Placentia Library

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Kids can read books and enjoy a mini city complete with a diner, fire station, bank and grocery market!

Lots of weekly events for kids & families!

Monday: Morning Meet Ups 10-12pm

2nd & 4th Monday of every month – Meet other families at the library! We will have toys, books, and learning materials available for your children. Start off the week with family time and conversations with other families at the library! Recommended for children 0 – 4 years accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Spring and Summer 2022 Schedule:

March 28, April 11, 25
May 9, 23, June 13, 27
July 11, 25, August 8, 22

Monday – Read to the Dogs

1st Monday of Each Month, 6pm

Open to children of all ages! Read to a trained, furry friend from The Bright & Beautiful Therapy Dogs, Inc. because even dogs like to hear a good tail chasing tale now and then!

Spring – Summer 2022 Schedule:

April 4, May 2, June 6, July 11, August 1

Wednesday: Luna, Luna! Bilingual Pajama Storytime 6:30pm 

Put on your coziest pajamas, grab your favorite stuffed animal, and join us for our bilingual storytime and crafts on Wednesday evenings. Enjoy sweet stories and fun songs, in English and Spanish!

Spring – Summer 2022 Schedule:

March 23, 30, April 6, 20, 27
May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 15, 22, 29
July 6, 13, 20, 27, August 17, 24, 31

Thursday: Once Upon a Storytime 10am 

Ages 0-3 with a caregiver. Once upon a time… a baby came to storytime and fell in love with reading! Delightful stories, fun rhymes, and engaging songs will have little ones clapping, singing, and bouncing along. Counting, colors, and fingerplays lay a foundation for kindergarten success.

Spring – Summer 2022 Schedule:

March 24, 31, April 7, 21, 28
May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 16, 23, 30
July 7, 14, 21, 28, August 18, 25

Saturday: Family Storytime 10am 

Bring the whole family down to the library and start your weekend with fun stories and silly songs! Enjoy music, movement, and songs that inspire everyone to use their imaginations through reading!

Spring – Summer 2022 Schedule:

March 26, April 2, 23, 30
May 7, 14, 21, June 25
July 2, 9, 16, 23, August 20, 27

Click to check out all the things you can rent 

You can rent things from Homework help, STEAM Kits, DJ Kit, Podcast Kit, Drone Aircraft, Circuit Joy Machine, Balloon Pump, Cookie Cutters, Bounce House and so much more!


Join us to explore the beauty and practicality of STEAM-related topics through engaging discussions and hands-on activities! Space is limited.

Spring – Summer 2022 Schedule – Wednesdays at 3:30 pm

April 27: Orizomegami – Japanese Paper Decorating
June 22: Clean Up an Oil Spill
August 24: Homemade Mosaics

HANGAR DIY LAB Open to adults and teens ages 14+ with a valid library card, ID and signed waiver. Makers ages 9-13 with supervision from a parent or guardian. Children under 9 are welcome during family programs

Placentia Library welcomes you to The Hangar, a place to design, build, tinker, explore, and create! Use our maker equipment to develop your projects, pick up a new hobby, or get expert advice from our resident Tinkerer.

You can use a laser cutter, sewing machine, glue gun and more!

Tuesday: 12:00 – 7:30 p.m.*
Thursday: 12:00 – 7:30 p.m.*
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 – 4:30 p.m.

*Closed 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Occupancy limit and hours are subject to change. Be sure to check for upcoming closure dates!

Check out Take and Make Virtual Programs!

There is so much more available at the Placentia Library from Passports, Teen community service opportunities, online programs & more!


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