DP Library News: November 2017

The Dana Point Library offers the following November activities FREE of charge. No registration is needed except for ESL and Computer Skills classes. Activities are held in the Community Room unless otherwise noted. Walk-ins welcome.
CHILDREN
Read to a Dog – Wednesday, November 1 and Tuesday, November 21, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. For beginning readers. Special therapy dogs love listening to stories. Held in the children’s area.
Toddler Storytime – Tuesdays in November, 10:30 am. Stories, activities and songs for children under 3 years old and their favorite adults to enjoy together. Stay and play with puzzles
and toys after storytime.
Preschool Storytime – Wednesdays in November, 10:30 am. Stories, activities, and fun for children, ages 3 to 5. Stay and play with puzzles and crafts after storytime.
Lego Club – Wednesday, November 8, 3:00 pm. Design build, and create. Lego bricks provided. All ages welcome!
Fur, Feathers and Fun – Saturday, November 18, 2:00 to 3:00 pm. A hands-on program exploring different animal body coverings and their purpose. View (and touch!) some fun and interesting animals. Fur to feathers. Scales to spines. A program for the whole family, generously sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
PJ Storytime – Monday, November 27, 5:30 p.m. The whole family is welcome to join us for an evening of stories. Wearing pajamas is encouraged. A cookie and water will be served. Provided by the NCL Laguna Sunshine Readers.
ADULTS
Friends of the Library Annual Holiday Book Sale – Saturday, November 4 and Sunday November 5, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Books, cards, puzzles and more available for sale in the library’s community room.
ESL English Class – Each Monday and Friday in November, 11:00 am and 1:00 pm. Learn to read, write and speak English. **Register at esl.danapt@gmail.com.
Coloring Club – Fridays in November, 10:00 a.m. to Noon. Bring out your inner artist while surrounded by books and good company. All materials provided. Held at the adult tables. Learn Basic Computer Skills – Tuesdays, November 7, 14, and 21, 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Learn basic computer skills with a free, three-part, hands-on class. The classes cover computer vocabulary, using a mouse, Email, and internet searching.
**Registration is required. Call (949) 496-5517 or visit the library to register.
Write On Writing Group – Tuesdays, November 7 and 21, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. If you have ever thought of writing a piece of fiction or non-fiction, we invite you to share your work and improve your craft through Write On, a friendly group who read and critique each other’s work.
Gentle Readers Book Club – Thursday, November 9, 10:30 a.m. to Noon. For those interested in books without graphic content. Copies of the current selection, The Innkeeper of Ivy Hill, are available at the service desk.
Travel Club – Sunday, November 19, 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. This month Rick Steeves takes us to Wales via DVD.
Foreign Film – Sunday, November 26, 3:00 p.m. This month’s selection is Moka, a 2016 French release. Diane Kramer travels to Evian in search of a mocha-colored Mercedes that she believes killed her son in a hit-and-run accident. See what happens when she finds the car’s owner.
Seaside Book Club – Monday November 27, 10:30 a.m. to Noon. Copies of current book, The Nightingale by Kirsten Hannah, are available at the service desk.
—Karla Sanders

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