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Explore Beverly Hills

Make it a memorable day in beautiful Beverly Hills!

Take a trolley tour, explore the City’s public art or browse a bevy of chic boutiques: there’s something to delight every interest in Beverly Hills.

A world renowned destination for thousands of visitors each year, Beverly Hills features internationally acclaimed restaurants, grand, luxury hotels and unparalleled shopping. Parking is easy at conveniently located City parking lots, many offering one or two hours of free parking.

Centennial Block Party (Celebrating Beverly Hills' Independence Day)

The Rodeo Drive Committee and the City of Beverly Hills presents BH 100 Centennial Block Party on Sunday, April 27, 2014 from 3:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Join us on Rodeo Drive!
Arts of Palm

Planning is underway for an exciting celebration that will include tourism initiatives, regional events, community activities, and more to commemorate the historic milestone.
Concours d'Elegance Press Releases

Top headlines and news for Greystone Mansion Concours d'Elegance
Event Ticket Sales

Buy and print tickets for the Greystone Mansion Concours d'Elegance.
Centennial Celebration

The City of Beverly Hills turns 100 in 2014! The entire community is invited to an exciting year-long celebration.
Beverly Hills Timeline

In commemoration of the Centennial Celebration, the City of Beverly Hills has incorporated a timeline, capturing the City's historical landmarks and moments.
Calling All Pie-Bakers: Pie Bake & Piesta Returns June 8

Public invited to submit applications for home-baked pie contest featured at Pie Bake & Piesta ala Beverly Hills, happening on Sunday, June 8, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Fun includes pie-eating contest and pie baking for kids.
Beverly Hills Centennial Commemorative Stamp Design

The Centennial Commemorative Stamp Design application deadline has been extended to April 17, 2014.
Art Show Brochure and Application

APPLICATIONFACTS AND FORMSFOR ARTISTS Please call 310.285.6836, or email Karen McLean, kmclean@beverlyhills.org, if you have questions or concerns about applying. You can refer to the previous application below for general
Youth Art Contest

The purpose of the Beverly Hills Centennial Youth Art Contest is to encourage the youth community to learn about Beverly Hills' history and commemorate the Centennial. All entries must be submitted by 5 p.m. on April 11, 2014.
Centennial Cookbook

The Beverly Hills Centennial Cookbook features recipes from distinguished Beverly Hills restaurants.
Woofstock 90210 CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

Beverly Hills' Annual Pet Extravaganza has been rescheduled for June 29 at La Cienega Park.
Media Credentials

Working journalists are invited to apply for media credentials to the 2014 Greystone Mansion Concours d'Elegance.
Friends of the Library Reading Group

The Friends Book Discussion Group is facilitated by Judith Palarz. Join this popular group as they discuss a wide variety of books that will inform and delight.
Be a Volunteer

{Click 4 Application} Teen volunteers needed for the Summer Reading Club. Turn in a completed application to the Children's Department.
Teen Volunteers needed

Teen volunteers will assist with activities in the Children's Library during Summer Reading Club from May 28th - August 10th.
100 Years, 100 Stories - Centennial Video Project

As part of the Centennial celebration, the Beverly Hills Historical Society is launching a video project called "Beverly Hills: 100 YEARS, 100 STORIES."
Databases and Articles

A-Z list of databases for research and homework needs.
Beverly Hills artSHOW

TheBeverly HillsartSHOW is held twice a year, in spring and fall. The art shows are held on the third weekend in october and the third weekend in may October 18 & 19, 2014 - 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Ask a Librarian

Need help from a librarian? Contact us by email, telephone, or in person.
Greystone Mansion Concours d'Elegance

Greystone Mansion Concours d'Elegance Main Page.
The Institute of Domestic Technology

www.InstituteOfDomesticTechnology.com Upcoming Classes
Greystone Mansion & Park Main Page

The City of Beverly Hills welcomes you to Greystone Park & Estate, a beautiful park open to the public as well as a popular venue to host events.
Star Literacy Program

Library S*T*A*R* literacy program isnot accepting new students or tutorsat this time.
Roxbury Park

Roxbury Community Center & Memorial Park Main Page. Note: parts of Roxbury Park are currently under construction!
artSHOW Press Releases

Beverly Hills artSHOW Press Releases
Jim J's Jukebox

Discover America's music with Jim Jimirro. This free event is in its 16th season with the City of Beverly Hills. Come see what it is all about!
Trolley Tours

Take a ride through Beverly Hills on a 40-minute narrated tour of art, architecture, historical and renowned areas of the City, including Rodeo Drive!
Farmers' Market

The Beverly Hills Farmers' Market is a weekly outdoor certified market which provides the finest California-grown, fresh andseasonal fruits and vegetables, juices, breads, specialty items and more in a festive outdoor setting. The market featuresspecial events such as aKid's Zone, Cookin' Kids, City department showcases and hosts more than 60 farmers and vendors every week.
Teen Zone @ BHPL

Library resources for teens.
Parking, Directions & Maps

Everything you need to know about getting to the Greystone Mansion Concours d'Elegance.
Beverly Canon Gardens

The beautiful and tranquil Beverly Canon Gardens, located in the 200 block of North Canon Drive, is the City's newest green space. The 33,000 square feet of public gardens and open space features public outdoor dining areas, water features, landscaped gardens, and public colonnaded walkways connecting Beverly and Canon Drives. The open turf area of the Gardens is available to rent for Wedding and
Mini Parks

Other City parks offer passive settings, art sculptures, playgrounds and fountains.
City Parks

The City offers a number of world-classrecreationand park facilities for your enjoyment, including beautifully maintained green space, convenient parking and courteous staff.
La Cienega Park

Main page for: La Cienega Park & Community Center 8400 Gregory Way Beverly Hills, CA 90211 310.285.6810
Holiday Closures

Library Closures
Children's Library

The Children's Library has recently completed a full renovation. Come visit soon!
Greystone Demonstration Garden

The Greystone Demonstration Garden of Beverly Hills is an outdoor venue where individuals can come together to promote the benefits of locally grown, organic food that is environmentally friendly, sustainable and cost effective.
eLearning

Learn a subject or find study, test prep, and career resources online.
Facility Rentals

The library meeting room spaces are available to rent. The library auditorium is unavailable until January 2014.
Map & List

2014 Sponsors

THE CITY OF BEVERLY HILLS THANKS THE FOLLOWING SPONSORS:
About the Library

General information about the library
Greystone Show House

Design House International "The Titans of Business" will be held at Historic Greystone Mansion throughout the month of November 2013
Art Show Sponsors

The Beverly Hills artSHOW thanks its generous sponsors and partners.
LAAA Gallery

The unique Los Angeles Art Association installations at the Beverly Hills artSHOW.
Vendor Information

How to apply for a selling space at the Beverly Hills Farmers' Market FARMERS: All products must be grown in California. We only consider vendors who are PRODUCERS of the agricultural products (fruits, vegetables, herbs, nuts, honey, cut flowers, beef, poultry, eggs and dairy) they wish to sell. Additionally, the PRODUCER must be certified by the California Department of Food and Agriculture and h
The Drummer by Barry Flanagan

Bronze Public Art Fund Purchase and the Glaser Foundation 'The Drummer' characterizes Barry Flanagan's series of Hare sculptures from the early 1980s. Flanagan was struck above all by the historical cultural associations between this creature and life itself.
Untitled by Fletcher Benton

Painted Steel Maltz Park Gift of Dr. Bernard Salick The ancestry of Fletcher Benton's abstract sculptures goes back to Russian Constructivism and the Machine Age by way of pure, hard geometric form and the art of assemblage. Using this modernist vocabulary, Benton achieves a dynamic balance between opposing, gravity-defying shapes.
Spiral of Life by Baile Oakes

Redwood Crafted entirely out of redwood. Gift of Alan Sieroty Baile Oakes is on a mission to "use our visual language to help bring our culture to a fuller understanding of our place within the living systems of the Earth." He favors hands on activities in the public play spaces he creates, in hopes to offer a place of shelter to the visitor a restful sanctuary. "I aspire to have my work in the fi
Sitting Figure on a Short Bench by Magdalena Abakanowicz

Bronze Public Art Fund Purchase Abakanowicz's work delves directly into the human sensibility and challenges you to question your own humanity. Each of her figures is an individuality, with its own expression, with specific details of skin. Organic, with the imprint of the artist's fingers. Their surface is natural like tree bark or animal fur or wrinkled skin.
Hymn of Life: Tulips by Yayoi Kusama

Fiberglass, Ceramic Tile and Steel Public Art Fund Commission The first work of art ever commissioned by the City of Beverly Hills Fine Art Commission, the piece was dedicated on September 19, 2007. Hymn of Life: Tulips is the first public outdoor sculpture in the United States by this internationally renowned artist. Born in Nagano Prefecture, Japan in 1929, Kusama started to paint using dots and
Hunter and Hounds by Henri Alfred Marie Jacquemart

Bronze Gift of W.D. Longyear French artist Henri Alfred Jacquemart studied painting and sculpture at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. Jacquemart traveled in Egypt and Turkey gaining the styles of these two cultures. The sculpture was first sited in the United States at the estate of Mr. Longyear on November 11, 1925 in memorial to his son, killed during the Battle of Chateau Thierry in 1917.
Electric Fountain by Merrell Gage

Concrete, Bas Relief, Tile The fountain has a cast concrete female figure of a Native American mounted on a square concrete shaft, which rises from a cylindrical splash basin. The basin has a frieze of relief carvings, which depict various scenes from California history. The park surrounding it all was given to the city by the Beverly Hills Residential Protective Association.
Woofstock 90210 Postponed!

Woofstock 90210 has been postponed, due to increasing muddy field conditions at La Cienega Park. The event will not be held on Sunday, March 2nd. We apologize. The City has scheduled a Woofstock make-up date of June 29th, 2014. It's the same place and time - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at La Cienega Park, 8400 Gregory Way, on Wiggly Field East. Animal Lovers, we hope to see you all then, hopefully under w
Woofstock Vendor List & Map

Parking for Woofstock is at 325 South La Cienega Boulevard
Centennial Concert and Sing-Along

Save the Date! The Beverly Hills Centennial Concert and Sing-Along event will be held at the historic Saban Theatre on Tuesday, January 28, 2014.
Directions, Visiting, Hours & Maps

Greystone Visitor's Information: Directions, Hours, Parking & Map.
Artist Displays and Equipment

Artist Display Samples - Photos Display by artist Marcus Rose Display by artist Mercedes Bantz Display by artist Randy Redekopp Artist Display Samples - Renderings and Mock-ups Rendering by Manuel Gonzales Mock-up by Randy Redekopp Rendering by Brian Lee Boehner rendering by Warangtad Pasurapak
Award Winners - October 2013

Centennial Fleece - Limited Time

Centennial Fleeces worn by Float Riders at the Rose Parade are now available for a limited time!
2014 Beverly Hills Float Decorating

In conjunction with the City's Centennial Celebrations, Beverly Hills will enter in the 2014 Tournament of Roses Parade. Volunteers are needed to help decorate the float.
Murder in the Mansion at Greystone Estate

Each summer Theatre 40 puts on a series of performances at historic Greystone Estate. To receive a schedule of their performances contact them at (310) 694-6118.
Parking Structure

The parking map below shows the location of the structures which are nearest to The Beverly Hills Art Show. These City parking structuresare a maximum of one to one and a half blocks from the show site. For specific information regarding each structure, refer to this link.
Great Books Discussion Group

The Group meets, as it has for 51 years, on the 2nd and 4th Mondays, at the Beverly Hills Public Library (6-8PM), to engage in a spirited analytical discourse on those Classic Works that have endured throughout the ages.
Featured Art - BH Turns 100

In 2014, the City of Beverly Hills will officially be 100 years old, and this coming spring theBeverly Hills artSHOW will celebrate forty years of fine art and fun. Artist Zale Richard Rubins, a career photographer, is now in the process of photographing the landmarks of Beverly Hills, preparing his newest body of work which willcoincide with this city's anniversary. The photograph you see belo
Beverly Hills Public Library

444 North Rexford Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 | 310-288-2220 | Mon-Thu 9:30am-9:30pm | Fri & Sat 10am-6pm | Sun 12 noon-6pm
Art in City Parks

BEVERLY GARDENS PARK Santa Monica Blvd. at Crescent Drive Erratic, stainless steel By Roxy Paine Sitting Figure on a Short Bench, bronze By Magdalena Abankanowicz Playground, bronze with black patina by Tony Smith Hunt
Endless V by Jaume Plensa

Celluloid by Merrell Gage

Erratic by Roxy Paine

Cougar III by Gwynn Murrill

Bronze Public Art Fund Purchase with help of Marie D. Shafer Gwynn Murrill conveys a sense of gravity to her animal sculptures by reducing their form to basic elements of shape, mass, volume, surface, and color. Murrill, a self-taught sculptor, characterizes her process as "take-away," referring both to the means of making the bronze molds themselves as well as the way she leaves out the details o
artSHOW Information

Mark your calendars! The free, bi-annual Beverly Hills artSHOW features art by 250 exhibitors from around the nation, who showcase their work inpainting, sculpture, watercolor, photography, mixed media, ceramics, jewelry, drawings and printmaking. All show information here!
City Council Meeting Schedule

Dates of upcoming City Council meetings
Food & Drink at the artSHOW

The Beverly Hills artSHOW features more than a block of food trucks plus beer, wine and dining gardens throughout the event space. All details here.
artSHOW Wine & Dine Garden

Premiere Events hosts this Wine Garden at the Beverly Hills artSHOW with an extensive collection of reds, whites and flights plus nibbles.
Contact Us

Contact the Beverly Hills Public Library. We will try to respond to email within 72 hours, excluding weekends and holidays. If you need an answer sooner, please visit the library in person or call telephone reference.
Passport Services

U.S. citizens planning international travel may apply for their passports at the Library. The library accepts appointments throughout the week, including evenings and weekends. (310) 288-2279
Media Coverage of Past Events

Angeleno AP Associated Press Beverly Hills Courier Beverly Hills Weekly Calendar Magazine City of Beverly Hills Design LA COM LA Magazine LA Times Magazine LUXE My Style Magazine Orange County Register Pasadena Magazine Profiles magazine San Gabriel Valley News Sea Hawlks South California News The Guide Tribune Veranda Magazine Westways
Acknowledgments & Sponsors

The City of Beverly Hills would like to thank the following sponsors of the Maison de Luxe Show House at Greystone Mansion presented by Luxe Interiors and Design along with the Friends of Greystone:
2013 Awards

Greystone Mansion Concours d'Elegance 2013 Awards.
Thank You to Our Sponsors

We want to thank our generous sponsors for making the Centennial Celebrations possible and for showing their commitment to making our communities... Sponsors: Beverly Hills Hotel Gearys
Cookin' Kids

2nd Sunday of each month 10 a.m. to approx. 12:30 p.m. If your child is a culinary master in the making or just loves to help out in the kitchen, the Beverly Hills Farmers' Market is the place to be. Youngsters are welcome to enjoy Cookin' Kids the 2nd Sunday of each month as part of our Kid Zone. Children will be introduced to fresh fruits and vegetables based on what's in season.
databases_inhouse

In-library use databases only. Access library databases and articles. A current Beverly Hills Public Library card is required to access the resources listed. Enter a library card number when prompted.
Unit 1

UNIT 1: ADULTS AS LEARNERS Characteristics of Adult Learners: Most adults share certain characteristics that make teaching adults different from teaching children. We even ask experienced K-12 teachers to go through tutor training because of these differences. The chart below briefly describes some differences between adults and children as students: Finally, adults who don't read have the same r
Recommended reading

New and recommended reading lists from the Beverly Hills Public Library
eBooks

Download eBooks and audiobooks with a BHPL card.
EResources & Homework Help for Teens

We can help you with your research 24/7! Use these resources with your BHPL card. Resources for high school preparation, research papers, and general interest for teens.
Calendar of Events

library monthly calendar of events
Drawing Confirmation

Successfully Submitted! Thank you for entering the "City of Beverly Hills Centennial" float drawing. You will be receiving a confirmation email for ... If you have any questions, please email Julie Steinberg at BHRoseFloat@beverlyhills.org or call 310-385-0679.
Confirmation - 2014 Rose Float Decoration

Confirmation Thank you for volunteering and submitting your float decorating form. If you have any questions, please email Julie Steinberg at BHRoseFloat@beverlyhills.org or call 310-385-0679.
Borrower Services

Library cards are free to the residents of the City of Beverly Hills and residents of Los Angeles and Orange Counties. You will need to provide both photo identification and a proof of current address. 1. Photo Identification: We will accept a valid driver's license or a valid California ID, or a Passport, or a government issued photo ID as photo identification.
Float Riders - Drawing

Rose Float Drawing & Rider Rules: Riders must be Beverly Hills Residents - will need verification of Beverly Hills residency Riders must be 12 years or older; anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult guardian. If the individual is disabled, he/she must be accompanied by a designated float rider who will be responsible for assisting the disabled person in getting on & off the float.
The Scavenger Hunt!

Join us, fellow hunters: pick up your copy of the artSHOW - Whole Foods Market Scavenger Hunt challenge, which will take place across the length of the Show grounds. You'll meet featured Games, Puzzle, and Toy artists along your journey. Many treats from Whole Foods Market of Beverly Hills are involved, as isadining certificate for the all new Beer and Brat Garden on the Rodeo / 100 Block, for t
La Cienega Tennis Center

The La Cienega Tennis Center features 16 lighted courts, showers and locker rooms, and a pro-shop offering tennis instruction. Also, there are two rooms available for rental, perfect for meetings and parties. For more information, call (310) 285-6820 La Cienega Tennis Center 325 S. La Cienega Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90211 For Tennis information,click here.
2013 Media Coverage

2013 Design House Media Coverage
Artist List - October 2013

Artist List - 2013 October Beverly Hills Art Show Category Name Space Ceramics Marvin Blackmore 219 Mike Brennan 184 David Chohlidakis 252 Irene Estrin 257 Jackson Gray 204 Barry and Rosalind Hage 328 Steven Klinsky 187 John La Pointe 210 Ken Nakashima 249 Tracey and Elliott Newton 330 Mas Ojima 106 Kath
Award Winners - May 2013

Mayor's Purchase Award, Mark White Best of Show, Sondra Wampler Gil Borgos Award for Originality, Anthony Gauslin Lincoln Award, Linda Shinkle Rodney and Theodore Shinkle Best Display, Joseph Woodford
Centennial Committee

The100th AnniversaryCelebration Committee welcomes you to be a volunteer.
Filming . Permits . Commercial Photography

Greystone Park is a popular venue for filming and photography.Filming and photography is available by permit only. Rates, forms and other information on this page.