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September 2, 2021, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Central Teen Space
Drop into Central Library between 3:30 PM and 5:30 pm to design and create your own so sick projects at our sewing studio. No prior sewing experience required. Meet us in the Teen Room on the 1st floor.
September 3, 2021, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Central Teen Space
FOR TWEENS & TEENS- Drop into Central Library between 3:30 PM and 5:30 PM to play your favorite video games and have some snacks.
September 4, 2021, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Founders' Park
Experience Anaheim during the Victorian era and learn about our agricultural history! Founders’ Park is free to the public on the first Saturday of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Knowledgeable volunteer docents are available to answer questions about the historic Mother Colony and Woelke-Stoffel Houses, the agricultural exhibit in the Carriage House, and the landmark Moreton Bay fig tree.
September 6, 2021, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ All Anaheim Public Library locations.
Closed on Monday, September 6 in observance of Labor Day
September 7, 2021, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Central Teen Space
Drop into Central Library between 3:30 PM and 5:30 pm to make Shrinky Dinks! Draw or trace your designs onto special plastic. We’ll pop them in the oven, and then watch them transform into amazing charms. Turn your designs into key chains and jewelry. No registration required. This program is for teens and school age children are welcome.
September 9, 2021, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Central Teen Space
September 9, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Central Multipurpose Room
Join Anaheim Central Library's Adult Book Club from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., IN-PERSON for a lively, friendly book discussion. September's book selection is “The Children Act” by Ian McEwan. New members are always welcome. Call 714-765-1880 at least 72 hours in advance if special ADA accommodations are needed.
September 10, 2021, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Central Teen Space
September 14, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Central Teen Space
Learn what it takes to volunteer at the library and pick up a volunteer application. Attending orientation is required to volunteer at Central Library.
This program is virtual. Click "More Details" to register now!
September 14, 2021, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ This program is virtual. Click "More Details" to register now!
Discover the beauty, ease and simple steps for successful gardening with bulbs. Learn the differences between true bulbs, corms, tubers/tuberous roots and rhizomes. Find out how to plant them, including soil preparation and depth--and which ones become naturalized and which will need some refrigeration in our area. From a single pot to a large border planting, bulbs add stunning color to the garden and provide beautiful cut flowers for the home and to share with friends.
September 15, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Central Multipurpose Room
September 15, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Anaheim Public Library: Central Library
September 15, 2021, 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM @ Anaheim Public Library: Haskett Branch
Este mes exploramos los temas del libro, "En el
tiempo de las mariposas," escrito por Julia
Álvarez. Un libro de desafío y esperanza en el
cual el enfoque de la mujer sobresale en las
asperezas sobre todas las cosas.
Registration is required / Registración requerida 714-765-5075
September 16, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ This program is virtual. To register please call Canyon Hills Branch at (714) 765-6444.
September 16, 2021, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Central Teen Space
September 16, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Anaheim Public Library: Central Library
September 17, 2021, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Anaheim Public Library: Central Library
Find great bargains at the annual book sale!
Proceeds from the book sale enhance your neighborhood branch and support the Anaheim Public Library's collection and programs.
September 17, 2021, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Central Teen Space
This program is virtual and hosted on the Library's Facebook and YouTube.
September 18, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ This program is virtual and hosted on the Library's Facebook and YouTube.
September 20, 2021, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
When it comes to eating takeout, there are more ways to make our choices healthier than we think. Healthier menu choices or simple substitutions can drastically improve the nutritional value of almost any meal. Join Marco Ruiz, M.D., as he provides tips for healthier takeout options so you can enjoy a delicious meal without the guilt. This is a virtual program: Register in advance!
September 20, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Anaheim Public Library: Central Library
Marco Rosas, dance instructor and choreographer at Passion y Tumbao Dance Studio, brings the two most popular dances of the Dominican Republic, the merengue and bachata, to Anaheim. Please wear comfortable clothing.
September 21, 2021, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Central Multipurpose Room
September 21, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Central Teen Space
September 21, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Central Multipurpose Room
Calling all chess lovers! This new club is open to anyone interested in learning about and playing chess. All levels of experience are welcome to learn and play in a supportive, fun environment. Join us on the third Tuesday of every month for instruction and play.
Call 714-765-1880 at least 72 hours in advance if ADA accommodations are needed.
September 22, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Canyon Hills Meeting Room
Movie tie-in to APL's NEA Big Read 2021. Featuring Selma Hayek and Edward James Olmos. Inspired by the true story of the Mirabel sisters' plot to overthrow the brutal dictator of the Dominican Republic.
September 22, 2021, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Anaheim Public Library: Sunkist Branch
Explore freedom of expression and secrecy through this unusual and creative art form.
September 22, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Central Multipurpose Room
Angelina Veyna, former Professor of history at Santa Ana College, will discuss the varied story of Mexicans in Anaheim at its early stages. By focusing on the experiences of one family, this presentation will highlight future areas of study such as immigration, organizations, work experiences, neighborhoods, and social life.
Call 714-765-1880 72 hours in advance if ADA accommodations are needed.
September 23, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Anaheim Public Library: Euclid Branch
The Euclid Branch book club meets in person on the last Tuesday of each month from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. September's book selection is "In the Time of the Butterflies" by Julia Alvarez. New members warmly welcomed!
September 23, 2021, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Central Teen Space
September 23, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Anaheim Public Library: Central Library
You will design stained-glass paper butterflies using engineering principles to produce flapping wings that will represent the soaring spirits of the Mirabal sisters, aka The Butterflies.
September 24, 2021, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Central Green Space
The Anacahuita (Mexican Olive) tree is a symbol of the Mirabal sisters’ home In the book In The Time of the Butterflies. Learn how to plant and care for this beautiful tree. Plant your own Mexican Olive tree in a pot and decorate the pot before you bring it to your home. Meet us in the Green Space!
September 27, 2021, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Anaheim Public Library: Central Library
Join us in this watercolor workshop to learn how to paint butterflies inspired by Latin American country flags using watercolors and crayons.
September 29, 2021, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Central Teen Space
Pick up a free copy of "Before We Were Free" at the Information Desk to join our teen book club on Sept. 29. Popular snacks from the Dominican Republic will be served.
This story describes a time of terror during the dictatorship of Trujillo in the Dominican Republic. As we read about the secret police and the number of "disappeared" citizens, we can't help but marvel at the strength and bravery of those who opposed the dictatorship. The story of Anita and her family being hidden from the secret police; and whether they will be found during the searches, makes for a gripping story.
September 29, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Anaheim Public Library: Central Library
Join Mexican American Baseball (MAB) authors Dr. Richard Santillan, Professor Emeritus at Cal Poly Pomona, and Monica Ortez, Orange County Historical Society Board Member, in learning about the Latino Baseball History Project at CSU, San Bernardino, MAB Book Series, and the history of baseball/softball as it relates to Orange County Colonias and Barrios, Mexican American players, and teams.
September 29, 2021, 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM @ Anaheim Public Library: Haskett Branch
September 30, 2021, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Euclid Multipurpose Room
En el tiempo de las mariposas cuenta la historia de la vida real de las hermanas Mirabal, valientes revolucionarias conocidas encubiertamente como las Mariposas ("las Mariposas"). Los años de disensión de las hermanas durante la dictadura de Trujillo en República Dominicana llevaron a su eventual asesinato en 1960, un crimen brutal que marcó el comienzo del fin de Trujillo.
September 30, 2021, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Central Teen Space
September 30, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Euclid Multipurpose Room
In the Time of the Butterflies tells the real-life story of the Mirabal sisters, courageous revolutionaries known covertly as las Mariposas ("the Butterflies"). The sisters' years of dissent during the Trujillo dictatorship in the Dominican Republic led to their eventual murder in 1960, a brutal crime that signaled the beginning of the end for Trujillo. Watch the film with us to learn more!
September 30, 2021, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Anaheim Public Library: Central Library
Join Dr. David Kelman, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at California State University, Fullerton to examine the ways in which Julia Alvarez's book, "In the Time of the Butterflies," helps us understand how to fight against these debilitating secrets.