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Guide Dogs for the Blind Information Session

2024-06-29 13:00:00 2024-06-29 15:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Guide Dogs for the Blind Information Session Redondo Beach Puppy Raisers Meet volunteer puppy raisers from Guide Dogs for the Blind puppy raising club. Peninsula Center Library - Community Room

Saturday, June 29
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-06-29 13:00:00 2024-06-29 15:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Guide Dogs for the Blind Information Session Redondo Beach Puppy Raisers Meet volunteer puppy raisers from Guide Dogs for the Blind puppy raising club. Peninsula Center Library - Community Room

Peninsula Center Library

Community Room

Redondo Beach Puppy Raisers Meet volunteer puppy raisers from Guide Dogs for the Blind puppy raising club.

Guide Dogs for the Blind is the largest guide dog school in the country. It is a nonprofit, charitable organization that was established to provide a safe means of mobility for people who are blind and visually impaired. Puppy Raisers are volunteers who are dedicated to raising guide dog puppies and for teaching the puppies basic obedience and good behavior at home and in public. Learn more about this service project that is both warm and fuzzy. There will be Q and A where you can ask questions about how to become a volunteer puppy raiser and help a puppy on its journey to service. Puppies with Purpose ! Meet the puppies and their puppy raisers and learn more about Guide Dogs for the Blind volunteer puppy raising club. The Redondo Beach Puppy Raisers Chapter is a local affiliate of the parent, non-profit organization, Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc. Learn more here http: - www.guidedogs.com/puppy

AGE GROUP: | Senior | Adult |

EVENT TYPE: | Author Reading/Lecture |

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Peninsula Center Library

Phone: (310) 377-9584

Hours
Mon, Jun 17 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jun 18 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jun 19 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jun 20 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jun 21 2:00PM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 22 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 23 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the Branch

The original 32,000 sq. ft Peninsula Center Library built in 1967 was designed by pioneers in “green” design, A. Quincy Jones and Frederick E. Emmons.  With vertical wood louvers to control sunlight, the original steel and reinforced concrete building also included coffered slab ceilings with recessed lighting, glass walls, and local Palos Verdes stone and white columns.  All furnishings were contemporary with many pieces designed by Jones and Emmons specifically for the Library.

In 1995, architects Zimmer, Gunsul, and Fransca (ZGF) renovated and expanded the space, nearly doubling its size.  Using the existing concrete-frame building, the building maintains the original entrance on Deep Valley and added the new entrance on Silver Spur.  The building also features major public artworks such as the Stellar Axis by Lita Albuquerque, the bronze cheetahs with the stone column by Gwynn Murrill, and the Light in the Forest mural by Myrna Shiras which are integral parts of the building.

Upcoming Events

Sun, Jun 23, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Peninsula Center Library - Community Room
Club Meeting

Mon, Jun 24, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Peninsula Center Library - Conference Room
Homeowners Association Meeting

Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
Peninsula Center Library - Community Room
Practice gentle yoga in a calming environment. All levels are welcome. Bring your own mat or use one of ours! No registration is required. Consult your medical provider before attending PVLD movement classes. Do not attempt any movement which causes pain or discomfort.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Miraleste Library
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration... more
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Malaga Cove Library
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration... more
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Peninsula Center Library - Purcell Room
Book Club discussion Susan Maehl (310) 377-7404

Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Peninsula Center Library - Storytime Room
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration... more
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Tue, Jun 25, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Peninsula Center Library - Purcell Room
Writing Critique Group

Tue, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Peninsula Center Library - Community Room
It's the magic, art, and science of bubbles! You'll see bubbles like you have never seen before: square bubbles, triangular bubbles, bubbles that bounce and float inside other bubbles and more!This program begins at 2 PM and lasts about 45 minutes.Aimed at TK - 5th grade but children of all ages... more
It's the magic, art, and science of bubbles! You'll see bubbles like you have never seen before: square bubbles, triangular bubbles, bubbles that bounce and float inside other bubbles and more!This program begins at 2 PM and lasts about 45 minutes.Aimed at TK - 5th grade but children of all ages may attend. No registration required.Program is subject to change without notice

Wed, Jun 26, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Peninsula Center Library
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration... more
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Wed, Jun 26, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Miraleste Library
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration... more
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Wed, Jun 26, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Malaga Cove Library
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration... more
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Peninsula Center Library - Purcell Room
Information Session

Wed, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Miraleste Library - Main Floor
Let's make some Bluey inspired crafts!This is a drop-in program, come anytime between 2 and 3:45.Aimed at TK - 5th grade but children of all ages may attend. No registration required.Program is subject to change without notice

Thu, Jun 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Miraleste Library
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration... more
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Thu, Jun 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Peninsula Center Library
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration... more
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Thu, Jun 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Malaga Cove Library
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration... more
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Thu, Jun 27, 10:15am - 10:30am
Virtual
Can't make it to the library? Watch your favorite librarians anytime! These fun-filled, bite-sized storytimes might get silly, but they support school readiness with fun songs, stories, rhymes, and even some quick science, math or literacy tips! A new storytime airs each Thursday and you can... more
Can't make it to the library? Watch your favorite librarians anytime! These fun-filled, bite-sized storytimes might get silly, but they support school readiness with fun songs, stories, rhymes, and even some quick science, math or literacy tips! A new storytime airs each Thursday and you can watch any time. or even over and over!Facebook at pvlibrary Instagram at palosverdeslibrary Youtube

Thu, Jun 27, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Malaga Cove Library - Community Room
All are welcome to join any time!

Thu, Jun 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Malaga Cove Library - Community Room
We're making simple toys with everyday materials!This is a drop-in program, come anytime between 2 and 3:45.Aimed at TK - 5th grade but children of all ages may attend. No registration required.Program is subject to change without notice

Thu, Jun 27, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Peninsula Center Library - Community Room
Enjoy a free film at the library. Each month will feature either a blockbuster, classic or world cinema film.

Fri, Jun 28, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Malaga Cove Library - Gallery & Garden
Opening Reception

Fri, Jun 28, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Malaga Cove Library
Open for viewing during regular library hours June 5 - July 22, 2024

Sat, Jun 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Malaga Cove Library
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration... more
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Sat, Jun 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Miraleste Library
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration... more
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Sat, Jun 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Peninsula Center Library
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration... more
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Sat, Jun 29, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Peninsula Center Library - Community Room
Redondo Beach Puppy Raisers Meet volunteer puppy raisers from Guide Dogs for the Blind puppy raising club.

Tue, Jul 02, 10:00am - 11:00am
Miraleste Library - Deck
Practice gentle yoga in a calming environment. All levels are welcome. Bring your own mat or use one of ours! No registration is required. Consult your medical provider before attending PVLD movement classes. Do not attempt any movement which causes pain or discomfort.

Tue, Jul 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Malaga Cove Library
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration... more
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Tue, Jul 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Miraleste Library
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration... more
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Tue, Jul 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Peninsula Center Library
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration... more
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Tue, Jul 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Peninsula Center Library - Purcell Room
Join us for a book discussion! Everyone has a chance to talk about their favorite read from the previous month's assigned theme!For this month's theme, visit: https: - www.pvld.org/bookclubs

Tue, Jul 02, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Peninsula Center Library - Purcell Room
Writing Critique Group

Wed, Jul 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Peninsula Center Library
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration... more
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Wed, Jul 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Malaga Cove Library
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration... more
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Wed, Jul 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Miraleste Library
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration... more
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Wed, Jul 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Miraleste Library - Main Floor
They're classic board games, but life sized. Bring your friends and have big fun with these big games!This is a drop-in program, come anytime between 2 and 3:45.Aimed at TK - 5th grade but children of all ages may attend. No registration required.Program is subject to change without notice

Thu, Jul 04, All day
Peninsula Center Library
Independence Day

Fri, Jul 05, 10:00am - 4:03pm
Peninsula Center Library - Parking Garage

Sat, Jul 06, 10:00am - 4:03pm
Peninsula Center Library - Parking Garage

Sat, Jul 06, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Peninsula Center Library - Community Room
Have a question about how to download e-books? Can't get your Kindle to work? Drop in and have our knowledgeable team of TechKnows assist with all your techy questions. Meet us in the PC Community room on Saturday from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sat, Jul 06, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Miraleste Library
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration... more
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Sat, Jul 06, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Peninsula Center Library
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration... more
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Sat, Jul 06, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Malaga Cove Library
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration... more
Playing helps babies and toddlers get ready to read, and we have a special playtime just for them! Drop by anytime between 10 and 12 to explore amazing toys, check out some great books and make friends, too! Aimed at children 5 years and younger and their parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Sat, Jul 06, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Malaga Cove Library - Community Room
The Malaga Cove Library Book Club meets on the first Saturday of the month at 2:00 PM. All are welcome to join at any time. Each month we will read and discuss a single book. Please see this year's reading list here. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Sat, Jul 06, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Peninsula Center Library - Community Room
Dig Dug and his Dino-Mites accidentally awaken colorful dinosaurs in this exciting puppet show! The dinosaurs will need lots of help from Dig Dug. and the audience!This program begins at 2 PM and lasts about 45 minutes.Aimed at TK - 5th grade but children of all ages may attend. No registration... more
Dig Dug and his Dino-Mites accidentally awaken colorful dinosaurs in this exciting puppet show! The dinosaurs will need lots of help from Dig Dug. and the audience!This program begins at 2 PM and lasts about 45 minutes.Aimed at TK - 5th grade but children of all ages may attend. No registration required.Program is subject to change without notice

Sat, Jul 06, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Malaga Cove Library - Gallery & Garden
This talk explores the methods and mindset of how and where a passionate photographer celebrates his space in time by sharing his pursuit of imagery beyond glancing at the world, but instead, seeing the majesty of the noticed and unnoticed. From his backyard to the frontiers around the globe,... more
This talk explores the methods and mindset of how and where a passionate photographer celebrates his space in time by sharing his pursuit of imagery beyond glancing at the world, but instead, seeing the majesty of the noticed and unnoticed. From his backyard to the frontiers around the globe, Torrance-based photographer Patrick Smyth works focus our visions and perceptions of our similarities and diversities.

Sun, Jul 07, 10:00am - 4:03pm
Peninsula Center Library - Parking Garage

Mon, Jul 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Peninsula Center Library - Purcell Room
Join your neighbors for a friendly game of chess, checkers, Scrabble and other board games! No reservations required, just drop in!

Mon, Jul 08, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Peninsula Center Library - Community Room
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