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Library Card Design Contest

Friday, August 26, 2016
All Branches
Artists of all ages are invited to design a limited edition library card!

Pickup a template at any PVLD library.  Submissions accepted July 11th- August 26th, 2016.

Judging & Prizes
  • Entries will be on display at the Peninsula Center Library from September 1st-September 30th, 2016
  • Winners will be chosen by public vote and prizes will be awarded in 3 categories: Youth (10 & under), Teen (11-17), and Adult (18 & over)
  • One (1) $50 gift-card will be awarded to the winner in each category.

Rules:
  • Contest is open to all PVLD library cardholders
  • All designs must be completed using the paper template which will be available at all PVLD libraries.
  • Artwork can be done in any media but must be submitted using the provided template.
  • All artwork must be original, previously unpublished, and free of copyright restrictions.
  • Both horizontal and vertical designs will be considered.
  • Upon submission, entrants grant the Palos Verdes Library District all rights to the artwork and consents that all artwork may be displayed and/or reproduced without limitation and without compensation.
  • Entries must be accompanied by signed entry form, available at all PVLD libraries and at www.pvld.org
  • Limit one (1) entry per person.  Do not include your name in the artwork.
  • Submissions must be made in-person at any PVLD library.
Questions? Call 310-377-9584 x230


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Library Card Design Contest- Exhibition and Voting

Friday, September 30, 2016
Peninsula Center Library
Foyer

This summer the Palos Verdes Library District held it first ever Library Card Design Contest!  Artists and patrons of all ages were able to submit designs during July and August.  The designs will be on display at the Peninsula Center Library during the month of September and the community can to vote on their favorite designs.  September is also National Library Card Month so get out and vote on all of these inspiring designs.  Patrons will also be able to vote on PVLD's Facebook page.

Winners will be chosen from three categories: Youth (10 and under), Teens (11-17), and Adults (18+).  

The library will produce the winning card in each category and the winners will each receive a $50 gift card for Barnes and Noble.

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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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Temple Bethel

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Peninsula Center Library
Conference Room
Discussion of Torah
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Passport Services Hours

1:00 PM - 4:30 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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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.  This month Laszlo Gyermek will be speaking on his book, "Travelogues and Reflections of a 20th Century European-American. 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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Palos Verdes Adult Coloring Club

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Peninsula Center Library
Staff Lounge
The Palos Verdes Coloring Club.  Come and relax, de-stress, sharpen your brain and meet new people.  Adult coloring is the perfect way to accomplish these goals.  Bring a few colored pencils, markers, pens or Crayola pencils.  We will supply some pictures to get you started.  You will learn techniques, shading, where to get supplies at great prices, even free!
Please RSVP: ehbarri@gmail.com
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The Multiplex film series presents HAIL, CAESAR!

3:00 PM - 5:15 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 HAIL, CAESAR! at 3 p.m., Thursday, August 25, 2016 in the Peninsula Center Library Community Room. This event is free and open to the public. 

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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Blue Train College Prep

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Peninsula Center Library
Conference Room
ACT Prep Course
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The Multiplex film series presents HAIL, CAESAR!

6:00 PM - 8:15 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 HAIL, CAESAR! at 6 p.m., Thursday, August 25, 2016 in the Peninsula Center Library Community Room. This event is free and open to the public. 

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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Westfield Park Recreation and Parkway

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Peninsula Center Library
Conference Room
Public Board Meeting
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Pureland Buddhist Center of Southern California

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Peninsula Center Library
Conference Room
Lecture in Japanese on Purpose of Life i Buddhism, followed by Q & A
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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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Passport Services Hours

1:00 PM - 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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Compass Education Group

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Peninsula Center Library
Community Room
Practice Tests
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Silly Saturday Storytime

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Peninsula Center Library
Storytime Room
Get silly with us every Saturday morning! We'll have a half hour of stories, songs and puppet fun! All ages welcome. 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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Strategy Games Club

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Malaga Cove Library
Gallery
Strategy Games Club

2nd & 4th Saturday, 1-3 pm
Malaga Cove Library in the Art Gallery
2400 Via Campesina
Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274
(310)377-9584 ext. 551

A stimulating space for playful thinking where children and caregivers can play board games together, organize tournaments, and learn how fun board games can be combined with education and learning.  Strategy board games can help children to improve their mathematical, logical, reading, interpretation, and problem solving skills.  Caregivers are encouraged to stay and play with their children to ensure a fun-filled time for all.

Games include but are not limited to:

Mancala
Battle Ship
Brain Twisters
Pokemon
Chinese checkers
Checkers
Sodoku

Pictureka

We The People

Connect Four

El Dorado
Geo Bee Challenge
Ticket to Ride
Headbandz
Bananagrams
Scrabble
Vocab Bingo

Carlos Angeles is an expert in using board games in education to teach almost any subject.  He currently teaches a Math Games class as part of the Great Educational Experiences Program in Long Beach.  Carlos is also bilingual in Spanish and sometimes uses the language in the classes he teaches, giving children even more opportunities to learn.
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Kids Chess!

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Malaga Cove Library
Community Room
This program is open to kids ages 8-16. Instruction (with time for free play) is provided by library volunteer Frank Duane. For more information call 310-377-9584 x551.
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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
Main Floor
Stories, songs and crafts. Recommended for ages 2-5 years.
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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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Passport Services Hours

1:00 PM - 4:30 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
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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