Bailey's Story Time with the LA Kings hitting the library circuit - LA Kings Insider

Parents of young children: With whom do you consult to encourage your kids to read? Teachers? Tutors? Ha! Incorrect. You turn to Bailey. Bailey is bringing his Story Time with the LA Kings on the road this summer, and if you live near any of the participating libraries below, you’ll be able to catch a special reading of Z is for Zamboni.

More information is available at LAKings.com/storytime, or by contacting Amanda Ellis with the Kings at aellis-at-lakings-dot-com.

Benjamin Franklin Branch Library
2200 E. 1st St.
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Thursday, July 2, 2015, 4:00pm

El Sereno Branch Library
5226 Huntington Dr. South
Los Angeles, CA 90032
Monday, July 6, 2015, 2:00pm

Porter Ranch Branch Library
11371 Tampa Ave.
Northridge, CA 91326
Wednesday, July 8, 2015, 10:30am

Cypress Park Branch Library
1150 Cypress Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90065
Tuesday, July 21, 2015, 3:00pm

Alma Reaves Woods – Watts Branch
10205 Compton Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90002
Wednesday, July 22, 2015, 1:30pm

Canoga Park Branch Library
20939 Sherman Way
Canoga Park CA 91303
Thursday, July 23, 3:30pm

Exposition Park – Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Regional Library
3900 S. Western Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90062
Saturday, July 25, 2015, 2:30pm

Atwater Village Branch Library
3379 Glendale Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90039
Tuesday, July 28, 2:00pm

El Segundo Public Library
111 W. Mariposa Ave.
El Segundo, CA 90245
Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 3:00pm

Mar Vista Branch Library
12006 Venice Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90066
Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 3:30pm

John Muir Branch Library
1005 W. 64th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90044
Monday, August 10, 2015, 4:00pm

Edendale Branch Library
2011 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Monday, August 17, 2015, 4:00pm

Donald Bruce Kaufman – Brentwood Branch Library
11820 San Vicente Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 4:00pm

Granada Hills Branch Library
10640 Petit Ave.
Granada Hills, CA 91344
Friday, August 21, 2015, 4:00pm

Also, Tyler Toffoli presided over the graduation of this year’s Lil’ Kings Learn to Play Hockey class yesterday:

Tyler Toffoli speaks at the 2015 Lil' Kings graduation!

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Kind of related. When I worked in Everett, we had several guys who at the beginning of the season basically said, “We’ll do all the school visits this year,” and they were excellent in serving as community ambassadors and speaking at elementary schools and reading from children’s books. One of those guys was Landon Ferraro, who stuck with the Red Wings at the end of the season and won our community relations award in 2010-11. Similarly, it’s good to see Tyler Toffoli serving in that role; he was also the guest overseeing the opening of the Kings’ Discovery Cube exhibit, which came on a day off for the team late in the season.