Thursday December 13, 2018
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
English Forward
E N G L I S H   F O R W A R D 
English Forward is a small learning group for beginning English speakers. 
A tutor helps adult English language learners improve English listening and speaking skills in topics such as introductions, daily activities, and giving directions.  
The class meets twice a week beginning August 21st.  Call (510) 745-1480 for an assessment and registration. Space is limited.
LOCATION: San Lorenzo Library
E N G L I S H   F O R W A R D 
English Forward is a small learning group for beginning English speakers. 
A tutor helps adult English language learners improve English listening and speaking skills in topics such as introductions, daily activities, and giving directions.  
The class meets twice a week beginning August 21st.  Call (510) 745-1480 for an assessment and registration. Space is limited.
LOCATION: San Lorenzo Library

Saturday December 15, 2018
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Storytime with the Kiwanis

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

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

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

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Sunday December 16, 2018
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sunday Chat: Practice Your English

Improve your English by chatting with other people about everyday topics in a friendly, welcoming setting at Newark Library on Sundays. This drop-in program requires no registration. All library events are free. 

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

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

Improve your English by chatting with other people about everyday topics in a friendly, welcoming setting at Newark Library on Sundays. This drop-in program requires no registration. All library events are free. 

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

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

Monday December 17, 2018
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12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Job Lab

  LOOKING FOR A JOB? WE ARE HERE TO HELP! 

  Open Monday  afternoons from 12:30 to 3 pm, the drop-in Job Lab provides a quiet space for job seekers to:

  •    Update or create a results oriented resume          
  •    Improve your interview skills   
  •    Explore a new career                                                
  •    Research competitive salary information        
  •    Search for jobs online & through agencies            
  •    Learn about LinkedIn  
  •    Take practice tests for professional exams            
  •    Use the computers for other employment-related needs                     

   Volunteers will be on hand to help!                                         

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900                        Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions


 

  LOOKING FOR A JOB? WE ARE HERE TO HELP! 

  Open Monday  afternoons from 12:30 to 3 pm, the drop-in Job Lab provides a quiet space for job seekers to:

  •    Update or create a results oriented resume          
  •    Improve your interview skills   
  •    Explore a new career                                                
  •    Research competitive salary information        
  •    Search for jobs online & through agencies            
  •    Learn about LinkedIn  
  •    Take practice tests for professional exams            
  •    Use the computers for other employment-related needs                     

   Volunteers will be on hand to help!                                         

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900                        Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions


 

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Drop-in Knitting Group for All Ages

Work on your own project or make pet blankets and children's hats to be donated to charity organizations.  

Yarn and needles provided for charity projects.

No registration necessary.  

Contact: Reference Desk (510) 526-3720 ex. 5 with questions.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Work on your own project or make pet blankets and children's hats to be donated to charity organizations.  

Yarn and needles provided for charity projects.

No registration necessary.  

Contact: Reference Desk (510) 526-3720 ex. 5 with questions.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Drop-In Technology & Gadget Help

 If you need help using a new gadget or improving your computer skills, the Library has an ongoing program for one-on-one help.  Help is available for the following topics and more:
 

♦Smart phones & tablets     ♦Windows 10     ♦Backing up and copying files     ♦Internet browsing and searching    ♦eBooks and eBook readers     ♦Digital Cameras and managing digital photographs     ♦Word, Excel & PowerPoint    ♦Facebook and Twitter     ♦MP3 players & digital music
 
Bring your own device or use a library laptop equipped with Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2016. Volunteer instructors are available in the Learning Center from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. No registration is necessary.
 
Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
 
Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions

 If you need help using a new gadget or improving your computer skills, the Library has an ongoing program for one-on-one help.  Help is available for the following topics and more:
 

♦Smart phones & tablets     ♦Windows 10     ♦Backing up and copying files     ♦Internet browsing and searching    ♦eBooks and eBook readers     ♦Digital Cameras and managing digital photographs     ♦Word, Excel & PowerPoint    ♦Facebook and Twitter     ♦MP3 players & digital music
 
Bring your own device or use a library laptop equipped with Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2016. Volunteer instructors are available in the Learning Center from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. No registration is necessary.
 
Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
 
Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 
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6:00 PM
MAC (General Purpose) Meeting Chabot Room

An advisory body to 4th District County Supervisor Nate Miley, MAC Meets second, third & fourth Mondays of each month at the Castro Valley Library.
Meetings are open to the public. Agendas are available online at www.acgov.org and are posted at the Castro Valley Library.  For more information call Supervisor Nate Miley's Eden Area District Office, 510-670-5717.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

An advisory body to 4th District County Supervisor Nate Miley, MAC Meets second, third & fourth Mondays of each month at the Castro Valley Library.
Meetings are open to the public. Agendas are available online at www.acgov.org and are posted at the Castro Valley Library.  For more information call Supervisor Nate Miley's Eden Area District Office, 510-670-5717.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Wednesday December 19, 2018
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12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Job Lab

    LOOKING FOR A JOB? WE ARE HERE TO HELP! 
   
Open Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 12:30 to 3 pm, the drop-in Job Lab provides a quiet space for job seekers to:

  •    Update or create a results oriented resume          
  •    Improve your interview skills   
  •    Explore a new career                                                
  •    Research competitive salary information        
  •    Search for jobs online & through agencies            
  •    Learn about LinkedIn  
  •    Take practice tests for professional exams            
  •    Use the computers for other employment-related needs                     

 
Volunteers will be on hand to help!                                         

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900        Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions

    LOOKING FOR A JOB? WE ARE HERE TO HELP! 
   
Open Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 12:30 to 3 pm, the drop-in Job Lab provides a quiet space for job seekers to:

  •    Update or create a results oriented resume          
  •    Improve your interview skills   
  •    Explore a new career                                                
  •    Research competitive salary information        
  •    Search for jobs online & through agencies            
  •    Learn about LinkedIn  
  •    Take practice tests for professional exams            
  •    Use the computers for other employment-related needs                     

 
Volunteers will be on hand to help!                                         

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900        Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
State Senator Wieckowski Office Hours

State Senator Bob Wieckowski Office Hours

A representative from the office of California State Senator Bob Wieckowski will be available at the Library on the third Wednesday of every month from 3 pm to 5 pm to meet with constituents.

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

State Senator Bob Wieckowski Office Hours

A representative from the office of California State Senator Bob Wieckowski will be available at the Library on the third Wednesday of every month from 3 pm to 5 pm to meet with constituents.

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Thursday December 20, 2018
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Castro Valley Library Genealogy Study Group Meeting

DISCOVER YOUR ROOTS!   If you are looking for help with your family history research or just the companionship of others with the genealogy bug, please come join us!  It's FREE!  Each meeting will feature a short presentation by our experienced docent or a guest speaker with plenty of time for research and Q & A.

  • Beginning or experienced genealogists welcome.
  • Use a library laptop or bring your own.
  • Meets the 1st and 3rd Thursdays monthly from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

                         Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

DISCOVER YOUR ROOTS!   If you are looking for help with your family history research or just the companionship of others with the genealogy bug, please come join us!  It's FREE!  Each meeting will feature a short presentation by our experienced docent or a guest speaker with plenty of time for research and Q & A.

  • Beginning or experienced genealogists welcome.
  • Use a library laptop or bring your own.
  • Meets the 1st and 3rd Thursdays monthly from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

                         Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Saturday December 22, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Mandarin Storytime

Children's Faces

 

Come and enjoy bilingual Mandarin Chinese Storytime with Ms. Vivien!

 This Storytime meets every 4th Saturday of the month at the Newark Library.  

 

Contact: Reference Desk 510-284-0677

Children's Faces

 

Come and enjoy bilingual Mandarin Chinese Storytime with Ms. Vivien!

 This Storytime meets every 4th Saturday of the month at the Newark Library.  

 

Contact: Reference Desk 510-284-0677

Sunday December 23, 2018
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sunday Chat: Practice Your English

Improve your English by chatting with other people about everyday topics in a friendly, welcoming setting at Newark Library on Sundays. This drop-in program requires no registration. All library events are free. 

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

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

Improve your English by chatting with other people about everyday topics in a friendly, welcoming setting at Newark Library on Sundays. This drop-in program requires no registration. All library events are free. 

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

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

Monday December 24, 2018
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Drop-in Knitting Group for All Ages

Work on your own project or make pet blankets and children's hats to be donated to charity organizations.  

Yarn and needles provided for charity projects.

No registration necessary.  

Contact: Reference Desk (510) 526-3720 ex. 5 with questions.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Work on your own project or make pet blankets and children's hats to be donated to charity organizations.  

Yarn and needles provided for charity projects.

No registration necessary.  

Contact: Reference Desk (510) 526-3720 ex. 5 with questions.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Tuesday December 25, 2018
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lawyer in the Library
Free consultation with a lawyer on the Fourth Tuesday of each month from 6-8 PM.   Please call or come into the library on the day of the program to reserve a seat.

The lawyer handles family, estate, criminal, and immigration law. This program is presented in partnership with the Alameda County Law Library.

For more information call (510) 745-1464 Ext. 5

 

 

Free consultation with a lawyer on the Fourth Tuesday of each month from 6-8 PM.   Please call or come into the library on the day of the program to reserve a seat.

The lawyer handles family, estate, criminal, and immigration law. This program is presented in partnership with the Alameda County Law Library.

For more information call (510) 745-1464 Ext. 5

 

 

Wednesday December 26, 2018
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Great Books Discussion Group

 

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions

Sunday December 30, 2018
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sunday Chat: Practice Your English

Improve your English by chatting with other people about everyday topics in a friendly, welcoming setting at Newark Library on Sundays. This drop-in program requires no registration. All library events are free. 

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

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

Improve your English by chatting with other people about everyday topics in a friendly, welcoming setting at Newark Library on Sundays. This drop-in program requires no registration. All library events are free. 

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

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

Monday December 31, 2018
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12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Job Lab

  LOOKING FOR A JOB? WE ARE HERE TO HELP! 

  Open Monday  afternoons from 12:30 to 3 pm, the drop-in Job Lab provides a quiet space for job seekers to:

  •    Update or create a results oriented resume          
  •    Improve your interview skills   
  •    Explore a new career                                                
  •    Research competitive salary information        
  •    Search for jobs online & through agencies            
  •    Learn about LinkedIn  
  •    Take practice tests for professional exams            
  •    Use the computers for other employment-related needs                     

   Volunteers will be on hand to help!                                         

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900                        Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions


 

  LOOKING FOR A JOB? WE ARE HERE TO HELP! 

  Open Monday  afternoons from 12:30 to 3 pm, the drop-in Job Lab provides a quiet space for job seekers to:

  •    Update or create a results oriented resume          
  •    Improve your interview skills   
  •    Explore a new career                                                
  •    Research competitive salary information        
  •    Search for jobs online & through agencies            
  •    Learn about LinkedIn  
  •    Take practice tests for professional exams            
  •    Use the computers for other employment-related needs                     

   Volunteers will be on hand to help!                                         

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900                        Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions


 

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Drop-in Knitting Group for All Ages

Work on your own project or make pet blankets and children's hats to be donated to charity organizations.  

Yarn and needles provided for charity projects.

No registration necessary.  

Contact: Reference Desk (510) 526-3720 ex. 5 with questions.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Work on your own project or make pet blankets and children's hats to be donated to charity organizations.  

Yarn and needles provided for charity projects.

No registration necessary.  

Contact: Reference Desk (510) 526-3720 ex. 5 with questions.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Sunday January 6, 2019
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sunday Chat: Practice Your English

Improve your English by chatting with other people about everyday topics in a friendly, welcoming setting at Newark Library on Sundays. This drop-in program requires no registration. All library events are free. 

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

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

Improve your English by chatting with other people about everyday topics in a friendly, welcoming setting at Newark Library on Sundays. This drop-in program requires no registration. All library events are free. 

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

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

Tuesday January 22, 2019
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Undercover Adult Book Discussion Group

Do you like reading and talking about books? Read each month's title and come for a lively discussion on 2nd Tuesdays.

June 26 A Wrinkle in Timeby Madeleine L’Engel

July 24 Summer Hours at the Robbers Library by Sue Halpern

August 28 Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Bendict

September 25 Funny in Farsi by Firoozeh Dumas

October 23 The Kitchen Boy by Robert Alexander

November 27 From Under the Russian Snow by Michelle Carter. The author will attend this meeting.

December 25 No meeting

January 22 The Crocodile Bird by Ruth Rendell

Questions? Email Barbara at btelford-ishida@aclibrary.org.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

 
 

Do you like reading and talking about books? Read each month's title and come for a lively discussion on 2nd Tuesdays.

June 26 A Wrinkle in Timeby Madeleine L’Engel

July 24 Summer Hours at the Robbers Library by Sue Halpern

August 28 Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Bendict

September 25 Funny in Farsi by Firoozeh Dumas

October 23 The Kitchen Boy by Robert Alexander

November 27 From Under the Russian Snow by Michelle Carter. The author will attend this meeting.

December 25 No meeting

January 22 The Crocodile Bird by Ruth Rendell

Questions? Email Barbara at btelford-ishida@aclibrary.org.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

 
 


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