’s | Naria’s Boutique | Red Dragon Karate | Room 2 Dance Thematic Attic | Two Toms’ Juice Bar and Eatery | Utility Board Shop

 
Fall Storytimes for Children PDF Print E-mail

Baby Storytime (0-2 years)

baby_storytime1We welcome you and your baby to the wonderful world of books, language, dance and sing-alongs at our baby storytime. Please call (626) 384-5293 to register.

Fall dates: September 16-21
Day & time: Fridays, 10:30 am

Toddler Storytime (2-3 years)

Toddler storytime is perfect for children ages 2 - 3 years. This special storytime helps this age group further develop their verbal skills, their means of expression, and solidifies basic concepts -- letters, numbers, colors, shapes -- all in preparation for preschool. Please call (626) 384-5293 to register.

Fall dates: September 16-November 21, December 2-16 and January 6-13
Day & time: Tuesdays, 11:30 am

No storytime September 23

Pajama Storytime (2-5 years)

Wear your pajamas, and bring your blanket or a favorite stuffed animal and join us for some storytelling fun! Older children are welcome, but this storytime is designed specifically for toddlers and pre-K. Please call (626) 384-5293 to register.

Summer dates: September 17-November 21
Day & time: Wednesdays, 4:45 pm

 
Children Special Events PDF Print E-mail
All programs and events are FREE and held at Covina Public Library, Community Room. Sponsored by The Friends of the Covina Public Library
 
CRAZY CRAFT FRIDAYS! – FREECrafts
 
DAY & TIME:        Friday, 4:30-5:30 pm
DATES:
October 24
November 14
 
 
 
moviesKIDS' MOVIE DAYS AT THE LIBRARY! - FREE!
 
DAY & TIME:        Friday, 4:30 pm
DATES:
October 3: Lilo & Stitch, Walt Disney Pictures, Rated PG
November 7: Free Birds, Relativity Media, Rated PG
 
 
"RHYTHM ADVENTURES" BY ONE WORLD RHYTHM drum

Kid’s Rhythm Adventures is aptly named as the kids become the focal point as they are taken on a rhythmical journey, where they make the music and play rhythm games as a team of One World Rhythm in search of the illusive “perfect” groove!

DATE & TIME:        
Saturday, September 20, 2-3 pm

 
puppetHILARIOUS HALLOWEEN HAUNT PUPPET SHOW -
Franklin Haynes Marionettes presents a funny, friendly Halloween variety puppet show to delight all ages. This show is not scary and features a host of goofy, ghoulish characters. Children will laugh and have a great time in this special Halloween extravaganza!
DATE & TIME:        
Saturday, October 25, 2-3 pm
 
 
 
 
 
THE WORLD FAMOUS BUSTER BALLOON SHOW!balloon animal

A human cartoon character! Wild and Wacky side splitting comedy, mind boggling, magic and balloon galore!

DATE & TIME:        
Saturday, November 15, 2-3 pm
 
Special Holiday Events! PDF Print E-mail

FAMILY COOKIE HOUSE DECORATING PARTY and VISIT FROM SANTA!

cookie houseJust in time for the holidays! Make the perfect cookie house centerpiece for your holiday table! Join us for the 1st Annual Family Cookie House Decorating Party. Families will enjoy working together to make the best cookie house! Cookie houses will be judged, with trophies and prizes awarded to all families participating. The event will include pizza and drinks to enjoy while making your fabulous creations! The evening will conclude with a special visit from Santa Claus. All cookie house supplies will be provided. Families may bring additional supplies to add to their creation, if desired. Pre-registration is required.

DATE & TIME: Friday, December 19, 5-7:30 p.m.

FEE: $25 per family of four, each additional participant $5

REGISTRATION DATES:  November 17-December 8 or until filled.

To register, please call the Parks & Recreation Department at (626) 384-5340.

CHILDREN'S COOKIE HOUSE DECORATING PARTY and VISIT FROM SANTA!

santaSanta and Mrs. Claus will join us once again for this annual event! Children will make wonderful cookie houses that include the use of royal icing and vibrantly colored candies. Then it’s off to see Santa and Mrs. Claus (parents…please bring your cameras). Preregistration is required. Limited to the first 100 children. Recommended for ages 5-12. Parent supervision is required at all times during the event. Last year’s event sold out in one day, so register early!

DATE & TIME: Saturday, December 20

Sessions: 10:30-11:30 a.m., 1:30-2:30 p.m., 3-4 p.m. & 4:30-5:30 p.m.

FEE: $3 per child

REGISTRATION DATES:  November 17-December 8 or until filled.

To register, please call the Parks & Recreation Department at (626) 384-5340.

 
In-N-Out Fall Reading Program PDF Print E-mail

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Image courtesy: In-N-Out

REGISTRATION: October 4-November 15

Children ages 4-12 are encouraged to sign up for our Fall Reading Program, Cover-to-Cover, which is generously sponsored by In-N-Out Burger!

To participate in the program, each child must be present to fill out an enrollment card. Children are expected to read five books appropriate for their reading level. For every five books read, the child will receive a Cover-to-Cover Achievement Award! Each participant may earn up to three award certificates during the program (while supplies last).

 
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