Library Services During Coronavirus

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Reopening Updates

Anaheim's comeback includes the reopening of branches and library facilities across the city after temporary closure to address coronavirus.

Central Library, Canyon Hills Branch, Haskett Branch, Euclid Branch, Ponderosa Joint-Use Branch, and Sunkist Branch, and the Anaheim Heritage Center are open. 

Learn about Anaheim Public Library's reopening and a find library services below.

  1. Library News
  2. Continued Services
  3. Borrower Guidelines
  4. K-6 Reading Lists
  5. Reading Recommendations
  6. Senior Art Kits
  7. En Español
  1. Exploration on Wheels library van rolling into service

    A new library van is bringing science and art to kids across Anaheim. Read on...
  2. Anaheim comes together to read ‘In the Time of Butterflies’

    This fall, Anaheim readers will be captivated by “In the Time of the Butterflies,” a vivid historical story by Julia Alvarez celebrating Dominican history and culture. Read on...
  3. Anaheim Public Library Named 2021 Gale/Library Journal Library of the Year

    Anaheim Public Library’s work to keep serving our community during the challenges of the pandemic have earned an exclusive national honor. Read on...
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Virtual programs

We continue to offer virtual programs for all ages on the Library's Facebook, InstagramYouTube, and Zoom.

Find virtual program details below or view a complete list of programs at

  1. Sep 2021
  2. June-Aug 2021
  3. May 2021
  4. April 2021
  5. Mar 2021
  6. Feb 2021
  7. Jan 2021
  8. Dec 2020
  9. Nov 2020
  10. Oct 2020
  11. Sep 2020
  12. Aug 2020

September Programs

  • Yay Yarn!
    Watch on 
    Facebook, Instagram and YouTube

    Learn how to build a handheld knitting loom and create strands of wearable art. 

    Supplies: Toilet paper roll, duct tape, popsicle sticks, yarn, buttons, glue, tape, and toothpicks.
  • Super Spinners
    Watch on 
    Facebook and Instagram

    Discover the power of physics with force and motion while creating your own spinning toy!

    Supplies: Cardboard, penny, scissors, and crayons-markers-colored pencils (optional).

  • Let's Make Egg Geodes!
    Watch on 
    Facebook and Instagram

    Discover the amazing history of the earth as you explore geology and geodes! As part of this adventure, you will create your own one-of-a-kind geode! 
    For this adventure, you will need an adult's help.

    Supplies: Empty and clean eggshells, water, food coloring (gel or liquid), Epson salt, measuring cup, hot water, measuring spoon, liquid school glue, paintbrush or foam brush, and small spoon or stick to stir the food coloring.

  • Exploration on Wheels! Coming to a neighborhood near you!
    Watch on 
    Facebook and Instagram

    Meet the newest member of the Anaheim Public Library coming to a neighborhood, library, community center, park, and other locations throughout near you!

    Supplies: Cardboard, penny, scissors, and crayons-markers-colored pencils (optional).

  • Create a Bento Box!
    Watch on Thursday, September 30 at 11:30 a.m.

    Learn how eating healthy can be fun by creating your own balanced and healthy meal with Bento Boxes!