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Julian Dixon Public Library

Julian Dixon Library Focuses Tribute to – Julian Dixon

Julian Dixon Library Focuses Tribute to – Julian Dixon

The beautiful woman in the gray dress looked around at the gathering in the Community Room at the Culver City Library and sighed, “This is quite a turnout. I know he would have been pleased.” Betty Dixon, Congressman Julia Dixon’s widow, certainly would know. The room was filled with people, exclaiming over the accomplishment that there was now a plaque commemorating the library officially [...]

League of Women Voters Meets Oct. 19

League of Women Voters Meets Oct. 19

It's that time again: your chance to make a more informed decision on the statewide ballot measures. Members and those interested in getting more education about the propositions on the ballot this November will gather at 11:30 in the Community Room of Culver City Julian Dixon Public Library. Brown-bag lunches, sociability, LWV business fill the bill until noon when the formal program will [...]

Ballona Creek Clean-Up Needs Volunteers

Ballona Creek Clean-Up Needs Volunteers

Saturday, September 25, from 9 a.m. to noon, Ballona Creek Renaissance will be having a Creek Cleanup, at three Culver City locations, and your help is essential. BCR will be registering and providing orientation for cleanup volunteers at the Overland Avenue entrance to the bike path next to the Culver City Julian Dixon Library, 4975 Overland Avenue, Culver City, where we'll also have an exhibit [...]

Mary Pickford at the Library this Saturday

Mary Pickford at the Library this Saturday

The Culver City Friends of the Library in association with the Mary Pickford Institute for Film Education presents a charming 25-minute, multimedia program designed to entertain, educate and inspire students to follow their own dreams as they learn about Mary Pickford, the silent film actress, who rose from poverty to become “America’s Sweetheart”. An interactive Q&A session with [...]

We Tell Stories- Last Show of the Summer

We Tell Stories- Last Show of the Summer

Catch the final performance of "The Rhine's Gold," We Tell Stories' family-friendly adaptation of of Wagner's opera "Das Rheingold." Meet gods, dwarves, giants, and Rhine maidens in this 40-minute romp that includes orchestral selections from the opera. Wednesday, August 11th from 2 to 3 p.m. The performance is free! "The Rhine's Gold" concludes our summer residency “Make a Splash – Read!” [...]

Culver City Reads “Charlotte’s Web” at the Library

Culver City Reads “Charlotte’s Web” at the Library

Dozens of kids came to play, read, eat and watch a movie at the Culver City Julian Dixon Library on Saturday July 17. "Charlotte's Web" was the book being celebrated this summer, and while the hoped-for tarantulas did not come to play, lots of families did. The Gizas, Chris and Rosanne, brought their son Vincent to enjoy the evening. "We just finished reading the book last night," said Chris, [...]

Library Will Stay Open on Mondays – Stay Posted

Library Will Stay Open on Mondays – Stay Posted

While negotiations between the County of Los Angeles and the Service Employees International Union continue, the Culver City Julian Dixon Library will remain open on Mondays. Pam Broussard, the spokesperson for the employees, was not available to comment. For more information on hours, call the library at 310-559-1676.

Library Closed on Monday – For the Duration

Library Closed on Monday – For the Duration

A lot of public places and businesses closed on Monday July 5, because of the holiday. But the Culver City Julian Dixon Library will be closed on Monday from now on, because of budget cuts affecting the Los Angeles County Library system. At the city council meeting on Monday June 28, Rex Richardson of the library staff spoke to the council in regard to the hours being cut. Richardson, as a [...]

We Tell Stories at the Library this Summer! Yeah!!!

We Tell Stories at the Library this Summer! Yeah!!!

We Tell Stories, LA’s acclaimed children’s storytelling theater company, celebrates the County of Los Angeles Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, “Make a Splash – Read!” with 6 different performances about oceans, water, and imagination at the Culver City Julian Dixon Library. Shows are interactive, multi-cultural, and educational blending laughter and literacy together for [...]

Miss Spider Reads Storytime – June 1 at the Library

Miss Spider Reads Storytime – June 1 at the Library

The Culver City Friends of the Library presents Miss Spider reading “The Very Busy Spider,” and other arachnid stories on Tuesday, June 1 from 7 to 7:50 p.m. A spider craft time will follow. The public is invited and admission is free. The event is part of the summer reading program, Culver City Reads, featuring this year's selection, “Charlotte's Web.” The Culver City Julian Dixon [...]

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