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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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KCL April Events Calendar (Adobe PDF)

Day Date Time Event
Wednesdays All 11:00am Preschool Storytime
Stories for 3 to 5 years old
Fridays All 9:30 & 10:30am Toddler Storytime
Stories for 1.5 to 3 years old
Saturdays All 10:30am Family Storytime
Stories for all ages.
Saturday 5 2pm Cultural Presentation
Come learn about the custsoms and culture of Moldova from a current exchange student.
Thursday-Thursday 3-10 N/A Friends of the Southwest Library Used Book Sale
Thur. Apr. 3 - Member Day - Noon-6pm
Fri. Apr. 4 & Sat. Apr. 5 - General Sale - 10am-5pm
Tue. Apr. 8 & Wed. Apr. 9 - Half-Price Day - Noon-4pm
Thur. Apr. 10 - $3.00 a Bag Day - Noon-4pm
Tuesday 15 11am Dust Bowl Dreams - CSUB Theatre for Young Audiences
A play that explores the struggles of Dust Bowl migrants and their desire to be part of the American drea; stories of Pecos Bill, Sally Ann Thunder and Whirlwind, Briar Rabbit and the Doodlebug are brought to life with Americana music. Auditorium.
Wednesday 16 11am Spring Storytime
Thursday 16 2pm Tween Spring Break Activity: Button Making
Great decoration for a locker or backpack!
Thursday 17 all day Easter Egg Hunt @ The Library
Find an egg and bring it to the reference desk for a prize! One egg per child.
Thursday 17 2pm Teen Spring Break Activity: Tie-Dye
Teens: bring a light-colored t-shirt!
Thursday 17 5:30pm Volunteer Orientation
Find out how to get started as a volunteer at the Southwest Branch Library.
Thursday 17 5:30pm Lego Club
Come build with us! Materials provided by the library. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Thursday 24 5:30pm Danger Club
Simple and easy experiements for ages 8+.
Saturday 26 6-9pm Teen Lounge: After Hours
Teens: Come enjoy a variety of activities!

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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