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Address:
501 S. Venice Boulevard
Venice, CA 90291
Phone:
(310) 821-1769
Fax:
(310) 306-9124
Email:
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Librarian:
Rachel Bindman, Senior Librarian
Upcoming Events at Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial Branch Library
June 27, 2016 10:15AM
Join us in a gentle yet deeply healing class where we will calm and clear the mind by working intelligently with the breath, mudras (hand-...
June 28, 2016 10:30AM
This interactive event is all about the fundamentals of moving science including Newton's laws of motion and all sorts of surprises.  This...
June 29, 2016 12:30PM
Bring a mat & get ready to breathe, stretch & more. Open to all levels!.
July 1, 2016 11:30AM
Work out your core muscles & stretch away stress. 
July 5, 2016 10:30AM
Feeling lucky? Play Loteria the Mexican Bingo, Simon Says, and other games for fun and prizes. Ages 5-12.
July 5, 2016 7:00PM
Want to reduce stress? Join Henry Schipper, a graduate of UCLA's Mindful Awareness Research Center, in a guided session that will refresh...
July 6, 2016 12:30PM
Bring a mat & get ready to breathe, stretch & more. Open to all levels!.
July 8, 2016 11:30AM
Work out your core muscles & stretch away stress. 

Ongoing Events

Student/Homework Zone
The library offers dedicated space, computers, iPads, homework resources and a trained Computer Aide to assist students grade 4-12.  Monday through Friday starting at 2:30pm. Free Printing

STARS
Storytelling And Reading (Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays): Trained volunteers read to children of all ages in the Children’s Area. Call or visit the branch for specific times.

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    The sleep revolution : transforming your life, one night at a time

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    The Road to Little Dribbling : Adventures of an American in Britain

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