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Art Show- Vincent Lowry: California Landscapes

Thursday, August 31, 2017
Peninsula Center Library
Foyer Exhibit Area
High definition pictures of California's coastlines, lakes, and mountains By Vincent Lowry are showcased in an aluminum medium during the month of August at the Palos Verdes Library District.  Vincent will also be giving a talk and presentation about his work on August 19th at 3 pm in the Peninsula Center Library Community Room.  A reception with light refreshments will follow the presentation.

Artist Bio:

Vincent Lowry is a professional photographer who has taken landscape and portrait pictures all over the United States. Vincent's love for photography started in Albuquerque, New Mexico (where he was born), and his favorite sites to shoot are coastlines, lakes, and mountains. Vincent lives in Southern California. In addition to photography, Vincent is a father, painter, and author of five books. Vincent's photography website is http://vincentlowry.zenfolio.com/.
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Art Show: Fernando Del Rosario "Real Heroes"

Saturday, September 30, 2017
Malaga Cove Library
Gallery Exhibit Area
Real Heroes
Art Exhibit by Fernando Del Rosario
August 1- September 30

Creating Art from Comics Workshop
August 12, 2-3 pm
Supplies will be provided. Reception with light refreshments to follow.

The collection of original work by Fernando Del Rosario celebrates superheroes and extraordinary people.  As a boy Fernando found solace in the stories and characters of superheroes in comic books.  As he got older, he began to realize that ordinary people are superheroes too, making them extraordinary.  This exhibit honors both the superhero and the ordinary. Every one of the comic book pages in the art are from his collection as a kid.


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Babies in the Library

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Peninsula Center Library
Storytime Room
Aimed at ages 6-24 months, but open to all ages, this half hour includes playtime, a lap sit session with songs and nursery rhymes and a story for our youngest patrons and their caregivers. No registration required.
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Magnificent Monday Storytime

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Malaga Cove Library
Community Room
Join us for stories, songs, crafts and more hosted by Hilda the happy horse puppet. Recommended for ages 2-5 years. For more information call the Young Readers Desk at 310-377.9584, ext 600
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Babies in the Library

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Peninsula Center Library
Storytime Room
Come to a special storytime for Babies and their Caregivers! This storytime is specifically for babies ages 6 months to 23 months and their caregivers.
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Art Exhibit: Forgone but Not Forgotten

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Peninsula Center Library
Community Room
In honor of Senior Citizen's Day, artist Charlice Lin photographed individuals over the age of 75 in the way in which they would like to be celebrated. Join us for a special one day art exhibit & reception to celebrate these individuals and their achievements and contributions.  Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, call 310.377.9584 ext. 230 or visit www.pvld.org
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Babies in the Library

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Miraleste Library
Main Floor
A half hour of playtime, singing, rhythm and rhyme and stories. Aimed at ages 6 to 24 months and a parent or caregiver, but all ages are welcome. No registration required.
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Curly's Tuesday Storytime

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Peninsula Center Library
Storytime Room
Curly the sheep puppet invites you to a half-hour of stories, songs, and silliness! Recommended for ages 2-5. Free tickets are required and available to pick up at the Young Readers desk prior to storytime.
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Curly's Tuesday Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Peninsula Center Library
Storytime Room
Curly the sheep puppet invites you to a half-hour of stories, songs, and silliness! Recommended for ages 2-5. Free tickets are required and available to pick up at the Young Readers desk prior to storytime.
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Tuesday Writer's Workshop

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Peninsula Center Library
Conference Room
Adult Writer's Workshop.
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Crafter's Circle

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Peninsula Center Library
Staff Lounge
Let’s come together for some handicrafts and good conversation! The Crafter’s Circle is Palos Verdes Library District’s established crafter’s group. The members are currently knitting and crocheting baby hats, scarves, and blankets to donate to local charities. Visitors are welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring their own materials, though some supplies may be available on site. Informal knitting/crochet lessons are offered. The Peninsula Center Staff Lounge is located at 701 Silver Spur Rd., Rolling Hills Estates.

For more information call 310.377.9584 x293.
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Book to Art Club

6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Peninsula Center Library
Purcell Meeting Room
Want a hands-on and creative way to engage with literature? 

The Book to Art Club is just the place!  Every 2 months we will read a book and then come together to make art and discuss the book.

Supplies will be provided but you may also bring your own.
No registration necessary.

2017 Dates and Titles:
  • April 25: The Patron Saint of Ugly by Marie Manilla
  • June 27: I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson
  • August 22: The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro
  • October 24: The Last Painting of Sara De Vos by Dominic Smith
  • December: NO MEETING

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Barney Bear Storytime

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Peninsula Center Library
Storytime Room
Barney Bear, the puppet, shares stories, songs and silliness! Recommended for ages 2 - 5 years. Pick up free tickets at the Young Reader's Desk 15 minutes prior to the storytime.
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Jimmy's Jammin' Storytime

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Miraleste Library
Main Floor
Stories, songs, and puppets! Recommended for ages 2 - 5 years, but all ages welcome. No registration required.
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Barney Bear Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Peninsula Center Library
Storytime Room
Barney Bear, the puppet, shares stories, songs and silliness! Recommended for ages 2 - 5 years. Pick up free tickets at the Young Reader's Desk 15 minutes prior to the storytime.
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Passport Services Hours

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Peninsula Center Library
Passport Office
For information about forms, fees, or setting up an appointment, please visit the Passport Services page.
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PVE City Council Members

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Peninsula Center Library
Conference Room
PVE Resident Issues
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Thwacky Thursday Storytime

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Peninsula Center Library
Storytime Room
Wacky fun on Thursdays with stories, rhythm, and more! Recommended for ages 2-5 years. Pick up free tickets at the Young Readers desk 15 minutes prior to the storytime. For more information, please call the Young Readers Desk at (310) 377-9584 ext. 600.
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Thwacky Thursday Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Peninsula Center Library
Storytime Room
Wacky fun on Thursdays with stories, rhythm, and more! Recommended for ages 2-5 years. Pick up free tickets at the Young Readers desk 15 minutes prior to the storytime. For more information, please call the Young Readers Desk at (310) 377-9584 ext. 600.
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History Discussion Group

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Malaga Cove Library
Community Room
The Malaga Cove Library is happy to present a monthly History Discussion Group.  Various speakers present a lively and informative presentation on topics of interest related to history. 

For more information please contact the Malaga Cove Library @ 310-377-9584 X551. No reservations required.



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The Multiplex film series presents LION

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Peninsula Center Library
Community Room
The Multiplex: American cinema at the Peninsula Center Library Rolling Hills Estates, CA –Join us for PVLD’s The Multiplex, a film series featuring notable, popular and recent American releases from Hollywood. The Multiplex screenings will occur on the fourth Thursday of every month at 3 AND 6 p.m. Our next film showing will be LION at 3 p.m., Thursday, August 24 in the Peninsula Center Library Community Room. This event is free and open to the public and seating is on a first come basis and not guaranteed. 

Following the film, there may be a brief discussion facilitated by the coordinator of the series. The Peninsula Center Library is located at 701 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates. For more information call 310.377.9584, ext 214 or e-mail jpeck@pvld.org to be placed on an e-mail list to receive informational e-mails about PVLD film programs.
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The Multiplex film series presents LION

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Peninsula Center Library
Community Room
The Multiplex: American cinema at the Peninsula Center Library, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 

Join us for PVLD’s The Multiplex, a film series featuring notable, popular and recent American releases from Hollywood. The Multiplex screenings will occur on the fourth Thursday of every month at 3 AND 6 p.m. Our next film showing will be LION at 6 p.m., Thursday, August 24 in the Peninsula Center Library Community Room. This event is free and open to the public and seating is on a first come basis. 

Following the film, there may be a brief discussion facilitated by the coordinator of the series. The Peninsula Center Library is located at 701 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates. 

For more information call 310.377.9584, ext 214 or e-mail jpeck@pvld.org to be placed on an e-mail list to receive informational e-mails about PVLD film programs.
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Passport Services Hours

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Peninsula Center Library
Passport Office
For information about forms, fees, or setting up an appointment, please visit the Passport Services page.
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Babies in the Library

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Malaga Cove Library
Main Floor
Parents and caregivers are invited to join us for a program designed especially for 6 to 23 month olds, including interactive play time and a lap-sit session introducing finger plays and nursery rhymes. Older and younger children may also attend. No registration necessary.
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Babies in the Library

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Malaga Cove Library
Main Floor
This half session includes playtime. a lapsit session with songs, bounces and rhymes, and a story for our youngest patrons. Aimed at ages 6 - 24 months and their parent or caregivers, but all ages may come.
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