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October 2021
Cover to Cover Reading Program
Fall into Reading with In-N-Out Burger!

Children between the ages of 4 and 12 who read or listen to five books can receive a certificate for a free hamburger or cheeseburger at any In-N-Out location.

Each child may earn up to three burger certificates during the program from October 4 to November 12.

Check out your fall reads and sign-up at your neighborhood branch!

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For Kids & Families
Family Storytime

  • Bilingual Storytime, 4 p.m.
    on Mondays at Central
  • Family Storytime
    3 p.m. on Fridays at Euclid
  • Family Fun Night, 5 p.m. on Thursdays at Central

Preschool and Toddler Storytime

  • Toddler Time, 11 a.m.
    on Mondays at Canyon Hills
  • Read with Me, 11 a.m.
    on Tuesdays at Central
  • Stay, Play, & Learn,
    11 a.m. on Fridays at Central
  • Preschool Storytime,
    11:15 a.m. on Fridays at Canyon Hills

Storytime participants ages 3-11 must wear a mask.

More Storytimes



Virtual Storytimes

Bilingual Storytime with Orange County Soccer Club
Tues, Oct. 5 at 2 p.m. on Facebook
Be a reading star and join us for
a Bilingual storytime with soccer players Abraham Romero and Danny Faundez.

Storytime & Craft Pick-up
Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. on Zoom
Join Miss Kimi for some fun stories plus a freee craft! Email Kimi at to reserve your craft kit and Zoom meeting link.


Historic House Tours

Saturday, Oct. 2, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
at Founders' Park (400 N West Street, Anaheim, CA 92805)

Experience Anaheim during the Victorian era and learn about our agricultural history! Knowledgeable volunteer docents are available to answer questions about the historic Mother Colony and Woelke-Stoffel Houses, the exhibit in the Carriage House, and the landmark Moreton Bay fig tree.

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Arts and Crafts

Arts & Crafts

Make Buttons & Zines
Mon, Oct. 4 at 5 p.m. at Central

Dominican Carnival Mask
Thurs, Oct. 7 at 3 p.m. at Euclid

Butterfly Craft
Fri, Oct. 8 at 3 p.m. at Euclid

Rock Art Painting
Mon, Oct. 11 at 3 p.m. at Euclid

Sugar Skulls
Part I: Made from Scratch
Mon, Oct. 25 at 3 p.m. at Euclid
Part II: Decorating
Thurs, Oct. 28 at 3 p.m. at Euclid

For Adults

Butterflies in Your Garden

Tues, Oct. 5 at 1 p.m. at Canyon

Join a Master Gardener from
UC Cooperative Extension Department who will discuss creating a garden to attract butterflies and other pollinators beneficial to our environment.

Butterfly in the Garden

Butterflies Past, Present, and Future: Dominican Women’s Contributions to Global Feminism

Mon, Oct. 18 at 5 p.m. at Central

Dr. April J. Mayes, Associate Professor of History at Pomona College, will explore women’s activism and feminism in the Dominican Republic prior to the nascence of “Las Mariposas” and
Dr. Esther Hernández-Medina, visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology at Pomona College, will examine the legacy of the Mirabal sisters in contemporary Dominican feminism and in the international movement against violence against women.

More Adult Programs

Gender & Political Resistance in the Struggle Against the Trujillo Dictatorship

Wed, Oct. 6 at 5 p.m. at Central

In this presentation, Dr. Maythee Rojas, Professor of Chicano and Latino Studies at California State University, Long Beach, highlights the impact that the dictatorship had on women and how the Mirabal sisters emerged as leading figures in the country’s political activism even as it ultimately resulted in their demise.

Learn Merengue & Bachata

Thurs, Oct. 14 at 5 p.m. at Haskett

Marco Rosas, dance instructor and choreographer at Passion y Tumbao Dance Studio, brings the two most popular dances of the Dominican Republic, the merengue and bachata, to Anaheim. Please wear comfortable clothing.

Career Cove

Career Resources

Anaheim Public Library offers free career resources to help job seekers enhance their career. Explore careers, get live coaching, take courses, and more with your Anaheim Public Library Card on
the Career Resources webpage

Visit the Career Cove at Central Library on Tuesday, Oct. 5 from
1 p.m. to 5 p.m. for in-person assistance with our partner
Anaheim Workforce Connection

Reimagine Your Favorite Books Through Zines

Fall STEAM Faire

The hands-on STEAM Faire has been rescheduled to Spring 2022. 

Stay tuned for updates!

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