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Thursday July 27, 2017
   11:30 AM  -  12:30 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

   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Game Play Day  
   

Game Play Thursdays @ the Castro Valley Library

 

Come get your game on at the library!

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

 

Drop in anytime between 1pm and 3pm.

 

Free! Bring a friend. No registration required.

 

    Location: Castro Valley
   1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Storytime in Spanish  
   

Story Time in Spanish and Time to Play

Cuentos en espanol y la hora de jugar

 

For children ages 0-5

No class week of July 4th

at the Union City Library

Thursdays, 1:30 - 2:30 PM

 

Union City Library

34007 Union City Rd.

Union City, CA 94587

Information?  Call 510-745-1464

   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session A)  
   

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Lego Robotics (Session 2)  
   

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

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

 

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

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

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

Ages 8-10.

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

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

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session B)  
   

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions


Friday July 28, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Uncle Jer's Traveling Bee Show  
   

 

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

  

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


Location: NILES BRANCH - Get Directions

 

   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Grey Water Project Presentation  
   

Grey Water Project Presentation
 

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

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

 

thegreywaterproject.org 

Facebook/.com/thegreywaterproject

Location: NILES BRANCH - Get Directions


Saturday July 29, 2017
   12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM 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
 

   3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Grey Water Project Presentation  
   

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

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

 

thegreywaterproject.org 

Facebook/.com/thegreywaterproject

 

 

Contact: Centerville Information Desk (510) 795-2629


Sunday July 30, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tutoring: MissionEDU  
   

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

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

Contact: Joe Stoner jstoner@aclibrary.org 510-284-0685

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


Monday July 31, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Build It Day  
   

Build It Day @ the Castro Valley Library!

Monday, July 31

1 - 3:00pm

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

Invite a friend and leave your Legos at home

No registration required.  First come, first served.

 

    Location: Castro Valley
   1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session A)  
   

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

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session A)  
   

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   3:30 PM  -  5:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session B)  
   

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

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session B)  
   

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions


Tuesday August 1, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session A)  
   

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

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Movie Tuesday: The LEGO Batman Movie  
   

MOVIE TUESDAY @ the CASTRO VALLEY LIBRARY!

 

The LEGO Batman Movie (PG)

Tuesday, August 1 @ 2pm

 

No registration required

 

    Location: Castro Valley
   3:30 PM Owen Baker Flynn  
   

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

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

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

 


Location: ALBANY LIBRARY - Get Directions

   3:30 PM  -  5:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session B)  
   

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

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM National Night Out  
   

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

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

This event will be outside, please plan accordingly.

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

   7:00 PM Family Movie - LEGO Batman  
   

 

Synopsis

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

Cast

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

Rating

PG

Runtime

104 minutes

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

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions


Wednesday August 2, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Tai Chi for Kids  
   

Tai Chi for Kids

Wednesdays from 11:00 to 11:45 AM

For kids ages 4 -7

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

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


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

 

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Family Story Time  
   

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

 


For more information contact: Joe Stoner 510-284-0685 jstoner@aclibrary.org.

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 

   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Family Movie: Trolls  
   

Image result for trolls movie

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

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

 

 

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

   1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session A)  
   

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

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Wild Wednesday: Storyteller John Weaver  
   

Wild Wednesdays @ the Castro Valley Library!

 

STORYTELLER JOHN WEAVER

Wednesday, August 2 @ 2pm

 

No registration required

Space is limited

 

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Castro Valley
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learn to Play Chess  
   

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

Join us after school and learn to play chess!

Commitment to attending all sessions is necessary.

 

Contact: Irvington Library (510) 608-1170

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Coding For All  
   

Interested in learning Scratch coding?

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

For kids ages 8+. Space is limited.

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

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


Contact: INFORMATION DESK - (510) 608-1172

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

   3:30 PM  -  5:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session B)  
   

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

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions


Thursday August 3, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Game Play Day  
   

Game Play Thursdays @ the Castro Valley Library

 

Come get your game on at the library!

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

 

Drop in anytime between 1pm and 3pm.

 

Free! Bring a friend. No registration required.

 

    Location: Castro Valley
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session A)  
   

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Family Movie: Big Hero 6  
   

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

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

 

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   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 Ms Tara's 1st/2nd Grade Book Club  
   

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

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

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

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

Contact: (510)284-0686

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions

   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session B)  
   

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions


Friday August 4, 2017
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Friday Afternoon Movies  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

 

Synopsis:

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

Rating

PG

Runtime

90 minutes

Cast

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

There is no registration - first come seating

    Location: UNION CITY BRANCH
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Superhero Drawing Contest  
   

Calling all superhero fans ages 5 to13 !  You are invited to join us for the contest of creating your own superhero design!  Supplies are limited so for your convenience, please consider bringing your own 2D art supplies (pencils, markers, crayons, etc.)

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

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions


Saturday August 5, 2017
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Kids' Book Club (Grades 3-4)  
    Contact: Danielle Wilson   510-284-0640   dwilson@aclibrary.org
   

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

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

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

    Location: Learning Center
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Rhythm-ALL-ogy  
    Contact: Danielle Wilson   510-284-0640   dwilson@aclibrary.org
   

Life has a rhythm, learn how to play it!

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

 


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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 

    Location: San Lorenzo Library
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Kids' Book Club (Grades 1-2)  
    Contact: Danielle Wilson   510-284-0640   dwilson@aclibrary.org
   

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

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

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

    Location: Learning Center

Sunday August 6, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tutoring: MissionEDU  
   

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

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

Contact: Joe Stoner jstoner@aclibrary.org 510-284-0685

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

   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Golden Experiment Science Fair  
    Contact: Brian Edwards   510-745-1413   bedwards@aclibrary.org
   

We're proud to announce that Golden Experiment will be hosting the Fremont Main Library's second annual summer science fair. Come and check out what our science campers have created! This is open to anyone to attend who is interested in science. In addition to our campers' projects, we will have exhibits for everyone to enjoy and learn from! Last year, our exhibits included 3D printing in medicine (and 3D printed our first place trophy during the fair!) Awards ceremony will be held at 4:30pm. 

Contact: Brian Edwards 510-745-1413

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Fremont Main Library

Monday August 7, 2017
   1:00 PM Online Registration for Kids Programs Starts  
   

Online registration starts for this program: 

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

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

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Build It Day  
   

Build It Day @ the Castro Valley Library!

Monday, August 7

1 - 3:00pm

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

Invite a friend and leave your Legos at home

No registration required.  First come, first served.

 

    Location: Castro Valley
   1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session A)  
   

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

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session A)  
   

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   3:30 PM  -  5:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session B)  
   

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

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session B)  
   

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   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 August 8, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  2:30 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
 

 

   1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session A)  
   

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

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Movie Tuesday: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story  
   

MOVIE TUESDAY @ the CASTRO VALLEY LIBRARY!

 

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

Tuesday, August 8 @ 2pm

 

No registration required

 

    Location: Castro Valley
   3:30 PM  -  5:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session B)  
   

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

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Uncle Jer's Traveling Bee Show  
   

 

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

  

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

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   7:00 PM Lariat Larry  
   

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

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

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 

Wednesday August 9, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Tai Chi for Kids  
   

Tai Chi for Kids

Wednesdays from 11:00 to 11:45 AM

For kids ages 4 -7

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

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


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

 

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Family Story Time  
   

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

 


For more information contact: Joe Stoner 510-284-0685 jstoner@aclibrary.org.

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 

   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Fun with Science  
   

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

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

   1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session A)  
   

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

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Wild Wednesday: Puppet Art Theater  
   

Wild Wednesdays @ the Castro Valley Library!

 

PUPPET ART THEATER COMPANY PRESENTS

THE THREE LITTLE PIGS

 

Wednesday, August 9 @ 2pm

 

No registration required

Space is limited

 

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Castro Valley
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learn to Play Chess  
   

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

Join us after school and learn to play chess!

Commitment to attending all sessions is necessary.

 

Contact: Irvington Library (510) 608-1170

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Coding For All  
   

Interested in learning Scratch coding?

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

For kids ages 8+. Space is limited.

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

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


Contact: INFORMATION DESK - (510) 608-1172

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

   3:30 PM  -  5:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session B)  
   

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

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions


Thursday August 10, 2017
   11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Fun with Science  
   

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

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

   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Game Play Day  
   

Game Play Thursdays @ the Castro Valley Library

 

Come get your game on at the library!

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

 

Drop in anytime between 1pm and 3pm.

 

Free! Bring a friend. No registration required.

 

    Location: Castro Valley
   2:00 PM Wildlife Associates  
   

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

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

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

 


Location: ALBANY LIBRARY - Get Directions

   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session A)  
   

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Tri-City Health Center Tabling  
   

Image result for tri-city health center fremont Drop in and get information from the Tri-city Health Center during this 2 hour period. Ask questions, and get informed about your health. 

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   2:30 PM  -  3:30 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 those entering grades 2 and 3 in the fall. 

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

 

Contact: 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   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 Thursday to talk about it.  Sign up and pick up your copy of this month's book at the Information Desk.  For grades 3 and 4.

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

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

Contact: (510) 284-0686

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session B)  
   

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions


Friday August 11, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Fun with Science  
   

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

Contact: Information Desk (510) 284-0695

Location: NILES BRANCH - Get Directions

   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Kids Art with Miss Nidya  
   

Join Miss Nidya for Kids Art!

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

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


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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Fukaya Room B
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Friday Afternoon Movies  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Synopsis

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

Rating

PG

Runtime

91 minutes

Cast

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

There is no registration - first come seating

    Location: UNION CITY BRANCH

Saturday August 12, 2017
   12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM 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
 


Sunday August 13, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tutoring: MissionEDU  
   

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

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

Contact: Joe Stoner jstoner@aclibrary.org 510-284-0685

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

   3:30 PM  -  3:45 PM Sunday Baby Bounce for Walkers Under 2 Years Old  
   

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


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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 


Monday August 14, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session A)  
   

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

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session A)  
   

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   3:30 PM  -  5:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session B)  
   

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

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session B)  
   

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions


Tuesday August 15, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session A)  
   

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

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM A Fun Book Reading Event With An Author  
   

 

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

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

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

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


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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Kenn Adams Adventure Theater Performance  
   

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

 

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

   3:30 PM  -  5:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session B)  
   

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

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM Alligator Zone  
   

*Registration Required* Space is limited https://www.eventbrite.com/e/alligatorzone-fremont-main-library-fremont-california-tickets-35203222787

AlligatorZone is where kids meet cool startups.  This is a program for all ages 7 and above.  Children and youth, as well as their accompanying families can meet and talk to startup founders in a community-gathering that celebrates entrepreneurship.  Guide the entrepreneurs so they can avoid the metaphorical alligators that can hurt their enterprise.  Steer them successfully across the AlligatorZone and participate in local innovation in a unique and exciting way.  Bring your entire family along to learn about the local startups' offerings, and exchange perspectives with the founders in a live interactive exchange.  We encourage grown-ups in the audience to join the kids in asking the entrepreneurs questions about their offerings and, of course, voicing their opinions and suggestions. 

FEATURED STARTUP(S) AND FOUNDER(S):

 

Tagsi Logo

Shoba Vishwanath, Co-founder & COO, Taagsi, which is an "Uber for Kids" so that kids can count on having rides when and where they need them.

 

 SpryJump

VIjay Almeida, Co-founder & CEO, SpryJump, a smart phone app to fix the topmost reason for a car’s breakdown.

Contact: Brian Edwards 510-745-1413

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

    Location: Fremont Main Library

Wednesday August 16, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Tai Chi for Kids  
   

Tai Chi for Kids

Wednesdays from 11:00 to 11:45 AM

For kids ages 4 -7

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

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


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

 

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Family Story Time  
   

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

 


For more information contact: Joe Stoner 510-284-0685 jstoner@aclibrary.org.

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 

   1:30 PM  -  3:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session A)  
   

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

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Kenn Adams Adventure Theater Performance  
   

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

 

Contact: Irvington Library (510) 608-1170

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learn to Play Chess  
   

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

Join us after school and learn to play chess!

Commitment to attending all sessions is necessary.

 

Contact: Irvington Library (510) 608-1170

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Fun with Art for ages 5-8  
   

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

 

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

   3:30 PM  -  5:20 PM TheCodeMatrix Summer Coding Camp (Session B)  
   

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

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions


Thursday August 17, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  2:30 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

   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session A)  
   

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   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  -  5:30 PM Read, Write, Discover (Session B)  
   

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

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

Class description:

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

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

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

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

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions


Friday August 18, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Fun with Art  
   

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

 

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

   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Friday Afternoon Movies  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Synopsis

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

Rating

PG

Runtime

102 minutes

Cast

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

There is no registration - first come seating

 
 
    Location: UNION CITY BRANCH

Saturday August 19, 2017
   12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM 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
 

   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM 2017 Chinese Parenting Class Series #4  
   

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

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


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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 


Sunday August 20, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Tutoring: MissionEDU  
   

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

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

Contact: Joe Stoner jstoner@aclibrary.org 510-284-0685

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

   3:30 PM  -  4:15 PM English/Chinese Storytime  
   

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

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

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

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 


Monday August 21, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  11:30 AM 2017 Solar Eclipse  
   

 

Join us for the Great American Total Solar Eclipse! 

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

    Location: Castro Valley
   1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Phun with Physics  
   

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

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

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

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

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

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions


Tuesday August 22, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Phun with Physics  
   

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

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

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

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

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

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Family Movie: Secret Life of Pets  
   

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

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

 

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   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 August 23, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Phun with Physics  
   

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

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

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

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

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

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Mr SHAP Magic Show  
   

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

 

Contact: Irvington Library (510) 608-1170

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions

   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learn to Play Chess  
   

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

Join us after school and learn to play chess!

Commitment to attending all sessions is necessary.

 

Contact: Irvington Library (510) 608-1170

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Grey Water Project Presentation  
   

Grey Water Project Presentation

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

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

 

thegreywaterproject.org 

Facebook/.com/thegreywaterproject

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

 


Thursday August 24, 2017
   11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Fun with Art for ages 5-8  
   

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

 

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

   1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Phun with Physics  
   

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

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

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

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

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

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Tri-City Health Center Tabling  
   

Image result for tri-city health center fremont Drop in and get information from the Tri-city Health Center during this 2 hour period. Ask questions, and get informed about your health. 

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions


Friday August 25, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Phun with Physics  
   

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

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

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

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

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

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Friday Afternoon Movies  
    Contact: Blaine Wentworth   (510) 284-0628   bwentworth@aclibrary.org
   

Synopsis

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

Rating

G

Runtime

81 minutes

Cast

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

There is no registration - first come seating

    Location: UNION CITY BRANCH

Saturday August 26, 2017
   12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM 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 Magical Moonshine Theater: Puppylocks & The Three Bears  
   

Join us for Magical Moonshine Theater! They will be presenting Puppylocks and the Three Bears at Centerville Library!

This program is for all ages. Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before it starts. 

 

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

   12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Lego & Digital Makerspace  
    Contact: Danielle Wilson   510-284-0640   dwilson@aclibrary.org
   

For kids ages 8+

 

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

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: San Lorenzo Library

Sunday August 27, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  3:45 PM Sunday Baby Bounce for Walkers Under 2 Years Old  
   

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


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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 


Tuesday August 29, 2017
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Math Olympiad for grades 3-5  
   

Image result for math olympiadStudents entering grades 3-5 can join us for this 10 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 August 30, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Family Story Time  
   

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

 


For more information contact: Joe Stoner 510-284-0685 jstoner@aclibrary.org.

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 

   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learn to Play Chess  
   

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

Join us after school and learn to play chess!

Commitment to attending all sessions is necessary.

 

Contact: Irvington Library (510) 608-1170

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 


Thursday August 31, 2017
   4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Back to School Movie: Diary of a Wimpy Kid  
   

Diary of a Wimpy Kid PosterThe adventures of a teenager who is fresh out of elementary and transitions to middle school, where he has to learn the consequences and responsibility to survive the year.

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

Questions? contact us at 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions


Saturday September 2, 2017
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Kids' Book Club (Grades 3-4)  
    Contact: Danielle Wilson   510-284-0640   dwilson@aclibrary.org
   

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

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

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

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Kids' Book Club (Grades 1-2)  
    Contact: Danielle Wilson   510-284-0640   dwilson@aclibrary.org
   

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

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

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

    Location: Learning Center

Tuesday September 5, 2017
   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 Thursday to talk about it. 

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

This month's book: TBD

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

Contact: (510)284-0686

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions

   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Math Olympiad for grades 3-5  
   

Image result for math olympiadStudents entering grades 3-5 can join us for this 10 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


Monday September 11, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center

Tuesday September 12, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center
   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 Thursday to talk about it.  Sign up and pick up your copy of this month's book at the Information Desk.  For grades 3 and 4.

This month's book: TBD

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

Contact: (510) 284-0675

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Math Olympiad for grades 3-5  
   

Image result for math olympiadStudents entering grades 3-5 can join us for this 10 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 September 13, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center

Thursday September 14, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center

Sunday September 17, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Cooking with Noah and Kisa  
   

Noah and Kisa are back with another fun (and mostly healthy) cooking demonstration for you in the Library's cafe! Stay tuned for this month's theme.  Tastings provided.

 


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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 

    Location: San Lorenzo Library
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Lego & Digital Makerspace  
    Contact: Danielle Wilson   510-284-0640   dwilson@aclibrary.org
   

For kids ages 8+

 

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

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: San Lorenzo Library

Monday September 18, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center

Tuesday September 19, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Math Olympiad for grades 3-5  
   

Image result for math olympiadStudents entering grades 3-5 can join us for this 10 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 September 20, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center

Thursday September 21, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center

Monday September 25, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center

Tuesday September 26, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Math Olympiad for grades 3-5  
   

Image result for math olympiadStudents entering grades 3-5 can join us for this 10 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 September 27, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center

Thursday September 28, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center

Monday October 2, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center
   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 October 3, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center
   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 Thursday to talk about it. 

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

This month's book: TBD

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

Contact: (510)284-0686

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions

   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Math Olympiad for grades 3-5  
   

Image result for math olympiadStudents entering grades 3-5 can join us for this 10 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 October 4, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center

Thursday October 5, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center

Saturday October 7, 2017
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Kids' Book Club (Grades 3-4)  
    Contact: Danielle Wilson   510-284-0640   dwilson@aclibrary.org
   

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

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

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

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Kids' Book Club (Grades 1-2)  
    Contact: Danielle Wilson   510-284-0640   dwilson@aclibrary.org
   

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

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

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

    Location: Learning Center

Monday October 9, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center

Tuesday October 10, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center
   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 Thursday to talk about it.  Sign up and pick up your copy of this month's book at the Information Desk.  For grades 3 and 4.

This month's book: TBD

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

Contact: (510) 284-0675

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions
 

   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Math Olympiad for grades 3-5  
   

Image result for math olympiadStudents entering grades 3-5 can join us for this 10 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 October 11, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center

Thursday October 12, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center

Monday October 16, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center

Tuesday October 17, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Math Olympiad for grades 3-5  
   

Image result for math olympiadStudents entering grades 3-5 can join us for this 10 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

   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Math Science Nucleus Presents Electrifying the World  
   

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

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

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 


Wednesday October 18, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center

Thursday October 19, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center

Monday October 23, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center

Tuesday October 24, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Math Olympiad for grades 3-5  
   

Image result for math olympiadStudents entering grades 3-5 can join us for this 10 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 October 25, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center

Thursday October 26, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center

Monday October 30, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center

Tuesday October 31, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Homework Central  
   

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

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.

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

Location: SAN LORENZO BRANCH - Get Directions
 

    Location: Learning Center

Thursday November 2, 2017
   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 Thursday to talk about it. 

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

This month's book: TBD

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

Contact: (510)284-0686

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions


Saturday November 4, 2017
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Kids' Book Club (Grades 3-4)  
    Contact: Danielle Wilson   510-284-0640   dwilson@aclibrary.org
   

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

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

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

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Kids' Book Club (Grades 1-2)  
    Contact: Danielle Wilson   510-284-0640   dwilson@aclibrary.org
   

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

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

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

    Location: Learning Center

Monday November 6, 2017
   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
 


Thursday November 9, 2017
   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 Thursday to talk about it.  Sign up and pick up your copy of this month's book at the Information Desk.  For grades 3 and 4.

This month's book: TBD

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

Contact: (510) 284-0675

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions
 


Saturday December 2, 2017
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Kids' Book Club (Grades 3-4)  
    Contact: Danielle Wilson   510-284-0640   dwilson@aclibrary.org
   

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

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

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

    Location: Learning Center
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Kids' Book Club (Grades 1-2)  
    Contact: Danielle Wilson   510-284-0640   dwilson@aclibrary.org
   

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

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

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

    Location: Learning Center

Monday December 4, 2017
   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 December 5, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Math Science Nucleus Presents Exploring Our Moon  
   

How does our Moon and Earth move in space? 

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

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

 


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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 


Thursday December 7, 2017
   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 Thursday to talk about it. 

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

This month's book: TBD

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

Contact: (510)284-0686

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions


Thursday December 14, 2017
   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 Thursday to talk about it.  Sign up and pick up your copy of this month's book at the Information Desk.  For grades 3 and 4.

This month's book: TBD

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

Contact: (510) 284-0675

Location: NEWARK BRANCH - Get Directions
 


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