September 30, 2016
9:00 AMActivity/Program: NEA BIG READ Community Map activity - TustinParticipate. Learn. Engage. Take part in celebrating the 2016-2017 NEA BIG READ. For this simple activity, share your family's history by pinpointing your country of origin on the map. Use the supplies provided to mark it on the map.

An initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest, the NEA Big Read broadens our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book. OC Public Libraries was awarded the NEA grant that will support many of the activities related to Julia Alvarez' book, In the Time of the Butterflies.
September 30, 2016
10:00 AMClass/Workshop - Irvine Katie Wheeler

South Coast Literacy Council, in partnership with the Katie Wheeler Library, offers free English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. Meets on Mondays, Tuesdays (except last Tuesday of every month), Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:00-11:30 in the downstairs Community Room. For intermediate-advanced level.

Please email ocpl.katiewheeler@occr.ocgov.com or call (714) 669-8753 for more information.

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June 7, 2016  Rita is Coming Back!

Beginning June 27 and for a limited time, OC Public Libraries’ patrons will be seeing stars, or at least one star. Rita the Zebra (as in Rita Book) was a 1980s library mascot whose popularity never really waned in the 30 years since she was first introduced.