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Holiday Events · Temporada de fiestas

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Looking for something special to do this holiday season? Check out our calendar of holiday programs—there is something for every member of the family. Attending these events can also help you complete the Winter Reading Challenge.

En esta temporada nuestras bibliotecas se visten de fiesta y ofrecen una programación especial de actividades para todas las edades. Participar en estas actividades también te ayuda a completar nuestro Reto de lectura de invierno. ¡Felices fiestas!


Upcoming Events · Calendario de actividades


colorful, round holiday ornaments
December 10, 2019 3:00PM
All kids are invited to create holiday decorations that they can take home.

 

Tony Daniels
December 10, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Please Join us for a fun, magical afternoon with Tony Daniels as he takes you on a magical journey through this winter wonderland. 

 

Snow globe with falling snow
December 10, 2019 4:30PM
Learn how to make cool and simple snow globes.

 

Photo of the Kadima String Quartet.
December 10, 2019 6:30PM to 7:30PM
Join us as the Kadima String Quartet returns for a special Holiday Concert. All ages are welcome!The Kadima String Quartet will also be...

 

Storytime
December 11, 2019 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Stories and short films for kids. Santa Claus will make a special visit to the library at 4 p.m.

 

vanilla sundae made into snowman with licorice, chocolate chips, marshmallow and cherry
December 11, 2019 4:00PM
Decorate vanilla ice cream and toppings to look like a snowman and then enjoy your tasty creation.

 

closeup of hands making paper snowflakes
December 11, 2019 4:00PM
Kids ages 4 to 10 years old can drop in and enjoy crafts, games, puppet shows and more. In December, we offer the following programs for...

 

dog wearing santa hat with text that reads prince bailey
December 11, 2019 4:30PM
Families are invited to a festive program of cookie decorating, holiday music and fun with therapy dog Prince Bailey and his owner, Aydiee...

 

December 12, 2019 11:00AM
Join us for a fun and interesting Chanukah Storytime for toddlers presented by Sara Greisman. 

 

Happy Christmas tree surrounded by colored pencils
December 12, 2019 3:30PM
Join us for this special, Christmas-themed craft program for children and their caregivers, and create something to take home as...

 

December 12, 2019 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Join us for read-aloud stories about snowmen fun in the winter and make a holiday arts and craft.

 

Woman cutting paper crafts.
December 12, 2019 3:30PM to 5:30PM
Craft your own holiday cards during a film screening of Elf.

 

Paper winter globes
December 12, 2019 4:00PM
Listen to Christmas stories and create a winter wonderland snow globe. Gift it to a friend, family member, or use it for decoration during...

 

man with different items that can be used for juggling
December 12, 2019 4:00PM
Join us for some fun with a professional family-oriented comedy juggling show! This five-time world record juggler will amaze you! Come and...

 

Colorful lights
December 12, 2019 4:00PM
Happy Holidays! We are excited for this fun arts and crafts activity where you can design the base for a holiday inspired light! This can...

 

Three gingerbread houses on red and white background.
December 12, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Create your own edible "gingerbread" house out of graham crackers, frosting and candy. KidCraft is a weekly series of...

 

homemade green holiday card with red ribbon
December 12, 2019 4:00PM to 5:30PM
Get ready for the holidays! Join us for this fun, do-it-yourself holiday card workshop. Get creative and crafty making holiday cards for...

 

Arts and Crafts
December 12, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Join us as we recycle old and damaged books into beautiful holiday wreaths.

 

three examples of christmas tree cones made with yarn, raffia and felt
December 12, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Make a small Christmas tree with paper cone and raffia or felt and bling! All are welcome, but children under 10 years old should attend...

 

Film Screening
December 12, 2019 5:00PM to 7:00PM
Join us for the movie It's a Wonderful Life, starring James Stewart and Donna Reed.George Bailey has so many problems, he is thinking...

 

photo of card
December 12, 2019 6:30PM to 7:30PM
Make a holiday card using our Sizzix die cut machine or create your own design. 

 

Winter Reading Challenge prizes: lanyards and buttons
Daily (Dec. 13, 2019 through Jan. 13, 2020)
From December 13 through January 13, all ages can join our Winter Reading Challenge and win free prizes like lanyards and classic fruit...

 

Used Book Sale
December 14, 2019 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Please join us for the Friends' Holiday Book Sale!  We have a fine selection of books of all kinds.  Books make great gifts for...

 

December 14, 2019 10:30AM
Our Annual Holiday Book Sale features great gift items. Visit our upstairs Samuel Pinkus Community Room and experience fabulous deals.Sale...

 

Family Activity
December 14, 2019 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Sing along to favorite songs from a variety of winter holidays. This program is intended for children ages 3-8.

 

clipart of a film reel and popcorn and film poster of "A Christmas Story" in between
December 14, 2019 1:00PM to 2:30PM
Join us for a viewing of a fun, family friendly classic film, A Christmas Story. 

 

View near Hollywood and Vine in the 1960s, looking west.
December 14, 2019 2:00PM
Complied from a variety of film sources, spanning most of the twentieth century, Rick Prelinger, of the Prelinger Library and the Internet...

 

Arts and Crafts
December 14, 2019 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Make some cool holiday crafts. This program is intended for kids ages 7 and up.

 

Party
December 14, 2019 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Bring your friends and family to the library and sign-up for the Winter Reading Challenge. There will be registration prizes for everyone!...

 

illustrations of holiday bell and dreidel with text that reads valley villagers choir
December 14, 2019 2:00PM
Come and hear the Valley Villagers Choir sing holiday selections in four-part harmony.Under the direction of Anthony Concepcion, our...

 

December 14, 2019 2:00PM
Kick off our Winter Reading Challenge with this holiday miniature garden workshop!Learn about cultivating succulents and then create your...

 

Film Screening
Saturdays at 3 p.m.
Join us for a classic film screening every Saturday! This month: December 07 Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)December 14 A Christmas...

 

a princess puppet and snowman puppet
December 14, 2019 3:30PM
Travel along with Pepe the Dog and Freezey the Snow Girl on their adventure to the North Pole to find the Gingerbread Princess, who is...

 

Holiday
December 14, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Come hear the Granada Hills Youth Ensemble play a variety of holiday favorites. Everyone is welcome.

 

Overhead image of hands cutting paper for crafts.
December 16, 2019 2:30PM to 5:00PM
This installment of our Connecting Cultures series will feature traditional holiday crafts from around the world. Learn about global...

 

December 16, 2019 3:00PM
Kids, join us for a fun craft program as we take mason jars and decorate them with tissue paper to turn them into beautiful luminaries!...

 

Paper plate and foam sticker wreath
December 16, 2019 4:00PM
Create winter wreaths from paper plates and winter and holiday foam stickers! 

 

December 16, 2019 4:00PM
Join us for a photo/image transfer onto wooden ornaments. You will learn to transfer images/pictures onto a small wooden ornament...

 

Arts and Crafts
December 17, 2019 2:00PM
For this month's adult craft, we will be using sharpies to decorate plates for the holidays. 

 

Red and white containers of movie theater popcorn.
December 17, 2019 3:00PM to 5:00PM
Kids, parents and caregivers, join us for a screening of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, starring Jim Carrey. All ages welcome.

 

a christmas ornament decorated with alcohol ink
December 17, 2019 3:30PM
Learn how to use alcohol ink and create a decorative piece for the holidays or just for fun.This program is for teens and tweens ages 11-18...

 

Science Fun
December 17, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Children learn about the scientific concept that electricity travels in a circuit, while creating greeting cards.This program is intended...

 

festive decorations, hot cocoa, and tarts
December 17, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Celebrate with food and games, and help plan out future activities in Teen’Scape.

 

image shows a gingerbread house decorated with white frosting and candy accents, with an ice cream cone green christmas tree and a blue snowy background.
December 17, 2019 4:00PM
Join us for our 6th annual gingerbread house competition. Use your creativity to make a house out of graham crackers, candy and frosting!...

 

Family Activity
December 17, 2019 4:30PM
The Luce Puppet Company presents a "Wacky Winter Adventure"! Join Pepe the Dog and Freezey the Snow Girl on a journey to the North Pole,...

 

Photo of the Valley Villagers Choir.
December 17, 2019 6:30PM to 7:30PM
The Valley Villagers Choir returns in December for a Holiday Concert. Led by their new choir director, Anthony Concepcion, they will be...

 

Book Club
December 18, 2019 11:00AM to 12:00PM
We will discussing "Christmas on my mind" by Janet Dailey. All are welcome.

 

December 18, 2019 3:00PM
We “triple dog dare you” to come see this Holiday classic.  Watch as little 9-year-old Ralphie has to convince his parents, his...

 

Photo of two gingerbread houses.
December 18, 2019 3:30PM to 5:30PM
Design and take home your very own gingerbread house! This program was made possible with the generous support of the Center Theatre Group...

 

Storytime
December 18, 2019 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Stories and winter crafts for children.

 

Image of gingerbread houses
December 18, 2019 4:00PM
Create your own gingerbread house!

 

santa faces
December 18, 2019 4:00PM
Haven't taken your holiday pictures? Come and take a picture with Santa! Then stay to decorate your own ornament.¡Ven y tómate una foto con...

 

closeup of hands making paper snowflakes
December 18, 2019 4:00PM
Kids ages 4 to 10 years old can drop in and enjoy crafts, games, puppet shows and more. In December, we offer the following programs for...

 

three pine cons with green branches
December 18, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Create your own mini-Christmas tree! Join us a for a fun craft using pine cones, paint, glitter and more!

 

Marionettes of Santa, a reindeer, and an elf
December 18, 2019 6:30PM
Get in the holiday spirit with Franklin Haynes and his dazzling cast of marionettes as they deliver a special performance of their play...

 

Happy Christmas tree surrounded by colored pencils
December 19, 2019 3:30PM
Join us for this special, Christmas-themed craft program for children and their caregivers, and create something to take home as...

 

Gingerbread House Competition for Teens
December 19, 2019 3:30PM
For teens ages 11 to 18. Teens can create their version of a "gingerbread" house using graham crackers, icing and candy. Work in pairs or...

 

December 19, 2019 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Join us for read-aloud stories about gingerbread houses and make a winter arts and craft.

 

mail with paintbrush
December 19, 2019 3:30PM
'Tis the season for Holiday Mail Art. When is the last time you sent out holiday snail mail or received it? Because of email,...

 

Drawing of a robot holding a red-colored heart
December 19, 2019 3:30PM
Winter holidays are 'round the corner, so instead of sending the same ol' cards, spruce up your repertoire with DIY ones that light up!...

 

Image of stack of books with holiday ribbons
December 19, 2019 4:00PM
Join us for our book sale on Saturday, December 14 from 11:00am - 2:00pm. Come back on Thursday, December 19 from 4:00-5:00 p.m., we will...

 

Picture of holiday tree ornaments
December 19, 2019 4:00PM
Create a cute holiday ornament to hang up at home.  All supplies are provided.

 

paper snowflake
December 19, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Children and teens are invited to this workshop to make greeting cards for the holiday season. All supplies will be provided.  

 

candy bar snowmen
December 19, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Join us for a teen craft program making candy bar snowmen. All supplies will be provided. For teens and older children.

 

plate with three holiday decorated cookies
December 19, 2019 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Join us for our Cookie Decorating Party! Decorate (and eat!) cookies at our teen kick-off to the Winter Reading Challenge!

 

Film Screening
December 19, 2019 5:00PM to 7:00PM
We will be showing the movie Beethoven's Christmas Adventure for our second movie in December. A Christmas elf accidentally takes off in...

 

Beauty and the Beast Enchanted Christmas
December 20, 2019 2:00PM
Join us for a free family movie, "Beauty and the Beast, The Enchanted Christmas".  Refreshments will be served.  

 

Snowman with trees behind.
December 21, 2019 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Stories, songs, and a snowy craft. This program is intended for children ages 3-8.

 

singing choir group
December 21, 2019 1:00PM
Join the Chatsworth Charter High School Jazz Band and Choir as they regale library patrons with popular holiday standards. This annual...

 

Performance
December 21, 2019 1:30PM to 3:00PM
Join us for a free concert by student musicians of Junior Chamber Music's Student Service Alliance! The performance will includes both...

 

December 21, 2019 2:00PM to 4:00PM
The Holidays are a time for celebrating the uncanny and the miraculous. This year, professional actors from Theatre Forty of Beverly Hills...

 

December 21, 2019 2:00PM
Join us for a Christmas movie the whole family will enjoy! Madea agrees to spend Christmas in a small rural town to visit a friend's...

 

Snow Girl and Dog puppets with winter background.
December 21, 2019 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Travel along with Pepe the Dog and Freezey the Snow Girl on their adventure to the North Pole to find the Gingerbread Princess, who, it is...

 

Holiday Cards
December 21, 2019 3:00PM to 5:00PM
 Come make your own handmade paper so that you can create natural Holiday Cards. All Ages Welcome!

 

Film Screening
Saturdays at 3 p.m.
Join us for a classic film screening every Saturday! This month: December 07 Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)December 14 A Christmas...

 

December 23, 2019 3:30PM
An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during...

 

December 23, 2019 3:30PM to 5:00PM
Wayne gets a new rookie partner, Lanny, after his previous partner got the promotion he wanted. Lanny has to remind Wayne of the Spirit of...

 

movie reel, popcorn, clapboard
December 23, 2019 3:30PM
Join us for this fun family movie event featuring Disney's Frozen. Rated PG. Run time 1 hour 45 mins. Free popcorn.  

 

Trolls cartoon characters
December 23, 2019 4:00PM
Join us for an afternoon screening of Trolls Holiday followed by a Trolls craft!

 

jack skellington from the nightmare before christmas
December 23, 2019 5:00PM to 7:00PM
Let's end 2019 with some holiday movies!We'll be screening The Nightmare Before Christmas. This film is rated PG. Refreshments will be...

 

movie theater popcorn
December 24, 2019 11:00AM to 12:30PM
It may not be very cold outside, but join us for a cozy film screening. Popcorn will be provided.

 

December 26, 2019 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Join us for read-aloud stories about the north pole elves and make a winter arts and craft.

 

Film Screening
December 26, 2019 4:00PM to 6:00PM
Join us for a free screening of Fly Away Home on our large screen. Based on a true story, this film is about a father and...

 

Storytime
December 28, 2019 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Count down to 2020 with stories, songs, and more!  This program is intended for children ages 3-8.

 

Arts and Crafts
December 28, 2019 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Make some cool New Year’s Crafts.  This program is intended for children ages 7 and up.

 

two adults and two children watching film in theatre
December 28, 2019 2:30PM
Enjoy an animated film featuring your favorite characters from Hundred Acre Woods, and meet your favorite bear. 

 

Film Screening
Saturdays at 3 p.m.
Join us for a classic film screening every Saturday! This month: December 07 Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)December 14 A Christmas...

 

Party
December 30, 2019 10:30AM
Celebrate the New Year at the Library!Join us for music, dancing, and refreshments. 

 

Image of ceramic doves before and after craft project
December 30, 2019 3:00PM
Let your creativity fly into the New Year. Everyone is invited to use colorful Sharpie markers to decorate ceramic doves. 

 

December 30, 2019 3:30PM to 5:00PM
A bright young yeti finds something he thought didn't exist: a human. News of this throws the simple yeti community into an uproar over...

 

Basket of fruits
December 30, 2019 4:00PM
Complete an activity for the Winter Reading Challenge by joining us for stories, songs, rhymes and crafts with a fruit theme! This program...

 

animated characters from the film
December 30, 2019 5:00PM to 7:00PM
Let's end 2019 with some holiday movies! We'll be screening Rise of the Guardians. This film is rated PG. Refreshments will...

 

movie theater popcorn
December 31, 2019 12:00PM to 2:00PM
Join us for a New Year’s Eve film screening! Snacks will be provided.

 

Arts and Crafts
December 31, 2019 3:30PM
Let's play games, eat snacks and get ready for the New Year. 

 

January 2, 2020 3:30PM to 4:30PM
Join us for fun read-aloud stories about new year's day and make a winter arts and craft.

 

woman in seated yoga position
January 8, 2020 6:00PM
Start the New Year with Mindfulness Meditation! This workshop, taught by Dr. John Robison, PhD and LCSW, will cover Eastern and Western...

 

Green slime
January 13, 2020 4:00PM
Celebrate your winter reading accomplishments by making your very own slime!

 

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