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Kern County Library

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Hours Effective November 4, 2013 BAKERSFIELD BRANCHES BRANCH Baker Beale Memorial Holloway-Gonzales Northeast Rathbun Southwest Wilson

PHONE 661.861.2390 661.868.0701 661.861.2083 661.871.9017 661.393.6431 661.664.7716 661.834.4044

ADDRESS 1400 Baker Street 701 Truxtun Avenue 506 East Brundage Lane 3725 Columbus Street 200 West China Grade Loop 8301 Ming Avenue 1901 Wilson Road

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Celebrate National Library Week April 13 - 19, 2014!

OverDrive Digital Bookmobile Tour

BRANCHES OUTSIDE BAKERSFIELD BRANCH Arvin Boron Buttonwillow California City Delano Frazier Park Kern River Valley Kernville Lamont McFarland Mojave Ridgecrest Rosamond Shafter Taft Tehachapi Wasco Wofford Heights

PHONE 661.854.5934 760.762.5606 661.764.5337 760.373.4757 661.725.1078 661.245.1267 760.549.2083 760.376.6180 661.845.3471 661.792.2318 661.824.2243 760.384.5870 661.256.3236 661.746.2156 661.763.3294 661.822.4938 661.758.2114 760.376.6160

ADDRESS 201 Campus Drive 26967 Twenty Mule Team Road 116 Buttonwillow Drive 9507 California City Boulevard 925 Tenth Avenue 3732 Park Drive 7054 Lake Isabella Boulevard 48 Tobias Street 8304 Segrue Road 500 West Kern Avenue 16916 1/2 Highway 14, Space D2 131 East Las Flores Avenue 3611 Rosamond Boulevard 236 James Street 27 Cougar Court 1001 West Tehachapi Blvd., Ste A400 1102 7th Street 6400-B Wofford Boulevard

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BOOKMOBILE SCHEDULES Bookmobile 661.868.0755

Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

Kern River Valley Wednesday Bookmobile 760.549.2083

Friday

9:30-11:30am - Lost Hills 9:30-11:30am - Piute Mountain 9:30-11:30am - Glennville 10:00-1:00pm - Ridgeview

12:30-1:30pm - McKittrick 12:30-1:30pm - Caliente 12:30-1:30pm - Woody 2:00-5:00pm - Rosedale

10:30-11:30am - Weldon Post Office 12:00-1:00pm - Onyx Emporium 2:00-3:00pm - Paul’s Place 3:30-4:30pm - Longview 9:00-10:00am - Vons Plaza 11:00-12:00pm - James Station, South Lake

April 2014

Beale Memorial Library Tuesday, April 29 Wednesday, April 30

11am - 5pm

Visit the Digital Bookmobile showcasing free eBook & eAudiobook downloadable services from Kern County Library. Readers of all ages will learn how to download from the library through interactive demonstrations and high-definition instructional videos.

Spring Storytimes & Events Springtime Stories & Crafts Tue. Apr. 8, 11:30am Fri. Apr. 11, 3pm Sat. Apr. 12, 10am Tue. Apr. 15, 3pm Wed. Apr. 16, 11am Wed. Apr. 16, 4pm Wed. Apr. 16, 5pm Wed. Apr. 16, 1:30pm Thur. Apr. 17, 4:30pm Thur. Apr. 17, 4:30pm

Frazier Park Branch McFarland Branch Delano Branch Rathbun Branch Southwest Branch Baker Branch Wilson Branch Wofford Heights Branch Arvin Branch Lamont Branch

Easter Egg Hunt @ The Library Thur. Apr. 17, 11:30am Northeast Branch Thur. Apr. 17, all day Southwest Branch Sat. Apr. 19, 9am Delano Branch Sat. Apr. 19, 4pm Beale Memorial, Auditorium

Celebrate Beale Memorial Library’s 25th Anniversary! Meet Me At the Beale... Again - Public is invited to attend an Open House celebration featuring interactive, self guided art tours highlighting Californian artists; and new service areas such as the Family Place Library & Veterans Resource Center.

Thur. Apr. 3, 5 - 7pm

Beale Memorial Library

Live demonstrations of: • self-checkout units • downloading eBooks on eReaders & mobile devices • early learning AWE computer

Celebration sponsored by: Kern County Library, Kern County Library Foundation, and Friends of the Kern County Library, Inc.

Learn how to use your tablet, eReader & mobile devices. Tablet & eBook Experience - Bring your Android tablet or iPad to learn how to access the library’s eBooks & databases. Ridgecrest Branch Fri. Apr. 4, 2pm, To register, call 760.384.5870 Beale Memorial, Lobby Thur. Apr. 3, 5pm - For mobile device or home computer Beale Memorial, Tejon Rm Sat. Apr. 26, 10am - For Nook, Kindle (bring Amazon account login) or tablet Tehachapi Branch Saturdays, Appt. Only; Call 661.822.4938 Frazier Park Branch Thursdays, 11:30am - Appt. Only; Call 661.245.1267 Tech Petting Zoo - Basic Tips & Features: Nook, Kindle Fire, iPad, & Samsung. Wed. Apr. 9, 6pm

Frazier Park Branch

Tech Tutoring for 55+ - The Tehachapi High School Robotics team can help you with any of your electronic gadgets. Tehachapi Branch Sat. Apr. 19, 1pm - To make an appointment, call 661.822.4938

Storytimes Toddler • 1.5 - 3 yrs Mondays

Beale...................... 11:00am

Fridays

Southwest..9:30 & 10:30am

Preschool • 3-5 yrs Tuesdays

Beale..................... 11:00am Northeast............... 11:30am

Wednesdays

Southwest............. 11:00am

Thursdays

Rathbun................. 11:00am Taft......................... 11:45am

Fridays

Ridgecrest............... 9:30am Wilson...................... 9:30am Tehachapi.............. 10:00am California City........ 10:30am McFarland............. 11:00am Wasco......................2:00pm

Family • all ages Tuesdays

Frazier Park........... 11:30am

Wednesdays

Baker: Apr. 16..........4:00pm Mojave.....................4:00pm

Thursdays

Kern River Valley... 10:30am Kernville: Apr.10.... 10:30am

Fridays

Rosamond............. 10:30am Boron.......................3:00pm McFarland: Apr. 11..3:00pm

Saturdays

Delano: Apr.5&12... 10:00am Southwest............. 10:30am Taft: Apr.5,12&19... 10:30am

Bilingual • all ages Mondays

Arvin........................5:30pm

Tuesdays

Beale: Apr. 29........ 11:00am

Wednesdays

Delano: Apr. 26...... 10:00am Wasco: Apr. 30........2:00pm

Thursdays

Lamont....................5:30pm

Reading & Writing

Barks & Books - Children read to therapy dogs for practice. Thursdays, 3:30pm (call 661.245.1267 to register) Frazier Park Branch Sat. Apr. 12, 2pm Ridgecrest Branch Wed. Apr. 9 & 23, 4pm (call 661.868.0701 to register) Beale Memorial, Children’s Rm Book Groups & Discussions Fri. Apr. 11, 3:30pm - Zen Attitude by Sujata Massey (Adult) Frazier Park Branch Wed. Apr. 16, 3:30pm -Bring your favorite book (Teen) Wasco Branch Sat. Apr. 26, 1pm - The Measure of a Man by Sidney Poitier (Adult) Ridgecrest Branch Author Visit - Meet authors and enjoy book discussions. Sat. Apr. 19, 2pm - George Garrigues Frazier Park Branch Reading of the Classics - Readings by local actors. Saturdays, 3:30pm Frazier Park Branch Special Storytimes Fri. Apr. 11, 10am - Tehachapi High School Robotics team Sat. Apr. 12, 11am - Michi Knight

Tehachapi Branch Frazier Park Branch

Crafting

Beginning Crochet & Knitting - Bring a crochet hook, knitting needles & lightweight yarn. Tuesdays, 3:30pm (All ages) Rosamond Branch Origami Workshop - Learn the ancient art of paper folding. Tue. Apr. 1, 5pm Rosamond Branch Tweens’ Button Making Workshop - Great decoration for backpack or locker. Wed. Apr. 16, 2pm Southwest Branch Teens’ Tie Dye T-Shirt Workshop - Bring a light colored T-shirt. Thur. Apr. 17, 2pm Southwest Branch Quilt & Chat - Learn techniques, share ideas & work on group projects. Sat. Apr. 26, 10am Frazier Park Branch

Music

Guitar Chords Workshop - Bring your tuned guitar; learn to play guitar chords & songs. Tue. Apr. 8, 5pm (Beginner) Beale Memorial, Tejon Rm Tue. Apr. 22, 5pm (Intermediate) Beale Memorial, Tejon Rm Beginner Piano Class - Learn piano basics. Saturdays, 9am - Call 661.245.1267 to schedule a 4 week session Frazier Park Branch

Genealogy

Adult Genealogy Workshop - Learn how to start your own family tree. Sat. Apr. 12, 10am Tehachapi Branch The History Keepers of Kern County Tue. Apr. 15, 1pm Beale Memorial, Tejon Rm

Multicultural Events

Cultural Presentation: Moldova - Come learn about the customs & culture of Moldova. Sat. Apr. 5, 2pm Southwest Branch Día Family Book Clubs: The Melting Pot - Space is limited; to register, call 661.868.0701. Tue. Apr. 8, 5:30pm - What is Passover? Beale Memorial, Auditorium Tue. Apr. 22, 5:30pm - We’re having a Chagiga Beale Memorial, Auditorium

Computer Classes

Personal Computer Coach: One-on-One Sessions - Space is limited, please call to reserve a time slot with a volunteer tutor. Wednesdays • by appointment only, call 661.822.4938 Tehachapi Branch Wednesdays, 11am - 1pm • sign up at the Reference Desk or call 661.868.0770 Beale Memorial Thursdays, 11:30am • sign up at the Circulation Desk or call 661.245.1267 Frazier Park Branch By appointment only • call 760.384.5870 for details Ridgecrest Branch Beginning Microsoft Excel 2010 - Learn basic functions: navigation, resizing, database operations, calculations & charts. Thur. Apr. 10, 3:30pm Frazier Park Branch Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010 - Learn basic functions: create & save documents, format text & add graphics. Sat. Apr. 12, 4pm Beale Memorial All classes at Beale are held in the Beale Memorial Library, Gates Computer Lab, 2nd floor, 701 Truxtun Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93301. All classes except Computer Basics require knowledge of keyboard and mouse. The Gates Computer Lab is closed 30 minutes before and after each class. For more information call: 661-868-0770.

Explore Something New

Language Skills

American Sign Language - Beginner classes. Mondays, 4:30pm (8 - 17 yrs old) Tehachapi Branch Mondays, 5:30pm (18 yrs & up) Tehachapi Branch Thursdays, 3:30pm Frazier Park Branch

Health

Spring Into Good Health - Free screenings (KMC). Sat. Apr. 26, 11am Lamont Branch

Theatre

Dust Bowl Dreams - CSUB Theatre for Young Audiences. Tue. Apr. 15, 11am Southwest Branch Thur. Apr. 17, 11am Beale Memorial, Auditorium The Hey You! Storytellers Interactive Theatre Fri. Apr. 25, 3:30pm Frazier Park Branch

Gaming

Lego Club Thur. Apr. 3, 5:30pm Beale Memorial, Children’s Rm Thur. Apr. 10, 4pm California City Branch Sat. Apr. 12 & 26, 2pm Tehachapi Branch Thur. Apr. 17, 5:30pm Southwest Branch Sat. Apr. 19, 2pm Northeast Branch Chess Wednesdays, 3:30pm Frazier Park Branch Saturdays, 5pm Ridgecrest Branch Open Scrabble Play Thursdays, 4:30pm Northeast Branch Xbox Kinect - Get Fit for Spring! Thur. Apr. 3, 10 & 24, 4pm Lamont Branch Mondays, 4pm Arvin Branch

Volunteer Orientations

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Danger Club - Simple & fun science experiments, ages 8+. Thur. Apr. 24, 5:30pm Southwest Branch Math Clinic & Homework Help - Call 661.868.0701. Saturdays, 2pm Beale Memorial, GMP Rm STEMtastic Saturday Sat. Apr. 19, 10am

Sat. Apr. 5, 2pm (Teens) Sat. Apr. 12, 3pm Thur. Apr. 17, 5:30pm

Movies

Beale Memorial

Immigration Workshop

Thur. Apr. 3, 4:30pm. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thumbelina Thur. Apr. 10, 4:30pm. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Lorax Thur. Apr. 17, 4:30pm. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hop Thur. Apr. 24, 4:30pm. . . . . . . . . . . . . Disney Nature Earth Northeast Branch Sat. Apr. 12, 11am . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Earth From Space Beale Memorial, Auditorium

How to Apply for U.S. Citizenship Tue. Apr. 29, 4:30pm California City Branch

Used Book Sales

Friends of the Ridgecrest Branch Library Sat., Apr. 12

Members Only General Sale

9am – 10am 10am – 3pm

Friends of the Southwest Branch Library Thurs. Apr. 3 Member Day Fri. Apr. 4 & Sat. Apr. 5 General Sale Tue. Apr. 8 & Wed. Apr. 9 Half-Price Day Thur. Apr. 10 $3.00 a bag day

Noon – 6pm 10am – 5pm Noon – 4pm Noon – 4pm

Ridgecrest Branch Beale Memorial, Computer Lab Southwest Branch

Energy Efficiency

Learn how to save money & energy in your home.

Wed. Apr. 2, 12pm Tue. Apr. 8, 12pm Tue. Apr. 29, 12pm

Beale Memorial Rathbun Branch Southwest Branch


KCL April 2014 Calendar