Kinecta Kindness

Thanks to the leadership and dedication of our president Mona Zirkes-Falco, Friends of the Hawthorne and Wiseburn Libraries was recently recognized as a #KinectaKindness awardee and will a receive a $250 donation from Kinecta. The #KinectaKindness program recognizes caring friends, neighbors, and others in the community for their acts of goodwill. Congratulations and thank you,… Continue reading Kinecta Kindness

Create & Explore Saturdays

It was a busy fall at Wiseburn Library with the new Create & Explore program on Saturday mornings. Each week, dozens of children and their families came to create book-inspired works of art and explore fun science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) activities. Create & Explore Saturdays continue into the new year at 10am… Continue reading Create & Explore Saturdays

Halloween Spooktacular

Wiseburn Library welcomed a whopping 95 participants for its Halloween Spooktacular with MākMō on Saturday! MākMō is an LA County Library initiative that supports makerspaces and promotes Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs in local communities. Goblins and ghouls alike gathered to whip up cauldrons of slime, make ghosts levitate and dance with acid-base reactions and static… Continue reading Halloween Spooktacular

Author Talk with Robert Clary

Hawthorne Library was pleased this week to welcome Robert Clary, author of From the Holocaust to Hogan’s Heroes: the autobiography of Robert Clary this week. Mr. Clary shared riveting stories from his multifaceted life as a Holocaust survivor, entertainer, singer, artist, and actor. This program was sponsored by Friends of the Hawthorne and Wiseburn Libraries.