Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Volunteer Guild Bookstore's Members Only Double Discount Sale at the Buena Park Library

The Volunteer Guild's Members Only Double Discount Sale was rained out in December so we are holding a SPECIAL DOUBLE DISCOUNT SALE for all our members from 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM on Saturday, May 8, 2010, in the Volunteer Guild Bookstore locate on the 2nd level of the Buena Park Library.

This is a great time to stock up on your summer or vacation reading. There will be tables full of donations, including a large selection of audio books, music CDs and cassettes, music LPs, VHS movies, magazines, and plenty of fiction and non-fiction titles will be on display for perusal and purchase. Come early for the best selection! Cash only, please.

You may purchase or renew a membership before or at the sale for only $5.00 for a year's worth of savings! If you remain a non-member, though, you will pay regular bookstore prices ... which are still the best in town.

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. The Bookstore hours are Tuesday thru Wednesday from noon to 6 PM, Thursdays from noon to 7:30 PM, Fridays from noon to 3 PM, and Saturdays from noon to 4:30 PM. For further information, please contact Luann O'Hara, Bookstore Manager and President of the Volunteer Guild, 714-826-4100 x123.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Day of the Child, Day of the Book Celebration at Buena Park Library

On Saturday, April 17, 2010 from 2:30-4:00 pm the Buena Park Library is celebrating The Day of the Child/Day of the Book, El Dia de los Ninos/El Dia de los Libros. This will be a multicultural celebration of children and reading. Children & their grown-ups are invited to join us for a fun afternoon of stories, puppets, crafts, and refreshments.

For more information please call the Children's Room at the Library at 714-826-4100 x126.

Gustavo Arellano Will Talk About The History of Organic Foods in Orange County at the Buena Park Library

Gustavo Arellano, bestselling author and local columnist, will discuss the history of organic foods in Orange County. He will provide information on everything agricultural: from orange groves to peppers to the new restaurants to eat at. This program will be at the Buena Park Library District on Saturday, April 24, 2010 at 2:00 pm.

Gustavo Arellano is a staff writer with OC Weekly, an alternative newspaper in Orange County, California, and a contributing editor to the Los Angeles Times Op/Ed pages. He is a familiar presence in Southern California radio as a frequent guest on liberal and conservative talk shows, where he discusses local and national issues.

Copies of his books Ask A Mexican and Orange County: A Personal History will be available for sale. Light refreshments will be served. There is no charge for this program.

Thursday, April 08, 2010

Halo 3 Tournament for Teens at the Buena Park Library

On Saturday, April 10, 2010 from 2:00-4:00 pm in the Buena Park Library's auditorium there will be a Halo 3 Tournament for teens. It will be a team competition using a system link with multiple X-Box systems. A prize will be awarded to the winning team.

For more information, please call the Library at 714-826-4100 x125. The Buena Park Library is located at 7150 La Palma Ave., Buena Park. The Library is open Tuesday through Thursday, 10 am-8pm and Friday and Saturday, 10am-5pm.

Thursday, April 01, 2010

April is Turn-off the TV Month at the Buena Park Library

The Buena Park Library District will have a Special Reading Program for children ages 5-12 to celebrate Turn-off the TV Month. The reading program will begin April 1st and will continue until April 30th. The Turn-off the TV Reading Program stresses the importance of reading and is encouraging all children to turn off the TV and read. All children who complete the program may choose a prize from the reading prize box. Stop by the Children's Room for your reading log and to see the prizes you can earn by reading.

Stock up on your Summer Reading with the 50 cent Paperback Sale in the Volunteer Guild Bookstore of the Buena Park Library

For ONE DAY ONLY on Saturday, April 10, 2010, from 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM, all mass media paperbacks will be on sale for 50 cents in the Volunteer Guild Bookstore, located on the 2nd floor of the Library. Selections range from thrillers to romance to science fiction. There will be something to whet everyone's appetite for reading. Come early for the best selection! Cash will be the only accepted method of payment. All Guild proceeds are used to generously fund and support Library programs and collections.