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CD11 Youth Arts Challenge for CicLAvia March 3rd

CD11 Youth Arts Challenge for CicLAvia March 3rd

City Councilmember Mike Bonin is thrilled to announce that he will be hosting a CD11 youth arts challenge that coincides with CicLAvia on March 3rd. Here are some details on timeline and the request for projects.  What: Student submissions may range in medium from painting to drawing, […]

February at the Mar Vista Library

February at the Mar Vista Library

There’s so much happening at the Mar Vista Library in February, check it out!

February calendar at the Mar Vista Library

Teen Council – Sat, Feb 2 – 4pm

VITA Tax Assistance – Sat, Feb 9 – 11am – reservations required, sign up online or call the Reference Desk

Valentine’s Craft Program – Mon, Feb 11 – 4pm

CicLAvia Program – Tues, Feb 12 – 6:30pm

Movie Night “Goosebumps 2” – Tues, Feb 19 – 5:30pm

Student Relief from For-profit Colleges – Mon, Feb 25 – 3pm

Kids Heritage Program “Black Magic” – Tues, Feb 26 – 4pm

Citizenship classes will be held on Sat, Feb 2, 9 and 23 at 10am.

The Quilts From the Heart workshops will meet on Fri, Feb 8 and 22 at 1pm.

The Source will be held on Thurs, Feb 21 from Noon – 3:00pm.

The Mystery Book Club will meet on Thurs, Feb 21 at 6:30pm.

The Friends of the Library will meet Thurs, Feb 28 at 6:30pm. 

And finally, do stop by the Reference Desk and find out how to “Explore LA” with your library card!

January Fun at the Mar Vista Library

January Fun at the Mar Vista Library

WINTER READING CHALLENGE will continue through Monday, January 14. All ages are encouraged to sign up, receive a registration prize, complete 5 activities, or young ones can complete 5 hours of reading, and earn a new book for your home library plus a raffle ticket to […]

[New Restaurant] Rasselbock Coming Soon in Louie’s of Mar Vista Former Spot

[New Restaurant] Rasselbock Coming Soon in Louie’s of Mar Vista Former Spot

According to Eater LA, Mar Vista will soon have a new German Biergarten-style restaurant and bar, taking over the spot where Louie’s of Mar Vista once was. Looks like it will be called Rasselbock, and that there will be plenty of beer and schnitzel to […]

Wordsmith Event at The Hängar

Wordsmith Event at The Hängar

To celebrate the paperback release of Wordsmith’s new novel — ‘The Holden Age of Hollywood’ — She will be hosting a book signing event next Sunday, December 16th from 2-5 PM at @TheHangarLA.

She will also be offering & signing Merch, including a brand new ‘Aspire To Inspire’ tote bag (scroll to scope), in addition to prints, shirts, pins, etc. Buy a tote and stuff it with Merch. Makes a great gift!

The Hängar is located at: 3472 South Centinela Avenue – Los Angeles, CA 90066

Abbot Kinney Holiday Block Party December 9th

Abbot Kinney Holiday Block Party December 9th

Shop, stroll, sled and make-merry! The festivities at the Abbot Kinney Holiday Block Party are FREE, sponsored by the merchants on Abbot Kinney on Sunday, December 9th, 11am-4pm. A Mile of Merriment! The entire Boulevard is decked out for the holidays! • The Beverly Belles […]

LAPD Santa Sleigh Coming to Mar Vista (and the rest of the Westside)

LAPD Santa Sleigh Coming to Mar Vista (and the rest of the Westside)

The fantastic tradition of the LAPD Pacific Division Santa Sleigh is happening in Mar Vista and all over the Westside starting tomorrow! Scroll down to find the dates and locations where the Santa Sleigh will stop for fun, including Venice, Del Rey, Playa Vista, Westchester […]

December Happenings at the Mar Vista Library

December Happenings at the Mar Vista Library

Welcome to December at the Mar Vista Library! Featured events this month include:
SAT practice test – Sat, Dec 1 – 10am
Teen Council Meeting – Sat, Dec 1 – 3pm
Board Game afternoons – every Wednesday – 3pm
Teen Circut Card Making – Wed, Dec 5 – 4pm
Book Sale – Sat, Dec 8 – 9:30am
Children’s Winter Puppet Show – Tues, Dec 11 – 4pm

WINTER READING CHALLENGE BEGINS – FRI, DEC 14 AND CONTINUES THROUGH MON, JAN 14

Mini Succulent Garden Project – Sat, Dec 15 – 2pm
Children’s Winter Reading Craft – Mon, Dec 17 – 4pm
Holiday Movie “Incredibles 2” – Tues, Dec 18 – 5:30pm
Teen Henna Program – Wed, Dec 19 – 4pm
Mystery Book Club Rainbow’s End – Thur, Dec 20 – 6:30pm
Holiday Short Movies – Fri, Dec 21 – 3:30pm
Citizenship classes will be held Sat, Dec 1 and Dec 15.  Classes will resume in January.

The library has started offering adult literacy tutoring classes on Tuesday, from 5:00pm – 7:00pm and adult English conversation classes on Wednesdays from 12:30pm – 2:00pm. All are welcome.

The Friends of the Library will hold their monthly meeting on Thur, Dec 6 at 6:30pm

The Quilts From the Heart workshops will resume in January.

The Source will be held on Thur, Dec 20 from Noon – 3:00pm

Holiday hours:
Monday, Dec 24, Christmas Eve – 10:00am – 1:00pm
Tuesday, Dec 25, Christmas Day – Closed
Wednesday, Dec 26 – 10:00am – 8:00pm
Monday, Dec 31, New Year’s Eve – 10:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday, Jan 1, New Year’s Day – Closed
Wednesday, Jan 2 – 10:00am – 8:00pm

Mar Vista library calendar December 2018