Kids and Adults — Get a fresh start at the El Segundo Public Library during April 2019! Return all overdue items to the Main Library or any of the El Segundo Unified School District libraries, and related overdue fees will be waived. Patrons may call or stop by the Main Library to request past overdue fines be waived as well. Fine Forgiveness only takes place from April 1-April 30, so be sure to take advantage of this special opportunity soon.
National Library Week Breakfast
Celebrate National Library Week at a Community Breakfast on Thursday, April 11 from 8-9 AM at the El Segundo Public Library. Enjoy coffee and donuts, listen to some live music, honor our volunteers, and learn about recent library highlights including our new reading lounge, and first limited edition Artist Series library card. All are welcome to attend.
Book Your Meeting Room Reservations Online
Streamlining the reservation process, the library now offers online booking of the Sue Carter Friends of the El Segundo Public Library Community Room, and the Rose Garden Conference Room via CivicRec. To make a reservation online, please go to www.esrec.org, create your account and/or login, click on the “Library Meeting Rooms” link found in the upper right corner of the web page, and follow the prompts to complete the process. Meeting room reservation payments are now accepted online as well. Please call Bryce Tucker at (310) 524-2769 for additional information.
News from the Friends of the Library
We honored Sue Carter on February 16 with the renaming of the Friends of the Library Room to the Sue Carter Friends of the El Segundo Public Library Community Room. Sue was the founder and heart and soul of the Friends for many years. The celebration included presentations by Dr. Don Brann, representing the City Council; Scott Houston, representing the Water District; the Friends’ Board and the History Committee. The celebration was attended by may of Sue’s family members and many community members.
The Friends held a book sale in conjunction with the History Committee’s photo sale April 4-April 6. Many books and duplicate photographs were available for purchase.
The Friends’ next board meeting will be held on May 23 at 4:00 PM in the Sue Carter Friends of the El Segundo Public Library Community Room. The meeting is open to all and we welcome new members.
–Brenda Ross, Friends of the Library President