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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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5 p.m.

KCL January 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. Jan. 6 - Let It Snow
Tue. Jan. 13 - Fun Things To Do in Winter
Tue. Jan. 20 - Animals in the Snow
Tue. Jan. 27 - Do You Want to Build a Snowman?
Wednesdays All 4:30pm Bilingual #StorytimeOnline

Wed. Jan. 7 - Dias festivos de enero
Wed. Jan. 14 - Animales en la nieve
Wed. Jan. 21 - Un invierno divertido
Wed. Jan. 28 - Mantenidos calentitos en la frio
Wednesdays All 11am Preschool Storytime
Wednesdays All Beginning at 5pm Tutoring: Grades 1-8 in English or Spanish;
limit to 2 appointments per month, appointment required.
Thursdays 8, 22 11am Bilingual Storytime
Thursday 8 5:30pm LEGO Club: Come Build With Us!
Fridays 9, 16, 23, 30 9:30am & 10:30am Toddler Time
Saturday 10 1pm Learn to play Mah Jongg
Saturday 10 2pm Beginning Guitar Chords Workshop
Saturdays 10, 17, 24, 31 1pm

Computer Help: by Appointment Only, 30 minute sessions

Saturdays 10, 17, 24, 31 10:30am Grandma's Attic Family Storytime
Wednesday 14 5:30pm Volunteer Orientation
Thursday 15 5pm Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Saturday 17 2pm Snowman Invasion! Snowman activities for grades K-3
Tuesdays 19, 26 4-6pm Tutoring - Grades 8-14; SAT prep, writing, reading. Appointment required.
Thursday 22 4pm Draw Art Like Michelangelo

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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