Libraries Summer Reading 2022

Local libraries, including Manhattan Beach, will host in-person summer reading programs for all ages. Photo by Brad Jacobson

Redondo Beach

Main Library

303 N. Pacific Cst. Hwy.

Saturday, June 4

The whole family is invited to join Redondo’s 2022 Summer Reading Program Reading Beyond the Beaten Path at your Redondo Beach Public Library. Kick-Off Carnival, with games and a magic show, from noon to 3 p.m. Children and teens get a reading log, backpack, and bookmark when they sign up. For more information, call the Children’s Reference Desk at 310/318-0675 ext. 2387 or go to

June 7

Create a craft to take home. 3:30 p.m.

June 21

Kick-off summer with a movie at the library. 3:30 p.m.

June 29

Teen Paint-n-Sip with sparkling cider and finger foods. 4 p.m.

July 5

Crafttime at the library. 3:30 p.m.

July 15

Family board game night. Enjoy legos with friends and family. 3:30 p.m.

August 2 

Get crafty at the library. 1 p.m.

August 13

Summer Reading finale event. Drum Circle! 2 p.m.

North Branch

2000 Artesia Blvd.

June 18

Family game night with Legos. 1 p.m.

June 30

Create a craft to take home. 2 p.m.

July 14

Teen program: Weird Science. Call for time: 310-318-0677.

July 20

Family movie night. 3:30 p.m.

July 28

Library craft time. 2 p.m.

August 4

Teen program: Campfire Tales. For time and information call 310-318-0677.

Franklin Park

807 S. Inglewood Ave.

July 9

The Redondo Library hosts a Field Day at the park. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Check the Library’s online calendar for updates:

Manhattan Beach

1320 Highland Ave.


Smarty Pants storytime: Enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement while learning school readiness skills and having fun. For ages 2 – 5 with their parent or caregiver. 10:15 a.m. Registration opens one week prior. Call 310-545-8595 or join the wait list at

Wednesday, June 8

Special in-person summer reading program kick-off event featuring live entertainment. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Registration opens soon. For more information call 310-545-8595, option 3, or visit

Thursday, July 14

Summer Reading program continues with live entertainment at 3:30 p.m. For registration or more information, call 310-545-8595 or visit

Wednesday, August 10

Summer Reading program continues with a live performance at 3:30 p.m. For registration or more information, call 310-545-8595 or visit

Hermosa Beach

550 Pier Ave. 

Friday, June 17

The Hermosa Beach branch hosts Found Object Juggling Show featuring juggler extraordinaire Michael Rayner. Enjoy his hilarious tricks and stunts. Ages 5 – 12 with a parent or caregiver. Registration opens Friday, June 10 at 3:30 p.m. 310-379-8475 or for more information. 


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