Monrovia Public Library

Preschool Storytime

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, August 25, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, September 1, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, September 8, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, September 15, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, September 22, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, September 29, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, October 6, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, October 13, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, October 20, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, October 27, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, November 3, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, November 10, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, November 17, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, December 1, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, December 8, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, December 15, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Join us for Preschool storytime.  Each week we will share 3-4 age appropriate books, fingerplays, and songs.  Then we will finish with a fun theme related craft. 

Preschool Storytime

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Monday, August 15, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amMonday, August 22, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amMonday, August 29, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amMonday, September 12, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amMonday, September 19, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amMonday, September 26, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amMonday, October 3, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amMonday, October 10, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amMonday, October 17, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amMonday, October 24, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amMonday, October 31, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amMonday, November 7, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amMonday, November 14, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amMonday, November 21, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amMonday, November 28, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amMonday, December 5, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amMonday, December 12, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Join us for Preschool storytime.  Each week we will share 3-4 age appropriate books, fingerplays, and songs.  Then we will finish with a fun theme related craft. 

Monrovia Matters – A Look at the History and Development of the Monrovia Community

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Long-time community member Billy Vaughn will share the history of Monrovia and some fascinating stories about the development of this rapidly growing community.  

Monrovia Family Movie Night: Rio

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Friday, August 19, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:45pm

Rio: the movie (runtime 96 minutes)

When Blu, a domesticated macaw from small-town Minnesota, meets the fiercely independent Jewel, he takes off on an adventure to Rio de Janeiro with the bird of his dreams.

Tuesday Night Book Club: Cutting for Stone

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Note: This meeting is the second of two sessions.

Tuesday Night Book Club: Cutting for Stone

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Note: This meeting is the first of two sessions.

Monrovia Movie Night: Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Friday, July 22, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:45pm

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (runtime 99 minutes)

In this sequel to 2010's surprise hit, Greg Heffley, the kid who made "wimpy" cool is back in an all-new family comedy based on the best selling follow-up novel by Jeff Kinney. (Kinney's "Wimpy Kid" series has thus far sold 42 million books.)  As he begins seventh grade, Greg and his older brother - and chief tormentor - Rodrick must deal with their parents' misguided attempts to have them bond.

Tuesday Night Book Club: The Art of Racing in the Rain

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein: Enzo knows he is different from other dogs: a philosopher with a nearly human soul (and an obsession with opposable thumbs), he has educated himself by watching television extensively, and by listening very closely to the words of his master, Denny Swift, an up-and-coming race car driver.

Tuesday Night Book Club: Cane River

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

It was here, on a medium-sized Creole plantation owned by a family named Derbanne, that author Lalita Tademy found her family's roots-and the stories of four astonishing women who battled vast injustices to create a legacy of hope and achievement. 

Tuesday Night Book Club: A Gathering of Old Men

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Set on a Louisiana sugarcane plantation in the 1970s, A Gathering of Old Men is a powerful depiction of racial tensions arising over the death of a Cajun farmer at the hands of a black man. 

"Poignant, powerful, earthy...a novel of Southern racial confrontation in which a group of elderly black men band together against whites who seek vengeance for the murder of one of their own."--Booklist

"A fine novel...there is a denouement that will shock and move readers as much as it does the characters."--Philadelphia Inquirer

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