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Monday January 22, 2018
   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Yoga For Kids  
   

 

Feel like to reduce some stress, calm your mind, and rejuvenate your body during the school year?  Come join us for a fun 60-minute Yoga practice at the library.  

This drop-in class is designed for 1st thur 6th graders.  It includes breathwork, kid-friendly yogic principles, stories, yoga poses, guided meditation, cooperative group activities, games, and more!!

Come with your comfortable clothes and take off your shoes -- we are going to have a lot of fun on the floor!!

** A yoga mat or a bath towel is required!

 

** Due to limited space, free tickets are available at 3:45 pm at the Children's Desk. 

** Please arrive on time,  No late comers will be admitted.**

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM After School Zone  
   



Location: ALBANY LIBRARY - Get Directions
 


Tuesday January 23, 2018
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Craft Zone for ages 5-8  
    Contact:    510-795-2629   
   

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

 


Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM After School Zone  
   



Location: ALBANY LIBRARY - Get Directions
 

   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Math Olympiad for Grades 3-5  
   

Students entering grades 3-5 can join us for this 3 week math course. Space is limited. Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before class.

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Read to a Dog  
   

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 January 24, 2018
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family Storytime  
   

  Join us for Family Storytime every Wednesday morning!  

  Not only will there be stories, we will also have singing, music and dancing followed by 15 minutes of

  stay n' play.

  This FREE program is for EVERYONE, so don't miss out!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact: Reference Desk  (510) 608-1172            

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

   2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   2:30 PM  -  5:30 PM After School Zone  
   



Location: ALBANY LIBRARY - Get Directions
 

   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chess Club  
   

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

Drop-in after school and learn to play chess!

 

 

 

 

 

Contact: Irvington Library (510) 608-1170

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Coding: Python (ages 7+)  
   

This coding class is taught by teen volunteers. They will be teaching Python programming. Students must come to all 7 classes: January 10, 17, 24, 31 and February 7, 14, 21 from 3:30-4:30.

This program is for ages 7 and up. Space is limited to 12 students & registration will open on January 3rd.

Contact: Irvington Library (510) 608-1170

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions

 

   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Japanese Storytime  
   

                                                                                   

This Japanese Storytime is scheduled on every Wednesday, 4 to 4:30 pm starting January 10, 2018.  It is designed for children 3 to 5 years old and their grown ups.  It is conducted in Japanese only.   Please come to join us to learn some Japanese, and have some fun.


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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chinese Calligraphy For Kids - Spring Session  
   

This free Chinese calligraphy class introduces the art of ink-brushes writing to students 8 -12 years old, and is taught by Professor Wang from the Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Learning Center.  Classes will be hold every Wednesday 4-5 pm, starting January 3 through March 28, except for January 10, February 14, and March 14. Consistent attendance is highly recommended.  

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 12:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents, with limited space.

After registration, you need to print out a ticket, and present the ticket and check in 10 minutes before program starts on the first day of the class, or your seat may be cancelled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

**Bring your own pen brush, paper and ink if you have them **

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Girl Scouts of America  
   

Girl Scouts of America

This is a recruitment opportunity for your child to join the Girl Scouts of America!

Featuring guest speaker, Julie Melhos.

In our Greenhouse Community Room.

    Location: Greenhouse Community Room

Thursday January 25, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Family Storytime  
    Contact: Joe Stoner     jstoner@aclibrary.org
   

Family Story Time

 

Join us for a fun-filled family storytime. Laugh along as we read silly stories, sing songs, and discover the joys of reading. Play time afterwards. 

Contact: Joe (510)248-0677 jstoner@aclibrary.org

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions

   11:30 AM  -  12:05 PM Toddler Storytime  
   

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 24 - 35 months!

These storytime programs consist of 20 minutes of stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and movement activities! Storytime is followed by 15 minutes of stay 'n' play. Toddler storytime is designed for children who can sit for a longer time but still need to be next to or in the lap of a parent/caregiver. Children and grownups are encouraged to engage and participate.

Join in on the fun every Thursday in the Storytime Theater!

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   12:30 PM  -  1:15 PM KinderDance at the Library  
   

      

Kinderdance blends a variety of physical skills with educational concepts.  Boost your child's confidence through DANCE by focusing on different dance moves and concepts.

This is a 45 minutes class by a certified Kinderdance teacher, Namrata Dodeja.  Ballet and Dance K Rang will be included.  This special introductory class is for 3 to 5 years old.

Due to the limited space, free tickets are available at 12:15 pm at the Children's Desk.

For more information, contact Namrata Dodeja at (510) 332-4927.  https://www.facebook.com/kinderdance.ca.


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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Coding: Python (ages 7+)  
   

This coding class is taught by teen volunteers. They will be teaching Python programming. Students must come to all 7 classes: January 11, 18, 25 and February 1, 8, 15, 22 from 4:00-5:00. 

This program is for ages 7 and up. Space is limited to 12 students & registration will open on January 2nd.

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Japanese For Kids  
   

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AIUEO Club is offering a free Japanese language class for children 4 to 6 years old.  We aill practice reading and writing Japanese alphabets by singing songs and making crafts.  Please come join us and have some fun.

Class is held at the Conference A today.

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


 Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 


Friday January 26, 2018
   3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Fun with Science  
   

 

 

FUN WITH SCIENCE!!

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
 

 

 

   3:30 PM  -  5:45 PM Go The Game  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Go is an ancient game of strategy.  Join us on Fridays from 3:30 to 6:00 PM to either learn the game or to play it.  All ages and levels are welcome!

For more information contact: Union City Library Reference Desk, (510) 745-1464

    Location: UNION CITY BRANCH
   4:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Biology for Kids Ages 6-13  
   

The Junior Medical Association teaches children ages 6–13 topics in biology such as cells, photosynthesis, respiration and genetics.

Sign up here: TINYURL.COM/BIOREACH

Presented by Agents of Change

For more information, contact:  Joe Stoner, Branch Manager 510-284-0565

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions

   5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Chess: Learn to Play  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   510 284 0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Do you want to get better at logical thinking and problem solving?

Chess is a great way to develop creativity and problem solving.

In this club, we will help young children understand the basics of chess.

For: Kids Grades 1-4

    Location: Union City Library

Saturday January 27, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Yoga Storytime (ages 4+)  
   

Leyna Roget Brabant will guide participants on an imaginative movement journey to experience creative stress release tools, simple body-awareness games, and playful relaxation tips. 

This event is for ages 4+.Space is limited to 20 kids. Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before it starts. 

For more information, contact us at: (510) 795-2629 
Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM CANCELLED - Marathi/English bilingual Storytime  
   

 

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
 

   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM R.eading A.nd D.reaming  
   

A hands-on reading program for elementary students from 1st-6th grade designed to improve their reading and comprehension skills. Teen volunteers will work directly with your students on a weekly basis.

Registration and teacher's signature is required. Pick up registration forms from the information desk. Registration begins 12/7/17.

For more information, contact us at: (510) 795-2629 
Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Reading Tutoring for Grades K-12 - REGISTRATION FULL  
   

 

Reading River is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to English reading support for students in Kindergarten to Grade 12. The meetings consist of trained volunteers reading alongside students to improve literacy and boost confidence. For more information visit www.reading-river.org 

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 


Monday January 29, 2018
   12:00 PM  -  8:00 PM National Puzzle Day  
   

  NATIONAL PUZZLE DAY!

  Come in anytime during our open hours to work on one of our many puzzles!

  We will have puzzles, word searches, tangrams, and more!

  In our Cafe area.  

    Location: San Lorenzo Library
   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM After School Zone  
   



Location: ALBANY LIBRARY - Get Directions
 


Tuesday January 30, 2018
   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM After School Zone  
   



Location: ALBANY LIBRARY - Get Directions
 

   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Math Olympiad for Grades 3-5  
   

Students entering grades 3-5 can join us for this 3 week math course. Space is limited. Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before class.

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions


Wednesday January 31, 2018
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family Storytime  
   

  Join us for Family Storytime every Wednesday morning!  

  Not only will there be stories, we will also have singing, music and dancing followed by 15 minutes of

  stay n' play.

  This FREE program is for EVERYONE, so don't miss out!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact: Reference Desk  (510) 608-1172            

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

   2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   2:30 PM  -  5:30 PM After School Zone  
   



Location: ALBANY LIBRARY - Get Directions
 

   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chess Club  
   

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

Drop-in after school and learn to play chess!

 

 

 

 

 

Contact: Irvington Library (510) 608-1170

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Coding: Python (ages 7+)  
   

This coding class is taught by teen volunteers. They will be teaching Python programming. Students must come to all 7 classes: January 10, 17, 24, 31 and February 7, 14, 21 from 3:30-4:30.

This program is for ages 7 and up. Space is limited to 12 students & registration will open on January 3rd.

Contact: Irvington Library (510) 608-1170

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions

 

   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Japanese Storytime  
   

                                                                                   

This Japanese Storytime is scheduled on every Wednesday, 4 to 4:30 pm starting January 10, 2018.  It is designed for children 3 to 5 years old and their grown ups.  It is conducted in Japanese only.   Please come to join us to learn some Japanese, and have some fun.


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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chinese Calligraphy For Kids - Spring Session  
   

This free Chinese calligraphy class introduces the art of ink-brushes writing to students 8 -12 years old, and is taught by Professor Wang from the Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Learning Center.  Classes will be hold every Wednesday 4-5 pm, starting January 3 through March 28, except for January 10, February 14, and March 14. Consistent attendance is highly recommended.  

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 12:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents, with limited space.

After registration, you need to print out a ticket, and present the ticket and check in 10 minutes before program starts on the first day of the class, or your seat may be cancelled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

**Bring your own pen brush, paper and ink if you have them **

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 


Thursday February 1, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Family Storytime  
    Contact: Joe Stoner     jstoner@aclibrary.org
   

Family Story Time

 

Join us for a fun-filled family storytime. Laugh along as we read silly stories, sing songs, and discover the joys of reading. Play time afterwards. 

Contact: Joe (510)248-0677 jstoner@aclibrary.org

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions

   11:30 AM  -  12:05 PM Toddler Storytime  
   

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 24 - 35 months!

These storytime programs consist of 20 minutes of stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and movement activities! Storytime is followed by 15 minutes of stay 'n' play. Toddler storytime is designed for children who can sit for a longer time but still need to be next to or in the lap of a parent/caregiver. Children and grownups are encouraged to engage and participate.

Join in on the fun every Thursday in the Storytime Theater!

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Preschool Yoga  
   

This Yoga class is scheduled on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month at 1 pm.  It is a 45-minute class for 3 to 5 years old with a caregiver.  Come join us to build a bond between your preschool age kid and you while doing fun yoga poses together.

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Russian Storytime  
   

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
 

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Coding: Python (ages 7+)  
   

This coding class is taught by teen volunteers. They will be teaching Python programming. Students must come to all 7 classes: January 11, 18, 25 and February 1, 8, 15, 22 from 4:00-5:00. 

This program is for ages 7 and up. Space is limited to 12 students & registration will open on January 2nd.

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Japanese For Kids  
   

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AIUEO Club is offering a free Japanese language class for children 4 to 6 years old.  We aill practice reading and writing Japanese alphabets by singing songs and making crafts.  Please come join us and have some fun.

Class is held at the Conference A today.

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


 Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 


Friday February 2, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Preschool Art with Ms. Chris  
    Contact: Nidya Gonzalez     FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org
   

  Preschool Art with Ms. Chris!!

  Little friends, join Ms. Chris for fun art activities!!

 Put on your 'making art' clothes and join us every 1st and 3rd Friday of   the month! 

 This FREE  program is for children ages 3 - 5 years old only. 

  Due to space limitations, tickets will be available at the children's information desk at 1:45 pm

 


Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or email FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Fukaya Room B
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Read With Me  
   

Read-With-Me is a  one-on-one reading program designed for children grades 1 to 6 to improve English with a teen volunteer on weekly basis.  

Priorities are given to children performing below grade level.  Registration starts January 1, 2018.  Seats are limited and fill up very quickly so sign up as early as possible.  

To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or Email: FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   3:30 PM  -  5:45 PM Go The Game  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Go is an ancient game of strategy.  Join us on Fridays from 3:30 to 6:00 PM to either learn the game or to play it.  All ages and levels are welcome!

For more information contact: Union City Library Reference Desk, (510) 745-1464

    Location: UNION CITY BRANCH
   3:45 PM  -  5:00 PM My Time My Voice  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

My Time My Voice: A program that teaches students in 1st - 4th Grade the art of public speaking and on-the-spot thinking.

    Location: UNION CITY BRANCH
   4:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Biology for Kids Ages 6-13  
   

The Junior Medical Association teaches children ages 6–13 topics in biology such as cells, photosynthesis, respiration and genetics.

Sign up here: TINYURL.COM/BIOREACH

Presented by Agents of Change

For more information, contact:  Joe Stoner, Branch Manager 510-284-0565

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions

   5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Chess: Learn to Play  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   510 284 0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Do you want to get better at logical thinking and problem solving?

Chess is a great way to develop creativity and problem solving.

In this club, we will help young children understand the basics of chess.

For: Kids Grades 1-4

    Location: Union City Library

Saturday February 3, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM STEAM Saturday  
   

 

STEAM SaturdaySTEAM Science, TEch, Engineering, ARt, and Math

Drop-in between 10:30 to 12 to create a fun STEAM project (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math).

Designed for Children Ages 4-8 years

All programs in the Children’s area.  No registration required.  Supplies may be limited to first come, first served.  Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Origami  
   

This origami class will be taught by Arvind, a local teenager. He will teach a different project each Saturday of February. Space is limited for this event, tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the program begins. 

Contact: 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM R.eading A.nd D.reaming  
   

A hands-on reading program for elementary students from 1st-6th grade designed to improve their reading and comprehension skills. Teen volunteers will work directly with your students on a weekly basis.

Registration and teacher's signature is required. Pick up registration forms from the information desk. Registration begins 12/7/17.

For more information, contact us at: (510) 795-2629 
Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Read-A-Thon  
   

Come participate in a Read-a-Thon presented by Irvington High School's Literary Club. This event will be held in the Children's Storytime Theater from 2:00-4:00 pm. Volunteers will be here to read with you, so bring your favorite books or find one on the shelf at the library. This event is open to kids of all ages and no registration is needed. 


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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Gr. 3-4 Kid's Book Club  
   


    Kid's Book Club at San Lorenzo meets every 1st Saturday of the month.

    All kids grades 1-4 are encouraged to join. Grades 1-2 meet at 2:30 until 3:30PM; Grades 3-4 meet at 2:30 until 4:30 PM. 

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

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Gr. 1-2 Kid's Book Club  
   


    Kid's Book Club at San Lorenzo meets every 1st Saturday of the month.

    All kids grades 1-4 are encouraged to join. Grades 1-2 meet at 2:30 until 3:30PM; Grades 3-4 meet at 2:30 until 4:30 PM. 

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

    Location: Learning Center

Sunday February 4, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM IDD Movie Club  
   

 

 

This is a free movie screening and discussion group created for children ages 8-12 with IDD's (intellectual and Develpment Disabilities).  It is held on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month.


Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

   3:30 PM Telugu & English Storytime  
   

Join us the first Sunday of the month at 3:30 pm for Telugu and English storytime. Learn the Telugu language through fun stories and songs! This program is for children ages 4-6.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions


Monday February 5, 2018
   1:00 PM Online Registration for Children's Programs Starts  
   

Online registration starts for these programs: 

  • Robotics Workshop for Kids for ages 6-14, Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 4-5:30 PM
  • Young Engineers (grades K-3), Saturday, February 24, 10:30-11:20 AM
  • Young Eningeers (grades 4-6), Saturday, February 24, 11:30 AM -12:20 PM
  • Read With Me for Grades 1-6, Fridays, February 2 - May 25, 2018, 3:30-4, 4:15-4:45, or 5-5:30 PM (on-going registration)

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

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or Email: FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Between the Lines: 4th-5th Grade Book Club  
   

*Special Date due to Holiday Closures*

Are you a 4th-5th grader who likes to read and discuss books? If so, join our monthly book club! Each month we read a selected title and then discuss the book and complete a related activity at the meeting. You must register in advance at the Children's Information Desk. This group meets on the second Monday of each month, September through June. Space is limited.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Paws to Read  
   


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 February 6, 2018
   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Ms Tara's 1st/2nd Grade Book Club  
   

Read the monthly book selection and meet with Ms. Tara on the 1st Tuesday 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: Boris Gets a Lizard by Andrew Joyner

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

Contact: (510)284-0686

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions

   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM ProjectileX (Grades 5-8)  
   

Learn skills essential for a prosperous future in entrepreneurship!

Topics Covered: Marketing Finance Design Presentation Management Research Analysis And More!

This class is taught by teen volunteers. Students must come to all 8 classes: February 6, 13, 20, 27 and March 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 4:00-5:30.

This program is for grades 5-8. Space is limited to 25 students & registration will open on January 25th.

For more information, contact us at: (510) 795-2629 
Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions


Wednesday February 7, 2018
   2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chess Club  
   

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

Drop-in after school and learn to play chess!

 

 

 

 

 

Contact: Irvington Library (510) 608-1170

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Coding: Python (ages 7+)  
   

This coding class is taught by teen volunteers. They will be teaching Python programming. Students must come to all 7 classes: January 10, 17, 24, 31 and February 7, 14, 21 from 3:30-4:30.

This program is for ages 7 and up. Space is limited to 12 students & registration will open on January 3rd.

Contact: Irvington Library (510) 608-1170

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions

 

   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Japanese Storytime  
   

                                                                                   

This Japanese Storytime is scheduled on every Wednesday, 4 to 4:30 pm starting January 10, 2018.  It is designed for children 3 to 5 years old and their grown ups.  It is conducted in Japanese only.   Please come to join us to learn some Japanese, and have some fun.


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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chinese Calligraphy For Kids - Spring Session  
   

This free Chinese calligraphy class introduces the art of ink-brushes writing to students 8 -12 years old, and is taught by Professor Wang from the Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Learning Center.  Classes will be hold every Wednesday 4-5 pm, starting January 3 through March 28, except for January 10, February 14, and March 14. Consistent attendance is highly recommended.  

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 12:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents, with limited space.

After registration, you need to print out a ticket, and present the ticket and check in 10 minutes before program starts on the first day of the class, or your seat may be cancelled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

**Bring your own pen brush, paper and ink if you have them **

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 


Thursday February 8, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Family Storytime  
    Contact: Joe Stoner     jstoner@aclibrary.org
   

Family Story Time

 

Join us for a fun-filled family storytime. Laugh along as we read silly stories, sing songs, and discover the joys of reading. Play time afterwards. 

Contact: Joe (510)248-0677 jstoner@aclibrary.org

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions

   11:30 AM  -  12:05 PM Toddler Storytime  
   

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 24 - 35 months!

These storytime programs consist of 20 minutes of stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and movement activities! Storytime is followed by 15 minutes of stay 'n' play. Toddler storytime is designed for children who can sit for a longer time but still need to be next to or in the lap of a parent/caregiver. Children and grownups are encouraged to engage and participate.

Join in on the fun every Thursday in the Storytime Theater!

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   12:30 PM  -  1:15 PM KinderDance  
   

      

Kinderdance blends a variety of physical skills with educational concepts.  Boost your child's confidence through DANCE by focusing on different dance moves and concepts.

This is a 45 minutes class by a certified Kinderdance teacher, Namrata Dodeja.  Ballet and Dance K Rang will be included.  This special introductory class is for 3 to 5 years old.

Due to the limited space, free tickets are available at 12:15 pm at the Children's Desk.

For more information, contact Namrata Dodeja at (510) 332-4927.  https://www.facebook.com/kinderdance.ca.


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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Make A Valentine  
   

 

 

Join us for our annual Valentine's Day craft! Drop in any time between 4 and 4:45 pm to receive a kit with everything you need to make a valentine card.

Supplies will be provided for the craft. Children ages 6 and under will need an adult helper. 

 

Contact Dublin Library 925-803-7252

Location: DUBLIN BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM 2nd & 3rd Grade Kids Book Club  
   

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 students in 2nd & 3rd grade. 

 

 

Contact: 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Book Busters: 2nd Grade Book Club  
   

Are you a 2nd grader who likes to read and discuss books? If so, join our monthly book club! Each month we read a selected title and then discuss the book and complete a related activity at the meeting. You must register in advance at the Children's Information Desk. This group meets on the second Thursday of each month, September through June. Space is limited.

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Coding: Python (ages 7+)  
   

This coding class is taught by teen volunteers. They will be teaching Python programming. Students must come to all 7 classes: January 11, 18, 25 and February 1, 8, 15, 22 from 4:00-5:00. 

This program is for ages 7 and up. Space is limited to 12 students & registration will open on January 2nd.

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Japanese For Kids  
   

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AIUEO Club is offering a free Japanese language class for children 4 to 6 years old.  We aill practice reading and writing Japanese alphabets   by singing songs and making crafts.  Please come join us and have some fun.

Class is held at the Storytime Theater today.

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


 Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Valentine's Day Crafts Workshop  
    Contact: Nidya Gonzalez     
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Valentine's Day Craft Workshop

You are invited to drop in with your child anytime between 4:00 & 5:30 p.m. for this Valentine's Day Craft Workshop. Everyone will have a few choices to pick from and all materials will be provided by us.  So get ready for Valentine's Day by creating a hand crafted gift for that special someone!

 

Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult at all times. 

Clean up starts 10 minutes before the end of the program.

Allow your child ample time to work on their craft -- please do not arrive at the last minute. Thank you!!

 

 

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or email FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM LEOs in the Library  
   

    LEOs in the Library

   Drop on by to say hi, or meet one of our local law enforcement officers.

   Feel free to express any concerns, or ask any questions-no speeches please.

   Some snacks will be provided. 

   Thursday, February 8th, 2018 from 4 - 6 PM 

 

    Location: San Lorenzo Library

Friday February 9, 2018
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Read With Me  
   

Read-With-Me is a  one-on-one reading program designed for children grades 1 to 6 to improve English with a teen volunteer on weekly basis.  

Priorities are given to children performing below grade level.  Registration starts January 1, 2018.  Seats are limited and fill up very quickly so sign up as early as possible.  

To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or Email: FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   3:30 PM  -  5:45 PM Go The Game  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Go is an ancient game of strategy.  Join us on Fridays from 3:30 to 6:00 PM to either learn the game or to play it.  All ages and levels are welcome!

For more information contact: Union City Library Reference Desk, (510) 745-1464

    Location: UNION CITY BRANCH
   3:45 PM  -  5:00 PM My Time My Voice  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

My Time My Voice: A program that teaches students in 1st - 4th Grade the art of public speaking and on-the-spot thinking.

    Location: UNION CITY BRANCH
   4:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Biology for Kids Ages 6-13  
   

The Junior Medical Association teaches children ages 6–13 topics in biology such as cells, photosynthesis, respiration and genetics.

Sign up here: TINYURL.COM/BIOREACH

Presented by Agents of Change

For more information, contact:  Joe Stoner, Branch Manager 510-284-0565

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions

   5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Chess: Learn to Play  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   510 284 0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Do you want to get better at logical thinking and problem solving?

Chess is a great way to develop creativity and problem solving.

In this club, we will help young children understand the basics of chess.

For: Kids Grades 1-4

    Location: Union City Library

Saturday February 10, 2018
   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Origami  
   

This origami class will be taught by Arvind, a local teenager. He will teach a different project each Saturday of February. Space is limited for this event, tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the program begins. 

Contact: 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM R.eading A.nd D.reaming  
   

A hands-on reading program for elementary students from 1st-6th grade designed to improve their reading and comprehension skills. Teen volunteers will work directly with your students on a weekly basis.

Registration and teacher's signature is required. Pick up registration forms from the information desk. Registration begins 12/7/17.

For more information, contact us at: (510) 795-2629 
Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM FTC Robotics Workshop: Team Hyperion  
   

Image result for first tech challengeFirst Tech Challenge (FTC) Team Hyperion will be hosting this Robotics Workshop for kids in grades 3-8. They are returning with their robot 100% finished. This presentation will be on robotics and participants will be able to drive the finished robot, plus enjoy other hands on activities. 

Space is limited for this workshop. A Ticket is required to attend. Tickets are free and will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins. The child must be present to receive the ticket.  

For more information, contact us at: (510) 795-2629 
Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Arttain  
    Contact:    (510) 745-1421   FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org
   

 Art for Kids!!

 It's Saturday and it's time to give the TV a rest, join us for FREE classes with different crafts each   week!!

 This program is for grades 2 - 6.  All supplies are provided, but you provide the creativity!

 

 Space is limited; please arrive 15 minutes before for tickets at the children's information desk.

 

 

 

 

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 


Sunday February 11, 2018
   2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Arts & Crafts with Mrs. Aradhana  
   

Mrs. Aradhana offers different arts & crafts for children in Grades K-5. No registration is required. Tickets will be given 15 minutes before the program.

February 11: Valentine’s Craft

March 11: St. Patrick’s or Spring Craft

April 15: Earth Day or Spring Craft

May 6: Mother’s Day

June 3: Father’s Day

Questions?  Phone Barbara at (510) 284-0684 or email btelford-ishida@ aclibrary.org

Location: Newark Library Get Directions


Monday February 12, 2018
   3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library

Tuesday February 13, 2018
   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Ms. Tara's Kids Book Club (Grades 3 and 4)  
   

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 Tuesday 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: The Vanishing Coin by Kate Egan

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

Contact: (510) 284-0675

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM ProjectileX (Grades 5-8)  
   

Learn skills essential for a prosperous future in entrepreneurship!

Topics Covered: Marketing Finance Design Presentation Management Research Analysis And More!

This class is taught by teen volunteers. Students must come to all 8 classes: February 6, 13, 20, 27 and March 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 4:00-5:30.

This program is for grades 5-8. Space is limited to 25 students & registration will open on January 25th.

For more information, contact us at: (510) 795-2629 
Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM ASL Storytime  
   

Please join staff from the California School for the Deaf during this event for deaf children. Stories for preschool - 2nd graders will be from 6:30 - 7 p.m and 2nd - 5th graders from 7 - 7:30 p.m. This is a free program and will take place in the Storytime Theatre.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Math Science Nucleus Presents: The Human Heart  
   

  Math Science Nucleus Presents: The Human Heart

 The heart pumps blood through a system of veins and arteries to bring oxygen throughout our    body.  What happens if the heart does not work right.  Learn about Rita Anselmo and her   struggle with a broken heart.  Story:  A Broken Heart

There are 4 learning activities after each presentation. Parents work with their children to learn about science. 

Recommended  for elementary age children. Families are encouraged to attend. Limited seating.  

Funding provided by Lam Research Foundation and free.

 


Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or email  FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Fukaya Room

Wednesday February 14, 2018
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family Storytime  
   

   Join us for Family Storytime!  

  We'll read stories, sing, and dance together, and finish up with 15 minutes of stay and play.

  This FREE program is for EVERYONE!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact: Reference Desk  (510) 608-1172            

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM CraftZone  
   

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

 

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

 

   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Wag Your Tales  
   

Join real canine friends in the Storytime Theater for a dog-themed storytime followed by positive dog-interaction practice, dog care tips and the opportunity to read to a dog!

This program is intended for children ages 3 - 7. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Free tickets will be available at the children's information desk at 2:15 pm on the day of the program.

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chess Club  
   

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

Drop-in after school and learn to play chess!

 

 

 

 

 

Contact: Irvington Library (510) 608-1170

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Art Workshop for Kids  
   




Location: ALBANY LIBRARY - Get Directions
 

   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Coding: Python (ages 7+)  
   

This coding class is taught by teen volunteers. They will be teaching Python programming. Students must come to all 7 classes: January 10, 17, 24, 31 and February 7, 14, 21 from 3:30-4:30.

This program is for ages 7 and up. Space is limited to 12 students & registration will open on January 3rd.

Contact: Irvington Library (510) 608-1170

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions

 

   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Japanese Storytime  
   

                                                                                   

This Japanese Storytime is scheduled on every Wednesday, 4 to 4:30 pm starting January 10, 2018.  It is designed for children 3 to 5 years old and their grown ups.  It is conducted in Japanese only.   Please come to join us to learn some Japanese, and have some fun.


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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Hooked on Books: 3rd Grade Book Club  
   

Are you a 3rd grader who likes to read and discuss books? If so, join our monthly book club! Each month we read a selected title and then discuss the book and complete a related activity at the meeting. You must register in advance at the Children's Information Desk. This group meets on the second Wednesday of each month, September through June. Space is limited.

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM No Excuse Moms  
   

All mothers and children (optional) are welcome! This event will be hosted in our Greenhouse Community Room. 

Who is a No Excuse Mom?
She’s a mom who makes no excuses for making her health a priority. She’s someone who prioritizes her health, her family’s health and understands the ripple effect their role plays in the health of their community. These moms chose to transform their lives by consciously deciding every day that their health was worth it. When they were tired they trained. When they were lost for time to exercise, they found the time. When they were busy, they purposefully planned and prepared their daily goals and meals to coincide with what they wanted out of life. Some work outside the home, some have multiple children, some dealt with depression and some are raising a family on their own. They are true examples of real every day women – whose fitness manifests in different sizes, shapes and ages. These women made No Excuses for not prioritizing the body that brought their babies into this world.

For more information on the nonprofit, no excuse moms, please visit their website at noexcusemom.com

For questions about this event, please contact Daniel Wilson, Branch Manager

    Location: Greenhouse Community Room

Thursday February 15, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Family Storytime  
    Contact: Joe Stoner     jstoner@aclibrary.org
   

Family Story Time

 

Join us for a fun-filled family storytime. Laugh along as we read silly stories, sing songs, and discover the joys of reading. Play time afterwards. 

Contact: Joe (510)248-0677 jstoner@aclibrary.org

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions

   11:30 AM  -  12:05 PM Toddler Storytime  
   

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 24 - 35 months!

These storytime programs consist of 20 minutes of stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and movement activities! Storytime is followed by 15 minutes of stay 'n' play. Toddler storytime is designed for children who can sit for a longer time but still need to be next to or in the lap of a parent/caregiver. Children and grownups are encouraged to engage and participate.

Join in on the fun every Thursday in the Storytime Theater!

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Mandarin Parenting Class with Dr. Shu-Ling Chen  
   

 
This class is conducted in Mandarin.  It's okay to bring your child with you, toys are provided to keep them busy.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

   1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Preschool Yoga  
   

This Yoga class is scheduled on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month at 1 pm.  It is a 45-minute class for 3 to 5 years old with a caregiver.  Come join us to build a bond between your preschool age kid and you while doing fun yoga poses together.

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Russian Storytime  
   

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
 

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Coding: Python (ages 7+)  
   

This coding class is taught by teen volunteers. They will be teaching Python programming. Students must come to all 7 classes: January 11, 18, 25 and February 1, 8, 15, 22 from 4:00-5:00. 

This program is for ages 7 and up. Space is limited to 12 students & registration will open on January 2nd.

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Japanese For Kids  
   

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AIUEO Club is offering a free Japanese language class for children 4 to 6 years old.  We aill practice reading and writing Japanese alphabets by singing songs and making crafts.  Please come join us and have some fun.

Class is held at the Conference A today.

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


 Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Family Board Game Night  
   

 

Families are invited to join us for our monthly board game night! Friendly teen volunteers are available to teach you how to play one of our many games, and to join in if more players are needed! We have a variety of games, including Memory, Uno!, Connect 4, Candyland, and many more. No registration needed - just drop in!

Contact Dublin Library 925-803-7252

Location: DUBLIN BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 


Friday February 16, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Preschool Art with Ms. Chris  
    Contact: Nidya Gonzalez     FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org
   

  Preschool Art with Ms. Chris!!

  Little friends, join Ms. Chris for fun art activities!!

 Put on your 'making art' clothes and join us every 1st and 3rd Friday of   the month! 

 This FREE  program is for children ages 3 - 5 years old only. 

  Due to space limitations, tickets will be available at the children's information desk at 1:45 pm

 


Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or email FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Fukaya Room B
   3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM CraftZone  
   

Related image Join us for this arts & crafts class for kids of all ages.  

 

Contact: Information Desk - (510) 284-0695

Location: NILES BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Read With Me  
   

Read-With-Me is a  one-on-one reading program designed for children grades 1 to 6 to improve English with a teen volunteer on weekly basis.  

Priorities are given to children performing below grade level.  Registration starts January 1, 2018.  Seats are limited and fill up very quickly so sign up as early as possible.  

To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or Email: FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   3:30 PM  -  5:45 PM Go The Game  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Go is an ancient game of strategy.  Join us on Fridays from 3:30 to 6:00 PM to either learn the game or to play it.  All ages and levels are welcome!

For more information contact: Union City Library Reference Desk, (510) 745-1464

    Location: UNION CITY BRANCH
   3:45 PM  -  5:00 PM My Time My Voice  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

My Time My Voice: A program that teaches students in 1st - 4th Grade the art of public speaking and on-the-spot thinking.

    Location: UNION CITY BRANCH
   4:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Biology for Kids Ages 6-13  
   

The Junior Medical Association teaches children ages 6–13 topics in biology such as cells, photosynthesis, respiration and genetics.

Sign up here: TINYURL.COM/BIOREACH

Presented by Agents of Change

For more information, contact:  Joe Stoner, Branch Manager 510-284-0565

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions

   5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Chess: Learn to Play  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   510 284 0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Do you want to get better at logical thinking and problem solving?

Chess is a great way to develop creativity and problem solving.

In this club, we will help young children understand the basics of chess.

For: Kids Grades 1-4

    Location: Union City Library

Saturday February 17, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM STEAM Saturday  
   

STEAM SaturdaySTEAM Science, TEch, Engineering, ARt, and Math

Designed for Children Ages 4-8 years

Easy, fun, hands-on STEAM projects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and/or Math) to inspire kids and their parents.
Located 
in the Children's area.  Come anytime between 10:30 - 12:00pm.

All programs in the Children’s area.  No registration required.  Supplies may be limited to first come, first served.  Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Guitar Intro/Demo  
   

Everyone is welcome to this free performance! 

 

You will get a great opportunity to listen to guitar playing, plus the presenters' talks about how this became their passion.  Basic info about learning guitar and a possible series of lesson plans are inculded.  Come and give us input on the prospective, free classes if you are interested in learning a new music instrument.


Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or email FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Tail Wagging Tales  
   

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
 

 

   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Origami  
   

This origami class will be taught by Arvind, a local teenager. He will teach a different project each Saturday of February. Space is limited for this event, tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the program begins. 

Contact: 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM R.eading A.nd D.reaming  
   

A hands-on reading program for elementary students from 1st-6th grade designed to improve their reading and comprehension skills. Teen volunteers will work directly with your students on a weekly basis.

Registration and teacher's signature is required. Pick up registration forms from the information desk. Registration begins 12/7/17.

For more information, contact us at: (510) 795-2629 
Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Lunar New Year  
   

    Join us this Saturday afternoon for a Puppet Show!

    In Celebration of the Lunar New Year!

    We will also have a noise-maker craft and a parade for the whole family to enjoy!

    Perfect for kids! Find us in our Greenhouse Community Room.


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

     Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Greenhouse Community Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM FTC Robotics Workshop: Team Intersect  
   

Image result for first tech challengeFirst Tech Challenge (FTC) Team 8865 Intersect will be hosting this Robotics Workshop for kids in grades 3-8. They are returning with their robot 100% finished. This presentation will be on robotics and participants will be able to drive the finished robot, plus enjoy other hands on activities. 

Space is limited for this workshop. A ticket is required to attend. Tickets are free and will be handed out 30 minutes before the program begins. The child must be present to receive the ticket.  

For more information, contact us at: (510) 795-2629 
Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM 2018 Chinese Parenting Class Series #1  
   

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 "Emotions 1-2-3".

 

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or email FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Reading Tutoring for Grades K-12 - REGISTRATION FULL  
   

 

Reading River is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to English reading support for students in Kindergarten to Grade 12. The meetings consist of trained volunteers reading alongside students to improve literacy and boost confidence. For more information visit www.reading-river.org 

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 


Sunday February 18, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM IDD Movie Club  
   

 

 

This is a free movie screening and discussion group created for children ages 8-12 with IDD's (Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities).  It is held on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month.


Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 


Tuesday February 20, 2018
   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM ProjectileX (Grades 5-8)  
   

Learn skills essential for a prosperous future in entrepreneurship!

Topics Covered: Marketing Finance Design Presentation Management Research Analysis And More!

This class is taught by teen volunteers. Students must come to all 8 classes: February 6, 13, 20, 27 and March 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 4:00-5:30.

This program is for grades 5-8. Space is limited to 25 students & registration will open on January 25th.

For more information, contact us at: (510) 795-2629 
Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Robotics Workshop for Kids  
   

Come and learn about robotics, build a mini catapult, and test drive a robot!  For Ages 6-14

Choose from one of these dates-

  • January 16th, 2018     (Registration starts 1/1/18)
  • February 20th, 2018  (Registration starts 2/5/18)
  • March 20th, 2018       (Registration starts 3/5/18)

Online registration is required. Registration starts on January 1, 2018 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.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions


Wednesday February 21, 2018
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family Storytime  
   

   Join us for Family Storytime!  

  We'll read stories, sing, and dance together, and finish up with 15 minutes of stay and play.

  This FREE program is for EVERYONE!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact: Reference Desk  (510) 608-1172            

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

   2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chess Club  
   

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

Drop-in after school and learn to play chess!

 

 

 

 

 

Contact: Irvington Library (510) 608-1170

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Coding: Python (ages 7+)  
   

This coding class is taught by teen volunteers. They will be teaching Python programming. Students must come to all 7 classes: January 10, 17, 24, 31 and February 7, 14, 21 from 3:30-4:30.

This program is for ages 7 and up. Space is limited to 12 students & registration will open on January 3rd.

Contact: Irvington Library (510) 608-1170

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions

 

   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Japanese Storytime  
   

                                                                                   

This Japanese Storytime is scheduled on every Wednesday, 4 to 4:30 pm starting January 10, 2018.  It is designed for children 3 to 5 years old and their grown ups.  It is conducted in Japanese only.   Please come to join us to learn some Japanese, and have some fun.


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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chinese Calligraphy For Kids - Spring Session  
   

This free Chinese calligraphy class introduces the art of ink-brushes writing to students 8 -12 years old, and is taught by Professor Wang from the Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Learning Center.  Classes will be hold every Wednesday 4-5 pm, starting January 3 through March 28, except for January 10, February 14, and March 14. Consistent attendance is highly recommended.  

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 12:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents, with limited space.

After registration, you need to print out a ticket, and present the ticket and check in 10 minutes before program starts on the first day of the class, or your seat may be cancelled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

**Bring your own pen brush, paper and ink if you have them **

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM No Excuse Moms  
   

All mothers and children (optional) are welcome! This event will be hosted in our Greenhouse Community Room. 

Who is a No Excuse Mom?
She’s a mom who makes no excuses for making her health a priority. She’s someone who prioritizes her health, her family’s health and understands the ripple effect their role plays in the health of their community. These moms chose to transform their lives by consciously deciding every day that their health was worth it. When they were tired they trained. When they were lost for time to exercise, they found the time. When they were busy, they purposefully planned and prepared their daily goals and meals to coincide with what they wanted out of life. Some work outside the home, some have multiple children, some dealt with depression and some are raising a family on their own. They are true examples of real every day women – whose fitness manifests in different sizes, shapes and ages. These women made No Excuses for not prioritizing the body that brought their babies into this world.

For more information on the nonprofit, no excuse moms, please visit their website at noexcusemoms.com

For questions about this event, please contact Daniel Wilson, Branch Manager

    Location: Greenhouse Community Room

Thursday February 22, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Family Storytime  
    Contact: Joe Stoner     jstoner@aclibrary.org
   

Family Story Time

 

Join us for a fun-filled family storytime. Laugh along as we read silly stories, sing songs, and discover the joys of reading. Play time afterwards. 

Contact: Joe (510)248-0677 jstoner@aclibrary.org

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions

   11:30 AM  -  12:05 PM Toddler Storytime  
   

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 24 - 35 months!

These storytime programs consist of 20 minutes of stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and movement activities! Storytime is followed by 15 minutes of stay 'n' play. Toddler storytime is designed for children who can sit for a longer time but still need to be next to or in the lap of a parent/caregiver. Children and grownups are encouraged to engage and participate.

Join in on the fun every Thursday in the Storytime Theater!

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   12:30 PM  -  1:15 PM KinderDance  
   

      

Kinderdance blends a variety of physical skills with educational concepts.  Boost your child's confidence through DANCE by focusing on different dance moves and concepts.

This is a 45 minutes class by a certified Kinderdance teacher, Namrata Dodeja.  Ballet and Dance K Rang will be included.  This special introductory class is for 3 to 5 years old.

Due to the limited space, free tickets are available at 12:15 pm at the Children's Desk.

For more information, contact Namrata Dodeja at (510) 332-4927.  https://www.facebook.com/kinderdance.ca.


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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Coding: Python (ages 7+)  
   

This coding class is taught by teen volunteers. They will be teaching Python programming. Students must come to all 7 classes: January 11, 18, 25 and February 1, 8, 15, 22 from 4:00-5:00. 

This program is for ages 7 and up. Space is limited to 12 students & registration will open on January 2nd.

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Japanese For Kids  
   

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AIUEO Club is offering a free Japanese language class for children 4 to 6 years old.  We aill practice reading and writing Japanese alphabets by singing songs and making crafts.  Please come join us and have some fun.

Class is held at the Conference A today.

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


 Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 


Friday February 23, 2018
   3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Fun with Science  
   

FUN WITH SCIENCE!!

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
 

 

 

   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Read With Me  
   

Read-With-Me is a  one-on-one reading program designed for children grades 1 to 6 to improve English with a teen volunteer on weekly basis.  

Priorities are given to children performing below grade level.  Registration starts January 1, 2018.  Seats are limited and fill up very quickly so sign up as early as possible.  

To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or Email: FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   3:30 PM  -  5:45 PM Go The Game  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Go is an ancient game of strategy.  Join us on Fridays from 3:30 to 6:00 PM to either learn the game or to play it.  All ages and levels are welcome!

For more information contact: Union City Library Reference Desk, (510) 745-1464

    Location: UNION CITY BRANCH
   3:45 PM  -  5:00 PM My Time My Voice  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

My Time My Voice: A program that teaches students in 1st - 4th Grade the art of public speaking and on-the-spot thinking.

    Location: UNION CITY BRANCH
   4:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Biology for Kids Ages 6-13  
   

The Junior Medical Association teaches children ages 6–13 topics in biology such as cells, photosynthesis, respiration and genetics.

Sign up here: TINYURL.COM/BIOREACH

Presented by Agents of Change

For more information, contact:  Joe Stoner, Branch Manager 510-284-0565

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions

   5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Chess: Learn to Play  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   510 284 0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Do you want to get better at logical thinking and problem solving?

Chess is a great way to develop creativity and problem solving.

In this club, we will help young children understand the basics of chess.

For: Kids Grades 1-4

    Location: Union City Library

Saturday February 24, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:20 AM Young Engineers: Grades K-3  
   

For grades K-3. 

Sign up your child for a fun program that kids will learn sciency by building Lego models of amusement park rides, racecars, robots, and more!

Online registration is required. Registration starts on February 5, 2018 at 1:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

The projects in these classes are repeats from previous sessions.  Children who have attended this class before are not recommended to register.

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.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   11:30 AM  -  12:20 PM Young Engineers: Robo Bricks (Grades 4-6)  
   

For grades 4-6. 

Robo Bricks enrichment program teaches practical software and mechanical engineering principles such as: algorithm planning, formulation of pseudo code, flow charts, We-Do Programming, loops, multi-threads, sensor applications & calculation commands.

Online registration is required. Registration starts on February 5, 2018 at 1:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

The projects in these classes are repeats from previous sessions.  Children who have attended this class before are not recommended to register.

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.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Origami  
   

This origami class will be taught by Arvind, a local teenager. He will teach a different project each Saturday of February. Space is limited for this event, tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the program begins. 

Contact: 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM R.eading A.nd D.reaming  
   

A hands-on reading program for elementary students from 1st-6th grade designed to improve their reading and comprehension skills. Teen volunteers will work directly with your students on a weekly basis.

Registration and teacher's signature is required. Pick up registration forms from the information desk. Registration begins 12/7/17.

For more information, contact us at: (510) 795-2629 
Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Lego + Digital Makerspace  
   

         LEGO + DIGITAL MAKERSPACE         

    Drop in and discover what you can create at this month's makerspace session! 

    This program will be in our Greenhouse Community Room.

 

Questions? Contact: Danielle Wilson, Branch Manager, (510) 284-0640 DWilson@aclibrary.org
Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Greenhouse Community Room
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chinese New Year Celebration  
   

 

 

Celebrate the Year of the Dog. The program begins at 1 pm and will feature dance, music, instruments, songs, a kung-fu demonstration and much more. Following the program, around 2 pm, will be crafts for children in the Children's Area and Storytime Theatre. This free event is sponsored by the Citizens for a Better Community, the South Bay Chinese Club, and the Fremont Main Library Children's Department.

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or email: FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Arttain  
    Contact:    (510) 745-1421   FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org
   

 Art for Kids!!

 It's Saturday and it's time to give the TV a rest, join us for FREE classes with different crafts each  week!!

 This program is for grades 2 - 6.  All supplies are provided, but you provide the creativity!

 

 Space is limited; please arrive 15 minutes before for tickets at the children's information desk.

 

 

 

 

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 


Monday February 26, 2018
   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Yoga For Kids  
   

 

Feel like to reduce some stress, calm your mind, and rejuvenate your body during the school year?  Come join us for a fun 60-minute Yoga practice at the library.  

This drop-in class is designed for 1st thur 6th graders.  It includes breathwork, kid-friendly yogic principles, stories, yoga poses, guided meditation, cooperative group activities, games, and more!!

Come with your comfortable clothes and take off your shoes -- we are going to have a lot of fun on the floor!!

** A yoga mat or a bath towel is required!

 

** Due to limited space, free tickets are available at 3:45 pm at the Children's Desk. 

** Please arrive on time,  No late comers will be admitted.**

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 


Tuesday February 27, 2018
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Craft Zone for ages 5-8  
    Contact:    510-795-2629   
   

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

 


Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM ProjectileX (Grades 5-8)  
   

Learn skills essential for a prosperous future in entrepreneurship!

Topics Covered: Marketing Finance Design Presentation Management Research Analysis And More!

This class is taught by teen volunteers. Students must come to all 8 classes: February 6, 13, 20, 27 and March 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 4:00-5:30.

This program is for grades 5-8. Space is limited to 25 students & registration will open on January 25th.

For more information, contact us at: (510) 795-2629 
Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Read to a Dog  
   

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 February 28, 2018
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family Storytime  
   

   Join us for Family Storytime!  

  We'll read stories, sing, and dance together, and finish up with 15 minutes of stay and play.

  This FREE program is for EVERYONE!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact: Reference Desk  (510) 608-1172            

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Bilingual Storytime - Mandarin Chinese  
   

Come and enjoy bilingual Mandarin Chinese Storytime with Ms.Sarah.

Due to limited space, tickets will be passed out 15 minutes before the program.  

 

Contact: Reference Desk  (510) 608-1172            

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

   2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chess Club  
   

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

Drop-in after school and learn to play chess!

 

 

 

 

 

Contact: Irvington Library (510) 608-1170

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Japanese Storytime  
   

                                                                                   

This Japanese Storytime is scheduled on every Wednesday, 4 to 4:30 pm starting January 10, 2018.  It is designed for children 3 to 5 years old and their grown ups.  It is conducted in Japanese only.   Please come to join us to learn some Japanese, and have some fun.


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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chinese Calligraphy For Kids - Spring Session  
   

This free Chinese calligraphy class introduces the art of ink-brushes writing to students 8 -12 years old, and is taught by Professor Wang from the Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Learning Center.  Classes will be hold every Wednesday 4-5 pm, starting January 3 through March 28, except for January 10, February 14, and March 14. Consistent attendance is highly recommended.  

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 12:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents, with limited space.

After registration, you need to print out a ticket, and present the ticket and check in 10 minutes before program starts on the first day of the class, or your seat may be cancelled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

**Bring your own pen brush, paper and ink if you have them **

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 


Thursday March 1, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Family Storytime  
    Contact: Joe Stoner     jstoner@aclibrary.org
   

Family Story Time

 

Join us for a fun-filled family storytime. Laugh along as we read silly stories, sing songs, and discover the joys of reading. Play time afterwards. 

Contact: Joe (510)248-0677 jstoner@aclibrary.org

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions

   11:30 AM  -  12:05 PM Toddler Storytime  
   

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 24 - 35 months!

These storytime programs consist of 20 minutes of stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and movement activities! Storytime is followed by 15 minutes of stay 'n' play. Toddler storytime is designed for children who can sit for a longer time but still need to be next to or in the lap of a parent/caregiver. Children and grownups are encouraged to engage and participate.

Join in on the fun every Thursday in the Storytime Theater!

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Craft Zone for ages 5-8 - Part I  
    Contact:    510-795-2629   
   

Related image Children will create papier-mâché creatures. This is a two-part class; children must attend the March 1 class to finish their projects in the March 8 class.

Space is limited; a ticket is required. Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes prior to the start time. All materials are provided.

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Origami  
   

                                                      O R I G A M I                                                       

 Drop into our Greenhouse Community Room at any time between the hours of 3:30 to 5:30 PM to create Origami

 Supplies will be provided. All ages are welcome to attend! 


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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Greenhouse Community Room
   3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library

Friday March 2, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Preschool Art with Ms. Chris  
    Contact: Nidya Gonzalez     FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org
   

  Preschool Art with Ms. Chris!!

  Little friends, join Ms. Chris for fun art activities!!

 Put on your 'making art' clothes and join us every 1st and 3rd Friday of   the month! 

 This FREE  program is for children ages 3 - 5 years old only. 

  Due to space limitations, tickets will be available at the children's information desk at 1:45 pm

 

 


Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or email FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Fukaya Room B
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Read With Me  
   

Read-With-Me is a  one-on-one reading program designed for children grades 1 to 6 to improve English with a teen volunteer on weekly basis.  

Priorities are given to children performing below grade level.  Registration starts January 1, 2018.  Seats are limited and fill up very quickly so sign up as early as possible.  

To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or Email: FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   3:30 PM  -  5:45 PM Go The Game  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Go is an ancient game of strategy.  Join us on Fridays from 3:30 to 6:00 PM to either learn the game or to play it.  All ages and levels are welcome!

For more information contact: Union City Library Reference Desk, (510) 745-1464

    Location: UNION CITY BRANCH
   3:45 PM  -  5:00 PM My Time My Voice  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

My Time My Voice: A program that teaches students in 1st - 4th Grade the art of public speaking and on-the-spot thinking.

    Location: UNION CITY BRANCH
   4:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Biology for Kids Ages 6-13  
   

The Junior Medical Association teaches children ages 6–13 topics in biology such as cells, photosynthesis, respiration and genetics.

Sign up here: TINYURL.COM/BIOREACH

Presented by Agents of Change

For more information, contact:  Joe Stoner, Branch Manager 510-284-0565

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions

   5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Chess: Learn to Play  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   510 284 0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Do you want to get better at logical thinking and problem solving?

Chess is a great way to develop creativity and problem solving.

In this club, we will help young children understand the basics of chess.

For: Kids Grades 1-4

    Location: Union City Library

Saturday March 3, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM STEAM Saturday  
   

 

STEAM SaturdaySTEAM Science, TEch, Engineering, ARt, and Math

Drop-in between 10:30 to 12 to create a fun STEAM project (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math).

Designed for Children Ages 4-8 years

All programs in the Children’s area.  No registration required.  Supplies may be limited to first come, first served.  Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM R.eading A.nd D.reaming  
   

A hands-on reading program for elementary students from 1st-6th grade designed to improve their reading and comprehension skills. Teen volunteers will work directly with your students on a weekly basis.

Registration and teacher's signature is required. Pick up registration forms from the information desk. Registration begins 12/7/17.

For more information, contact us at: (510) 795-2629 
Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   1:00 PM  -  1:50 PM Library ZooMobile (K-2nd grade ONLY)  
   

Oakland Zoo will be paying Fremont Main a visit!

An education specialist will capture the community’s imagination by presenting  education animals to the audience. Oakland Zoo educators will focus on the Amazing Adaptations of Animals and Habitats.  Do not miss out on this exciting opportunity!!!

This event will be presented in two sessions:

The first session is for Kinders through 2nd grade, an adult must accompany their child (only one adult).

The second session is for 3rd grade and up.  No adults will be permitted for this session.

 

Due to space limitations, tickets will be handed out 15 minutes prior to event at the Children's Information Desk. Child and parent must be present to obtain a ticket. 

Presentation length - 50 minutes.


Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or email FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Muvafika's Cursive Writing  
    Contact: Nidya Gonzalez     ngonzalez@aclibrary.org
   

  Muvafika's Cursive Writing

   Good handwriting can never be replaced by any kind of technology so 'Muvafika's Cursive Writing' gives  the child extensive practice in cursive writing, which is beautiful in its own way.

  This class is aimed for children ages 6 to 10 years old and will be held every Saturday at 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in Conference Room A.

 Online registration is required for this class; waiting list and stand-by will be available. 

 

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

 

 

 

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Gr. 3-4 Kid's Book Club  
   


    Kid's Book Club at San Lorenzo meets every 1st Saturday of the month.

    All kids grades 1-4 are encouraged to join. Grades 1-2 meet at 2:30 until 3:30PM; Grades 3-4 meet at 2:30 until 4:30 PM. 

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

    Location: Learning Center
   3:00 PM  -  3:50 PM Library ZooMobile (3rd grade+ ONLY)  
   

Oakland Zoo will be paying Fremont Main a visit!

An education specialist will capture the community’s imagination by presenting  education animals to the audience. Oakland Zoo educators will focus on the Amazing Adaptations of Animals and Habitats.  Do not miss out on this exciting opportunity!!!

This event will be presented in two sessions:

The first session is for Kinders through 2nd grade, an adult must accompany their child (only one adult).

The second session is for 3rd grade and up.  No adults will be permitted for this session.

 

Due to space limitations, tickets will be handed out 15 minutes prior to event at the Children's Information Desk. Child and parent must be present to obtain a ticket. 

Presentation length - 50 minutes.


Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or email FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Gr. 1-2 Kid's Book Club  
   


    Kid's Book Club at San Lorenzo meets every 1st Saturday of the month.

    All kids grades 1-4 are encouraged to join. Grades 1-2 meet at 2:30 until 3:30PM; Grades 3-4 meet at 2:30 until 4:30 PM. 

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

    Location: Learning Center

Sunday March 4, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Make a Family Art Mobile  
   

  Make a Family Art Mobile                        

  Hosted by the Alameda County Arts Commission. 

  This program has limited seating; first come, first serve. 

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

    Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Greenhouse Community Room
   3:30 PM Telugu & English Storytime  
   

Join us the first Sunday of the month at 3:30 pm for Telugu and English storytime. Learn the Telugu language through fun stories and songs! This program is for children ages 4-6.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions


Monday March 5, 2018
   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Paws to Read  
   


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 March 6, 2018
   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Ms Tara's 1st/2nd Grade Book Club  
   

Read the monthly book selection and meet with Ms. Tara on the 1st Tuesday 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

   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM ProjectileX (Grades 5-8)  
   

Learn skills essential for a prosperous future in entrepreneurship!

Topics Covered: Marketing Finance Design Presentation Management Research Analysis And More!

This class is taught by teen volunteers. Students must come to all 8 classes: February 6, 13, 20, 27 and March 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 4:00-5:30.

This program is for grades 5-8. Space is limited to 25 students & registration will open on January 25th.

For more information, contact us at: (510) 795-2629 
Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   5:45 PM  -  6:45 PM Lego Club  
   

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

 

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions


Wednesday March 7, 2018
   2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Japanese Storytime  
   

                                                                                   

This Japanese Storytime is scheduled on every Wednesday, 4 to 4:30 pm starting January 10, 2018.  It is designed for children 3 to 5 years old and their grown ups.  It is conducted in Japanese only.   Please come to join us to learn some Japanese, and have some fun.


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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chinese Calligraphy For Kids - Spring Session  
   

This free Chinese calligraphy class introduces the art of ink-brushes writing to students 8 -12 years old, and is taught by Professor Wang from the Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Learning Center.  Classes will be hold every Wednesday 4-5 pm, starting January 3 through March 28, except for January 10, February 14, and March 14. Consistent attendance is highly recommended.  

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 12:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents, with limited space.

After registration, you need to print out a ticket, and present the ticket and check in 10 minutes before program starts on the first day of the class, or your seat may be cancelled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

**Bring your own pen brush, paper and ink if you have them **

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 


Thursday March 8, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Family Storytime  
    Contact: Joe Stoner     jstoner@aclibrary.org
   

Family Story Time

 

Join us for a fun-filled family storytime. Laugh along as we read silly stories, sing songs, and discover the joys of reading. Play time afterwards. 

Contact: Joe (510)248-0677 jstoner@aclibrary.org

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions

   11:30 AM  -  12:05 PM Toddler Storytime  
   

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 24 - 35 months!

These storytime programs consist of 20 minutes of stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and movement activities! Storytime is followed by 15 minutes of stay 'n' play. Toddler storytime is designed for children who can sit for a longer time but still need to be next to or in the lap of a parent/caregiver. Children and grownups are encouraged to engage and participate.

Join in on the fun every Thursday in the Storytime Theater!

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   12:30 PM  -  1:15 PM KinderDance  
   

      

Kinderdance blends a variety of physical skills with educational concepts.  Boost your child's confidence through DANCE by focusing on different dance moves and concepts.

This is a 45 minutes class by a certified Kinderdance teacher, Namrata Dodeja.  Ballet and Dance K Rang will be included.  This special introductory class is for 3 to 5 years old.

Due to the limited space, free tickets are available at 12:15 pm at the Children's Desk.

For more information, contact Namrata Dodeja at (510) 332-4927.  https://www.facebook.com/kinderdance.ca.


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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Craft Zone for ages 5-8 - Part 2  
    Contact:    510-795-2629   
   

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Children will create papier-mâché creatures. This is a two-part class; children must attend the March 1 class to finish their projects in the March 8 class. 

Space is limited; a ticket is required. Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes prior to the start time. All materials are provided.

 

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM 2nd & 3rd Grade Kids Book Club  
   

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 students in 2nd & 3rd grade. 

 

 

Contact: 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Book Busters: 2nd Grade Book Club  
   

Are you a 2nd grader who likes to read and discuss books? If so, join our monthly book club! Each month we read a selected title and then discuss the book and complete a related activity at the meeting. You must register in advance at the Children's Information Desk. This group meets on the second Thursday of each month, September through June. Space is limited.

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions


Friday March 9, 2018
   3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Art with Ms. Chris  
    Contact: Becky Braselton   510-284-0695   bbraselton@aclibrary.org
   

  Kids Art with Ms. Chris. This program is kids 5 years and older.

Space is limited, please arrive promptly.

 

 

Contact: Information Desk - (510) 284-0695

Location: NILES BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Read With Me  
   

Read-With-Me is a  one-on-one reading program designed for children grades 1 to 6 to improve English with a teen volunteer on weekly basis.  

Priorities are given to children performing below grade level.  Registration starts January 1, 2018.  Seats are limited and fill up very quickly so sign up as early as possible.  

To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or Email: FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   3:30 PM  -  5:45 PM Go The Game  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Go is an ancient game of strategy.  Join us on Fridays from 3:30 to 6:00 PM to either learn the game or to play it.  All ages and levels are welcome!

For more information contact: Union City Library Reference Desk, (510) 745-1464

    Location: UNION CITY BRANCH
   3:45 PM  -  5:00 PM My Time My Voice  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

My Time My Voice: A program that teaches students in 1st - 4th Grade the art of public speaking and on-the-spot thinking.

    Location: UNION CITY BRANCH
   4:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Biology for Kids Ages 6-13  
   

The Junior Medical Association teaches children ages 6–13 topics in biology such as cells, photosynthesis, respiration and genetics.

Sign up here: TINYURL.COM/BIOREACH

Presented by Agents of Change

For more information, contact:  Joe Stoner, Branch Manager 510-284-0565

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions

   5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Chess: Learn to Play  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   510 284 0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Do you want to get better at logical thinking and problem solving?

Chess is a great way to develop creativity and problem solving.

In this club, we will help young children understand the basics of chess.

For: Kids Grades 1-4

    Location: Union City Library

Saturday March 10, 2018
   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM R.eading A.nd D.reaming  
   

A hands-on reading program for elementary students from 1st-6th grade designed to improve their reading and comprehension skills. Teen volunteers will work directly with your students on a weekly basis.

Registration and teacher's signature is required. Pick up registration forms from the information desk. Registration begins 12/7/17.

For more information, contact us at: (510) 795-2629 
Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Map Crafts  
   

                                    M A P   C R A F T S                              

   Find out what amazing crafts you can make from recycling old maps. 

   Join us in the Learning Center!

Contact: Danielle Wilson, Branch Manager, (510) 284-0640 DWilson@aclibrary.org
Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center

Sunday March 11, 2018
   2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Arts & Crafts with Mrs. Aradhana  
   

Mrs. Aradhana offers different arts & crafts for children in Grades K-5. No registration is required. Tickets will be given 15 minutes before the program.

February 11: Valentine’s Craft

March 11: St. Patrick’s or Spring Craft

April 15: Earth Day or Spring Craft

May 6: Mother’s Day

June 3: Father’s Day

Questions?  Phone Barbara at (510) 284-0684 or email btelford-ishida@ aclibrary.org

Location: Newark Library Get Directions


Monday March 12, 2018
   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Between the Lines: 4th-5th Grade Book Club  
   

Are you a 4th-5th grader who likes to read and discuss books? If so, join our monthly book club! Each month we read a selected title and then discuss the book and complete a related activity at the meeting. You must register in advance at the Children's Information Desk. This group meets on the second Monday of each month, September through June. Space is limited.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions


Tuesday March 13, 2018
   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Ms. Tara's Kids Book Club (Grades 3 and 4)  
   

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 Tuesday 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
 

   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM ProjectileX (Grades 5-8)  
   

Learn skills essential for a prosperous future in entrepreneurship!

Topics Covered: Marketing Finance Design Presentation Management Research Analysis And More!

This class is taught by teen volunteers. Students must come to all 8 classes: February 6, 13, 20, 27 and March 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 4:00-5:30.

This program is for grades 5-8. Space is limited to 25 students & registration will open on January 25th.

For more information, contact us at: (510) 795-2629 
Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions


Wednesday March 14, 2018
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Music & Movement  
   

Enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well as language ability in your child. We'll use rhythm sticks, beanbags, scarves, and other items to move to the music and keep the beat! For ages 6 and under with parents/caregivers.

Contact: Reference Desk  (510) 608-1172            

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Wag Your Tales  
   

Join real canine friends in the Storytime Theater for a dog-themed storytime followed by positive dog-interaction practice, dog care tips and the opportunity to read to a dog!

This program is intended for children ages 3 - 7. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Free tickets will be available at the children's information desk at 2:15 pm on the day of the program.

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Japanese Storytime  
   

                                                                                   

This Japanese Storytime is scheduled on every Wednesday, 4 to 4:30 pm starting January 10, 2018.  It is designed for children 3 to 5 years old and their grown ups.  It is conducted in Japanese only.   Please come to join us to learn some Japanese, and have some fun.


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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Hooked on Books: 3rd Grade Book Club  
   

Are you a 3rd grader who likes to read and discuss books? If so, join our monthly book club! Each month we read a selected title and then discuss the book and complete a related activity at the meeting. You must register in advance at the Children's Information Desk. This group meets on the second Wednesday of each month, September through June. Space is limited.

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM No Excuse Moms  
   

All mothers and children (optional) are welcome! This event will be hosted in our Greenhouse Community Room. 

Who is a No Excuse Mom?
She’s a mom who makes no excuses for making her health a priority. She’s someone who prioritizes her health, her family’s health and understands the ripple effect their role plays in the health of their community. These moms chose to transform their lives by consciously deciding every day that their health was worth it. When they were tired they trained. When they were lost for time to exercise, they found the time. When they were busy, they purposefully planned and prepared their daily goals and meals to coincide with what they wanted out of life. Some work outside the home, some have multiple children, some dealt with depression and some are raising a family on their own. They are true examples of real every day women – whose fitness manifests in different sizes, shapes and ages. These women made No Excuses for not prioritizing the body that brought their babies into this world.

For more information on the nonprofit, no excuse moms, please visit their website at noexcusemom.com

For questions about this event, please contact Daniel Wilson, Branch Manager

    Location: Greenhouse Community Room

Thursday March 15, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Family Storytime  
    Contact: Joe Stoner     jstoner@aclibrary.org
   

Family Story Time

 

Join us for a fun-filled family storytime. Laugh along as we read silly stories, sing songs, and discover the joys of reading. Play time afterwards. 

Contact: Joe (510)248-0677 jstoner@aclibrary.org

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions

   11:30 AM  -  12:05 PM Toddler Storytime  
   

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 24 - 35 months!

These storytime programs consist of 20 minutes of stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and movement activities! Storytime is followed by 15 minutes of stay 'n' play. Toddler storytime is designed for children who can sit for a longer time but still need to be next to or in the lap of a parent/caregiver. Children and grownups are encouraged to engage and participate.

Join in on the fun every Thursday in the Storytime Theater!

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Family Art Workshop: Make a Family Art Mobile!  
   

For this 2 hour workshop, families will have an opportunity to work together to create a mobile that can be taken home and contribute to community art work.  

All supplies will be provided.  Space is limited, please arrive 15 minutes prior to program for tickets.

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Family Board Game Night  
   

 

Families are invited to join us for our monthly board game night! Friendly teen volunteers are available to teach you how to play one of our many games, and to join in if more players are needed! We have a variety of games, including Memory, Uno!, Connect 4, Candyland, and many more. No registration needed - just drop in!

Contact Dublin Library 925-803-7252

Location: DUBLIN BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 


Friday March 16, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Preschool Art with Ms. Chris  
    Contact: Nidya Gonzalez     FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org
   

  Preschool Art with Ms. Chris!!

  Little friends, join Ms. Chris for fun art activities!!

 Put on your 'making art' clothes and join us every 1st and 3rd Friday of   the month! 

 This FREE  program is for children ages 3 - 5 years old only. 

  Due to space limitations, tickets will be available at the children's information desk at 1:45 pm

 

 


Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or email FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Fukaya Room B
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Read With Me  
   

Read-With-Me is a  one-on-one reading program designed for children grades 1 to 6 to improve English with a teen volunteer on weekly basis.  

Priorities are given to children performing below grade level.  Registration starts January 1, 2018.  Seats are limited and fill up very quickly so sign up as early as possible.  

To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or Email: FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   3:30 PM  -  5:45 PM Go The Game  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Go is an ancient game of strategy.  Join us on Fridays from 3:30 to 6:00 PM to either learn the game or to play it.  All ages and levels are welcome!

For more information contact: Union City Library Reference Desk, (510) 745-1464

    Location: UNION CITY BRANCH
   3:45 PM  -  5:00 PM My Time My Voice  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

My Time My Voice: A program that teaches students in 1st - 4th Grade the art of public speaking and on-the-spot thinking.

    Location: UNION CITY BRANCH
   4:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Biology for Kids Ages 6-13  
   

The Junior Medical Association teaches children ages 6–13 topics in biology such as cells, photosynthesis, respiration and genetics.

Sign up here: TINYURL.COM/BIOREACH

Presented by Agents of Change

For more information, contact:  Joe Stoner, Branch Manager 510-284-0565

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions

   5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Chess: Learn to Play  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   510 284 0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Do you want to get better at logical thinking and problem solving?

Chess is a great way to develop creativity and problem solving.

In this club, we will help young children understand the basics of chess.

For: Kids Grades 1-4

    Location: Union City Library

Saturday March 17, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM St. Patrick's Festival  
   

St. Patrick's FestivalIt's Dublin's 35h Annual St. Patrick's Day Festival, planned for March 17 and 18.  Check out the Festival website for full details on all the events at http://dublinca.gov/293/St-Patricks-Day-Celebration.

The Festival takes place in the Civic Center complex that includes City Hall and the Library.  Dublin Library is open normal hours, 10:00 AM - 5:00PM on Saturday, and 1:00-5:00 PM on Sunday.  However, the Civic Center parking area is completely closed off for festival vendors, so people will need to follow the "Festival Parking" signs and walk to the Library.  

Directions and parking information is available at: http://dublinca.gov/865/Directions-Parking.

Materials will not be due over this weekend. However, there will be a drop off for library materials in the sports grounds parking area. 

Contact Dublin Library 925-803-7252


Location: DUBLIN BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 

   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM R.eading A.nd D.reaming  
   

A hands-on reading program for elementary students from 1st-6th grade designed to improve their reading and comprehension skills. Teen volunteers will work directly with your students on a weekly basis.

Registration and teacher's signature is required. Pick up registration forms from the information desk. Registration begins 12/7/17.

For more information, contact us at: (510) 795-2629 
Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Reading Tutoring for Grades K-12 - REGISTRATION FULL  
   

 

Reading River is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to English reading support for students in Kindergarten to Grade 12. The meetings consist of trained volunteers reading alongside students to improve literacy and boost confidence. For more information visit www.reading-river.org 

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Arttain  
    Contact:    (510) 745-1421   FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org
   

  Art for Kids!!

 It's Saturday and it's time to give the TV a rest, join us for FREE classes with different crafts  each week!!

 This program is for grades 2 - 6.  All supplies are provided, but you provide the creativity!

 

 Space is limited; please arrive 15 minutes before for tickets at the information desk.

 

 

 

 

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 


Sunday March 18, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM St. Patrick's Festival  
   

St. Patrick's FestivalIt's Dublin's 35h Annual St. Patrick's Day Festival, planned for March 17 and 18.  Check out the Festival website for full details on all the events at http://dublinca.gov/293/St-Patricks-Day-Celebration.

The Festival takes place in the Civic Center complex that includes City Hall and the Library.  Dublin Library is open normal Sunday hours, from 1:00-5:00 PM.   However, the Civic Center parking area is completely closed off for festival vendors, so people will need to follow the "Festival Parking" signs and walk to the Library.  

Directions and parking information is available at: http://dublinca.gov/865/Directions-Parking.

Materials will not be due over this weekend. However, there will be a drop off for library materials in the sports grounds parking area. 

 

Contact Dublin Library 925-803-7252


Location: DUBLIN BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 

   12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Lego + Digital Makerspace  
   

         LEGO + DIGITAL MAKERSPACE         

    Drop in and discover what you can create at this month's makerspace session! 

    This program will be in our Greenhouse Community Room.

 

Questions? Contact: Danielle Wilson, Branch Manager, (510) 284-0640 DWilson@aclibrary.org
Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Greenhouse Community Room

Monday March 19, 2018
   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library

Tuesday March 20, 2018
   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM ProjectileX (Grades 5-8)  
   

Learn skills essential for a prosperous future in entrepreneurship!

Topics Covered: Marketing Finance Design Presentation Management Research Analysis And More!

This class is taught by teen volunteers. Students must come to all 8 classes: February 6, 13, 20, 27 and March 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 4:00-5:30.

This program is for grades 5-8. Space is limited to 25 students & registration will open on January 25th.

For more information, contact us at: (510) 795-2629 
Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Robotics Workshop for Kids  
   

Come and learn about robotics, build a mini catapult, and test drive a robot!  For Ages 6-14

Choose from one of these dates-

  • January 16th, 2018     (Registration starts 1/1/18)
  • February 20th, 2018  (Registration starts 2/5/18)
  • March 20th, 2018       (Registration starts 3/5/18)

Online registration is required. Registration starts on January 1, 2018 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.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   5:45 PM  -  6:45 PM Lego Club  
   

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

 

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Math Science Nucleus Presents: Earthquakes & Volcanoes  
    Contact:      FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org
   

Math Science Nucleus Presents: Earthquakes & Volcanoes

 Throughout the world we have a pattern created by earthquakes and volcanoes.  Learn what it means and explore how the Hayward Fault is ripping Fremont in half.  Stories:  3 Earthquake Dolls;  Leaving the Fiery Slopes of Mt. Etna

There are 4 learning activities after each presentation. Parents work with their children to learn about science.  Recommended  for elementary age children. Families are encouraged to attend. Limited seating.  Funding provided by Lam Research Foundation and free.

 

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or email FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Fukaya Room

Wednesday March 21, 2018
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Family Storytime  
   

   Join us for Family Storytime!  

  We'll read stories, sing, and dance together, and finish up with 15 minutes of stay and play.

  This FREE program is for EVERYONE!

 

Contact: Reference Desk  (510) 608-1172            

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

   2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Japanese Storytime  
   

                                                                                   

This Japanese Storytime is scheduled on every Wednesday, 4 to 4:30 pm starting January 10, 2018.  It is designed for children 3 to 5 years old and their grown ups.  It is conducted in Japanese only.   Please come to join us to learn some Japanese, and have some fun.


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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chinese Calligraphy For Kids - Spring Session  
   

This free Chinese calligraphy class introduces the art of ink-brushes writing to students 8 -12 years old, and is taught by Professor Wang from the Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Learning Center.  Classes will be hold every Wednesday 4-5 pm, starting January 3 through March 28, except for January 10, February 14, and March 14. Consistent attendance is highly recommended.  

Online registration highly recommended. Registration starts on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 12:00 PM at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents, with limited space.

After registration, you need to print out a ticket, and present the ticket and check in 10 minutes before program starts on the first day of the class, or your seat may be cancelled and released to stand-by students waiting at the library.

**Bring your own pen brush, paper and ink if you have them **

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM No Excuse Moms  
   

All mothers and children (optional) are welcome! This event will be hosted in our Greenhouse Community Room. 

Who is a No Excuse Mom?
She’s a mom who makes no excuses for making her health a priority. She’s someone who prioritizes her health, her family’s health and understands the ripple effect their role plays in the health of their community. These moms chose to transform their lives by consciously deciding every day that their health was worth it. When they were tired they trained. When they were lost for time to exercise, they found the time. When they were busy, they purposefully planned and prepared their daily goals and meals to coincide with what they wanted out of life. Some work outside the home, some have multiple children, some dealt with depression and some are raising a family on their own. They are true examples of real every day women – whose fitness manifests in different sizes, shapes and ages. These women made No Excuses for not prioritizing the body that brought their babies into this world.

For more information on the nonprofit, no excuse moms, please visit their website at noexcusemoms.com

For questions about this event, please contact Daniel Wilson, Branch Manager

    Location: Greenhouse Community Room

Thursday March 22, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Family Storytime  
    Contact: Joe Stoner     jstoner@aclibrary.org
   

Family Story Time

 

Join us for a fun-filled family storytime. Laugh along as we read silly stories, sing songs, and discover the joys of reading. Play time afterwards. 

Contact: Joe (510)248-0677 jstoner@aclibrary.org

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions

   12:30 PM  -  1:15 PM KinderDance  
   

      

Kinderdance blends a variety of physical skills with educational concepts.  Boost your child's confidence through DANCE by focusing on different dance moves and concepts.

This is a 45 minutes class by a certified Kinderdance teacher, Namrata Dodeja.  Ballet and Dance K Rang will be included.  This special introductory class is for 3 to 5 years old.

Due to the limited space, free tickets are available at 12:15 pm at the Children's Desk.

For more information, contact Namrata Dodeja at (510) 332-4927.  https://www.facebook.com/kinderdance.ca.


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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Art with Ms. Chris  
    Contact:    510-795-2629   
   

Be sure to wear clothes you can get messy in during this free art program for children ages 5-8. Due to space limitations, free tickets will be available at 3:15 p.m. at the Information Desk.

You may only pick up tickets for your own children who must be present. 

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

 

   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday!  
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

Homework Central takes place in the San Lorenzo Library's Learning Center. 

Elementary School students are invited to Homework Central where they will be assisted with homework by high school-age volunteers.  This program, like all Library programs, is free. No registration necessary.

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


Do you need volunteer service hours? Are you a high school aged student who would like to help younger kids with their homework? Stop by the Library and ask for Tamecca Brewer.

 Tamecca can be reached at 510-284-0640 or tbrewer@aclibrary.org.

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Help Center  
   

The Homework Help Center is a free afterschool location where students in grades K - 6 can get help with their homework questions. It is staffed by an adult coordinator and high school students, who are the homework helpers. Drop-in Mondays - Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Closded on school holidays and teacher workdays.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Center  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Students in grades K-12 are invited to get homework help from teen volunteers at the Union City Library in our after-school Homework Center program. Help is available for all subject areas. Homework Center is open Monday - Thursdays from mid September through early June. The program is closed on school holidays (as per the New Haven Unified School District Schedule) and on County holidays. 

Homework Center is supervised by an adult coordinator and the program allows high school students to earn Community Service Credit while helping other students. 

A completed registration is REQUIRED before students can attend Homework Center. Registration forms are available at the Reference Desk. Students can sign up for help starting at 3:45 and our volunteers can assist 3 students at a time. 

    Location: Union City Library
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Got STEM - Candy Neurons  
   

                                Got STEM                              

Join us for a Got STEM session, where we will build replicas of neurons out of candy. 

Find us in our Greenhouse Community Room. 

Space is limited; First come, first serve. 


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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Greenhouse Community Room

Friday March 23, 2018
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Read With Me  
   

Read-With-Me is a  one-on-one reading program designed for children grades 1 to 6 to improve English with a teen volunteer on weekly basis.  

Priorities are given to children performing below grade level.  Registration starts January 1, 2018.  Seats are limited and fill up very quickly so sign up as early as possible.  

To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

Contact: Children's Information Desk (510) 745-1421 or Email: FremontChildrens@aclibrary.org

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   3:30 PM  -  5:45 PM Go The Game  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Go is an ancient game of strategy.  Join us on Fridays from 3:30 to 6:00 PM to either learn the game or to play it.  All ages and levels are welcome!

For more information contact: Union City Library Reference Desk, (510) 745-1464

    Location: UNION CITY BRANCH