September situations at the Library

Young ones & Teens
Pirate Story Time. Tuesday, September 21 / 11 to 11:30 a.m. Pico Branch Library. Ahoy, matey! Take pleasure in pirate tales and tunes and understand how to chat like a pirate at the Pico Branch outside amphitheater. For ages 2 and up.
Watercolor Monsters Artwork Workshop. Thursday, September 30 / 4 to 5 p.m. Key Library / Central Courtyard. Develop your own monster art with watercolors. Provides supplied. Place is limited. To register, e-mail [email protected] For ages 5 and up.
Coloring E-book Giveaway: The Magic Bubble. Out there commencing Thursday, September 2. End by the Main Library Youth Providers Desk to get a free duplicate of The Magic Bubble, a unique coloring book that celebrates the 15th anniversary of the Primary Library creating. The Magic Bubble functions Janey and her adventurous working day at the Library. Available when materials final.
Library Card Signal-Up Month. Celebrate Library Card Indicator Up Thirty day period at the Principal Library. During the thirty day period of September, you can get a selfie with your library card in our image booth or exhibit your SMPL library card at the Youth Solutions Desk and receive a unique prize. Do not have a card nonetheless? Request a Librarian. Children’s and Teenager cards are fantastic no cost!

Hispanic Heritage Month: A Celebration of Latino Identity. Celebrate Countrywide Hispanic Heritage Thirty day period with the City of Santa Monica and Santa Monica group companions. Go to beginning September 1.
Opening Celebration. Wednesday, September 15 / 4 to 7 p.m. / 1300 Block of the Third Road Promenade. Rejoice with music, dancers, and DJs.
Language & Culture with Dr. Amelia Tseng. Thursday, September 16 / 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dr. Tseng, Assistant Professor of Globe Languages and Cultures at American College, discusses how language is formed by id across immigrant generations. Register listed here: jqS1Z3JyAux3bjkR6O3g

Hispanic Heritage Month Guide Discussion: Obtaining Latinx: In Look for of the Voices Redefining Latino Identity by Paola Ramos
Wednesday, September 22 / 4 to 5:30 p.m. In this cross-nation travelogue, journalist and activist Paola Ramos embarks on a journey to obtain the communities of people defining the controversial expression “Latinx.”
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Ocean Park Department Guide Team Dialogue. Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell
Saturday, September 4 / 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. In this evocative operate of historical fiction, a younger writer in 16th Century England copes with the dying of his 11-year-outdated son Hamnet by channeling his grief into the creating of the biggest engage in in the background of English literature. To sign-up, e-mail [email protected]

Montana Avenue Branch Guide Team Discussion. The Plague by Albert Camus. Wednesday, September 15 / 7 to 8:30 p.m. In this allegorical novel printed in 1947, adhering to the Nazi profession of France in Environment War II, creator Camus presents a portrait of the citizens of a small North African city besieged by an all-consuming plague. To sign up, email [email protected]

Notable Fiction E book Group Dialogue. The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich. Saturday, September 18 / 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. This historical novel traces the ordeals of a Chippewa Council evening watchman in mid-19th century rural North Dakota as he fights Congress to enforce Native American treaty rights. To register, email [email protected]

Most important Library Book Group Dialogue. I, Claudius by Robert Graves
Monday, September 20 / 7 to 8 p.m. Underestimated mainly because of his disabilities, Claudius survived the turbulent reigns of Augustus, Tiberius, and Caligula to turn out to be Roman Emperor in 41 A.D. This 1934 novel primarily based on his lifetime was adapted into a BBC miniseries in 1976. To register, e mail [email protected]

Secret Guide Group Dialogue. Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line by Deepa Anappara. Tuesday, September 21 / 7 to 8 p.m. In a sprawling Indian city, a boy ventures into its most dangerous corners to discover his lacking classmate. To sign-up, email [email protected]

These ESL and Citizenship lessons are taught by SMMUSD Grownup Training Heart instructors. Pupils will have to be 18 years or more mature to go to. Group and SMMUSD mom and dad have precedence enrollment. Enrollment is as a result of the Adult Education Heart, found at 2510 Lincoln Blvd., Home 203, Santa Monica, 90405. Visit or speak to Olga Saucedo at (310) 664-6222, ext. 76203 or [email protected] to enroll.
Citizenship Lessons
Mondays / 12 to 2:30 p.m.
English as a 2nd Language (ESL) Courses
ESL Conversation, Large / Mondays / 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
ESL Discussion, Small / Fridays / 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
ESL Dialogue, Substantial / Saturdays / 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Have inquiries or need assist? Library workers are out there Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Thursday 2 – 8 p.m. Get hold of us at (310) 458-8600 or [email protected]
Submitted by Karen Reitz