City Friends of the Library
Welcome to the Culver City Friends of the Library website! The Friends are a group of volunteers dedicated to supporting the Culver City Julian Dixon Library. Your support enables the Culver City Julian Dixon Library to enrich its resources, enhance its services, and expand its programs to maximize the Library's role and usefulness in the community.
The Friends Board would like to thank everyone for their generous donations of nice clean books, magazines, DVDs and CDs. Many of these books have been added directly to the library collection. Book Room sales have made it possible for us to support the staff and the various programs presented by the County. Recently we have had some problems with the donation bins. The biggest problem occurred when it was hit by a truck which destroyed one bin and damaged the one remaining. As such, we will be removing the remaining bin and replacing it with a new larger bin. Unfortunately this means that in the interim we cannot accept large donations without an appointment. However, if your donation is 3 bags or 3 boxes or less, you may bring those into the library at the front desk during open hours. Please do not leave any donations on the back loading dock or on the sidewalk at the rear of the library. We will let you know when the new bin is purchased and installed.
Thank you again for understanding and continual support.
Quilt Honoring Laura Frakes
Important Information about Library Services
To donate books to the Friends of the Library, please use the donation bin in the library parking lot (NOT the library book return bin!), preferably during library open hours (M-F 10 am-5 pm). If you have more than 4 or 5 bags or boxes, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a drop-off time. Thank you for your continued support.
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To celebrate 100 years of Incorporation for Culver City
This project commemorates the Centennial through various forms of fiber art by portraying some of the iconic aspects of Culver City, past and present. More than thirty members of the community, ages 8 to 80, collaborated in the creation of this wall hanging, which commenced in May and was sponsored by CCFOL. It was inspired by the California Yarnscapes project of Yarn Bombing LA that was displayed at the Autry Museum last spring, and attempts to depict some of the history and locales that are dear to the hearts of Culver City residents. The main panel was displayed at City Hall on September 20, as part of the Culver City Birthday Party. The two flanking panels depict some of the past history of Culver City, even prior to the incorporation of the city, and some of the arts, activities, films and TV shows that have been part of the city. A legend, explaining the various components will be available at the library as well. The main panel is 5'x7', and the two additional panels are approximately 5' square.
AND THE WINNERS OF THE
NOT SO WIMPY
FILM FESTIVAL ARE
Filmmaker Amit Gupta
Filmmaker Moses J. Fritz.
Violet Fritz, Winner of the Best Actress award.
Discover & Go is a partnership between libraries and cultural institutions. With a LA County Library card, you can reserve FREE family passes to local museums and cultural attractions through the Discover & Go online portal.
You can check it out here: http://www.colapublib.org/DiscoverGo/
One Book, One City
Donor photo taken at the 2014 Installation Dinner Event
The Culver City Julian Dixon Library is located at 4975 Overland Avenue in Culver City.
Culver City Julian Dixon Library
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