Palisades Branch Public Library
861 Alma Real Drive, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
(310) 459-2754 telephone
(310) 454-3198 fax
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10:30 AM - 430 PM
Tuesday, Thursday: 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 430 PM
Sunday, Holidays: CLOSED
Upcoming Friends Programs:
THIRD THURSDAY AUTHOR SERIES
Alan Eisenstock discusses
Hang Time: My Life in Basketball
by Elgin Baylor and Alan Eisenstock
Thursday, May 17 at 6:30 pm
In the Community Room
Longtime Pacific Palisades resident Alan Eisenstock will talk about the memoir he co-authored for pro basketball legend Elgin Baylor, "Hang Time: My Life in Basketball," on Thursday, May 17, at 6:30 in the Palisades Library community room. The public is invited to this Friends of the Palisades Library event. "This book culminates a 4-year labor of love, and I'm very proud of it," says Eisenstock, who has published nine other non-fiction books. Booklist gave "Hang Time" a starred review, calling it "... a compulsively readable autobiography," and stating, "For anyone with an interest in basketball history, this is absolutely essential reading."
Library Book Group
The book group meets every other month on Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. The group is self-directed.
Tuesday, May 22
Improvement: A Novel by Joan Silber
2017 Children's Summer Creative Writing Contest and Book Design Contest!
Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 contest. The list is below. Links to the stories will be available soon.
1st Place Tie
Jolly Rogers Cave by Oliver O’Donnell (Palisades Charter)
Summer’s Dream by Elsa O’Donnell (Paul Revere)
1st Place - Imagine… by Parker Keston (Marquez Charter)
2nd Place - Ode to Owls by Hannah Benharash (Palisades Charter)
3rd Place - This Story is Called Once I Wanted to be a Bat by Riley Keston (Marquez Charter)
1st Place - The Little Glass Doll by Ava Bakhshandehpour (Carlthorp)
2nd Place - One Swallow Made My Summer by Hannah Lunkewitz (Calvary Christian)
3rd Place Tie -
Eclipse by Paul Lunkewitz (Marquez Charter)
It Snow Fun by Emma Tillman (Paul Revere)
The Legend of Bassy by Audrey Smith (Canyon Charter)
BABY AND TODDLER STORYTIME Due to the structure of this storytime, please show courtesy by being on time! Lap-sit (or not!) storytime for babies and toddlers and their grown-ups to share together. One child, one lap, please. For ages under 36 months.
FAMILY STORYTIME Suggested for ages 3 and up. Stories, fingerplays, rhymes: building reading skills while having fun!
MINDFULNESS MEDITATION Wednesdays from 6:00-6:30 p.m. starting June 26. We invite you to enjoy a pause in the day to refresh yourself by simply sitting and paying attention to your senses, thoughts and feelings. Learn about Mindfulness and how it may relieve stress in your life. Stay for 5 minutes or the entire 30-minute session. Presented by Natalie Bell, Mindful Wellness consultant.
MOVIES are shown at the Library on Saturdays twice a month at 1:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided. Please bring a sweater or jacket as the room can be cool!
ALL EVENTS ARE FREE TO THE PUBLIC. ADA ACCOMODATIONS UPON REQUEST. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 310-459-2754.
Please click on the link to the Los Angeles Public Library Palisades Branch website for upcoming library programs: