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The Native

Arts Festival

Saturday, November 4 

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

APL Founders' Park

400 N. West Street

Participate in a full day of community, artistry, and creativity where you can experience first-hand diverse Native American cultures, traditions,

storytelling, and history!

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Sunday, November 5th

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at Central Library

Celebrate a vibrant world of literature at Anaheim Central Library. Indie Author Day is a literary gathering, hosting a diverse array of activities. Explore the book fair, discovering hidden literary gems along with writing groups and small press publishers. Engage with local authors in autograph sessions and lose yourself in captivating readings.

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The Art of

Hoop Dance! 🥁

Sunday, November 19

1:00 p.m. at Central Library

Eric Hernandez, a proud member of the Lumbee tribe, is an esteemed Native American hoop dancer with over 20 years of experience. Mentored by Terry Goedel, Eric's skills took center stage as the lead in Cirque du Soleil's "Totem," touring over 17 countries. A recent TEDx speaker, his mission is to challenge stereotypes and spread ancestral wisdom about Native Americans through the art of hoop dance.

Call (714)-765-1880 at least 72 hours in advance if special ADA accommodations are needed.

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From October 14 to November 19, Anaheim Public Library invites you to join a community-wide reading and exploration of the award-winning novel "There, There" by Tommy Orange.

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Cover to Cover:

In-n-Out Reading Program Returns

October 7 - November 18

Anaheim Public Libraries

Join us this fall for our Cover to Cover reading program. Children ages 4-12 who read 5 books or 300 minutes can earn a free hamburger or cheeseburger! 🍔

Yay! Open Mic

is Back! 🎤🤩

Thursday, November 16 

5:30 p.m. at Euclid Branch

1340 S. Euclid St

Inviting all talents to perform at Euclid Branch’s monthly program which occurs every third Thursday of the month at

5:30 p.m. Registration for performers begins at 5:15 p.m. Watch local talent showcase their skills!

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Join Us For

Homework Club

Friday, November 17

4:00 p.m. at Central Library

Hangout with teen librarian M.G. and get a head start on homework, reading, or relaxation after school and before the weekend begins.

Sharpen Your Mind:

Virtual Workshop

Tuesday, November 28

12:00 p.m. at Central Library

Join this fun and interactive session to learn strategies to practice improving memory and different ways to maximize brain health. Come play along and challenge yourself!

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Anaheim Public Library Closures:

Closed system-wide in observation of Veterans Day & Thanksgiving Day


Friday, November 10

Saturday, November 11

Thursday, November 23

 Friday, November 24

Upcoming Programs & Events

Browse each branch calendar by clicking their location!


500 W. Broadway

Monday – Friday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

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View Programs at Central

Childrens: Family Storytime

Saturday, November 18

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

Teens: Día De Los Muertos Craft:

DIY Matchbook Shrines 

Thursday, November 2

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

All ages: The Art of Hoop Dance

Sunday, November 19

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Adults: Indie Author Day
Sunday, November 5

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Seniors: Sharpen Your Mind:

Memory Tips & Teasers Virtual Workshop w/ Alzheimer's OC
Tuesday, November 28

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.


400 S. Scout Trail

Monday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Friday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Saturday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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View Programs at Canyon

Families: Turkey Craft
Wednesday, November 15

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

All Ages: Cider & A Show

Tuesday, November 7

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Childrens: Coding w/ Raspberry Pi

Monday, November 13

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Teens: Fall Crochet Cup Cozies
Friday, November 17

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Adults: Polymer Clay Jewelry

Thursday, November 9

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


Anaheim Reads - Book Discussion:

"There, There" by Tommy Orange
Thursday, November 16

12:00 p.m.


8201 E. Santa Ana Canyon Rd

Monday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Saturday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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View Programs at East

Families: California Native Legend Storytime & Craft: Turtlequakes
Thursday, November 9

3:30 p.m.

Childrens: Be Thankful:

Family Storytime & Craft

Saturday, November 18

11:00 a.m.


Teens: Oogie Boogie Escape Room
November 5 - November 28

Sundays 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Mondays 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesdays 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

(No Escape Room Thanksgiving Week)

Adults: Anaheim Reads - Book Discussion: "There, There"

by Tommy Orange

Tuesday, November 14

12:00 p.m.

Seniors: Art Program: Presented by The Muckenthaler Cultural Center
Tuesday, November 28

11:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 


1340 S. Euclid St

Monday – Friday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

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View Programs at Euclid

Childrens: Family Craft: Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 16

5:00 p.m.


Teens: Make Your Own Lava Lamp

Thursday, November 30

4:45 p.m.


Adults: Movie Screening: "Windtalkers"

Wednesday, November 15

4:30 p.m.


Families: Culture Kitchen:

Native Cooking

Thursday, November 9

4:00 p.m.


2650 W. Broadway

Monday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Friday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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View Programs at Haskett

Families: Family Fun Night

Every Tuesday

5:00 p.m.


Childrens: STEM Workshop: Reading

(2nd - 5th Grade)
Tuesday, November 28

4:00 p.m. 

(Registration Required)

Teens: Dungeons & Dragons 

(13 years+ & Adults)

Saturday, November 18

2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

(Registration Required)

Adults: Aprendiendo Juntos/ Learning Together: Cellphones

Sunday, November 19

1:00 p.m.


240 E. Orangewood Ave.

Monday – Thursday: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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View Programs at Ponderosa

Families: Lotería Night

Wednesday, November 8

5:00 p.m.

Childrens: Assisteens of Anaheim:

Math & English Tutoring

Saturday, November 4

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


Teens: Anaheim Reads - Book Discussion: "Firekeeper's Daughter" by Angeline Boulley

Thursday, November 9

5:00 p.m.


Adults: Anaheim Reads -  Bilingual Book Discussion: "There, There" by Tommy Orange

Tuesday, November 7

5:00 p.m.


All Ages: STEAM Explorers:

Make a Bouncy Ball

Saturday, November 4

11:00 a.m. 


STEAM Explorers: Planets in a Jar

Saturday, November 25

11:00 a.m.


901 S. Sunkist

Monday – Friday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Saturday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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View Programs at Sunkist

All Ages: STEAM: Paper Airplanes

Friday, November 17

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Basics of AI (Artificial Intelligence)

Monday, November 13

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Holiday Atole

Saturday, November 4

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Childrens: Cricut Makerspace

Wednesday, November 22

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.


STEAM on the Go: Chemistry Fun Kit!

Join Bitz the robot to learn all about chemical reactions, periodic elements, and the structure of substances in this hands-on approach to science. Discover the wonderful world of chemistry and conduct some mind-blowing experiments yourself in this adventure. Young chemists from elementary to middle school will enjoy this easy and fun science kit.

Explore hands-on science and art with STEAM on the Go!


Each kit contains all the materials needed for 2 to 3 children to complete 3 to 5 science experiments, art projects, and activities. This month we are all mad about science.


Reserve this STEAM kit today to get started on your own chemical reaction!

STEAM on the Go: Chemistry Fun Kit!

"November at the Anaheim Public Library is filled with cultural celebrations like the Native Arts Festival & the exploration of writing at Indie Author Day. We invite the community to join in on the fun & learn about new traditions, communities & local talent."


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Audrey A. Lujan
Your City Librarian
Anaheim Public Library

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