Jumpstart Creative Writing Thursday, June 11, 6:30 PM Attend this LIVE Zoom Meeting and earn activity badges toward a Summer Reading Prize! You want to write, but don't know where to start? This class will include guided writing exercises to help you generate ideas. Dorothy Spirus will offer tips on how to put those ideas into motion for novels, scripts, short stories, children's books, poetry plays and non-fiction. We'll discuss structure, technique, characters and conflict. If you have any writing questions before the program you may email the instructor directly at: Biz4dss@gmail.com
Anime Your Way Wednesday, June 17, 3:00 PM Join us online through a LIVE Zoom Tutorial Imagine your story with this one hour, step by step drawing program that will teach you how to create and modify an Anime character from scratch, no matter what your drawing level is! This comprehensive drawing program is taught by Carlos Nieto III, a former layout artist for the Simpsons and King of the Hill.
Franklin Haynes Marionettes present: Tuesday, June 16, 11:00 a.m. Attend this LIVE Zoom Meeting and earn activity badges toward a Summer Reading Prize! The Princess and the Pirate. Attend this Zoom program and earn an Activity Badge. Sponsored by the Assistance League of Whittier
Self Portrait Poetry Monday, June 29, 6:30 PM LIVE Zoom Event In this workshop, everyone is a poet, even if you’ve never written a poem before. All you need is a pen and paper, and a little imagination. In this workshop, you will be invited to write a self-portrait poem. What does this mean? We all contain multitudes, and the beauty of poetry is that all your different selves can exist on one page in any way you like.
Kids Imagine Nation Tuesday, June 30, 3:00 p.m. Online Join us for live music, singing, dancing, and a theatrical show. The link to this performance will be available on our Facebook (@whittierlibrary), Instagram (@whittierpubliclibrary), and WhittierLibrary.org on the event date and time. Sponsored by the Assistance League of Whittier.
Free Summer Meals June 8 - July 16
Free meals will be Grab & Go Breakfast and Lunch
Curbside Drive-Through Service
Monday-Thursday 11:00 am. -12:00 p.m
This summer the Whittier Public Library-Central will be offering free meals to all children 18 years and younger. It is sponsored by the Whittier Union High School District through the USDA Summer Food Service Program and supported by the California State Library and the California Library Association.
There is no sign-up, application, income verification or identification needed.
Meals are offered to all children on a first come, first served basis.
Masks are required during meal pick-up.
Children must be in car.
If children are not present in the car, the parent, guardian or adult may show: Child’s student ID, copy of Child’s ID on phone.
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