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

TED Talk Discussion: Drones and Aircraft

Seven people came to January’s TED Talk discussion group about drones and aircraft. This month’s videos were: Meet the dazzling flying machines of the future – Raffaello D’Andrea (Feb. 2016) How we’re using drones to deliver blood and save lives – Keller Rinaudo (Aug. 2017) How autonomous flying taxis could change the way we travel… Continue reading TED Talk Discussion: Drones and Aircraft

Winter Celebration with MākMō

On December 15, over 70 adults and children came to the Wiseburn library for the Hawaiian-themed Winter Celebration. As festive Hawaiian carols played, children created decorations at six craft stations and watched baking soda volcano demonstrations prepared by the MākMō team. The Friends of the Hawthorne and Wiseburn Libraries helped provide craft supplies for the… Continue reading Winter Celebration with MākMō

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.