Saturday, February 20, 2010

Recyclable Crafts for Teens at the Buena Park Library

Teens can Go Green at the Buena Park Library on Saturday, February 27, 2010 from 2:00--4:00 p.m. and participate in the Recyclable Craft Workshop. Teens will learn to make fashionable jewelry by first creating handmade paper beads out of old magazines. Beads will be used to create bracelets. Teens can also make a useful wallet out of duct tape. All supplies needed for the workshop will be available at the Library.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Paper Flower Making class at the Buena Park Library

Handmade crepe paper flowers are elegant, delicate and easy to make. Join instructor Rosa Armendariz to learn the basics of paper flower making from start to finish. Instruction will be given on making five different styles of flowers so that you will finish with a completed bouquet. This program will be for older teens and adults. This craft program will be held at the Buena Park Library District on Saturday, February 27, 2010 at 2:00 pm in the Downstairs Community Room.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Christiane Salts, Local Author, Will Give a Presentation at the Buena Park Library

Local author, Christiane Salts, will be giving an author talk at the Buena Park Library on Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 6:30 pm in the 2nd floor Board Room. She is the author of a book on a Buena Park icon, Mrs. Knott. Her book is an entertaining and informative biography called Cordelia Knott: Pioneering Business Woman. The book tells the story of Cordelia and how she developed a world-class food business and helped her family not only survive, but thrive during the worst of times.

Mrs. Salts will be talking about her book and also about how she came to write and publish it. She will be an inspiration to budding authors when she talks about why she thinks that everyone should not be shy about writing down their memoirs for their children and grandchildren to enjoy. Her talk called “Capturing History – How I Came to Write the Biography of an Unsung Buena Park Heroine: Cordelia Knottwill be enjoyable to Buena Park history buffs and those wanting to write their own book.

Light refreshments will be served. Books will be available for purchase after the presentation.

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Romance is in the Air at the Volunteer Guild Bookstore of the Buena Park Library District

In recognition of February as Library Lover's Month, the annual Volunteer Guild's Romance Paperback sale is here! Starting Friday, February 12th and ending Saturday, February 20th, all Romance Paperbacks and all mass media-sized paperbacks are priced at 25 cents each! Drop by and spend some time and money. As always, come early for the best selection! Anyone purchasing 100 paperbacks at one time will receive an additional 20 paperbacks for FREE.

The Guild Bookstore is on the 2nd floor of the Library, located at 7150 La Palma Avenue in Buena Park, between Knott and Western Avenues. All Guild proceeds are used to generously fund and support Library programs and collections.

For further information about this and other upcoming sales, please call the Guild Bookstore at 714-826-4100 x123.