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Anaheim Public Library

Library News

January 2022
Anaheim Reads
Save the Date for the next 2022 Anaheim Reads

The featured title is "The Best We Could Do" by Thi Bui, an illustrated memoir about the author and her family's daring escape during the Vietnam War in the 1970s. The story explores the challenges of building a new life as an immigrant in the United States while grappling with issues of belonging and identity. Copies of the book will be available at your neighborhood branch starting next week!

A variety of programs highlighting the book's theme will be offered for all ages at Anaheim Public Library from mid-February through mid-March. 

Click the button below to sign-up for special event emails about the Anaheim Reads kickoff at Central Library!

Funding has been provided by California Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

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For Kids & Families

In-person Storytimes

  • Bilingual P.J. Storytime (All Ages), at 5 p.m. on Thursdays at Ponderosa Joint-Use 

  • Arabic Storytime (All Ages), Wed, Jan. 26, 3:30 p.m. at Haskett Branch

  • Toddler Storytime, at 11:30 a.m. on *Mondays at East Anaheim

  • Family Storytime, at 4 p.m. on *Mondays at Central

  • Family Storytime, at 3 p.m. on Fridays at Euclid

    *Monday, Jan. 17 Anaheim Public Library is closed.
More Programs
Virtual Storytime

Virtual Storytimes

Family Storytime with Sunkist
Tues, Jan 18 at 5:30 p.m. 
Tues, Jan. 11 at 5:30 p.m. 
Tues, Jan. 25 at 5:30 p.m. 

These storytimes are hybrid and hosted on Zoom.

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STEAM Adventures

Watch virtual programs on the
Library's Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube.

STEAM Adventure

Electrolysis of Water
Watch on Thurs, Jan. 6 at 11:30 a.m.
Electrolysis of water, what's that? Mixmaster Emiliano shares the science behind electricity, water, oxygen and hydrogen gas with a cool experiment.

Supplies: One tall glass filled with saltwater, two sharpened pencils, one
9-volt battery, and alligator clips or tape.

STEAM Services

Library Foundation Events

The Library Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and enhancing Anaheim Public Library's rich resources and diverse programs for generations to come. 

Virtual Author Visit
with Allison Brennan

Spend an evening with the New York Times Bestselling author and master of suspense, Allison Brennan on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022 at 6 p.m. on Zoom.

This virtual program is hosted by the Anaheim Public Library Foundation (Tax ID #33-0672558).

Each ticket purchased will earn entries into the raffle for a variety of gift cards.
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Author Allison Brennan
Library Foundation Event

The Foundation's major fundraiser of the year is back!

You're invited to attend the Anaheim Public Library Foundation's major fundraiser of the year!

This year's theme is Sinister Shenanigans, featuring a panel of three best-selling authors, Paige Shelton, Mike Befeler, Wendall Thomas, and moderator Matt Coyle.

Proceeds from the event provide valuable materials and services for your neighborhood Library! You can show your support for Anaheim Library by attending the Luncheon on Sunday, April 24, 2022.
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Library Locations & Hours

Anaheim Public Library is closed on Monday, Jan. 17, 2022
in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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Phone: (714) 765-1880

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