2018 Summer Programs sponsored by the Friends 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Polynesian Dancers – July 26th – 3:30 p.m.

 

 

The Pefect Wave – July 25th at 6:00 p.m.

 

Charlie Hope

Charlie Hope

 

On Thursday, June 7th, Charlie Hope, winner of numerous Independent Music Awards entertained children ages 2-10 with melodies and interactive songs from her albums “World of Dreams” and “Songs, Stories and Friends: Let’s Go Play!”.

 

Poetry Summit

 

Poetry Summit and Open Mic Readings co-sponsored with the City of Malibu – Saturday, May 19th and once a month throughout the year. Please see Library website for upcoming dates and details. 

 

 

2018 Book Fair

 

COMING SOON! March 3-4: Our 2018 Book Fair featuring a huge inventory of high quality merchandise for book, audio / visual lovers of all ages including a “Specials Boutique” filled with amazing collectibles. Best selections can be found Saturday morning for members who shop early. Don’t miss out on our biggest sale of the year! Besides finding wonderful treasures, it is a fun time to meet up with friends and neighbors. 

 

Justine from Mad Science

 

On December 21st, the Mad Science BRIXOLOGY program brought engineering-based design to the Malibu Library. Children ages 7-12 used critical thinking skills and knowledge of engineering principles to construct bridges made of specially designed LEGOS. Participants worked in teams of two to create the strongest bridge and test its strength using a two-pound weight. 

 

Beat Buds

 

On December 19th, the BEAT BUDS entertained toddlers ages 0-2. Children and their caretakers embarked upon on a musical journey through interactive experience including major and minor keys, rhythmic and melodic exploration, singing, dancing, and instrumental play. 

 

Painting and Planting

 

On December 2nd, participants hand painted pots and planted succulents to take home. Library staff members (Insley and Debbie) conducted a two-hour workshop blending art, design and plant care into a delightful afternoon for adults. Large terracotta pots, acrylic paints and design books provided the inspiration for individualized creativity followed by a lecture on succulents, their origin, care, and medicinal use. All supplies and plants were provided by the Friends. 

 

Ricardo Ybarra

 

In November, Malibu’s First Poet Laureate, Ricardo Ybarra, presented two workshops at our library in conjunction with the City’s Cultural Arts program. This event fulfilled the program’s goal to promote poetry and organize an annual poetry invitational, with invited poets reading their own as well as other poets’ works. Ybarra’s published poetry include: “A Framing Job” and “Beyond the Reef”, two novels, as well as children’s books, “Scratch” and “Pirates of Paradise Cove”. 

 

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