DP Library News: September 2017

The following is a list of programs and events at Dana Point Library for September 2017. All events are held in the Library Community Room unless otherwise noted. Walk-ins are welcome.


Toddler Storytime — Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. Stories, activities and songs for children under 3 and their favorite adults to enjoy together. Stay and play with puzzles and toys after storytime. No registration required.

Preschool Storytime — Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. Stories, activities, and fun for children, ages 3 to 5. Stay and play with puzzles and crafts after storytime. No registration required.

Read to a Dog — Wednesday, September 6 and Tuesday, September 19, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. For beginning readers. These special therapy dogs love listening to stories. Held in the children’s area.
Lego Club — Wednesday, September 13, 3:00 p.m. Design, build, and create. Lego bricks provided. No registration required. All ages welcome.
Talk like a Pirate Day — Tuesday, September 19, 4:00 p.m. Ahoy mateys! Thar be plenty of swashbucklin’ fun at the library this afternoon. Talk in your best pirate lingo to earn prizes. No registration required. Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Dana Point Library. Join us…if you dare!
PJ Storytime — Monday, September 25, 5:30 p.m. Children of all ages with parent or guardian.Wearing pajamas is encouraged. A cookie and water will be served. Provided by the NCL Laguna Sunshine Readers.


Coloring and Knitting Club — Fridays, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Bring out your inner artist while surrounded by books and good company. All materials provided free. No registration required. Held at the adult tables.
Write On! Writers Group — Tuesdays, September 5 and 19, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Gentle Readers Book Club — Thursday, September 14, 10:30 to 12:00 noon. For those interested in optimistic but provocative books without the graphic content. Copies of current selection, Born to Run by Christopher McDougall, are available at the service desk.
Travel Club — Sunday, September 17, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Do you love travel, learning new things, exploring interesting places and meeting fellow adventurers? Join the Travel Club as we continue our voyage to exotic destinations. Guest speaker and travel consultant, Chuck Weghorst of Saddleback College, will offer travel tips and take your questions this month. No registration required.
Foreign Film — Sunday, September 24, 3:00 p.m. This month’s selection is Theeb, directed by Naji Abu Nowak. Set in 1916 in the Ottoman Empire. Two Bedouin brothers guide a British Army officer through dangerous terrain. Free. No registration required.
Seaside Book Club — Monday, September 25, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Copies of current book, Born to Run, by Christopher McDougall are available at the service desk.

—Karla Sanders

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