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Southwest Branch Wifi

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8301 Ming Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93311
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(661) 664-7716

Branch Supervisor: Sherry Wade


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closed 11 a.m. -
7 p.m.
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KCL December Events Calendar (Adobe PDF)

Day Date Time Event
Tuesdays All 4:30pm #StorytimeOnline
Families are invited to attend this special storytime that transcends boundaries and can be watched LIVE from anywhere! Can't attend LIVE, watch the archived version on our Youtube!

Tue. Dec. 2 - Santa Stories
Tue. Dec. 9 - Heartwarming Holidays
Tue. Dec. 16 - Happy Hanukkah
Tue. Dec. 23 - Classic Christmas
Tue. Dec. 30 - Countdown to New Years
Wednesdays 3, 10 4:30pm Bilingual #StorytimeOnline

Wed. Dec. 3 - Las Maravillas de la Navidad (The Wonders of Christmas)
Wed. Dec. 10 - Tiempos Clasicos de la Navidad (Christmas Classics)
Wednesdays 3, 10 11am Preschool Storytime
Wednesdays 3, 10, 17 Beginning at 5pm Tutoring: Grades 1-8 in English or Spanish;
limit to 2 appointments per month, appointment required.
Thursdays 4, 18 11am Bilingual Storytime
Fridays 5, 12 9:30am & 10:30am Toddler Time
Saturdays 6, 13 1pm Computer Help, by Appointment Only, 30 minute sessions
Saturdays 6, 13, 20 10:30am Grandma's Attic Storytime
Saturday 6 12-4pm

Gift Wrapping Workshop
Bring your holiday gifts for members of the Teen Advisory Board to wrap.

Thursday 11 5:30pm LEGO Club: Come Build With Us!
Saturday 13 1-3pm Visit with Santa!
Santa Claus is making a special stop at the SW branch library. Come visit with him (photos allowed), hear a holiday story, & make a craft!
Tuesday 16 5:30pm Holiday Movie: Home Alone
Wednesday 17 11am Special Holiday Preschool Storytime

Meeting Rooms

Facts About the Branch

Materials Checked out 317,917
Library Holdings 79,166
Weekly Hours Open 40
Year Built 1986
Square Feet 18,336
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