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Saturday July 22, 2017 Go To Top
anim_cow_2.GIF 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Marathi/English bilingual Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 

 

Let's listen to beautiful stories in Marathi (and English) that are back to the Grandparents era.  This program is for ages 2.5 years to 6 years old.


Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Moana Movie Sing A Long Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

MoanaCome watch the movie Moana and sing a long to your favorite parts.

Snacks provided.

Contact: Celia Davis 510-284-0686 cdavis@aclibrary.org

at Newark Library, 6300 Civic Terrace Ave, Newark, CA

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Pete G. Magic Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Image result for pete g magicCENTERVILLE LIBRARY IS OPENING ON SATURDAYS!!!

Celebrate our Saturday Hours (10 am - 5 PM beginning July 1) with this amazing magic show by Pete G Magic. 

a fun drawing and refreshments will follow the magic show. 

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

Sunday July 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tutoring: MissionEDU Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

MissionEDU Tutoring provided Sunday July 9th through Sunday August 20th for elementary and middle school students in math, science, etc. 

Your child will get more out of the tutoring if they commit to multiple Sundays. Register online: https://tinyurl.com/y78y16rp or contact Newark Library Information Desk 510-284-0675.

Contact: Celia Davis cdavis@aclibrary.org 510-284-0686

at Newark Library, 6300 Civic Terrace Ave, Newark, CA

 
misc_baby.GIF 3:30 PM  -  3:45 PM Sunday Baby Bounce for Walkers Under 2 Years Old Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Baby Bounce is designed for walking baby under 2 years old. It consists of a 20 minute storytime with stories, rhymes, songs, fingerplays and lapjogs or bounces; and 20 minutes stay-n-play.


Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Monday July 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Build It Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Build It Day @ the Castro Valley Library!

Monday, July 24

1 - 3:00pm

Come join the free play fun with Legos and other building materials!  

Invite a friend and leave your Legos at home

No registration required.  First come, first served.

 

    Location: Castro Valley
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session A) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 8-12.  Bring a laptop if you have one.

This is a continuous course of 5 weeks, 3 classes every week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 17 - August 16, 2017.  Students must attend all 15 classes to receive a certificate.

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 1:30-3:20 PM, Session B: 3:30-5:20 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Scratch by MIT Media Lab, explore lotic, sequences, functions and more.  Original games, activities, and projections from theCodeMatrix Robot Olympics, program robots and compete in team games.

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on May 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please present your ticket and check in 10 minutes before the program starts or your seat may be canceled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

For questions about the curriculum, please email: thecodematrix@gmail.com or visit http://thecodematrix.org

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session A) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For grades 1-8.  This is a continuous course of 8 weeks, 2 classes every week on Monday and Thursday, June 26-August 16, 2017.  

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 2:00-3:30 PM, Session B: 4:00-5:30 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Read Write Discover is a program that matches high school students with youth grades first through eighth grades in an effort to help improve their literacy skills. This program targets students who are struggling in reading and writing or whose families face language barriers in their communities. Taking place during the summertime, this program provides services at a time when free, school-based programs are limited and some families cannot afford fee-based supplemental educational programs.

Priority Registration starts Monday, May 15, 2017 at 1 pm at Children's Infromation Desk. The Priority registration is for students whose achievement is below grade level standards. A most recent progress report or a teacher's note or Recommendation Form is required. 

Online Registration starts Monday, June 5, 2017 at 1 pm at http://www.tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  and is for students who are performing at or above grade level.  

Please check in 10 minutes before program starts or your seat may be cancelled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Movie Tuesday: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

MOVIE TUESDAY @ the CASTRO VALLEY LIBRARY!

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (PG-13)

Tuesday, July 18 @ 2pm

 

Join us for a movie every Tuesday during the summer through August 8

No registration required

 

 

    Location: Castro Valley
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session B) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 8-12.  Bring a laptop if you have one.

This is a continuous course of 5 weeks, 3 classes every week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 17 - August 16, 2017.  Students must attend all 15 classes to receive a certificate.

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 1:30-3:20 PM, Session B: 3:30-5:20 PM. Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Scratch by MIT Media Lab, explore lotic, sequences, functions and more.  Original games, activities, and projections from theCodeMatrix Robot Olympics, program robots and compete in team games.

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on May 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please present your ticket and check in 10 minutes before the program starts or your seat may be canceled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

For questions about the curriculum, please email: thecodematrix@gmail.com or visit http://thecodematrix.org

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session B) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For grades 1-8.  This is a continuous course of 8 weeks, 2 classes every week on Monday and Thursday, June 26-August 16, 2017.  

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 2:00-3:30 PM, Session B: 4:00-5:30 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Read Write Discover is a program that matches high school students with youth grades first through eighth grades in an effort to help improve their literacy skills. This program targets students who are struggling in reading and writing or whose families face language barriers in their communities. Taking place during the summertime, this program provides services at a time when free, school-based programs are limited and some families cannot afford fee-based supplemental educational programs.

Priority Registration starts Monday, May 15, 2017 at 1 pm at Children's Infromation Desk. The Priority registration is for students whose achievement is below grade level standards. A most recent progress report or a teacher's note or Recommendation Form is required. 

Online Registration starts Monday, June 5, 2017 at 1 pm at http://www.tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  and is for students who are performing at or above grade level.  

Please check in 10 minutes before program starts or your seat may be cancelled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

Tuesday July 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session A) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 8-12.  Bring a laptop if you have one.

This is a continuous course of 5 weeks, 3 classes every week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 17 - August 16, 2017.  Students must attend all 15 classes to receive a certificate.

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 1:30-3:20 PM, Session B: 3:30-5:20 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Scratch by MIT Media Lab, explore lotic, sequences, functions and more.  Original games, activities, and projections from theCodeMatrix Robot Olympics, program robots and compete in team games.

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on May 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please present your ticket and check in 10 minutes before the program starts or your seat may be canceled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

For questions about the curriculum, please email: thecodematrix@gmail.com or visit http://thecodematrix.org

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Movie Tuesday: Storks Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

MOVIE TUESDAY @ the CASTRO VALLEY LIBRARY!

 

Storks (PG)

Tuesday, July 25 @ 2pm

 

Join us for a movie every Tuesday during the summer through August 8

 

No registration required

 

    Location: Castro Valley
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Robotics (Session 2) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Both sessions of Lego Robotics are full. The waitlist is also full.

If you have any questions, please contact the information desk at 510-795-2629.

SESSION 1:  JULY 18 @ 3:30-5PM SESSION 1:  JULY 20 @ 2:30-4PM

SESSION 2: JULY 25 @ 3:30-5PM SESSION 2: JULY 27 @ 2:30-4PM

Interested in creating programmable Lego robots? Join high school robotics enthusiast Advay Sharma for an introductory Lego Robotics program. 

Ages 8-10.

Register http://tinyurl.com/LRSession1  OR http://tinyurl.com/LRSession2

Students may register for either Session 1 or 2, and must attend both classes in that session.

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session B) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 8-12.  Bring a laptop if you have one.

This is a continuous course of 5 weeks, 3 classes every week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 17 - August 16, 2017.  Students must attend all 15 classes to receive a certificate.

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 1:30-3:20 PM, Session B: 3:30-5:20 PM. Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Scratch by MIT Media Lab, explore lotic, sequences, functions and more.  Original games, activities, and projections from theCodeMatrix Robot Olympics, program robots and compete in team games.

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on May 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please present your ticket and check in 10 minutes before the program starts or your seat may be canceled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

For questions about the curriculum, please email: thecodematrix@gmail.com or visit http://thecodematrix.org

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
anim_dog1 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Read to a Dog Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Want to practice your reading with a trained dog from the Ohlone Humane Society's Therapy Dog Unit? This is the program for you. Each student will read to a dog for 15 minutes. Time slots are 6:30 pm, 6:45 pm, 7:00 pm and 7:15 pm. Free tickets are available at the Children's Information Desk beginning at 6:30 pm.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Wednesday July 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Family Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

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          Come have fun listening to great stories and singing fun songs. Playtime follows. 

 


For more information contact: Celia Davis 510-284-0686 cdavis@aclibrary.org.

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 

 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session A) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 8-12.  Bring a laptop if you have one.

This is a continuous course of 5 weeks, 3 classes every week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 17 - August 16, 2017.  Students must attend all 15 classes to receive a certificate.

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 1:30-3:20 PM, Session B: 3:30-5:20 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Scratch by MIT Media Lab, explore lotic, sequences, functions and more.  Original games, activities, and projections from theCodeMatrix Robot Olympics, program robots and compete in team games.

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on May 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please present your ticket and check in 10 minutes before the program starts or your seat may be canceled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

For questions about the curriculum, please email: thecodematrix@gmail.com or visit http://thecodematrix.org

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 2:00 PM Alan the Amazing Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 

Alan is totally amazing! His STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and MAGIC) show is sure to prove it.  Would you like to experience some magic that is REAL? Then forget for a moment the Hocus-Pocus of the stage magician and investigate a few of the wonders of the everyday world of science around you! A fun scientific adventure for the whole family!

 

Due to space limitations, free tickets will be handed out 15 minutes prior to the event. Please arrive promptly.

 

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Wild Wednesday: Owen Baker-Flynn Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Wild Wednesdays @ the Castro Valley Library!

 

OWEN BAKER-FLYNN

Wednesday, July 26 @ 2pm

 

No registration required

Space is limited

 

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Castro Valley
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Harry Potter Program Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

**THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL**

A special summer session of Hogwarts!  Enter the world of wizadry with trivia, crafts and games. Registration begins July 19.  This program is for 'tweens ages 10 -13 years old.

Contact Dublin Library 925-803-7252


Location: DUBLIN BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 

 
misc_none 3:00 PM The Fratello Marionettes Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The Fratello Marionettes present The Frog Prince

This classic Fairytale is the story of the spoiled Princess Ofelia on the day of her birthday celebration. The Court Jesters have come to entertain us with their acrobatic feats. We soon discover that the wicked witch has transformed a handsome Prince into a frog and he is destined to live out his life in the wishing well. While playing in the meadow, the Princess Ofelia accidentally drops her new golden ball into the well. The Princess promises to grant the frog three wishes before he will retrieve her ball. Will the princess follow through with her promises, and will the frog indeed turn back into the handsome Prince?

***Seating is limited and cannot exceed room capacity. Floor Seating only; strollers must be left outside the room.***

***Free tickets are required and will be handed out in the children’s area 15 minutes before each program begins.***

 



Location: ALBANY LIBRARY - Get Directions

 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Elephant and Piggie Show Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yeah! Come Join the Fun.

Stop by the Library to enjoy a live version of your favorite children's books by Mo Willems featuring Elephant and Piggie!

This all ages show is perfect for the younger crowd and it's sponsored by the Friends of the San Lorenzo Library.

 


Contact: Danielle Wilson, Branch Manager, (510) 284-0640 DWilson@aclibrary.org

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 

    Location: Greenhouse Community Room
 
rec_chess_knight 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learn to Play Chess Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Are you a 4th, 5th or 6th grader interested in learning how to play chess?

Join us after school and learn to play chess!

Commitment to attending all sessions is necessary.

 

Contact: Irvington Library (510) 608-1170

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

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misc_none 3:30 PM Alan the Amazing Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 

Alan is totally amazing! His STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and MAGIC) show is sure to prove it.  Would you like to experience some magic that is REAL? Then forget for a moment the Hocus-Pocus of the stage magician and investigate a few of the wonders of the everyday world of science around you! A fun scientific adventure for the whole family!

 

Due to space limitations, free tickets will be handed out 15 minutes prior to the event. Please arrive promptly.

 

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
elect_laptop.GIF 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Coding For All Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Interested in learning Scratch coding?

Join us for a FREE new session of Coding For All, every Wednesday, starting June 21st and ending August 9th, 2017.

For kids ages 8+. Space is limited.

Online registration is highly recommended. To register, go to:  https://irvingtoncoding.eventbrite.com  

Registering for this one event will get your child in for the 8 week class.


Contact: INFORMATION DESK - (510) 608-1172

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session B) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 8-12.  Bring a laptop if you have one.

This is a continuous course of 5 weeks, 3 classes every week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 17 - August 16, 2017.  Students must attend all 15 classes to receive a certificate.

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 1:30-3:20 PM, Session B: 3:30-5:20 PM. Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Scratch by MIT Media Lab, explore lotic, sequences, functions and more.  Original games, activities, and projections from theCodeMatrix Robot Olympics, program robots and compete in team games.

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on May 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please present your ticket and check in 10 minutes before the program starts or your seat may be canceled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

For questions about the curriculum, please email: thecodematrix@gmail.com or visit http://thecodematrix.org

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

Thursday July 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Love to build? Come by the Centerville Library and get creative with our bricks! 

 

Questions call 510-795-2629

 

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Game Play Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Game Play Thursdays @ the Castro Valley Library

 

Come get your game on at the library!

We'll have a variety of fun board games, Nintendo Switch and Wii ready to play.

 

Drop in anytime between 1pm and 3pm.

 

Free! Bring a friend. No registration required.

 

    Location: Castro Valley
 
misc_kidsreading 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Storytime in Spanish Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Story Time in Spanish and Time to Play

Cuentos en espanol y la hora de jugar

 

For children ages 0-5

No class week of July 4th

at the Union City Library

Thursdays, 1:30 - 2:30 PM

 

Union City Library

34007 Union City Rd.

Union City, CA 94587

Information?  Call 510-745-1464

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session A) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For grades 1-8.  This is a continuous course of 8 weeks, 2 classes every week on Monday and Thursday, June 26-August 16, 2017.  

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 2:00-3:30 PM, Session B: 4:00-5:30 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Read Write Discover is a program that matches high school students with youth grades first through eighth grades in an effort to help improve their literacy skills. This program targets students who are struggling in reading and writing or whose families face language barriers in their communities. Taking place during the summertime, this program provides services at a time when free, school-based programs are limited and some families cannot afford fee-based supplemental educational programs.

Priority Registration starts Monday, May 15, 2017 at 1 pm at Children's Infromation Desk. The Priority registration is for students whose achievement is below grade level standards. A most recent progress report or a teacher's note or Recommendation Form is required. 

Online Registration starts Monday, June 5, 2017 at 1 pm at http://www.tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  and is for students who are performing at or above grade level.  

Please check in 10 minutes before program starts or your seat may be cancelled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Lego Robotics (Session 2) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Both sessions of Lego Robotics are full. The waitlist is also full.

If you have any questions, please contact the information desk at 510-795-2629.

 

SESSION 1:  JULY 18 @ 3:30-5PM SESSION 1:  JULY 20 @ 2:30-4PM

SESSION 2: JULY 25 @ 3:30-5PM SESSION 2: JULY 27 @ 2:30-4PM

Interested in creating programmable Lego robots? Join high school robotics enthusiast Advay Sharma for an introductory Lego Robotics program. 

Ages 8-10.

Register http://tinyurl.com/LRSession1  OR http://tinyurl.com/LRSession2

Students may register for either Session 1 or 2, and must attend both classes in that session.

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session B) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For grades 1-8.  This is a continuous course of 8 weeks, 2 classes every week on Monday and Thursday, June 26-August 16, 2017.  

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 2:00-3:30 PM, Session B: 4:00-5:30 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Read Write Discover is a program that matches high school students with youth grades first through eighth grades in an effort to help improve their literacy skills. This program targets students who are struggling in reading and writing or whose families face language barriers in their communities. Taking place during the summertime, this program provides services at a time when free, school-based programs are limited and some families cannot afford fee-based supplemental educational programs.

Priority Registration starts Monday, May 15, 2017 at 1 pm at Children's Infromation Desk. The Priority registration is for students whose achievement is below grade level standards. A most recent progress report or a teacher's note or Recommendation Form is required. 

Online Registration starts Monday, June 5, 2017 at 1 pm at http://www.tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  and is for students who are performing at or above grade level.  

Please check in 10 minutes before program starts or your seat may be cancelled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

Friday July 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Uncle Jer's Traveling Bee Show Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 

Every wonder how and why do bees pollinate plants?  Why do bees swarm? Is there a bee shortage?

  

Join Uncle Jer for an educational presentation about the fascinating society of bees, pollination, honey making and harvesting, bee reproduction and the medicinal qualities of honey.      


Location: NILES BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Grey Water Project Presentation Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Grey Water Project Presentation
 

Grey Water Project Presentation
Join 8th grader Shreya for a special Earth Day presentation about water conservation. Learn about her research on water conservation and how she started the Grey Water Project. She will share what grey water is and how you can use it to conserve water at home. This program is for school-aged kids and their families.

For more information about the project and Shreya's research take a look at the following sites:

 

thegreywaterproject.org 

Facebook/.com/thegreywaterproject

Location: NILES BRANCH - Get Directions

Saturday July 29, 2017 Go To Top
anim_cow_2.GIF 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Marathi/English bilingual Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 

 

Let's listen to beautiful stories in Marathi (and English) that are back to the Grandparents era.  This program is for ages 2.5 years to 6 years old.


Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

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misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Grey Water Project Presentation Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Grey Water Project Presentation
Join 8th grader Shreya for a special Earth Day presentation about water conservation. Learn about her research on water conservation and how she started the Grey Water Project. She will share what grey water is and how you can use it to conserve water at home. This program is for school-aged kids and their families.

For more information about the project and Shreya's research take a look at the following sites:

 

thegreywaterproject.org 

Facebook/.com/thegreywaterproject

 

 

Contact: Centerville Information Desk (510) 795-2629

Sunday July 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tutoring: MissionEDU Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

MissionEDU Tutoring provided Sunday July 9th through Sunday August 20th for elementary and middle school students in math, science, etc. 

Your child will get more out of the tutoring if they commit to multiple Sundays. Register online: https://tinyurl.com/y78y16rp or contact Newark Library Information Desk 510-284-0675.

Contact: Celia Davis cdavis@aclibrary.org 510-284-0686

at Newark Library, 6300 Civic Terrace Ave, Newark, CA

Monday July 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Build It Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Build It Day @ the Castro Valley Library!

Monday, July 31

1 - 3:00pm

Come join the free play fun with Legos and other building materials!  

Invite a friend and leave your Legos at home

No registration required.  First come, first served.

 

    Location: Castro Valley
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session A) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 8-12.  Bring a laptop if you have one.

This is a continuous course of 5 weeks, 3 classes every week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 17 - August 16, 2017.  Students must attend all 15 classes to receive a certificate.

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 1:30-3:20 PM, Session B: 3:30-5:20 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Scratch by MIT Media Lab, explore lotic, sequences, functions and more.  Original games, activities, and projections from theCodeMatrix Robot Olympics, program robots and compete in team games.

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on May 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please present your ticket and check in 10 minutes before the program starts or your seat may be canceled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

For questions about the curriculum, please email: thecodematrix@gmail.com or visit http://thecodematrix.org

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session A) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For grades 1-8.  This is a continuous course of 8 weeks, 2 classes every week on Monday and Thursday, June 26-August 16, 2017.  

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 2:00-3:30 PM, Session B: 4:00-5:30 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Read Write Discover is a program that matches high school students with youth grades first through eighth grades in an effort to help improve their literacy skills. This program targets students who are struggling in reading and writing or whose families face language barriers in their communities. Taking place during the summertime, this program provides services at a time when free, school-based programs are limited and some families cannot afford fee-based supplemental educational programs.

Priority Registration starts Monday, May 15, 2017 at 1 pm at Children's Infromation Desk. The Priority registration is for students whose achievement is below grade level standards. A most recent progress report or a teacher's note or Recommendation Form is required. 

Online Registration starts Monday, June 5, 2017 at 1 pm at http://www.tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  and is for students who are performing at or above grade level.  

Please check in 10 minutes before program starts or your seat may be cancelled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session B) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 8-12.  Bring a laptop if you have one.

This is a continuous course of 5 weeks, 3 classes every week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 17 - August 16, 2017.  Students must attend all 15 classes to receive a certificate.

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 1:30-3:20 PM, Session B: 3:30-5:20 PM. Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Scratch by MIT Media Lab, explore lotic, sequences, functions and more.  Original games, activities, and projections from theCodeMatrix Robot Olympics, program robots and compete in team games.

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on May 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please present your ticket and check in 10 minutes before the program starts or your seat may be canceled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

For questions about the curriculum, please email: thecodematrix@gmail.com or visit http://thecodematrix.org

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session B) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For grades 1-8.  This is a continuous course of 8 weeks, 2 classes every week on Monday and Thursday, June 26-August 16, 2017.  

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 2:00-3:30 PM, Session B: 4:00-5:30 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Read Write Discover is a program that matches high school students with youth grades first through eighth grades in an effort to help improve their literacy skills. This program targets students who are struggling in reading and writing or whose families face language barriers in their communities. Taking place during the summertime, this program provides services at a time when free, school-based programs are limited and some families cannot afford fee-based supplemental educational programs.

Priority Registration starts Monday, May 15, 2017 at 1 pm at Children's Infromation Desk. The Priority registration is for students whose achievement is below grade level standards. A most recent progress report or a teacher's note or Recommendation Form is required. 

Online Registration starts Monday, June 5, 2017 at 1 pm at http://www.tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  and is for students who are performing at or above grade level.  

Please check in 10 minutes before program starts or your seat may be cancelled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

Tuesday August 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session A) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 8-12.  Bring a laptop if you have one.

This is a continuous course of 5 weeks, 3 classes every week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 17 - August 16, 2017.  Students must attend all 15 classes to receive a certificate.

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 1:30-3:20 PM, Session B: 3:30-5:20 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Scratch by MIT Media Lab, explore lotic, sequences, functions and more.  Original games, activities, and projections from theCodeMatrix Robot Olympics, program robots and compete in team games.

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on May 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please present your ticket and check in 10 minutes before the program starts or your seat may be canceled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

For questions about the curriculum, please email: thecodematrix@gmail.com or visit http://thecodematrix.org

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Movie Tuesday: The LEGO Batman Movie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

MOVIE TUESDAY @ the CASTRO VALLEY LIBRARY!

 

The LEGO Batman Movie (PG)

Tuesday, August 1 @ 2pm

 

No registration required

 

    Location: Castro Valley
 
misc_none 3:30 PM Owen Baker Flynn Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join comedian and juggler, Owen Baker Flynn, for "inspired silliness."

***Seating is limited and cannot exceed room capacity. Floor Seating only; strollers must be left outside the room.***

***Free tickets are required and will be handed out in the children’s area 15 minutes before each program begins.***

 


Location: ALBANY LIBRARY - Get Directions

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session B) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 8-12.  Bring a laptop if you have one.

This is a continuous course of 5 weeks, 3 classes every week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 17 - August 16, 2017.  Students must attend all 15 classes to receive a certificate.

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 1:30-3:20 PM, Session B: 3:30-5:20 PM. Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Scratch by MIT Media Lab, explore lotic, sequences, functions and more.  Original games, activities, and projections from theCodeMatrix Robot Olympics, program robots and compete in team games.

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on May 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please present your ticket and check in 10 minutes before the program starts or your seat may be canceled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

For questions about the curriculum, please email: thecodematrix@gmail.com or visit http://thecodematrix.org

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM National Night Out Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Image result for what is national night outJoin us for National Night Out. It is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live.

At Centerville Library, we will be playing board games, and hopefully have a visit from the Police and Fire Departments from Fremont. 

This event will be outside, please plan accordingly.

Contact: 510-795-2629
Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions
 

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misc_none 7:00 PM Family Movie - LEGO Batman Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 

Synopsis

In the irreverent spirit of fun that made The LEGO Movie a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble LEGO Batman stars in his own big screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker's hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up.

Cast

Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Zach Galifianakis, Ralph Fiennes, Rosario Dawson

Rating

PG

Runtime

104 minutes

Due to space limitations tickets will be handed out 15 minutes prior to the event. Please arrive promptly.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

Wednesday August 2, 2017 Go To Top
rec_yoga 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Tai Chi for Kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Tai Chi for Kids

Wednesdays from 11:00 to 11:45 AM

For kids ages 4 -7

Discover how the relaxed and graceful movements of Tai Chi can help  your child stay clam, maintain focus, and build inner strength to cope with the ever-increasing stresses in their daily life.

These free 45 minute drop-in classes are led by Jasmine Syu and Wallace Lim from Legend Kung Fu Academy.  Please wear comfortable pants and shoes to participate.


Contact: (510) 608-1172
Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Family Movie: Trolls Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Image result for trolls movie

After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy (Anna Kendrick), the happiest Troll ever born, and the overly-cautious, curmudgeonly Branch (Justin Timberlake) set off on a journey to rescue her friends. Their mission is full of adventure and mishaps, as this mismatched duo try to tolerate each other long enough to get the job done.

Join us for a screening of the animated film, Trolls (rated PG, parental guidance recommended). Free tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the event. 

 

 

Contact: Information Desk (510) 608-1172
Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session A) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 8-12.  Bring a laptop if you have one.

This is a continuous course of 5 weeks, 3 classes every week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 17 - August 16, 2017.  Students must attend all 15 classes to receive a certificate.

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 1:30-3:20 PM, Session B: 3:30-5:20 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Scratch by MIT Media Lab, explore lotic, sequences, functions and more.  Original games, activities, and projections from theCodeMatrix Robot Olympics, program robots and compete in team games.

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on May 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please present your ticket and check in 10 minutes before the program starts or your seat may be canceled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

For questions about the curriculum, please email: thecodematrix@gmail.com or visit http://thecodematrix.org

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Wild Wednesday: Storyteller John Weaver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Wild Wednesdays @ the Castro Valley Library!

 

STORYTELLER JOHN WEAVER

Wednesday, August 2 @ 2pm

 

No registration required

Space is limited

 

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Castro Valley
 
rec_chess_knight 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learn to Play Chess Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Are you a 4th, 5th or 6th grader interested in learning how to play chess?

Join us after school and learn to play chess!

Commitment to attending all sessions is necessary.

 

Contact: Irvington Library (510) 608-1170

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 
elect_laptop.GIF 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Coding For All Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Interested in learning Scratch coding?

Join us for a FREE new session of Coding For All, every Wednesday, starting June 21st and ending August 9th, 2017.

For kids ages 8+. Space is limited.

Online registration is highly recommended. To register, go to:  https://irvingtoncoding.eventbrite.com  

Registering for this one event will get your child in for the 8 week class.


Contact: INFORMATION DESK - (510) 608-1172

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session B) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 8-12.  Bring a laptop if you have one.

This is a continuous course of 5 weeks, 3 classes every week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 17 - August 16, 2017.  Students must attend all 15 classes to receive a certificate.

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 1:30-3:20 PM, Session B: 3:30-5:20 PM. Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Scratch by MIT Media Lab, explore lotic, sequences, functions and more.  Original games, activities, and projections from theCodeMatrix Robot Olympics, program robots and compete in team games.

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on May 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please present your ticket and check in 10 minutes before the program starts or your seat may be canceled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

For questions about the curriculum, please email: thecodematrix@gmail.com or visit http://thecodematrix.org

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

Thursday August 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Game Play Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Game Play Thursdays @ the Castro Valley Library

 

Come get your game on at the library!

We'll have a variety of fun board games, Nintendo Switch and Wii ready to play.

 

Drop in anytime between 1pm and 3pm.

 

Free! Bring a friend. No registration required.

 

    Location: Castro Valley
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session A) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For grades 1-8.  This is a continuous course of 8 weeks, 2 classes every week on Monday and Thursday, June 26-August 16, 2017.  

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 2:00-3:30 PM, Session B: 4:00-5:30 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Read Write Discover is a program that matches high school students with youth grades first through eighth grades in an effort to help improve their literacy skills. This program targets students who are struggling in reading and writing or whose families face language barriers in their communities. Taking place during the summertime, this program provides services at a time when free, school-based programs are limited and some families cannot afford fee-based supplemental educational programs.

Priority Registration starts Monday, May 15, 2017 at 1 pm at Children's Infromation Desk. The Priority registration is for students whose achievement is below grade level standards. A most recent progress report or a teacher's note or Recommendation Form is required. 

Online Registration starts Monday, June 5, 2017 at 1 pm at http://www.tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  and is for students who are performing at or above grade level.  

Please check in 10 minutes before program starts or your seat may be cancelled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Family Movie: Big Hero 6 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Image result for big hero 6Robotics prodigy Hiro (Ryan Potter) lives in the city of San Fransokyo. Next to his older brother, Tadashi, Hiro's closest companion is Baymax (Scott Adsit), a robot whose sole purpose is to take care of people. When a devastating turn of events throws Hiro into the middle of a dangerous plot, he transforms Baymax and his other friends, Go Go Tamago (Jamie Chung), Wasabi (Damon Wayans Jr.), Honey Lemon (Genesis Rodriguez) and Fred (T.J. Miller) into a band of high-tech heroes.

Join us for a screening of the animated film, Big Hero 6 (rated PG, parental guidance recommended). Free tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the event. 

 

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Russian Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Russian Storytime is scheduled the first and the third Thursday of the month at 4 pm.  This is a free program for 3 to 7 years old.  Reading, singing, and playing all in Russian. Come learn a new language and have some fun.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Ms Tara's 1st/2nd Grade Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Read the monthly book selection and meet with Ms. Tara on the 1st Thursday to talk about it. 

Sign up and pick up your copy of this month's book at the Information Desk.  For those in grades 1 and 2. 

This month's book: Violet Mackerel's Remarkable Recovery by Anna Branford

Ms. Tara's Kids Book Club is sponsored by Read to Thrive.

Contact: (510)284-0686

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session B) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For grades 1-8.  This is a continuous course of 8 weeks, 2 classes every week on Monday and Thursday, June 26-August 16, 2017.  

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 2:00-3:30 PM, Session B: 4:00-5:30 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Read Write Discover is a program that matches high school students with youth grades first through eighth grades in an effort to help improve their literacy skills. This program targets students who are struggling in reading and writing or whose families face language barriers in their communities. Taking place during the summertime, this program provides services at a time when free, school-based programs are limited and some families cannot afford fee-based supplemental educational programs.

Priority Registration starts Monday, May 15, 2017 at 1 pm at Children's Infromation Desk. The Priority registration is for students whose achievement is below grade level standards. A most recent progress report or a teacher's note or Recommendation Form is required. 

Online Registration starts Monday, June 5, 2017 at 1 pm at http://www.tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  and is for students who are performing at or above grade level.  

Please check in 10 minutes before program starts or your seat may be cancelled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

Friday August 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Friday Afternoon Movies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

 

Synopsis:

Two mismatched mutts get lost in NYC due to their feuding, and must find their way home. During their journey, they encounter a vicious bunny who plans to lead a group of abandoned pets on a mission of revenge against humanity.

Rating

PG

Runtime

90 minutes

Cast

Louis C.K., Kevin Hart, Eric Stonestreet, Ellie Kemper, Lake Bell

There is no registration - first come seating

    Location: UNION CITY BRANCH
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Superhero Drawing Contest Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Calling all superhero fans ages 5 to13 !  You are invited to join us for the contest of creating your own superhero design!  All the materials are provided for free.   

All the artworks will be put on display in the Children's Area and the winners will be decided by public vote.  

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

Saturday August 5, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Kids' Book Club (Grades 3-4) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Danielle Wilson   510-284-0640   dwilson@aclibrary.org
   

Join a great Book Club for 3rd and 4th graders!

Help your child develop as a reader! Sign up at San Lorenzo Library's Information Desk and you will receive the book of the month. This event is free and is sponsored by the Read to Thrive Program. The group meets in the Library's Learning Center.

For questions contact Tamecca Brewer or Danielle Wilson at 510-284-0640.

    Location: Learning Center
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Rhythm-ALL-ogy Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Danielle Wilson   510-284-0640   dwilson@aclibrary.org
   

Life has a rhythm, learn how to play it!

Come be a part of Rhythm-ALL-ogy, the interactive drumming and storytelling event led by head Rhythmallogist, Aaron Kierbel, at the San Lorenzo Library. Get ready to move and groove with instruments provided as well as an interactive story. Fun for kids of all ages. Parents will also get some chuckles as well.

 


Contact: Danielle Wilson, Branch Manager, (510) 284-0640 DWilson@aclibrary.org

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 

    Location: San Lorenzo Library
 
lib_book3 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Kids' Book Club (Grades 1-2) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Danielle Wilson   510-284-0640   dwilson@aclibrary.org
   

Join a great Book Club for 1st and 2nd graders!

Help your child develop as a reader! Sign up at San Lorenzo Library's Information Desk and you will receive the book of the month. This event is free and is sponsored by the Read to Thrive Program. The group meets in the Library's Learning Center.

For questions contact Tamecca Brewer or Danielle Wilson at 510-284-0640.

    Location: Learning Center
Sunday August 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tutoring: MissionEDU Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

MissionEDU Tutoring provided Sunday July 9th through Sunday August 20th for elementary and middle school students in math, science, etc. 

Your child will get more out of the tutoring if they commit to multiple Sundays. Register online: https://tinyurl.com/y78y16rp or contact Newark Library Information Desk 510-284-0675.

Contact: Celia Davis cdavis@aclibrary.org 510-284-0686

at Newark Library, 6300 Civic Terrace Ave, Newark, CA

Monday August 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM Online Registration for Kids Programs Starts Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Online registration starts for this program: 

  • Phun with Physics for grades 3-5, Monday-Friday, August 21-25, 2017, 1:30 PM -2:30 PM

Seats are limited and fill up very quickly.  To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Build It Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Build It Day @ the Castro Valley Library!

Monday, August 7

1 - 3:00pm

Come join the free play fun with Legos and other building materials!  

Invite a friend and leave your Legos at home

No registration required.  First come, first served.

 

    Location: Castro Valley
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session A) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 8-12.  Bring a laptop if you have one.

This is a continuous course of 5 weeks, 3 classes every week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 17 - August 16, 2017.  Students must attend all 15 classes to receive a certificate.

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 1:30-3:20 PM, Session B: 3:30-5:20 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Scratch by MIT Media Lab, explore lotic, sequences, functions and more.  Original games, activities, and projections from theCodeMatrix Robot Olympics, program robots and compete in team games.

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on May 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please present your ticket and check in 10 minutes before the program starts or your seat may be canceled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

For questions about the curriculum, please email: thecodematrix@gmail.com or visit http://thecodematrix.org

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session A) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For grades 1-8.  This is a continuous course of 8 weeks, 2 classes every week on Monday and Thursday, June 26-August 16, 2017.  

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 2:00-3:30 PM, Session B: 4:00-5:30 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Read Write Discover is a program that matches high school students with youth grades first through eighth grades in an effort to help improve their literacy skills. This program targets students who are struggling in reading and writing or whose families face language barriers in their communities. Taking place during the summertime, this program provides services at a time when free, school-based programs are limited and some families cannot afford fee-based supplemental educational programs.

Priority Registration starts Monday, May 15, 2017 at 1 pm at Children's Infromation Desk. The Priority registration is for students whose achievement is below grade level standards. A most recent progress report or a teacher's note or Recommendation Form is required. 

Online Registration starts Monday, June 5, 2017 at 1 pm at http://www.tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  and is for students who are performing at or above grade level.  

Please check in 10 minutes before program starts or your seat may be cancelled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

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misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session B) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 8-12.  Bring a laptop if you have one.

This is a continuous course of 5 weeks, 3 classes every week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 17 - August 16, 2017.  Students must attend all 15 classes to receive a certificate.

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 1:30-3:20 PM, Session B: 3:30-5:20 PM. Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Scratch by MIT Media Lab, explore lotic, sequences, functions and more.  Original games, activities, and projections from theCodeMatrix Robot Olympics, program robots and compete in team games.

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on May 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please present your ticket and check in 10 minutes before the program starts or your seat may be canceled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

For questions about the curriculum, please email: thecodematrix@gmail.com or visit http://thecodematrix.org

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session B) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For grades 1-8.  This is a continuous course of 8 weeks, 2 classes every week on Monday and Thursday, June 26-August 16, 2017.  

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 2:00-3:30 PM, Session B: 4:00-5:30 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Read Write Discover is a program that matches high school students with youth grades first through eighth grades in an effort to help improve their literacy skills. This program targets students who are struggling in reading and writing or whose families face language barriers in their communities. Taking place during the summertime, this program provides services at a time when free, school-based programs are limited and some families cannot afford fee-based supplemental educational programs.

Priority Registration starts Monday, May 15, 2017 at 1 pm at Children's Infromation Desk. The Priority registration is for students whose achievement is below grade level standards. A most recent progress report or a teacher's note or Recommendation Form is required. 

Online Registration starts Monday, June 5, 2017 at 1 pm at http://www.tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  and is for students who are performing at or above grade level.  

Please check in 10 minutes before program starts or your seat may be cancelled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Paws to Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   


Get ready for a howl of a good time as children grades K-6 are invited to our Paws to Read program. Read to a certified pet therapy dog and their owner as Paws to Read programs are designed to help young readers gain self confidence and improve their reading skills.

Registration is required.

There are a limited number of spots available. Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Tuesday August 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Tail Wagging Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A volunteer from the Ohlone Humane Society will be here with with Bentley, the trained therapy dog. Bentley is very nice and likes to be read all kinds of stories! Check in at the information desk and ask about reading to Bentley. 


Contact: 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session A) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 8-12.  Bring a laptop if you have one.

This is a continuous course of 5 weeks, 3 classes every week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 17 - August 16, 2017.  Students must attend all 15 classes to receive a certificate.

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 1:30-3:20 PM, Session B: 3:30-5:20 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Scratch by MIT Media Lab, explore lotic, sequences, functions and more.  Original games, activities, and projections from theCodeMatrix Robot Olympics, program robots and compete in team games.

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on May 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please present your ticket and check in 10 minutes before the program starts or your seat may be canceled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

For questions about the curriculum, please email: thecodematrix@gmail.com or visit http://thecodematrix.org

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Movie Tuesday: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

MOVIE TUESDAY @ the CASTRO VALLEY LIBRARY!

 

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (PG-13)

Tuesday, August 8 @ 2pm

 

No registration required

 

    Location: Castro Valley
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session B) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 8-12.  Bring a laptop if you have one.

This is a continuous course of 5 weeks, 3 classes every week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 17 - August 16, 2017.  Students must attend all 15 classes to receive a certificate.

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 1:30-3:20 PM, Session B: 3:30-5:20 PM. Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Scratch by MIT Media Lab, explore lotic, sequences, functions and more.  Original games, activities, and projections from theCodeMatrix Robot Olympics, program robots and compete in team games.

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on May 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please present your ticket and check in 10 minutes before the program starts or your seat may be canceled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

For questions about the curriculum, please email: thecodematrix@gmail.com or visit http://thecodematrix.org

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Uncle Jer's Traveling Bee Show Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 

Every wonder how and why do bees pollinate plants?  Why do bees swarm? Is there a bee shortage?

  

Join Uncle Jer for an educational presentation about the fascinating society of bees, pollination, honey making and harvesting, bee reproduction and the medicinal qualities of honey.      

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 7:00 PM Lariat Larry Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Lariat Larry, Cowboy Storyteller performs trick roping and tells spellbinding stories. Come join us to hear both True and Tall Tales of the Wild West. Fun for the whole family!

Due to space limitations, free tickets will be handed out 15 minutes prior to the event. Please arrive promptly.

 

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 
Wednesday August 9, 2017 Go To Top
rec_yoga 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Tai Chi for Kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Tai Chi for Kids

Wednesdays from 11:00 to 11:45 AM

For kids ages 4 -7

Discover how the relaxed and graceful movements of Tai Chi can help  your child stay clam, maintain focus, and build inner strength to cope with the ever-increasing stresses in their daily life.

These free 45 minute drop-in classes are led by Jasmine Syu and Wallace Lim from Legend Kung Fu Academy.  Please wear comfortable pants and shoes to participate.


Contact: (510) 608-1172
Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Fun with Science Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

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Join us for Fun with Science!!! We will be doing fun and interesting science experiments for kids ages 5-8. Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the program starts. 

Contact: Information Desk (510) 608-1172
Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session A) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 8-12.  Bring a laptop if you have one.

This is a continuous course of 5 weeks, 3 classes every week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 17 - August 16, 2017.  Students must attend all 15 classes to receive a certificate.

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 1:30-3:20 PM, Session B: 3:30-5:20 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Scratch by MIT Media Lab, explore lotic, sequences, functions and more.  Original games, activities, and projections from theCodeMatrix Robot Olympics, program robots and compete in team games.

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on May 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please present your ticket and check in 10 minutes before the program starts or your seat may be canceled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

For questions about the curriculum, please email: thecodematrix@gmail.com or visit http://thecodematrix.org

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Wild Wednesday: Puppet Art Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Wild Wednesdays @ the Castro Valley Library!

 

PUPPET ART THEATER COMPANY PRESENTS

THE THREE LITTLE PIGS

 

Wednesday, August 9 @ 2pm

 

No registration required

Space is limited

 

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Castro Valley
 
rec_chess_knight 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learn to Play Chess Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Are you a 4th, 5th or 6th grader interested in learning how to play chess?

Join us after school and learn to play chess!

Commitment to attending all sessions is necessary.

 

Contact: Irvington Library (510) 608-1170

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 
elect_laptop.GIF 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Coding For All Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Interested in learning Scratch coding?

Join us for a FREE new session of Coding For All, every Wednesday, starting June 21st and ending August 9th, 2017.

For kids ages 8+. Space is limited.

Online registration is highly recommended. To register, go to:  https://irvingtoncoding.eventbrite.com  

Registering for this one event will get your child in for the 8 week class.


Contact: INFORMATION DESK - (510) 608-1172

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session B) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 8-12.  Bring a laptop if you have one.

This is a continuous course of 5 weeks, 3 classes every week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 17 - August 16, 2017.  Students must attend all 15 classes to receive a certificate.

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 1:30-3:20 PM, Session B: 3:30-5:20 PM. Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Scratch by MIT Media Lab, explore lotic, sequences, functions and more.  Original games, activities, and projections from theCodeMatrix Robot Olympics, program robots and compete in team games.

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on May 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please present your ticket and check in 10 minutes before the program starts or your seat may be canceled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

For questions about the curriculum, please email: thecodematrix@gmail.com or visit http://thecodematrix.org

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

Thursday August 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Fun with Science Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

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Join us for Fun with Science!!! We will be doing fun and interesting science experiments for kids ages 5-8. Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the program starts. 

Contact: 510-795-2629
Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Game Play Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Game Play Thursdays @ the Castro Valley Library

 

Come get your game on at the library!

We'll have a variety of fun board games, Nintendo Switch and Wii ready to play.

 

Drop in anytime between 1pm and 3pm.

 

Free! Bring a friend. No registration required.

 

    Location: Castro Valley
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Wildlife Associates Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join Wildlife Associates for an informative "Wild Americas" animal show.

***Seating is limited and cannot exceed room capacity. Floor Seating only; strollers must be left outside the room.***

***Free tickets are required and will be handed out in the children’s area 15 minutes before each program begins.***

 


Location: ALBANY LIBRARY - Get Directions

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session A) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For grades 1-8.  This is a continuous course of 8 weeks, 2 classes every week on Monday and Thursday, June 26-August 16, 2017.  

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 2:00-3:30 PM, Session B: 4:00-5:30 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Read Write Discover is a program that matches high school students with youth grades first through eighth grades in an effort to help improve their literacy skills. This program targets students who are struggling in reading and writing or whose families face language barriers in their communities. Taking place during the summertime, this program provides services at a time when free, school-based programs are limited and some families cannot afford fee-based supplemental educational programs.

Priority Registration starts Monday, May 15, 2017 at 1 pm at Children's Infromation Desk. The Priority registration is for students whose achievement is below grade level standards. A most recent progress report or a teacher's note or Recommendation Form is required. 

Online Registration starts Monday, June 5, 2017 at 1 pm at http://www.tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  and is for students who are performing at or above grade level.  

Please check in 10 minutes before program starts or your seat may be cancelled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM 2nd & 3rd Grade Kids Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Read the monthly book selection and meet with a Teen Volunteer on the 2nd Thursday of the Month to discuss it. 

Sign up and pick up your copy of this month's book at the Information Desk.  For those entering grades 2 and 3 in the fall. 

This month's book: Cam Jansen & the Millionaire Mystery by David Adler

 

Contact: 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Ms. Tara's Kids Book Club (Grades 3 and 4) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us for Ms. Tara's Kids Book Club at Newark Library!   Read the monthly book selection and meet with Ms. Tara on the 2nd Thursday to talk about it.  Sign up and pick up your copy of this month's book at the Information Desk.  For grades 3 and 4.

This month's book: Frankie Pickle and the Mathematical Menace by Eric Wight

Ms. Tara's Kids Book Club is sponsored by Read to Thrive.

Contact: (510) 284-0675

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session B) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For grades 1-8.  This is a continuous course of 8 weeks, 2 classes every week on Monday and Thursday, June 26-August 16, 2017.  

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 2:00-3:30 PM, Session B: 4:00-5:30 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Read Write Discover is a program that matches high school students with youth grades first through eighth grades in an effort to help improve their literacy skills. This program targets students who are struggling in reading and writing or whose families face language barriers in their communities. Taking place during the summertime, this program provides services at a time when free, school-based programs are limited and some families cannot afford fee-based supplemental educational programs.

Priority Registration starts Monday, May 15, 2017 at 1 pm at Children's Infromation Desk. The Priority registration is for students whose achievement is below grade level standards. A most recent progress report or a teacher's note or Recommendation Form is required. 

Online Registration starts Monday, June 5, 2017 at 1 pm at http://www.tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  and is for students who are performing at or above grade level.  

Please check in 10 minutes before program starts or your seat may be cancelled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

Friday August 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Fun with Science Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

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Join us for Fun with Science!!! We will be doing fun and interesting science experiments for kids of all ages. 

Contact: Information Desk (510) 284-0695

Location: NILES BRANCH - Get Directions

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rec_painters_palette.GIF 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Kids Art with Miss Nidya Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join Miss Nidya for Kids Art!

This program is for children ages 6 and up.  Age requirement will be enforced.

Space is limited, please arrive 15 minutes prior to event for a ticket from the Children's Information Desk.


Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Fukaya Room B
 
ent_film-reel 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Friday Afternoon Movies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Synopsis

A trio of small yellow minions are recruited by a supervillainess and her inventor husband as part of a plan to steal the British royal crown.

Rating

PG

Runtime

91 minutes

Cast

Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton, Allison Janney, Steve Coogan

There is no registration - first come seating

    Location: UNION CITY BRANCH
Saturday August 12, 2017 Go To Top
anim_cow_2.GIF 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Marathi/English bilingual Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 

 

Let's listen to beautiful stories in Marathi (and English) that are back to the Grandparents era.  This program is for ages 2.5 years to 6 years old.


Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Sunday August 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tutoring: MissionEDU Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

MissionEDU Tutoring provided Sunday July 9th through Sunday August 20th for elementary and middle school students in math, science, etc. 

Your child will get more out of the tutoring if they commit to multiple Sundays. Register online: https://tinyurl.com/y78y16rp or contact Newark Library Information Desk 510-284-0675.

Contact: Celia Davis cdavis@aclibrary.org 510-284-0686

at Newark Library, 6300 Civic Terrace Ave, Newark, CA

 
misc_baby.GIF 3:30 PM  -  3:45 PM Sunday Baby Bounce for Walkers Under 2 Years Old Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Baby Bounce is designed for walking baby under 2 years old. It consists of a 20 minute storytime with stories, rhymes, songs, fingerplays and lapjogs or bounces; and 20 minutes stay-n-play.


Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Monday August 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session A) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 8-12.  Bring a laptop if you have one.

This is a continuous course of 5 weeks, 3 classes every week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 17 - August 16, 2017.  Students must attend all 15 classes to receive a certificate.

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 1:30-3:20 PM, Session B: 3:30-5:20 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Scratch by MIT Media Lab, explore lotic, sequences, functions and more.  Original games, activities, and projections from theCodeMatrix Robot Olympics, program robots and compete in team games.

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on May 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please present your ticket and check in 10 minutes before the program starts or your seat may be canceled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

For questions about the curriculum, please email: thecodematrix@gmail.com or visit http://thecodematrix.org

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session A) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For grades 1-8.  This is a continuous course of 8 weeks, 2 classes every week on Monday and Thursday, June 26-August 16, 2017.  

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 2:00-3:30 PM, Session B: 4:00-5:30 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Read Write Discover is a program that matches high school students with youth grades first through eighth grades in an effort to help improve their literacy skills. This program targets students who are struggling in reading and writing or whose families face language barriers in their communities. Taking place during the summertime, this program provides services at a time when free, school-based programs are limited and some families cannot afford fee-based supplemental educational programs.

Priority Registration starts Monday, May 15, 2017 at 1 pm at Children's Infromation Desk. The Priority registration is for students whose achievement is below grade level standards. A most recent progress report or a teacher's note or Recommendation Form is required. 

Online Registration starts Monday, June 5, 2017 at 1 pm at http://www.tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  and is for students who are performing at or above grade level.  

Please check in 10 minutes before program starts or your seat may be cancelled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session B) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 8-12.  Bring a laptop if you have one.

This is a continuous course of 5 weeks, 3 classes every week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 17 - August 16, 2017.  Students must attend all 15 classes to receive a certificate.

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 1:30-3:20 PM, Session B: 3:30-5:20 PM. Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Scratch by MIT Media Lab, explore lotic, sequences, functions and more.  Original games, activities, and projections from theCodeMatrix Robot Olympics, program robots and compete in team games.

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on May 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please present your ticket and check in 10 minutes before the program starts or your seat may be canceled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

For questions about the curriculum, please email: thecodematrix@gmail.com or visit http://thecodematrix.org

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session B) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For grades 1-8.  This is a continuous course of 8 weeks, 2 classes every week on Monday and Thursday, June 26-August 16, 2017.  

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 2:00-3:30 PM, Session B: 4:00-5:30 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Read Write Discover is a program that matches high school students with youth grades first through eighth grades in an effort to help improve their literacy skills. This program targets students who are struggling in reading and writing or whose families face language barriers in their communities. Taking place during the summertime, this program provides services at a time when free, school-based programs are limited and some families cannot afford fee-based supplemental educational programs.

Priority Registration starts Monday, May 15, 2017 at 1 pm at Children's Infromation Desk. The Priority registration is for students whose achievement is below grade level standards. A most recent progress report or a teacher's note or Recommendation Form is required. 

Online Registration starts Monday, June 5, 2017 at 1 pm at http://www.tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  and is for students who are performing at or above grade level.  

Please check in 10 minutes before program starts or your seat may be cancelled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

Tuesday August 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session A) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 8-12.  Bring a laptop if you have one.

This is a continuous course of 5 weeks, 3 classes every week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 17 - August 16, 2017.  Students must attend all 15 classes to receive a certificate.

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 1:30-3:20 PM, Session B: 3:30-5:20 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Scratch by MIT Media Lab, explore lotic, sequences, functions and more.  Original games, activities, and projections from theCodeMatrix Robot Olympics, program robots and compete in team games.

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on May 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please present your ticket and check in 10 minutes before the program starts or your seat may be canceled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

For questions about the curriculum, please email: thecodematrix@gmail.com or visit http://thecodematrix.org

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
lib_teddybear_reading 2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM A Fun Book Reading Event With A Author Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 

Author, Sonal Jayaprakash, of "The Alphabet Stories: will be reading stories and singing the alphabets with us.  

This is a unique book that brings alphabets to life with seven short stories of bravery, sharing and compassion.

Kids 2 - 5 years old will get to do some coloring and learning the alphabets in a fun way.

Due to the limited space, free tickets are available at 1:45 pm at the Children's Desk.


Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Kenn Adams Adventure Theater Performance Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Image result for kenn adams adventure theater Kenn Adams Adventure Theater will be bringing improve theater to Irvington Library! The show will be hilarious! Get ready to have a great time! 

 

Contact: 510-795-2629
Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions
 
 

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misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session B) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 8-12.  Bring a laptop if you have one.

This is a continuous course of 5 weeks, 3 classes every week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 17 - August 16, 2017.  Students must attend all 15 classes to receive a certificate.

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 1:30-3:20 PM, Session B: 3:30-5:20 PM. Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Scratch by MIT Media Lab, explore lotic, sequences, functions and more.  Original games, activities, and projections from theCodeMatrix Robot Olympics, program robots and compete in team games.

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on May 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please present your ticket and check in 10 minutes before the program starts or your seat may be canceled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

For questions about the curriculum, please email: thecodematrix@gmail.com or visit http://thecodematrix.org

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

Wednesday August 16, 2017 Go To Top
rec_yoga 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Tai Chi for Kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Tai Chi for Kids

Wednesdays from 11:00 to 11:45 AM

For kids ages 4 -7

Discover how the relaxed and graceful movements of Tai Chi can help  your child stay clam, maintain focus, and build inner strength to cope with the ever-increasing stresses in their daily life.

These free 45 minute drop-in classes are led by Jasmine Syu and Wallace Lim from Legend Kung Fu Academy.  Please wear comfortable pants and shoes to participate.


Contact: (510) 608-1172
Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session A) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 8-12.  Bring a laptop if you have one.

This is a continuous course of 5 weeks, 3 classes every week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 17 - August 16, 2017.  Students must attend all 15 classes to receive a certificate.

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 1:30-3:20 PM, Session B: 3:30-5:20 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Scratch by MIT Media Lab, explore lotic, sequences, functions and more.  Original games, activities, and projections from theCodeMatrix Robot Olympics, program robots and compete in team games.

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on May 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please present your ticket and check in 10 minutes before the program starts or your seat may be canceled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

For questions about the curriculum, please email: thecodematrix@gmail.com or visit http://thecodematrix.org

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Kenn Adams Adventure Theater Performance Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Image result for kenn adams adventure theater Kenn Adams Adventure Theater will be bringing improve theater to Irvington Library! The show will be hilarious! Get ready to have a great time! 

 

Contact: Irvington Library (510) 608-1170

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
rec_chess_knight 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learn to Play Chess Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Are you a 4th, 5th or 6th grader interested in learning how to play chess?

Join us after school and learn to play chess!

Commitment to attending all sessions is necessary.

 

Contact: Irvington Library (510) 608-1170

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Fun with Art for ages 5-8 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Related image Join us for this Fun with Art class for kids ages 5-8! Space is limited, tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the program starts. 

 

Contact: Information Desk (510) 608-1172
Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session B) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 8-12.  Bring a laptop if you have one.

This is a continuous course of 5 weeks, 3 classes every week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, July 17 - August 16, 2017.  Students must attend all 15 classes to receive a certificate.

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 1:30-3:20 PM, Session B: 3:30-5:20 PM. Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Scratch by MIT Media Lab, explore lotic, sequences, functions and more.  Original games, activities, and projections from theCodeMatrix Robot Olympics, program robots and compete in team games.

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on May 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please present your ticket and check in 10 minutes before the program starts or your seat may be canceled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

For questions about the curriculum, please email: thecodematrix@gmail.com or visit http://thecodematrix.org

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

Thursday August 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Love to build? Come by the Centerville Library and get creative with our bricks! 

 

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session A) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For grades 1-8.  This is a continuous course of 8 weeks, 2 classes every week on Monday and Thursday, June 26-August 16, 2017.  

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 2:00-3:30 PM, Session B: 4:00-5:30 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Read Write Discover is a program that matches high school students with youth grades first through eighth grades in an effort to help improve their literacy skills. This program targets students who are struggling in reading and writing or whose families face language barriers in their communities. Taking place during the summertime, this program provides services at a time when free, school-based programs are limited and some families cannot afford fee-based supplemental educational programs.

Priority Registration starts Monday, May 15, 2017 at 1 pm at Children's Infromation Desk. The Priority registration is for students whose achievement is below grade level standards. A most recent progress report or a teacher's note or Recommendation Form is required. 

Online Registration starts Monday, June 5, 2017 at 1 pm at http://www.tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  and is for students who are performing at or above grade level.  

Please check in 10 minutes before program starts or your seat may be cancelled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Russian Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Russian Storytime is scheduled the first and the third Thursday of the month at 4 pm.  This is a free program for 3 to 7 years old.  Reading, singing, and playing all in Russian. Come learn a new language and have some fun.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session B) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For grades 1-8.  This is a continuous course of 8 weeks, 2 classes every week on Monday and Thursday, June 26-August 16, 2017.  

Two sessions are offered: Session A: 2:00-3:30 PM, Session B: 4:00-5:30 PM.  Each student should sign up for one session only.  If you are registered in both, one of your spots will be removed.

Class description:

Read Write Discover is a program that matches high school students with youth grades first through eighth grades in an effort to help improve their literacy skills. This program targets students who are struggling in reading and writing or whose families face language barriers in their communities. Taking place during the summertime, this program provides services at a time when free, school-based programs are limited and some families cannot afford fee-based supplemental educational programs.

Priority Registration starts Monday, May 15, 2017 at 1 pm at Children's Infromation Desk. The Priority registration is for students whose achievement is below grade level standards. A most recent progress report or a teacher's note or Recommendation Form is required. 

Online Registration starts Monday, June 5, 2017 at 1 pm at http://www.tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  and is for students who are performing at or above grade level.  

Please check in 10 minutes before program starts or your seat may be cancelled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

Friday August 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Fun with Art Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Related image Join us for this Fun with Art class for kids of all ages. 

 

Contact: Information Desk (510) 284-0695
Location: NILES BRANCH - Get Directions

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ent_film-reel 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Friday Afternoon Movies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Synopsis

A young tech whiz named Hiro must save his city with the help of his inflatable robot Baymax, as well as his friends Go Go Tomago, Wasabi, Honey Lemon and Fred.

Rating

PG

Runtime

102 minutes

Cast

Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, T.J. Miller, Jamie Chung, Damon Wayans Jr.

There is no registration - first come seating

 
 
    Location: UNION CITY BRANCH
Saturday August 19, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_kiwanis 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime with the Kiwanis Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Please join volunteers from the Kiwanis Club for 30 minutes of stories especially for children preschool - kindergarten. This is a free, 30 minute prgraam that requires no registration.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
anim_cow_2.GIF 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Marathi/English bilingual Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 

 

Let's listen to beautiful stories in Marathi (and English) that are back to the Grandparents era.  This program is for ages 2.5 years to 6 years old.


Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
ent_microphone2 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM 2017 Chinese Parenting Class Series #4 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A series of Parenting Classes conducted in Mandarin will be offered in 2017.  These classes will be presented by the Director/teachers of the Herald Family Rebuilding Center of the Fremont Family Resouce Center, as well as special guest speakers.

Today's topic is The Effects Of An Absentee Father.  It is scheduled from 2 to 4 pm and presented by Ms. Lilly Wang, HFRC Associate Director/Lay Conselor.


Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Sunday August 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tutoring: MissionEDU Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

MissionEDU Tutoring provided Sunday July 9th through Sunday August 20th for elementary and middle school students in math, science, etc. 

Your child will get more out of the tutoring if they commit to multiple Sundays. Register online: https://tinyurl.com/y78y16rp or contact Newark Library Information Desk 510-284-0675.

Contact: Celia Davis cdavis@aclibrary.org 510-284-0686

at Newark Library, 6300 Civic Terrace Ave, Newark, CA

 
eth_chinese_lantern.GIF 3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM English/Chinese Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Let's learn English and Chinese together with David and Ashley!!  

This is a storytime for 3 to 5 years old, followed by 15 minutes of fun activities, music, games, crafts and more.  Due to limited space, free tickets are availabel at 3:15 pm at the Children's Desk.  

Please be on time.  Late comers will not be admitted!!

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Monday August 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  11:30 AM 2017 Solar Eclipse Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 

Join us for the Great American Total Solar Eclipse! 

A total solar eclipse will darken the skies from Oregon to South Carolina.

Here in the Bay Area we will experience a Partial Eclipse.  

Approximately 76% of the Sun will be covered by the moon.  

Between 9:01 a.m. - 11:37 a.m. will be the peak viewing hours.

The library won't be open, but we will fill up the parking lot with eclipse gazers and

you will be able to view the eclipse safely with specially made lenses for solar viewing (limited supply, first come, first served).

 

REMEMBER: Looking directly at the sun, even when it is partially covered by the moon, can cause serious eye damage or blindness

NEVER look at a partial solar eclipse without proper eye protection . See our complete guide to find out how to view the eclipse safely

    Location: Castro Valley
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Phun with Physics Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

If you love science and are between the 3rd and 5th grades, come learn physics with lots of fun in this free 5-day after school program!

This course is a continuous class, students must be able to attend all 5 classes.  The class dates are August 21-25, all at 1:30-2:30 pm.

Students who have attended the course in January should not sign up again as this is a repeat program.

Online registration is highly recommended and start 1 p.m., August 7, 2017.   To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  

You must present the ticket and check in by 1:20 PM on the first day of the class or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.  

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

Tuesday August 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Phun with Physics Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

If you love science and are between the 3rd and 5th grades, come learn physics with lots of fun in this free 5-day after school program!

This course is a continuous class, students must be able to attend all 5 classes.  The class dates are August 21-25, all at 1:30-2:30 pm.

Students who have attended the course in January should not sign up again as this is a repeat program.

Online registration is highly recommended and start 1 p.m., August 7, 2017.   To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  

You must present the ticket and check in by 1:20 PM on the first day of the class or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.  

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Family Movie: Secret Life of Pets Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Image result for secret life of petsMax (Louis C.K.) is a spoiled terrier who enjoys a comfortable life in a New York building until his owner adopts Duke, a giant and unruly canine. During their walk outside, they encounter a group of ferocious alley cats and wind up in a truck that's bound for the pound. Luckily, a rebellious bunny named Snowball swoops in to save the doggy duo from captivity. In exchange, Snowball demands that Max and Duke join his gang of abandoned pets on a mission against the humans who've done them wrong.

Join us for a screening of the animated film, Secret Life of Pets (rated PG, parental guidance recommended). Free tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the event. 

 

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

 
anim_dog1 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Read to a Dog Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Want to practice your reading with a trained dog from the Ohlone Humane Society's Therapy Dog Unit? This is the program for you. Each student will read to a dog for 15 minutes. Time slots are 6:30 pm, 6:45 pm, 7:00 pm and 7:15 pm. Free tickets are available at the Children's Information Desk beginning at 6:30 pm.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Wednesday August 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Phun with Physics Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

If you love science and are between the 3rd and 5th grades, come learn physics with lots of fun in this free 5-day after school program!

This course is a continuous class, students must be able to attend all 5 classes.  The class dates are August 21-25, all at 1:30-2:30 pm.

Students who have attended the course in January should not sign up again as this is a repeat program.

Online registration is highly recommended and start 1 p.m., August 7, 2017.   To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  

You must present the ticket and check in by 1:20 PM on the first day of the class or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.  

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Mr SHAP Magic Show Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Mr Shap will be at Irvington Library to perform a magic show and make balloon creatures! He is funny and super creative, bring the whole family! 

 

Contact: Irvington Library (510) 608-1170

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions

 
rec_chess_knight 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learn to Play Chess Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Are you a 4th, 5th or 6th grader interested in learning how to play chess?

Join us after school and learn to play chess!

Commitment to attending all sessions is necessary.

 

Contact: Irvington Library (510) 608-1170

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Grey Water Project Presentation Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Grey Water Project Presentation

Join 8th grader Shreya for a special Earth Day presentation about water conservation. Learn about her research on water conservation and how she started the Grey Water Project. She will share what grey water is and how you can use it to conserve water at home. This program is for school-aged kids and their families.

For more information about the project and Shreya's research take a look at the following sites:

 

thegreywaterproject.org 

Facebook/.com/thegreywaterproject

Contact: Information Desk (510) 608-1172
Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions

 

Thursday August 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Fun with Art for ages 5-8 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Related image Join us for this Fun with Art class for kids ages 5-8! Space is limited, tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the program starts. 

 

Contact: 510-795-2629
Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Phun with Physics Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

If you love science and are between the 3rd and 5th grades, come learn physics with lots of fun in this free 5-day after school program!

This course is a continuous class, students must be able to attend all 5 classes.  The class dates are August 21-25, all at 1:30-2:30 pm.

Students who have attended the course in January should not sign up again as this is a repeat program.

Online registration is highly recommended and start 1 p.m., August 7, 2017.   To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  

You must present the ticket and check in by 1:20 PM on the first day of the class or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.  

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

Friday August 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Phun with Physics Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

If you love science and are between the 3rd and 5th grades, come learn physics with lots of fun in this free 5-day after school program!

This course is a continuous class, students must be able to attend all 5 classes.  The class dates are August 21-25, all at 1:30-2:30 pm.

Students who have attended the course in January should not sign up again as this is a repeat program.

Online registration is highly recommended and start 1 p.m., August 7, 2017.   To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  

You must present the ticket and check in by 1:20 PM on the first day of the class or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.  

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
ent_film-reel 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Friday Afternoon Movies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Synopsis

Tale of a rivalry between two dolls, a cowboy named Woody and space ranger Buzz Lightyear.

Rating

G

Runtime

81 minutes

Cast

Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles, Jim Varney, Wallace Shawn

There is no registration - first come seating

    Location: UNION CITY BRANCH
Saturday August 26, 2017 Go To Top
anim_cow_2.GIF 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM Marathi/English bilingual Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 

 

Let's listen to beautiful stories in Marathi (and English) that are back to the Grandparents era.  This program is for ages 2.5 years to 6 years old.


Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Lego & Digital Makerspace Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Danielle Wilson   510-284-0640   dwilson@aclibrary.org
   

For kids ages 8+

 

Dream it and build it with Legos, tinker with digital technology, and more! Bring a friend and leave your Legos at home. No need to register for this free event
 

Contact: Danielle Wilson, Branch Manager, (510) 284-0640 DWilson@aclibrary.org

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: San Lorenzo Library
Sunday August 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 3:30 PM  -  3:45 PM Sunday Baby Bounce for Walkers Under 2 Years Old Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Baby Bounce is designed for walking baby under 2 years old. It consists of a 20 minute storytime with stories, rhymes, songs, fingerplays and lapjogs or bounces; and 20 minutes stay-n-play.


Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Wednesday August 30, 2017 Go To Top
rec_chess_knight 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learn to Play Chess Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Are you a 4th, 5th or 6th grader interested in learning how to play chess?

Join us after school and learn to play chess!

Commitment to attending all sessions is necessary.

 

Contact: Irvington Library (510) 608-1170

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

Saturday September 2, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Kids' Book Club (Grades 3-4) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Danielle Wilson   510-284-0640   dwilson@aclibrary.org
   

Join a great Book Club for 3rd and 4th graders!

Help your child develop as a reader! Sign up at San Lorenzo Library's Information Desk and you will receive the book of the month. This event is free and is sponsored by the Read to Thrive Program. The group meets in the Library's Learning Center.

For questions contact Tamecca Brewer or Danielle Wilson at 510-284-0640.

    Location: Learning Center
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lib_book3 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Kids' Book Club (Grades 1-2) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Danielle Wilson   510-284-0640   dwilson@aclibrary.org
   

Join a great Book Club for 1st and 2nd graders!

Help your child develop as a reader! Sign up at San Lorenzo Library's Information Desk and you will receive the book of the month. This event is free and is sponsored by the Read to Thrive Program. The group meets in the Library's Learning Center.

For questions contact Tamecca Brewer or Danielle Wilson at 510-284-0640.

    Location: Learning Center
Tuesday September 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Ms Tara's 1st/2nd Grade Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Read the monthly book selection and meet with Ms. Tara on the 1st Thursday to talk about it. 

Sign up and pick up your copy of this month's book at the Information Desk.  For those in grades 1 and 2. 

This month's book: TBD

Ms. Tara's Kids Book Club is sponsored by Read to Thrive.

Contact: (510)284-0686

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions

Tuesday September 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Ms. Tara's Kids Book Club (Grades 3 and 4) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us for Ms. Tara's Kids Book Club at Newark Library!   Read the monthly book selection and meet with Ms. Tara on the 2nd Thursday to talk about it.  Sign up and pick up your copy of this month's book at the Information Desk.  For grades 3 and 4.

This month's book: TBD

Ms. Tara's Kids Book Club is sponsored by Read to Thrive.

Contact: (510) 284-0675

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Saturday September 16, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_kiwanis 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime with the Kiwanis Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Please join volunteers from the Kiwanis Club for 30 minutes of stories especially for children preschool - kindergarten. This is a free, 30 minute prgraam that requires no registration.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Tuesday September 26, 2017 Go To Top
anim_dog1 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Read to a Dog Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Want to practice your reading with a trained dog from the Ohlone Humane Society's Therapy Dog Unit? This is the program for you. Each student will read to a dog for 15 minutes. Time slots are 6:30 pm, 6:45 pm, 7:00 pm and 7:15 pm. Free tickets are available at the Children's Information Desk beginning at 6:30 pm.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Monday October 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Paws to Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   


Get ready for a howl of a good time as children grades K-6 are invited to our Paws to Read program. Read to a certified pet therapy dog and their owner as Paws to Read programs are designed to help young readers gain self confidence and improve their reading skills.

Registration is required.

There are a limited number of spots available. Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Tuesday October 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Ms Tara's 1st/2nd Grade Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Read the monthly book selection and meet with Ms. Tara on the 1st Thursday to talk about it. 

Sign up and pick up your copy of this month's book at the Information Desk.  For those in grades 1 and 2. 

This month's book: TBD

Ms. Tara's Kids Book Club is sponsored by Read to Thrive.

Contact: (510)284-0686

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions

Saturday October 7, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Kids' Book Club (Grades 3-4) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Danielle Wilson   510-284-0640   dwilson@aclibrary.org
   

Join a great Book Club for 3rd and 4th graders!

Help your child develop as a reader! Sign up at San Lorenzo Library's Information Desk and you will receive the book of the month. This event is free and is sponsored by the Read to Thrive Program. The group meets in the Library's Learning Center.

For questions contact Tamecca Brewer or Danielle Wilson at 510-284-0640.

    Location: Learning Center
 
lib_book3 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Kids' Book Club (Grades 1-2) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Danielle Wilson   510-284-0640   dwilson@aclibrary.org
   

Join a great Book Club for 1st and 2nd graders!

Help your child develop as a reader! Sign up at San Lorenzo Library's Information Desk and you will receive the book of the month. This event is free and is sponsored by the Read to Thrive Program. The group meets in the Library's Learning Center.

For questions contact Tamecca Brewer or Danielle Wilson at 510-284-0640.

    Location: Learning Center
Tuesday October 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Ms. Tara's Kids Book Club (Grades 3 and 4) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us for Ms. Tara's Kids Book Club at Newark Library!   Read the monthly book selection and meet with Ms. Tara on the 2nd Thursday to talk about it.  Sign up and pick up your copy of this month's book at the Information Desk.  For grades 3 and 4.

This month's book: TBD

Ms. Tara's Kids Book Club is sponsored by Read to Thrive.

Contact: (510) 284-0675

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Tuesday October 17, 2017 Go To Top
nat_lightning 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Math Science Nucleus Presents Electrifying the World Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Electricity makes our life easier.  When scientists learned how electricity works it changed how humans lived.  Learn about what is electricity and how to capture it to make work. 

Also included in this FREE program for elementary aged children - Stories: Night Without Light, Electricity Song and several hands-on activities.

 

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

https://msnucleus.org/classes/libraryevents.html    
Saturday October 21, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_kiwanis 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime with the Kiwanis Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Please join volunteers from the Kiwanis Club for 30 minutes of stories especially for children preschool - kindergarten. This is a free, 30 minute prgraam that requires no registration.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

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Tuesday October 24, 2017 Go To Top
anim_dog1 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Read to a Dog Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Want to practice your reading with a trained dog from the Ohlone Humane Society's Therapy Dog Unit? This is the program for you. Each student will read to a dog for 15 minutes. Time slots are 6:30 pm, 6:45 pm, 7:00 pm and 7:15 pm. Free tickets are available at the Children's Information Desk beginning at 6:30 pm.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Thursday November 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Ms Tara's 1st/2nd Grade Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Read the monthly book selection and meet with Ms. Tara on the 1st Thursday to talk about it. 

Sign up and pick up your copy of this month's book at the Information Desk.  For those in grades 1 and 2. 

This month's book: TBD

Ms. Tara's Kids Book Club is sponsored by Read to Thrive.

Contact: (510)284-0686

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions

Saturday November 4, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_kiwanis 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime with the Kiwanis Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Please join volunteers from the Kiwanis Club for 30 minutes of stories especially for children preschool - kindergarten. This is a free, 30 minute prgraam that requires no registration.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
lib_book3 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Kids' Book Club (Grades 3-4) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Danielle Wilson   510-284-0640   dwilson@aclibrary.org
   

Join a great Book Club for 3rd and 4th graders!

Help your child develop as a reader! Sign up at San Lorenzo Library's Information Desk and you will receive the book of the month. This event is free and is sponsored by the Read to Thrive Program. The group meets in the Library's Learning Center.

For questions contact Tamecca Brewer or Danielle Wilson at 510-284-0640.

    Location: Learning Center
 
lib_book3 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Kids' Book Club (Grades 1-2) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Danielle Wilson   510-284-0640   dwilson@aclibrary.org
   

Join a great Book Club for 1st and 2nd graders!

Help your child develop as a reader! Sign up at San Lorenzo Library's Information Desk and you will receive the book of the month. This event is free and is sponsored by the Read to Thrive Program. The group meets in the Library's Learning Center.

For questions contact Tamecca Brewer or Danielle Wilson at 510-284-0640.

    Location: Learning Center
Monday November 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Paws to Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   


Get ready for a howl of a good time as children grades K-6 are invited to our Paws to Read program. Read to a certified pet therapy dog and their owner as Paws to Read programs are designed to help young readers gain self confidence and improve their reading skills.

Registration is required.

There are a limited number of spots available. Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Thursday November 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Ms. Tara's Kids Book Club (Grades 3 and 4) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us for Ms. Tara's Kids Book Club at Newark Library!   Read the monthly book selection and meet with Ms. Tara on the 2nd Thursday to talk about it.  Sign up and pick up your copy of this month's book at the Information Desk.  For grades 3 and 4.

This month's book: TBD

Ms. Tara's Kids Book Club is sponsored by Read to Thrive.

Contact: (510) 284-0675

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Saturday December 2, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book3 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Kids' Book Club (Grades 3-4) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Danielle Wilson   510-284-0640   dwilson@aclibrary.org
   

Join a great Book Club for 3rd and 4th graders!

Help your child develop as a reader! Sign up at San Lorenzo Library's Information Desk and you will receive the book of the month. This event is free and is sponsored by the Read to Thrive Program. The group meets in the Library's Learning Center.

For questions contact Tamecca Brewer or Danielle Wilson at 510-284-0640.

    Location: Learning Center
 
lib_book3 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Kids' Book Club (Grades 1-2) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Danielle Wilson   510-284-0640   dwilson@aclibrary.org
   

Join a great Book Club for 1st and 2nd graders!

Help your child develop as a reader! Sign up at San Lorenzo Library's Information Desk and you will receive the book of the month. This event is free and is sponsored by the Read to Thrive Program. The group meets in the Library's Learning Center.

For questions contact Tamecca Brewer or Danielle Wilson at 510-284-0640.

    Location: Learning Center
Monday December 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Paws to Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   


Get ready for a howl of a good time as children grades K-6 are invited to our Paws to Read program. Read to a certified pet therapy dog and their owner as Paws to Read programs are designed to help young readers gain self confidence and improve their reading skills.

Registration is required.

There are a limited number of spots available. Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Tuesday December 5, 2017 Go To Top
nat_stars 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Math Science Nucleus Presents Exploring Our Moon Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

How does our Moon and Earth move in space? 

Learn about past and future exploration.  Why does the Moon change in the sky and how does our Moon create high and low tides? Does our Moon give us clues about other moons orbiting their planets?

Also included in this FREE program for elementary school aged children -- a story and hands-on activities.

 


Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

https://msnucleus.org/classes/libraryevents.html    
Thursday December 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Ms Tara's 1st/2nd Grade Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Read the monthly book selection and meet with Ms. Tara on the 1st Thursday to talk about it. 

Sign up and pick up your copy of this month's book at the Information Desk.  For those in grades 1 and 2. 

This month's book: TBD

Ms. Tara's Kids Book Club is sponsored by Read to Thrive.

Contact: (510)284-0686

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions

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Thursday December 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Ms. Tara's Kids Book Club (Grades 3 and 4) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us for Ms. Tara's Kids Book Club at Newark Library!   Read the monthly book selection and meet with Ms. Tara on the 2nd Thursday to talk about it.  Sign up and pick up your copy of this month's book at the Information Desk.  For grades 3 and 4.

This month's book: TBD

Ms. Tara's Kids Book Club is sponsored by Read to Thrive.

Contact: (510) 284-0675

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Saturday December 16, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_kiwanis 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Storytime with the Kiwanis Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Please join volunteers from the Kiwanis Club for 30 minutes of stories especially for children preschool - kindergarten. This is a free, 30 minute prgraam that requires no registration.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

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