Children's Programs

Movie Night

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Families can enjoy a movie night together at the Library. Superhero costumes and cardboard box carts are encouraged for this event. Space is limited. To register please sign up online (Click Here) or call the library at 562-989-7323 during opening hours.

2019 Library Movie Night - Incredibles 2
Young children listening to a woman read a book at a library

Story Time Programs

Babies and Toddlers (Ages 0-2) Tuesdays, 10 am - 11 am
Preschoolers (Ages 3-5) Thursdays, 10 am - 11 am

Story Time programs (PDF) are designed to stimulate young minds by introducing literature, music and movement. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate to make a meaningful experience for their child. Snacks are included. No registration required. 

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Friday, May 3, 2019 11:00 - 4:00 p.m.  

Stop by the library and learn about the history of Cinco de Mayo. Come make a craft and enjoy Mexican music throughout the library.

2019 Library Cinco De Mayo Celeration

Library Club

3rd - 5th Grades
Tuesdays from 3 pm - 5 pm

Join us for a craft or game and a snack. No registration is required.

Library Drop-In Program

6th - 9th Grades
Thursdays from 4 pm - 6 pm

Each week we'll feature a game, craft, or movie and a snack. See the Drop-In Program flyer (PDF) for more information.

Three teenagers reading books and laughing
Homework Help at Library

Homework Helpers

Homework Helper volunteers are available weekly to help students successfully complete their homework assignments. Please check with the library to determine when and where the Homework Helpers are scheduled, and bring a specific homework assignment or project. The Homework Helpers are typically adult volunteers, and as such may not have the skills needed to help peers or more advanced students. See the Homework Help Program flyer (PDF) for more information.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

The Signal Hill Public Library is proud to support the 1000 Books Foundation. The 1000 Books Foundation is a Nevada-based non-profit corporation providing services beneficial to the public interest.

The Foundation is operated exclusively for charitable, literary, and educational purposes. The objectives of this organization are:

  • To promote reading to newborns, infants, and toddlers, and 
  • To encourage parent and child bonding through reading.

Program Instructions (PDF)

Program Instructions (Spanish/español) (PDF)

Reading Log Sheets (PDF)

Reading List (PDF)


Long Beach Unified School District Summer Reading List

Check out the LBUSD Reading Lists for State of California reading lists as well as LBUSD reading lists by grade.