Library Special Events

Family Game Nights

Thursdays: September 20, October 18, November 15, December 13
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Join us as we break out our collection of board games, playing cards, and dominoes for you and your family. Game Nights are for game lovers of all ages! We ask that children under 12 be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Seating is limited, and pre-registration is required. Call 562-989-7323 or stop by the Library.

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Movie Night: Book Club

Friday, September 28
5 p.m.

Join us for the movie Book Club. Refreshments will be provided. Seating is limited - register at the Library or by calling 562-989-7323.

Anime Club

Mondays: September 17, October 15, November 19 and December 10
4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Anime is Japanese hand-drawn or computer animation. Outside Japan, anime refers specifically to animation characterized by colorful graphics, vibrant characters and fantastical themes. We'll watch anime, discuss manga, play games and have fun. Free and open to ages 12+. Register at the Library or call 562-989-7323.

Virtual Reality Countdown to Halloween

Wednesdays in October
3 p.m. - 5 pm.

We'll have fun and spooky virtual reality experiences available at the Library! Here are some that we'll have on hand:

  • Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin (Ages 10+)
  • Manifest99 (Ages 10+)
  • Raptor Valley (Ages 10+)
  • Paranormal Activity: Lost Soul (Ages 12+)

Spooky Pirate Storyteller 

Monday, October 15, 2018
6:30 p.m.

Join us as we travel the seas with Pirate David through songs and eerie pirate tales! This event is free and for ages 3 and up. Space is limited, therefore registration is required. Register at the Library or call 562-989-7323. 

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Creepy Crawlie Story Time

Creepy Crawlie Story Time

Thursday, October 25, 2018
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Signal Hill Public Library invites you to join us for this Halloween story time, packed with fun songs, movement, stories, and of course, loads of touchable creepy crawlies! Participants will leave with a better understanding of these unique animals. This event is free and for ages 3 and up. Space is limited, therefore registration is required. Call the Library at 562-989-7323 or stop by to register.

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Friends of the Signal Hill Library Day of the Dead Celebration

Friday, November 2
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Come watch Disney Pixar's Coco, and enjoy face painting and fun crafts for the whole family. Refreshments will be served. Seating is limited, register at the Library or call 562-989-7323. Sponsored by the Friends of the Signal Hill Library.

Mini Drone Flying Program

Wednesdays: November 7, 14, 21 and 28
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

This program is designed to familiarize kids with new technologies by teaching them how to fly drones and learn the programming mindset. For ages 8 and up. Space is limited - register at the Library or call 562-989-7323.

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Friends of the Library Book Sale 

October 4 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The Friends of Signal Hill Library (FOSHL) receive hundreds of donations of quality used books, CDs, DVDs and Audio Books which they re-sell at very low prices. The Fall Sale will be held on the Signal Hill Library Patio, (behind basketball courts & playground).