Genealogy Investigators
Thursdays: December 8, January 12, January 26, February 9, Feburary 23, March 9, and March 23
6:00 – 7:30 pm
DIY Studio

Stumped and need genealogy assistance? Visit the library and get help with all your genealogy questions from our skilled volunteers. This program is provided in partnership with Genealogical Society of North Orange County.

Books and Biscotti
Saturdays | 10:00-11:00 a.m.
December 10, January 21, February 18, and March 18
DIY Studio

Enjoy biscotti and a hot beverage as we discuss the month’s chosen title. From classics to contemporary, enthusiastic readers will explore interesting topics and make new friends.
December – Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore
January – The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
February – The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict
March – The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

Stitchin in the Stacks
Saturdays: January 7, February 4
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m
DIY Studio

Whether you’ve been knitting or crocheting for decades or days, join this welcoming group of needlecrafters in the Library’s DIY Studio. Drop ins welcome. Ages 13+.

Meditation Mondays
Monday | 7:00-7:45 p.m..
March 6, March 20, April 3, April 17, May 1, May 15
DIY Studio

Start your week more relaxed and focused with a heartfulness guided meditation session with Dr. Chavan

DIY Rewind: Mosaic Frame
Wednesday, January 18
6:00-7:30 p.m
DIY Studio

Did you miss one of our past DIY projects? Here’s your chance to join in! Learn the basics of mosaics and create a beautiful ocean-colored tiles frame.
Registration required & begins Saturday, January 14. Space is limited. Adults 18+.

Memory Café: Happy New Year
Thursday, January 19
10:00-11:00 a.m.
DIY Studio

It’s a brand-new year! Join us as we ring in the new year with a special craft and listen to stories from the past.

Memory Café is for people who are experiencing memory loss and their caregivers. Relax and socialize in a friendly environment. Each month, participants will enjoy a themed activity and talk over light refreshments.
This program is not respite care. All individuals experiencing memory loss must be accompanied by a caregiver throughout the program.

DIY Pineapple Party
Wednesday, January 25 | 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, January 25 | 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 28 | 2:30-4:00 p.m.
Monday, January 30 | 6:00-7:30 p.m.
DIY Studio

Enjoy a little bit of the tropical this winter by creating pineapple crafts! Supplies, tips, and written instructions will be provided.
Registration required & begins Saturday, January 14. Attendance is limited to one session. Adults 18+.

Grow It Now: The Busy Gardener Month to Month
Wednesday, February 1 | 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Community Room

Want to get back into your garden but don't know where to start? Join the UCCE Master Gardeners of Orange County to create a month-by-month to-do list for your garden.
This program is presented in partnership with the UCCE Master Gardeners of Orange County.

DIY Gold Foil
Saturday, February 4 | 2:30-4:00 p.m.
Monday, February 6 | 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 8 | 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 8 | 6:00-7:30 p.m.
DIY Studio

Learn how to glam up your art and crafts projects using gold foil! Supplies, tips, and written instructions will be provided
Registration required & begins Saturday, January 21. Attendance is limited to one session. Adults 18+.

Cozy Up with a Mocktail
Saturday, February 11 | 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 11 | 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Monday, February 13 | 6:00-7:00 p.m.
DIY Studio

Come learn some simple secrets to turn you into a mocktail mixologist! Make some simple syrups and take home a few recipes sure to wow your friends and family!
Registration required & begins Saturday, January 28. Attendance is limited to one session. Adults 18+.

Orange County History 101 – (1889-1940)
Wednesday, February 15 | 6:30-7:30 p.m
Community Room

Interested in local history, but don’t know where to start? Join historian Chris Jepsen as he presents a well-illustrated overview of Orange County’s history. This presentation includes the years 1889 to 1940. Q&A session will follow the presentation.

Chino Hills State Park 101
Saturday, February 18 | 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Community Room

Do you know there is a state park just around the corner? Learn all about the Chino Hills State Park from its origin story, history, and what you can enjoy in the park today!
This event is presented in partnership with Chino Hills State Park and supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

Memory Café: Valentine’s Day
Thursday, February 16 | 10:00-11:00 a.m
DIY Studio

Join us for this month’s memory café to celebrate Valentine’s Day and love!
Memory Café is for people who are experiencing memory loss and their caregivers. Relax and socialize in a friendly environment. Each month, participants will enjoy a themed activity and talk over light refreshments.
This program is not respite care. All individuals experiencing memory loss must be accompanied by a caregiver throughout the program.

Local Bird Watching
Wednesday, February 22 | 6:00-7:00 p.m
Community Room

Did you know Yorba Linda is a bird sanctuary? Join us for a discussion with Wild Birds Unlimited to learn how to attract and spot our feathered neighbors.
This program is presented in partnership with local business, Wild Birds Unlimited.

Grow It Now: Tomatoes A-Z
Wednesday, March 1 | 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Community Room

Whether you’re starting from seed or transplant, in the ground or in a container, come learn all about the various ways to grow thriving tomatoes.
This program is presented in partnership with the UCCE Master Gardeners of Orange County.

Stitchin’ in the Stacks & Yarn Swap
Saturday, March 4 | 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Community Room

Do you have a yarn stash that is languishing, unused and unappreciated? Then bring your unwanted yarn to our Yarn Swap! Rejuvenate your yarn collection, meet some wonderful people, or pick up some new yarn!

DIY Seed Bombs and Bird Feeders
Wednesday, March 8 | 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 8 | 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 11 | 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Monday, March 13 | 6:00-7:30 p.m.
DIY Studio

Get ready for spring by decorating your very own birdhouse and making a seed bomb for your garden. Supplies, tips, and written instructions will be provided.
Registration required & begins Saturday, February 25. Attendance is limited to one session. Adults 18+.
This event is supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

Orange County History 101 – (1941-1994)
Wednesday, March 15 | 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Community Room

Interested in local history, but don’t know where to start? Join historian Chris Jepsen as he presents a well-illustrated overview of Orange County’s history. This presentation covers the years from 1941 into the 1990s. Q&A session will follow the presentation.

Memory Café: Springtime
Thursday, March 16 | 10:00-11:00 a.m.
DIY Studio

Join us as we jump into the spring season by planting a flower you can take home!
Memory Café is for people who are experiencing memory loss and their caregivers. Relax and socialize in a friendly environment. Each month, participants will enjoy a themed activity and talk over light refreshments. This program is not respite care. All individuals experiencing memory loss must be accompanied by a caregiver throughout the program.

Art Techniques: Landscape Painting
Saturday, March 18 | 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 18 | 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 22 | 6:00-7:30 p.m.
DIY Studio

Develop your painting skills with instructor Lorri Keevern from Dutch Masters Art Academy. Learn simple art techniques and color mixing while creating a landscape project
Registration required & begins Saturday, February 25. Attendance is limited to one session. Adults 18+.
Registration required, space is limited. Registration begins Saturday, March 4. Adults 18+.

Wildlife in Chino Hills State Park
Thursday, March 30 | 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Community Room

Learn all about the diverse wildlife found at Chino Hills State Park, from insects to bobcats and everything in between.
This event is presented in partnership with Chino Hills State Park and supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

DIY Terrarium
Wednesday, April 5 | 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 5 | 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 8 | 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Monday, April 10 | 6:00-7:30 p.m.
DIY Studio

Beautify your space! Supplies, tips, and written instructions will be provided to help create your own terrarium to take home.
Registration required & begins Saturday, March 25. Attendance is limited to one session. Adults 18+.
This event is supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

Grow It Now: Drought Tolerant Gardening
Wednesday, April 19 | 6:00-7:30 p.m
Community Room

Join the UCCE Master Gardeners of Orange County to learn how to reduce water usage while maintaining a thriving garden.
This program is presented in partnership with the UCCE Master Gardeners of Orange County.





Teen Craft for a Cause: Happy Holidays
Saturday, December 17 | 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Library Community Room

Teens (13+) are invited to decorate festive holiday cards and crafts that will be delivered to a local senior assisted living center. We’ll provide the supplies; you bring the creativity! Students may receive school community service credit; please bring your school form.

Teen Anime Night
Tuesday, February 14 | 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 14 | 6:00-7:30 p.m.
DIY Studio

Teens are invited to watch anime, work on a fun fandom-inspired craft, enjoy Japanese snacks, and enter a monthly raffle!

Teen Vision Board
Tuesday, January 17 | 6:00-7:00 p.m.
DIY Studio

Visualize your personal goals with friends and other teens (13+). Create a collage with affirmations, goals and inspiring quotes to motivate you this year. We’ll provide the supplies; you bring your goals and creativity!

Teen Finals Snack & Study
Thursday, January 19 | 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 21 | 1:00-4:30 p.m.
Monday, January 23 | 5:00-7:30p.m.
Tuesday, January 24 | 5:00-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, January 25 | 5:00-7:30 p.m.

Need a space to meet with your friends to study and relax? Come on down to the library and enjoy a space of your own to snack and study. Did we mention we have snacks?

Teen Crochet 101
Tuesday, January 24 | 6:00-7:00 p.m.
DIY Studio

Learn a new skill at the library! Learn the 17th century skill of crochet from our expert, practice at home and submit your best creation to earn community service hours.

Teen Lettering
Tuesday, January 31 | 6:00-7:00 p.m.
DIY Studio

Learn basic strokes and different font styles, along with tips and techniques for using a variety of mediums. Then finish off the class by making your own brush lettering work of art. Teens (13+). Registration required.

Teen Craft for a Cause: Valentine’s Day
Saturday, February 4 | 1:00-4:30 p.m.
Community Room

Teens (13+) are invited to decorate fun Valentine's Day cards and crafts that will be delivered to a local senior assisted living center. We’ll provide the supplies; you bring the creativity! Students may receive school community service credit; please bring your school form.

Teen Guitar Basics
Tuesday, February 21 from 6:00-7:00 p.m.
DIY Studio

Learn a new skill at the library! Bring your own guitar and learn the basics of playing with an instructor.

Teen Magic Tricks
Tuesday, February 28 | 6:00-7:00 p.m.
DIY Studio

Learn a new skill at the library! Always wanted to learn magic? Impress family and friends with new tricks up your sleeve. Teens (13+)

AP Practice Test
Saturday, March 18 | 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Community Room

Attention all high school students! Preparing for an AP exam? Take a free practice exam, get your results and discover your strengths and weaknesses to help you ace the real test. Exams and supplies are generously provided by C2 Education. Registration is required, space is limited. Click here to register. 

Teen Magnetic Maze
Tuesday March 21 | 6:00-7:00 p.m.
DIY Studio

Join us for a POSITIVELY fun STEAM activity! Design, create, and challenge other teens as you build a magnetic maze. See who can make it out of the maze fastest! Fastest one out wins a prize. Teens (13+)

Teen Gaming Club
Tuesday, March 28 | 6:00-7:00 p.m.
DIY Studio

Do you love indie board games? Are you looking for a tabletop RPG group to join? Need a space to polish up your chess and Rubik’s cube skills? Look no further than the library’s new Teen Gaming Club! Join us for a fun and friendly night of all things analog gaming. Teens (13+)