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Special and continuing Storytime programs scheduled for February

County Executive Office - Press Release

COUNTY OF ORANGE

CEO
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 21, 2000
Contact: Dani Porter
(714) 566-3079
E-Mail: dlporter@ocpl.org

February Library Storytimes

Special and continuing Storytime programs scheduled for February at OCPL branches:

ALISO VIEJO

Thursday, February 3, 7pm

Family Storytime The Sunshine Readers Group of the National Charity League will offer stories and entertainment to children of all ages and their families.

Saturdays, February 5 & 19, 10:15am

Storytime with the Key Club - Members of the Aliso Niguel High School Key Club will read stories and provide imaginative entertainment for children age 3 and up.

Aliso Viejo Library, One Journey, (949) 360-1730

BREA

Mondays, February 7, 14 & 28, 11-11:30am

Curious Kids Preschool Storytime - Open to children ages 3 - 5. Includes stories, fingerplays, puppets, and songs. Themes: 2/7 "Mice are Nice," 2/14 "A Valentine for You," and 2/28 - "A Favorite Author (Books by Jan Brett)."

Tuesday, February 15, 7-7:30pm

Step into Stories Family Night February's theme will be "Surprises," and will include stories, activities, and a craft. All ages are welcome.

Brea Library, 1 Civic Center Circle, (714) 671-1722

OCPL February Storytimes

COSTA MESA Two Branches

Mondays, February 7, 14 & 28, 7pm

Starlight Storytime - Youngsters will hear stories that delight! Songs, fingerplays, and puppets are included, and children age 3 and up are welcome.

Tuesdays, February 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 11am

Morning Storytime Join us for a storytime filled with songs, fingerplays and friendly puppets. This storytime is geared toward children age 3 and up.

Wednesday, February 9, 3pm

Multicultural Storytime - Stories told in English and Spanish for children age 5 and up. Music and activities are included. February's feature will be "Odon the Giant," a folktale from the Philippines.

Costa Mesa Library, 1855 Park Avenue, (949) 646-8845

Tuesdays, February 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 11-11:30am and

Wednesday, February 2, 9, 16 & 23, 7-7:30pm

Clifford's Preschool Storytime The three-month winter session of preschool storytimes invite children to listen and take part in Mother Goose rhymes, songs and fingerplays. Stories will be presented in sign language at the Tuesday morning session. Pajamas may be worn on Wednesday evenings, and advance registration is recommended for both sessions.

Mesa Verde Library, 2969 Mesa Verde Drive, (714) 546-5274

CYPRESS

Wednesdays, February 9 & 23, 7pm

Grandma & Friends Storytime This evening storytime is for ages 3 and up, and is sponsored by the Women's Club of Cypress. Parents may sign in at the first storytime they attend. For more information, please call the Cypress Library at 714-826-0350.

Wednesday Mornings, February 2, 9, 16 & 23, 10:30am

Preschool Storytime - This free program has stories, puppets, and simple crafts, and is open to children age 3 and up. Parents may register at the first session they attend. For more information, please call the children's librarian at (714) 826-0350.

Cypress Library, 5331 Orange Avenue, (714) 826-0350

OCPL February Storytimes

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

Tuesdays, February 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 10:30am

Preschool Storytime Geared to kids 3-5, this program includes songs, stories, and fingerplays. Drop-ins are welcome.

Fountain Valley Library, 17635 Los Alamos, (714) 962-1324

GARDEN GROVE Three Branches

Tuesdays, February 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 11:30am

Preschool Storytime Come join the fun!

Chapman Library, 9182 Chapman Avenue, (714) 539-2115

Mondays, February 7, 14 & 28, 11:30am

Preschool Storytime - Children ages 3-5 are invited to this enjoyable program.

Tuesdays, February 1, 15, 22 & 29, 10:30am

Preschool Storytime Join Ms. Bonnie each week for fun reading, listening, grooving to music, singing, and crafts.

Tuesday, February 8, 10:30am

Valentine Storytime - We'll have crafts and goodies after storytime. Registration is required for this special event, so sign up today.

Wednesdays, February 2, 16 & 23, 7pm

Family Storytime All ages are welcome to attend this weekly program.

Wednesday, February 9, 7pm

Valentine Storytime - We'll have crafts and goodies after storytime. Registration is required for this special event, so sign up today.

Garden Grove Regional Library, 11200 Stanford Avenue, (714) 530-0711

Wednesdays, February 2, 9 & 16, 3:30pm (No storytime on 2/23)

Preschool Storytime This spirited, interactive storytime is open to children ages 3-5.

West Garden Grove Library, 11962 Bailey Street, (714) 897-2594

OCPL February Storytimes

IRVINE

Mondays, February 7, 14 & 28, 7-7:30pm

Tuesdays, February 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 9:30-10am

Wednesdays, February 2, 9, 16 & 23, 9:30-10am

Preschool Storytimes Stories, poems, and puppets are a part of this popular program, held in the Community Room. Open to children ages 3-6. Registration required.

Mondays, February 7, 14 & 28, 10-10:40am and 11-11:40am

Toddler Storytimes - This participatory program includes stories, fingerplays, songs, and flannel boards. Children must be at least two years old at the time of registration (required).

Wednesdays, February 2, 9, 16 & 23, 7-7:30pm

Goodnight Moon Storytime This storytime is especially for children ages 3-6 and their parents, and includes stories, fingerplays, flannel boards, and games.

Heritage Park Regional Library, 14361 Yale Avenue, (949) 551-7151

LAGUNA BEACH

Tuesdays, February 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 7pm

Pajama Storytime Bedtime is more fun when you wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed friend, and invite Mom & Dad to pajama storytime. Simple crafts are included.

Wednesdays, February 2, 9, 16 & 23, 11am

Preschool Storytime Let the magic begin. Introduce your child to the fun and wonder of imagination through books, songs, finger plays, stories, and small crafts at preschool storytime. Children ages 3-5 are welcome.

Laguna Beach Library, 363 Glenneyre, (949) 497-1733

LAGUNA NIGUEL

Mondays, February 7, 14 & 28, 11am

Preschool Storytime Stories for kids age 3 and up, no registration necessary.

Tuesdays, February 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 7pm

Pajama Storytime Stories for children age 3 and up, no registration necessary.

Wednesdays, February 2, 9, 16 & 23, 10:30am

Mommy and Me Storytime A toddler storytime for kids ages 2-4 and Mommy or Daddy; songs, rhymes, flannel boards, and books for your child's first storytime.

Laguna Niguel Library, 30341 Crown Valley Parkway, (949) 249-5252

OCPL February Storytimes

LA HABRA

Tuesdays, February 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 7pm and

Wednesdays, February 2, 9, 16 & 23, 10:30am

Storytimes Children ages 3-6 and their parents are welcome. These 30-minute programs feature books, flannel stories, and songs.

La Habra Library, 221 E. La Habra Boulevard, (714) 526-7728 or (562) 694-0078

LA PALMA

Mondays, February 7, 14 & 28, 11:15am (before the Library opens just knock)

Mommy & Me Storytime Preschoolers and younger ones are invited to hear stories and create a "make and take" craft with caregivers.

Wednesdays, February 2, 9 & 23, 7pm; February 16, 6:30pm

Pajama Storytime Open to children age 4 and up. Come at 6:30pm on 2/16 for storytime special "Kids for Character."

La Palma Library, 7842 Walker Street, (714) 523-8585

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA

Tuesdays, February 1, 8 & 15, 10:15am & 11am and

Wednesdays, February 2, 9 & 16, 10:15am & 11am

Preschool Storytime & Crafts - This fun program is open to children ages 3-5, and caregivers may stay and join in or go and use the library during the session.

Thursdays, February 3, 10 & 17, 10:15am & 11am

Mommy & Me Storytimes & Crafts - This program is geared toward children ages 3 and younger, and caregivers must be present.

Rancho Santa Margarita Library, 30902 La Promesa, (949) 459-6094

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO

Tuesdays, February 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 11am

Preschool Storytime - Open to children ages 3-6. Stories, finger plays, poems, songs, and crafts are included.

Tuesday, February 15, 7pm

Pajama Storytime - This evening storytime is open to all ages, and is presented by the Sunshine Readers of the National Charity League.

San Juan Capistrano Library, 31495 El Camino Real, (949) 493-1752

OCPL February Storytimes

SEAL BEACH

Wednesdays, February 2, 9, 16 & 23, 9:30-10am

Preschool Storytime - Open to children ages 2-4. Stories are told using puppets, flannel board figures, and books. Audience participation encouraged.

Mary Wilson Library, 707 Electric Avenue, (562) 431-3584 or (714) 840-6759

STANTON

Wednesdays, February 2, 9, 16 & 23, 10am

Preschool Storytime - Open to children ages 2-6. February's theme will be "Friendship."

Stanton Library, 7850 Katella Avenue, (714) 898-3302

VILLA PARK

Wednesday, February 9, 7pm

Pajama Storytime - Children ages 4-8 and their parents are welcome to come and enjoy an evening of stories, songs, and crafts. Wear your jammies and bring your favorite stuffed animal.

Villa Park Library, 17865 Santiago Blvd., (714) 998-0861

WESTMINSTER

Wednesdays, February 2, 9, 16 & 23, 10:30-11:15am

Preschool Storytime This program is open to children ages 3-5, and includes stories, musical games, and coloring sheets for nursery rhymes.

Westminster Branch Library, 8180 13th Street, (714) 893-5057