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Venice Library: May 2012 Calendar

On May 12th from 10-4pm the Venice Library will host an emergency preparedness workshop! Learn everything you need to know for surviving an earthquake and / or tsunami! Representatives from the Dept of Animal Services, DWP, Dept of Insurance and The Red Cross will be in attendance to share information! The Red Cross will also present two puppet shows for kids at 11a and 1pm!

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Adult Events
May 1 — Mindful Meditation. Take a refreshing pause by simply sitting and paying attention to senses, feelings and thoughts. 7pm
May 2, 16—Computer Classes Computer Comfort & Intro to Gmail, respectively. Sign ups encouraged. 10am
May 8, 22—American Cancer Society-Relay for Life. Join the planning committee, start a team, volunteer or become a sponsor. 6pm
May 10, 24 —WorkSource Center . Get information and referral services for job seekers! Drop in to learn more about how the JVS WorkSource Centers can help you! 1-3p
May 15—Stand Up to Bullying. Monica Harmon, long time LAPD volunteer and Public Safety Advocate, presents a passionate, educational, and eye-opening discussion. Discover what you can do to stop bullying. 6:30p
May 17– Adult Yoga Bring a mat & get ready to breath….One hour of Hatha yoga. Open to all levels! 6pm
May 19-VIP Venice.Dr. Branch helped to establish the Black Panthers’ People’s Free Medical Clinic in Los Angeles, while also working as an assistant professor of nursing at UCLA. Join us for a discussion of her experiences this pivotal period in the history of Los Angeles. 12-1pm
May 26-Family gardening workshop with master gardener Emi Carvell. Transplant delicious veggies & make salad from Emi’s organic garden together. 12p
May 29– Adult Fiction Book Club. Join author, Richard Rayner, for a discussion of his book, A Bright & Guilty Place: Murder, Corruption and L.A. ‘s scandalous Coming of Age. Copies available at the Library. 6:30p

Children’s Programs
May 2,9,16,23,30 — Toddler Storytime: Stories, songs, and fingerplays for newborn to 3 years. 11:30 am
May 3,10.17,24,31 — Toddler Storytime: Stories, songs, stretches for newborns to 3 years old. 3:30 pm
May 9– Kids Craft—4pm. Celebrate Mom’s day! Bring a 4×4 color foto to put in a frame which children then can decorate! 4pm
May 16—Jazz It Up with Baby & Me. Dance, stretch & strengthening for you & baby! Join instructor Lia Montelongo for 1/2 hr class. Sign Up @ Library. 4pm
May 19—Yoga for Kids! Grab your towel/mat, listen to a story & practice yoga. Ages 5+. 4pm
May 31—Lego Night! Kids, build & create structures with your friends and parents. Blocks provided & bring your creativity! All ages. Parental involvement encouraged. 6:30p

Teen Programs
May 23—Teen Council Meeting: Get involved in your library and earn community service hours! Pizza served. 4pm
May 30— Dream Boards. Create your own vision board that reflects your dreams, goals and hopes for the future. Materials provided. 4pm


**GAB (Grown-ups and Books) Storytelling Tuesdays & Thursdays: Trained volunteers read to children of all ages in the
Children’s Reading Room. Call or visit the branch for specific times.
**StudentZone Monday-Thursday 3-5p (M, W); 3:30-5:30p (Tu-Th). The Venice Branch Library offers a
dedicated space, essential supplies, equipment, resources, trained staff & volunteers to assist students grades 4-12. Free printing
**Thursdays**CHESS CLUB-Ages 6-15 All levels welcome! Parents welcome too!** 4-5pm
Movies: Tuesday, Captain America: !st Avenger May 10 3:00p Friday May 25 Ghost Protocol—Mission Impossible 3pm

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