Children's Events PDF Print E-mail

For Children's Special Events, please see the

Children's Section of the Library Website.

 
Computer Tutoring Sessions PDF Print E-mail

penguin computerDo you need to brush up on your computer skills? Sign up for one or six computer tutoring subjects! Each participant will be assigned to a computer. Each session will consist of 30-40 minutes of instruction and 20-30 minutes of practice time allowing for one-on-one assistance with the instructor. Students will receive a booklet for each session subject. For further information, please call the Library at (626) 384-5276 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Ages 18 & up.

LOCATION: Library, Upstairs Conference Room

INSTRUCTORS: Jennifer Blair and Krizia Virbia (Spanish)

DAY & TIME: By appointment

FEE: $5 per session

TOPICS:

Basics of Windows (7)
Using the Internet
Setting up an Email Account (Gmail)
Basics of Microsoft Word
Introduction to Microsoft Excel (available in March)
Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint (available in March)

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Homework Center - Grades 1-8 PDF Print E-mail

homework

 

The Library offers academic homework help for students in grades 1-8 on a drop-in basis. The program offers students the opportunity to complete homework assignments in a safe and welcoming environment. The Homework Help Center is open during the school year only.

LOCATION: Library, Community Room

DATES: January 7 - May 29

DAYS & TIME: Tuesdays-Thursdays, 3:30-5 pm

FEE: $3 per week per child

For more information, please call (626) 384-5280

 
Paws for Books PDF Print E-mail

PawsThe Library invites children who are learning to read to visit the children’s area and read to a loving, friendly dog. This unique program gives readers the opportunity to read to a nonjudgmental listener -- one who will accept the story exactly as it is read. All dogs have received certification from Therapy Dogs International, Delta Pet Partners, or Therapy Dogs Incorporated. Read for fifteen minutes and earn a Paws ticket. Collect three Paws tickets (equal to 45 minutes of reading) and get a free DVD rental! Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

DAY & TIME: Fridays, 3:30-4:30 pm

LOCATION: Covina Public Library 234 N. Second Avenue

 
California of the Past -- Digital Storytelling PDF Print E-mail

CALIFORNIA OF THE PAST -- DIGITAL STORYTELLING
DAY & TIME: Wednesdays, 5-7 pm by appointment only!
LOCATION: Library, Literacy Area (upstairs)
FEE: Free

Preserve Covina History and Share Your Story with the World! Become a part of an ever-expanding collection of digital stories and help connect our lives to the people and places that make up our community. “California of the Past” is an opportunity to spotlight and preserve important events in your life in the context of Covina or California history for future generations to see and hear.

A media specialist will assist you every step of the way as you record your 3-5 minute digital story, which can be illustrated with your own photos and videos. Your recorded story will be archived at the Covina Library, uploaded to the “California of the Past”
website, www.digitalstorystation.com, and you’ll also receive your own DVD copy to take home.

For information, please call the Library at (626) 384-5280.

 
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