Thursday, August 28, 2008

A Free Practice SAT to be Held At The Buena Park Library District

The Buena Park Library District, located at 7150 La Palma Ave., will be hosting a free practice SAT test on Saturday, September 13th, 2008 from 8:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. sponsored by The Princeton Review. Students will take a full-length test under realistic testing conditions. This practice session will give students an opportunity to see how they will score on the real SAT without affecting their college record. Students in the 7th-12th grade are welcome to participate. Registration is required for this event. Students can register in person at the Information and Reference desk at the Library, by calling 714-826-4100 ext. 125, or emailing Phyllis, the Youth Services Librarian, at Participating students need to bring a calculator and two #2 pencils to the practice test.

For all participating students and their parents, there will be a SAT Scoreback & Parent Information night on Tuesday, September 30th, 2008 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. During this information meeting, students will receive a score report showing their strengths and weaknesses, as well as, free information about college admissions and test taking strategies to improve their score. This meeting is intended for students and their parents.

Any questions call the Library at 714-826-4100 ext. 125 and ask for Phyllis.

Friday, August 15, 2008

"How We Got the Vote" Film to be shown at the Library -- August 19th.

On Tuesday, August 19th, the League of Women Voters will show a film titled "How We Got the Vote", an exciting account of how courageous American women fought for suffrage which finally brought about the 19th Amendment. This 52 minute film contains original film, photography, cartoons and exclusive personal interviews. This video won 2 Emmys and the Freedom Foundation Principal Award. The film will be shown at 3:00 p.m. in the Buena Park Library’s Meeting Room on the 2nd floor.

Thursday, August 14, 2008

Wii Rock Band Competition for Teens -- Friday, August 22nd

The Buena Park Library District, located at 7150 La Palma Ave., between Knott and Western Avenues, will be hosting a Wii Rock Band Competition for teens on Friday, August 22nd, 2008 from 2:00-4:00pm in the library’s auditorium. Teens will compete in groups of three for “rock stardom.” Prizes will be awarded to the top-scoring band. Refreshments will be served. Pre-register is recommended for this event. Register by calling the library at 714-826-4100 ext. 125.

Rafael's Pirate Magic Show -- Wednesday, August 20th

On Wednesday, August 20th, magicians Rafael & Katia will present a Pirate Magic Show. Children will magically learn about books and reading during this fun and entertaining magic show. The show begins at 7:00 p.m., so come early, seating is limited. This show was made possible by a generous contribution from A-American Storage.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Wii Game Event for Teens -- Tuesday, August 19th

The Buena Park Library District will be holding a Wii game event for teens on Tuesday, August 19th from 6:30 -7:45 p.m. Teens will be able to battle their friends while playing a variety of Wii mini-games. Refreshments will be served.

Monday, August 11, 2008

Children's Talent Show -- Monday, August 18th

On Monday, August 18th, 2008, the Buena Park Library District will present a Children’s Talent Show showcasing some of the local talent from the Buena Park area. The performers are all children who participated in the Summer Reading Club. There will be a variety of acts from singing and dancing to talented musicians. The show begins at 6:30 p.m., so come early, seating is limited.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Swazzle Puppets At the Buena Park Library District

On Monday, August 11th, 2008, the Buena Park Library District will present a bug-themed puppet show by Swazzle. This family show begins at 7:00 p.m., so come early, seating is limited.