SPECIAL PROGRAMS AND EVENTS PDF Print E-mail

ABOVE THE INFLUENCE ART CLUB AND SHOWPaint brush paint
CLUB MEETINGS: Fridays, 4:30-5:30 pm
DATES: June 6, July 11, August 8
ART SHOW: Saturday, August 23, 10 am-3 pm

In partnership with Covina Coalition for Change, you are invited to create art and spread awareness on
the dangers of alcohol. For more information, contact Laura Caloca at (626) 331-5316.

GRAPHIC NOVEL CLUB
LAUNCH PARTY: Tuesday, July 29, 5:30-7 pm
WORKSHOP DATES: Fridays, 4:30-6 pm, August 15, August 29, September 12

pencilTeens will learn about storyboarding, art and design, the writing process and publication. Activities include movie days, graphic novel club readings and more! For information, call (626) 384-5276 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Ages 12-17.


TEEN MINI MOVIE MARATHON
DATE: Friday, August 22, 11am-6 pm
MOVIES: All movies are rated PG-13.
Join us for our first ever Teen Mini Movie Marathon. Some of the most popular movies of the year will be playing all day in the community room.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (11 am-1:20 pm)
Divergent (1:30-3:55 pm)
Thor: The Dark World (4-6 pm)

You can help sponsor these events through donations of much needed supplies. To view the wish list, please click here.

 
Covina's T.E.A.M. (Teens Endeavor to Accomplish More)-Free! PDF Print E-mail
 

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Are you a teen who enjoys volunteering and helpingaround the community? Join Covina's T.E.A.M. where teens participate in service projects and volunteer at community events each month. To be an active member, teens must attend a monthly meeting and one service opportunity each month. Attend the next meeting for more information.
 
Location: Hollfelder Teen Center, Covina Park, 301 N. Fourth Ave.
Day & Time: Tuesdays, 6-7 pm
Dates: June 3, July 8 (TEAM Summer Drive), August 5, September 9
 
For information, please contact the Parks & Recreation office at (626) 384-5340. Office hours are Monday-Thursday and alternate Fridays, 10 am- 5:45 pm
 
Summer Reading Program:June 14-Aug 2 PDF Print E-mail

RocketPaws to Read!

Wag your tails and stomp your paws for this animal extravaganza! It’s fun for all ages and easy to join. Anyone who attends at least three events in their age group will be entered into a grand prize drawing. To sign up, go to the Summer Reading Program table under the red umbrella.

Thank you to our sponsors:

Baskin Robbins, Brunswick Covina Bowl, Country General Store, Credit Union of Southern California, Friends of the Covina Public Library, In N Out, Kids Art, Legoland, Marie Callender’s, McDonalds, Red Dragon Karate, Room 2 Dance, South Kiwanis Club, and Two Toms’ Juice Bar and Eatery

All Ages

“PAWS TO GIVE” KICKOFF: June 14-August 1

Pet Food 406x250Kick off the Summer Reading Program through giving. Animal shelters provide so many loving pets with shelter, food and care and all rely on generous donations from people like you to be able to keep providing in the future. Be a part! Donate items like dog food, cat food, and kitty litter, throw blankets, chew toys and more. The Covina Public Library will deliver all items to a local animal shelter in need. Donations will be accepted during all library hours! For a complete listing of acceptable and preferred items, please contact Jennifer Blair at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Lilly Jimenez at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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ADOPT-A-PET DAY: Saturday, August 2, 11 am-3 pm
End the Summer Reading Program with heart! A local animal shelter will be visiting the Covina Public Library with many pets in need of loving homes. Can you or anyone you know provide a forever home to an animal in need?

Teens (ages 13-17)

TEEN TRIVIA THURSDAY: Thursday, June 26
Think you know a lot about teen fiction and the Covina Public Library? Come test your knowledge with our trivia game. Those who get all answers correct will get a special prize!

MAKE YOUR OWN DUCT TAPE ART: Tuesday, July 1, 2-3 pm

TEEN NEEDS AND WANTS SURVEY: July 8-12
Complete the survey to help us know what you would like to see in the Library.

Paint brush paint“PAWS TO REFLECT” ART CONTEST: July 15-19
Draw, paint, take a photo or submit any animal-themed art work. Winners will be displayed the following week.

BOOK BUDDY TIME – CALLING ALL VOLUNTEENS! Thursday, July 24, 1:30-2:30 pm
book-buddy3001Need Community Service hours? Want to help kids improve their literacy skills? Come help by giving kids the opportunity to read aloud to someone. Reading aloud is one of the most effective ways to improve a child’s reading accuracy and fluency, giving them the literacy skills they need for a bright future! Preregistration required. Register July 8-July. Please contact Krizia Virbia at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (626) 384-5293. Ages 14-17.

GRAPHIC NOVEL CLUB LAUNCH PARTY: Tuesday, July 29, 5:30-7 pm
Ever want to create a graphic novel of your own or talk about graphic novels? Come to the Graphic Novel Club Launch Party.

You can help sponsor these events through donations of much needed supplies. To view the wish list, please click here.

 
Staff Suggestions for Teen Readers PDF Print E-mail

first loveFirst Love by James Patterson
BL: 4.9- AR Pts: 8.0
Runaways 16-year-old Axi and 17-year old Robinson, who met on a cancer ward, leave Oregon on a cross-country trip to experience the best of life before it is too late.

 

 



 

 

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The Finisher by David Baldacci
BL: 5.2 - AR Pts: 20.0
Fourteen-year-old Vega has always been told that the forest surrounding her village is full of monsters, until her mentor disappears, and she realizes the village is built on lies.  

 

 

 

BitterblueBitterblue by Kristin Cashore
BL: 5.6 - AR Pts: 23.0
Bitterblue, 18-year-old queen of Monsea, realizes the futility of relying on advisers who surround her with lies as she tries to help her people heal from the thirty-five-year spell cast by her father. (Sequel to Graceling)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faultinourstars
The Fault in Our Stars
by John Green
BL: 5.5 - AR Pts: 10.0
Sixteen year old Hazel, who has cancer, meets Augustus at a kids-with-cancer support group and as they fall in love they both wonder how they will be remembered.

 

 

 

 
Get Involved! PDF Print E-mail

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Do you need volunteer hours? We need talented youth like you to volunteer at the library! Check out our volunteer opportunities on VolunteerMatch.

 
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