Thursday July 19, 2018
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Food and Fun!

Youth 18 and under are invited to have a free lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 and stay for a fun program at the library.  Programs will range from engineering challenges and maker activities to games and movies.  This program series runs Mondays-Thursdays from June 18 to August 16.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

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CONTACT:  Reference Desk  510-284-0677  

Youth 18 and under are invited to have a free lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 and stay for a fun program at the library.  Programs will range from engineering challenges and maker activities to games and movies.  This program series runs Mondays-Thursdays from June 18 to August 16.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

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CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  510.284.0677
  

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch at the Library

This program will be taking place outside of the Union City Library in the courtyard.

It is for anyone that is 18 years old or younger.

 

CONTACT:  Blaine Wentworth  (510) 284-0628  bwentworth@aclibrary.org
LOCATION: Union City Library

This program will be taking place outside of the Union City Library in the courtyard.

It is for anyone that is 18 years old or younger.

 

CONTACT:
  Blaine Wentworth
  (510) 284.0628
  bwentworth@aclibrary.org

LOCATION: Union City Library

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Game Day

Let's play games!

Bring a friend and spend the afternoon at the library playing board games, card games, and video games.

Join us in the Chabot/Canyon Room for two hours of gaming.

This family program is best suited for children who are old enough to take turns and follow game instructions.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

LOCATION: Castro Valley

Let's play games!

Bring a friend and spend the afternoon at the library playing board games, card games, and video games.

Join us in the Chabot/Canyon Room for two hours of gaming.

This family program is best suited for children who are old enough to take turns and follow game instructions.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

LOCATION: Castro Valley

 
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1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Kung Fu Camp

For ages 6-12.

Join Master Li and learn basic Chinese Kung Fu techniques to keep young minds sharp and bodies strong.  This camp is for kids with little or no martial arts experience. 

Spaces are limited.  Registration is required and starts 1 PM., May 7, 2018 at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

For ages 6-12.

Join Master Li and learn basic Chinese Kung Fu techniques to keep young minds sharp and bodies strong.  This camp is for kids with little or no martial arts experience. 

Spaces are limited.  Registration is required and starts 1 PM., May 7, 2018 at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Science is Fun

CONTACT:  Blaine Wentworth  (510) 284-0628  bwentworth@aclibrary.org
LOCATION: UNION CITY BRANCH

CONTACT:
  Blaine Wentworth
  (510) 284.0628
  bwentworth@aclibrary.org

LOCATION: UNION CITY BRANCH

 
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2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Art Camp for ages 9 - 12

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Kids ages 9 - 12 will learn how to paint with acrylics. Supplies will be provided. 

This is a 2-day class. July 19 and July 26. You must attend both days.

Space is limited. Free tickets will be given out on July 19 at 2:15. Kids who attend the first class will be automatically signed up for the second class.


Contact: 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions
 

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Kids ages 9 - 12 will learn how to paint with acrylics. Supplies will be provided. 

This is a 2-day class. July 19 and July 26. You must attend both days.

Space is limited. Free tickets will be given out on July 19 at 2:15. Kids who attend the first class will be automatically signed up for the second class.


Contact: 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
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3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Read to Me!

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Therapy dogs specially trained to listen to kids age 6-10 reada aloud. 

15 minutes sessions, sign up at the information desk. 

 

 

CONTACT:  Wenny Wallace    WWallace@aclibrary.org
LOCATION: San Lorenzo Library

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Therapy dogs specially trained to listen to kids age 6-10 reada aloud. 

15 minutes sessions, sign up at the information desk. 

 

 

CONTACT:
  Wenny Wallace
  
  WWallace@aclibrary.org

LOCATION: San Lorenzo Library

 
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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
 

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

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Science Explorers! - Mass, Volume and Density

Join students from Irvington High School and explore about science during this summer! You may sign up for any number of classes. These classes are recommended for 4th-6th graders.

  • Week 1, July 5: DNA and Chromosomes
  • Week 2, July 12: Chemical Reactions
  • Week 3, July 19: Mass, Volume and Density
  • Week 4, July 26: Polymers
  • Week 5, August 2: Newton's Laws
  • Week 6, August 9: Light Waves and Diffraction

Online registration is required and begins Monday, May 7, at 1:00 PM.  To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

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

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

Join students from Irvington High School and explore about science during this summer! You may sign up for any number of classes. These classes are recommended for 4th-6th graders.

  • Week 1, July 5: DNA and Chromosomes
  • Week 2, July 12: Chemical Reactions
  • Week 3, July 19: Mass, Volume and Density
  • Week 4, July 26: Polymers
  • Week 5, August 2: Newton's Laws
  • Week 6, August 9: Light Waves and Diffraction

Online registration is required and begins Monday, May 7, at 1:00 PM.  To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

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

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

Friday July 20, 2018
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1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Kung Fu Camp

For ages 6-12.

Join Master Li and learn basic Chinese Kung Fu techniques to keep young minds sharp and bodies strong.  This camp is for kids with little or no martial arts experience. 

Spaces are limited.  Registration is required and starts 1 PM., May 7, 2018 at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

For ages 6-12.

Join Master Li and learn basic Chinese Kung Fu techniques to keep young minds sharp and bodies strong.  This camp is for kids with little or no martial arts experience. 

Spaces are limited.  Registration is required and starts 1 PM., May 7, 2018 at http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Code Matrix

For grades 5-8. 

Length of class: 3 weeks, 3 2-hour classes per week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, July 2-20 , 2018.  No class on July 4.

This summer we will be exploring algorithmic thinking, human-machine interaction, and the future of technology in society through discussions, games, activities, and projects. We will be using IBM’s Watson and original curriculum from theCodeMatrix to teach fundamental coding. Our goal is to inspire youth to think like programmers!

Please bring a laptop if possible.

Seats are limited. Registration is required and starts June 4, 2018 at 1 PM.

To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  You must present the ticket and check in 10 minutes before the class starts on the first day or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

For grades 5-8. 

Length of class: 3 weeks, 3 2-hour classes per week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, July 2-20 , 2018.  No class on July 4.

This summer we will be exploring algorithmic thinking, human-machine interaction, and the future of technology in society through discussions, games, activities, and projects. We will be using IBM’s Watson and original curriculum from theCodeMatrix to teach fundamental coding. Our goal is to inspire youth to think like programmers!

Please bring a laptop if possible.

Seats are limited. Registration is required and starts June 4, 2018 at 1 PM.

To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  You must present the ticket and check in 10 minutes before the class starts on the first day or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 
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2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
English Skills Workshop for 5th and 6th Grades

Expanding Learning Frontiers presents an English Skills Workshop for 5th and 6th Graders. Work on English and writing skills including grammar and vocabulary. Practice and improve skills through writing different forms of poetry.

The English Skills Workshop is a 6-week course on the following dates:

  •   - June 22 & 29
  •   - July 6 & 20
  •   - August 3 & 24

Each session meets from 2:30-5:00 PM.

Online registration is required and starts May 7, 2018 at 1 PM.  To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

Expanding Learning Frontiers presents an English Skills Workshop for 5th and 6th Graders. Work on English and writing skills including grammar and vocabulary. Practice and improve skills through writing different forms of poetry.

The English Skills Workshop is a 6-week course on the following dates:

  •   - June 22 & 29
  •   - July 6 & 20
  •   - August 3 & 24

Each session meets from 2:30-5:00 PM.

Online registration is required and starts May 7, 2018 at 1 PM.  To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Build It!

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

 


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

 

 

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

 


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

 

 

 
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3:00 PM - 5:50 PM
Go The Game

Go is an ancient game of strategy.  

Join us on Fridays from 3:30 to 6:00 PM to either learn the game or to play it.  

All ages and levels are welcome!

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

CONTACT:  Blaine Wentworth    bwentworth@aclibrary.org
LOCATION: UNION CITY BRANCH

Go is an ancient game of strategy.  

Join us on Fridays from 3:30 to 6:00 PM to either learn the game or to play it.  

All ages and levels are welcome!

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

CONTACT:
  Blaine Wentworth
  
  bwentworth@aclibrary.org

LOCATION: UNION CITY BRANCH

Saturday July 21, 2018
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Circus of Smiles

Please Join us on a comical circus adventure.  These incredible performers defy the very laws of nature as they juggle, flip, compete for your attention, transform into a variety of characters, and make some unbelievable catches.  The action-packed romp into a world of silliness and wonder will leave you in stitches.  

This interactive performance will appeal to audiences of all ages.  Due to limited space, we will hand out free tickets at the Children's Desk at 10:45 am.  Don't miss your chance to see them in action.

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Please Join us on a comical circus adventure.  These incredible performers defy the very laws of nature as they juggle, flip, compete for your attention, transform into a variety of characters, and make some unbelievable catches.  The action-packed romp into a world of silliness and wonder will leave you in stitches.  

This interactive performance will appeal to audiences of all ages.  Due to limited space, we will hand out free tickets at the Children's Desk at 10:45 am.  Don't miss your chance to see them in action.

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Origami

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

This program is for ages 9 and up. 

Contact: 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

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

This program is for ages 9 and up. 

Contact: 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

 
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11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Tail Wagging Tales

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


Contact: 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

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
 

 

 
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Public Speaking for Grades 4-6

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Want to learn to be a better Public Speaker? This course is geared to teach kids going into grades 4-6 about public speaking and get them comfortable with speaking in front of groups. 

This is a 6 week course on Saturdays (June 23 through July 28) and space is limited. Registration begins on June 7th at 11 am. Please come in person, or call to register. 

For more information, contact us at: (510) 795-2629 

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

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Want to learn to be a better Public Speaker? This course is geared to teach kids going into grades 4-6 about public speaking and get them comfortable with speaking in front of groups. 

This is a 6 week course on Saturdays (June 23 through July 28) and space is limited. Registration begins on June 7th at 11 am. Please come in person, or call to register. 

For more information, contact us at: (510) 795-2629 

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

 
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1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Circus of Smiles

Please Join us on a comical circus adventure.  These incredible performers defy the very laws of nature as they juggle, flip, compete for your attention, transform into a variety of characters, and make some unbelievable catches.  The action-packed romp into a world of silliness and wonder will leave you in stitches.  

This interactive performance will appeal to audiences of all ages.  Due to limited space, we will hand out free tickets at the Children's Desk at 1:15 am.  Don't miss your chance to see them in action.

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Please Join us on a comical circus adventure.  These incredible performers defy the very laws of nature as they juggle, flip, compete for your attention, transform into a variety of characters, and make some unbelievable catches.  The action-packed romp into a world of silliness and wonder will leave you in stitches.  

This interactive performance will appeal to audiences of all ages.  Due to limited space, we will hand out free tickets at the Children's Desk at 1:15 am.  Don't miss your chance to see them in action.

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
CodingForAll: Scratch

Introduction to Scratch class for ages 7-9. 

Length of class: 6 weeks, 1 hour per week, June 23-July 28.

Please bring a laptop to save your code.

Seats are limited. Registration is required and starts May 7, 2018 at 1 PM.

To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  You must present the ticket and check in 10 minutes before the class starts on the first day or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

Introduction to Scratch class for ages 7-9. 

Length of class: 6 weeks, 1 hour per week, June 23-July 28.

Please bring a laptop to save your code.

Seats are limited. Registration is required and starts May 7, 2018 at 1 PM.

To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  You must present the ticket and check in 10 minutes before the class starts on the first day or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Python Ron's Reptile Kingdom Show

Meet reptiles of all kinds from snakes and lizards to tortoises. Fun for the whole family!

This event is for all ages. Space is limited; a ticket is required. Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes prior to the start time. 

For more information, contact us at: (510) 795-2629 

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

 

Meet reptiles of all kinds from snakes and lizards to tortoises. Fun for the whole family!

This event is for all ages. Space is limited; a ticket is required. Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes prior to the start time. 

For more information, contact us at: (510) 795-2629 

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Family Art Workshop - Super Reader Cape

Join us for an afternoon of artistic creation for the whole family!

Reading is our superpower! Create your own "Super Reader" cape and mask to show off your own heroic adventures in reading.

Find us in the Chabot/Canyon Room.

This family program is suitable for all ages.

Registration is required for this program. Please stop by the Children's Desk or call to register. 

Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Join us for an afternoon of artistic creation for the whole family!

Reading is our superpower! Create your own "Super Reader" cape and mask to show off your own heroic adventures in reading.

Find us in the Chabot/Canyon Room.

This family program is suitable for all ages.

Registration is required for this program. Please stop by the Children's Desk or call to register. 

Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
CodingForAll: Python

Introduction to Python class for ages 9-14.

Length of class: 6 weeks, 1 hour per week, June 23-July 28.

Please bring a laptop to save your code.

Seats are limited. Registration is required and starts May 7, 2018 at 1 PM.

To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  You must present the ticket and check in 10 minutes before the class starts on the first day or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

Introduction to Python class for ages 9-14.

Length of class: 6 weeks, 1 hour per week, June 23-July 28.

Please bring a laptop to save your code.

Seats are limited. Registration is required and starts May 7, 2018 at 1 PM.

To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  You must present the ticket and check in 10 minutes before the class starts on the first day or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Japanese Storytime

Stories in Japanese!  

We will read Japanese picture books and sing Japanese songs. 

Contact: storytime.jp.albany@gmail.com.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions

Stories in Japanese!  

We will read Japanese picture books and sing Japanese songs. 

Contact: storytime.jp.albany@gmail.com.

Location: ALBANY BRANCH - Get Directions

Monday July 23, 2018
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Food and Fun!

Youth 18 and under are invited to have a free lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 and stay for a fun program at the library.  Programs will range from engineering challenges and maker activities to games and movies.  This program series runs Mondays-Thursdays from June 18 to August 16.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

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CONTACT:  Reference Desk  510-284-0677  

Youth 18 and under are invited to have a free lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 and stay for a fun program at the library.  Programs will range from engineering challenges and maker activities to games and movies.  This program series runs Mondays-Thursdays from June 18 to August 16.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

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CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  510.284.0677
  

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch at the Library

This program will be taking place outside of the Union City Library in the courtyard.

It is for anyone that is 18 years old or younger.

 

CONTACT:  Blaine Wentworth  (510) 284-0628  bwentworth@aclibrary.org
LOCATION: Union City Library

This program will be taking place outside of the Union City Library in the courtyard.

It is for anyone that is 18 years old or younger.

 

CONTACT:
  Blaine Wentworth
  (510) 284.0628
  bwentworth@aclibrary.org

LOCATION: Union City Library

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Build It Day

Come build with us!

Use your imagination to construct fantastic creations out of blocks, legos, and more!

Join us in the Chabot/Canyon Room for two hours of building.

This family program is best suited for children three and up.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
 

LOCATION: Castro Valley

Come build with us!

Use your imagination to construct fantastic creations out of blocks, legos, and more!

Join us in the Chabot/Canyon Room for two hours of building.

This family program is best suited for children three and up.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
 

LOCATION: Castro Valley

 
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
GSK Science in the Summer Camp (Session A, Grades 2-3)

Give Your Child a Summer That’s Out of This World with the Science of Space!

GSK Science in the Summer™, is a fun and 100% free science education program for elementary school students entering second through sixth grades. The Fremont Main Library's programs are sponsored by GSK and offered through Lawrence Hall of Science.

Led by certified teachers, students will experience the Science of Space through fun, hands-on activities that teach them about Earth’s moon, the sun, the stars, space travel and more.  Each camp consists two 2-hour classes.

  • Level 1 classes are perfect for 2nd and 3rd graders.
  • Level 2 classes are ideal for students entering 4th, 5th and 6th grades.

Multiple sessions of the same content are available to accommodate more students. 

  • Session A: July 23 & 30, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session B: July 23 & 30, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)
  • Session C: August 6 & 7, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session D: August 6 & 7, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)

Registration is required and starts 1 PM., June 4, 2018. To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

Please register only ONE session.  Duplicate registration will be removed. 

You must check in 10 minutes before the class starts on the first day or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

Give Your Child a Summer That’s Out of This World with the Science of Space!

GSK Science in the Summer™, is a fun and 100% free science education program for elementary school students entering second through sixth grades. The Fremont Main Library's programs are sponsored by GSK and offered through Lawrence Hall of Science.

Led by certified teachers, students will experience the Science of Space through fun, hands-on activities that teach them about Earth’s moon, the sun, the stars, space travel and more.  Each camp consists two 2-hour classes.

  • Level 1 classes are perfect for 2nd and 3rd graders.
  • Level 2 classes are ideal for students entering 4th, 5th and 6th grades.

Multiple sessions of the same content are available to accommodate more students. 

  • Session A: July 23 & 30, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session B: July 23 & 30, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)
  • Session C: August 6 & 7, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session D: August 6 & 7, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)

Registration is required and starts 1 PM., June 4, 2018. To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

Please register only ONE session.  Duplicate registration will be removed. 

You must check in 10 minutes before the class starts on the first day or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
MATH CAMP

CONTACT:  Blaine Wentworth  (510) 284-0628  bwentworth@aclibrary.org
LOCATION: Union City Library

CONTACT:
  Blaine Wentworth
  (510) 284.0628
  bwentworth@aclibrary.org

LOCATION: Union City Library

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
GSK Science in the Summer Camp (Session B, Grades 4-6)

Give Your Child a Summer That’s Out of This World with the Science of Space!

GSK Science in the Summer™, is a fun and 100% free science education program for elementary school students entering second through sixth grades. The Fremont Main Library's programs are sponsored by GSK and offered through Lawrence Hall of Science.

Led by certified teachers, students will experience the Science of Space through fun, hands-on activities that teach them about Earth’s moon, the sun, the stars, space travel and more.  Each camp consists two 2-hour classes.

  • Level 1 classes are perfect for 2nd and 3rd graders.
  • Level 2 classes are ideal for students entering 4th, 5th and 6th grades.

Multiple sessions of the same content are available to accommodate more students. 

  • Session A: July 23 & 30, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session B: July 23 & 30, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)
  • Session C: August 6 & 7, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session D: August 6 & 7, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)

Registration is required and starts 1 PM., June 4, 2018. To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

Please register only ONE session.  Duplicate registration will be removed. 

You must check in 10 minutes before the class starts on the first day or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

Give Your Child a Summer That’s Out of This World with the Science of Space!

GSK Science in the Summer™, is a fun and 100% free science education program for elementary school students entering second through sixth grades. The Fremont Main Library's programs are sponsored by GSK and offered through Lawrence Hall of Science.

Led by certified teachers, students will experience the Science of Space through fun, hands-on activities that teach them about Earth’s moon, the sun, the stars, space travel and more.  Each camp consists two 2-hour classes.

  • Level 1 classes are perfect for 2nd and 3rd graders.
  • Level 2 classes are ideal for students entering 4th, 5th and 6th grades.

Multiple sessions of the same content are available to accommodate more students. 

  • Session A: July 23 & 30, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session B: July 23 & 30, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)
  • Session C: August 6 & 7, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session D: August 6 & 7, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)

Registration is required and starts 1 PM., June 4, 2018. To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

Please register only ONE session.  Duplicate registration will be removed. 

You must check in 10 minutes before the class starts on the first day or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

Tuesday July 24, 2018
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Food and Fun!

Youth 18 and under are invited to have a free lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 and stay for a fun program at the library.  Programs will range from engineering challenges and maker activities to games and movies.  This program series runs Mondays-Thursdays from June 18 to August 16.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

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CONTACT:  Reference Desk  510-284-0677  

Youth 18 and under are invited to have a free lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 and stay for a fun program at the library.  Programs will range from engineering challenges and maker activities to games and movies.  This program series runs Mondays-Thursdays from June 18 to August 16.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

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CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  510.284.0677
  

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch at the Library

This program will be taking place outside of the Union City Library in the courtyard.

It is for anyone that is 18 years old or younger.

 

CONTACT:  Blaine Wentworth  (510) 284-0628  bwentworth@aclibrary.org
LOCATION: Union City Library

This program will be taking place outside of the Union City Library in the courtyard.

It is for anyone that is 18 years old or younger.

 

CONTACT:
  Blaine Wentworth
  (510) 284.0628
  bwentworth@aclibrary.org

LOCATION: Union City Library

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Insect Discovery Lab: Squid Dissection

Dive in to anatomy with this squid dissection class presented by the Insect Discovery Lab!

Ages 7+. Space is limited. Free tickets will be passed out 15 mintues before the program begins.

For more information, contact us at: (510) 795-2629 

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

 

Dive in to anatomy with this squid dissection class presented by the Insect Discovery Lab!

Ages 7+. Space is limited. Free tickets will be passed out 15 mintues before the program begins.

For more information, contact us at: (510) 795-2629 

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Movie Tuesday - Justice League

Defend the Earth from villainy with the Justice League!

Bring popcorn and a friend to enjoy this PG-13-rated movie. Please note, this movie may contain scenes or language that is not appropriate for all ages. Please use your discretion to decide what is best for you and your family.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

LOCATION: Castro Valley

Defend the Earth from villainy with the Justice League!

Bring popcorn and a friend to enjoy this PG-13-rated movie. Please note, this movie may contain scenes or language that is not appropriate for all ages. Please use your discretion to decide what is best for you and your family.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

LOCATION: Castro Valley

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

Bring the whole family to enjoy a free, fun-filled evening playing board games! The library will provide a variety of board games for families to play (including Connect 4!, Monopoly Jr., Uno, Candyland, and more!) Teen volunteers will be available to show you how to play any of the board games, and can join in the games if extra players are needed. No registration necessary, but limited to the first 40 people in attendance. Free tickets may be handed out in front of the Bennett Room at 5:50 pm the night of the program.

Contact Dublin Library 925-803-7252

Location: DUBLIN BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 

Bring the whole family to enjoy a free, fun-filled evening playing board games! The library will provide a variety of board games for families to play (including Connect 4!, Monopoly Jr., Uno, Candyland, and more!) Teen volunteers will be available to show you how to play any of the board games, and can join in the games if extra players are needed. No registration necessary, but limited to the first 40 people in attendance. Free tickets may be handed out in front of the Bennett Room at 5:50 pm the night of the program.

Contact Dublin Library 925-803-7252

Location: DUBLIN BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 

 
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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
 

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
 

 
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7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Pajama Storytime

 

Join us for an evening family storytime. We'll have fun with stories and songs! Pajamas encouraged!

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

 

Join us for an evening family storytime. We'll have fun with stories and songs! Pajamas encouraged!

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

Wednesday July 25, 2018
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
CraftZone

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

 

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

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

 

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

 
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Food and Fun!

Youth 18 and under are invited to have a free lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 and stay for a fun program at the library.  Programs will range from engineering challenges and maker activities to games and movies.  This program series runs Mondays-Thursdays from June 18 to August 16.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

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CONTACT:  Reference Desk  510-284-0677  

Youth 18 and under are invited to have a free lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 and stay for a fun program at the library.  Programs will range from engineering challenges and maker activities to games and movies.  This program series runs Mondays-Thursdays from June 18 to August 16.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

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CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  510.284.0677
  

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch at the Library

This program will be taking place outside of the Union City Library in the courtyard.

It is for anyone that is 18 years old or younger.

 

CONTACT:  Blaine Wentworth  (510) 284-0628  bwentworth@aclibrary.org
LOCATION: Union City Library

This program will be taking place outside of the Union City Library in the courtyard.

It is for anyone that is 18 years old or younger.

 

CONTACT:
  Blaine Wentworth
  (510) 284.0628
  bwentworth@aclibrary.org

LOCATION: Union City Library

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Insect Discovery Lab: Squid Dissection

Dive in to anatomy with this squid dissection class presented by the Insect Discovery Lab!

Ages 7+. Space is limited; a ticket is required. Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes prior to the start time. All materials are provided.

Contact: Reference Desk  (510) 608-1172   

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 

Dive in to anatomy with this squid dissection class presented by the Insect Discovery Lab!

Ages 7+. Space is limited; a ticket is required. Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes prior to the start time. All materials are provided.

Contact: Reference Desk  (510) 608-1172   

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Python Ron's Reptile Kingom

It's a snakey afternoon at the library with Python Ron!

Let's learn all about snakes, lizards and more with a reptile expert who can really give you something to hiss about!

Find us in the Chabot/Canyon Room.

This family program is suitable for all ages.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

It's a snakey afternoon at the library with Python Ron!

Let's learn all about snakes, lizards and more with a reptile expert who can really give you something to hiss about!

Find us in the Chabot/Canyon Room.

This family program is suitable for all ages.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
MATH CAMP

CONTACT:  Blaine Wentworth  (510) 284-0628  bwentworth@aclibrary.org
LOCATION: Union City Library

CONTACT:
  Blaine Wentworth
  (510) 284.0628
  bwentworth@aclibrary.org

LOCATION: Union City Library

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Walk with the Animals

Image result for sulphur creek haywardPresented by Sulphur Creek Nature Center: Walk with the Animalstake a walk on the wild side! Touch fur, feathers, scales, and

skin while getting a rare close up look at their similarities and differences.

 

A family fun program good for kids 3-12 years old. 

 

3:30pm-4:30pm. Limited space/First come, first served 

This event is sponsered by the Friends of the the Library - San Lorenzo Area 

CONTACT:  Wenny Wallace    WWallace@aclibrary.org
LOCATION: San Lorenzo Library

Image result for sulphur creek haywardPresented by Sulphur Creek Nature Center: Walk with the Animalstake a walk on the wild side! Touch fur, feathers, scales, and

skin while getting a rare close up look at their similarities and differences.

 

A family fun program good for kids 3-12 years old. 

 

3:30pm-4:30pm. Limited space/First come, first served 

This event is sponsered by the Friends of the the Library - San Lorenzo Area 

CONTACT:
  Wenny Wallace
  
  WWallace@aclibrary.org

LOCATION: San Lorenzo Library

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
METTA

 

 Metta,"Loving-kindness" - meditation focused on the development of unconditional love for all beings.

 This program will teach children how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while managing stress, peer pressure, and academics. Metta   will consist of fun, engaging mind and body classes that will incorporate yoga as well as group discussions and activities.

 Target age for this program is 7 to 12 years old.

 Space is limited, please arrive 15 minutes prior for tickets available at the Children's Information Desk.

 

 

 

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

LOCATION: Fukaya Room B

 

 Metta,"Loving-kindness" - meditation focused on the development of unconditional love for all beings.

 This program will teach children how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while managing stress, peer pressure, and academics. Metta   will consist of fun, engaging mind and body classes that will incorporate yoga as well as group discussions and activities.

 Target age for this program is 7 to 12 years old.

 Space is limited, please arrive 15 minutes prior for tickets available at the Children's Information Desk.

 

 

 

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

LOCATION: Fukaya Room B

 
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6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
The Fratello Marionettes present: Aladdin

Using traditional music, intricate costumes, and dramatic staging, The Fratello Marionettes perform this magical tale adapted from "The 1,001 Arabian Nights" as it has never been seen before!

 

 

 

LOCATION: Albany Library

Using traditional music, intricate costumes, and dramatic staging, The Fratello Marionettes perform this magical tale adapted from "The 1,001 Arabian Nights" as it has never been seen before!

 

 

 

LOCATION: Albany Library

Thursday July 26, 2018
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Food and Fun!

Youth 18 and under are invited to have a free lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 and stay for a fun program at the library.  Programs will range from engineering challenges and maker activities to games and movies.  This program series runs Mondays-Thursdays from June 18 to August 16.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

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CONTACT:  Reference Desk  510-284-0677  

Youth 18 and under are invited to have a free lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 and stay for a fun program at the library.  Programs will range from engineering challenges and maker activities to games and movies.  This program series runs Mondays-Thursdays from June 18 to August 16.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

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CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  510.284.0677
  

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch at the Library

This program will be taking place outside of the Union City Library in the courtyard.

It is for anyone that is 18 years old or younger.

 

CONTACT:  Blaine Wentworth  (510) 284-0628  bwentworth@aclibrary.org
LOCATION: Union City Library

This program will be taking place outside of the Union City Library in the courtyard.

It is for anyone that is 18 years old or younger.

 

CONTACT:
  Blaine Wentworth
  (510) 284.0628
  bwentworth@aclibrary.org

LOCATION: Union City Library

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Game Day

Let's play games!

Bring a friend and spend the afternoon at the library playing board games, card games, and video games.

Join us in the Chabot/Canyon Room for two hours of gaming.

This family program is best suited for children who are old enough to take turns and follow game instructions.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

LOCATION: Castro Valley

Let's play games!

Bring a friend and spend the afternoon at the library playing board games, card games, and video games.

Join us in the Chabot/Canyon Room for two hours of gaming.

This family program is best suited for children who are old enough to take turns and follow game instructions.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

LOCATION: Castro Valley

 
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Science is Fun

CONTACT:  Blaine Wentworth  (510) 284-0628  bwentworth@aclibrary.org
LOCATION: UNION CITY BRANCH

CONTACT:
  Blaine Wentworth
  (510) 284.0628
  bwentworth@aclibrary.org

LOCATION: UNION CITY BRANCH

 
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2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Art Camp for ages 9 - 12

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***Only kids who attended the first class on July 19 may attend this class.***

Kids ages 9 - 12 will learn how to paint with acrylics. Supplies will be provided. 

This is a 2-day class. July 19 and July 26. You must attend both days.

Space is limited. Free tickets will be given out on July 19 at 2:15. Kids who attend the first class will be automatically signed up for the second class.


Contact: 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions
 

acrylic paints

***Only kids who attended the first class on July 19 may attend this class.***

Kids ages 9 - 12 will learn how to paint with acrylics. Supplies will be provided. 

This is a 2-day class. July 19 and July 26. You must attend both days.

Space is limited. Free tickets will be given out on July 19 at 2:15. Kids who attend the first class will be automatically signed up for the second class.


Contact: 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Science Explorers! - Polymers

Join students from Irvington High School and explore about science during this summer! You may sign up for any number of classes. These classes are recommended for 4th-6th graders.

  • Week 1, July 5: DNA and Chromosomes
  • Week 2, July 12: Chemical Reactions
  • Week 3, July 19: Mass, Volume and Density
  • Week 4, July 26: Polymers
  • Week 5, August 2: Newton's Laws
  • Week 6, August 9: Light Waves and Diffraction

Online registration is required and begins Monday, May 7, at 1:00 PM.  To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

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

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

Join students from Irvington High School and explore about science during this summer! You may sign up for any number of classes. These classes are recommended for 4th-6th graders.

  • Week 1, July 5: DNA and Chromosomes
  • Week 2, July 12: Chemical Reactions
  • Week 3, July 19: Mass, Volume and Density
  • Week 4, July 26: Polymers
  • Week 5, August 2: Newton's Laws
  • Week 6, August 9: Light Waves and Diffraction

Online registration is required and begins Monday, May 7, at 1:00 PM.  To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

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

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

Friday July 27, 2018
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2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Randel McGee & Groark

 

Randel McGee, an internationally recognized puppeteer/ventriloquist/storyteller, is bringing his partner Groark the Dragon to visit us today.  His comedy act has been popular around the U.S.A. and many countries in Asia for nearly 40 years.

Please join us for this fast-paced, high-energy blend of stand-up comedy, witty banter, original songs and hilarious storytelling show that will appeal to young and old alike.

Due to limited space, we will hand out free tickets at the Children's Desk at 1:45 pm.  Don't miss your chance to see them in action.

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

Randel McGee, an internationally recognized puppeteer/ventriloquist/storyteller, is bringing his partner Groark the Dragon to visit us today.  His comedy act has been popular around the U.S.A. and many countries in Asia for nearly 40 years.

Please join us for this fast-paced, high-energy blend of stand-up comedy, witty banter, original songs and hilarious storytelling show that will appeal to young and old alike.

Due to limited space, we will hand out free tickets at the Children's Desk at 1:45 pm.  Don't miss your chance to see them in action.

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Insect Discovery Lab: Squid Dissection

Dive in to anatomy with this squid dissection class presented by the Insect Discovery Lab! Ages 7+. Space is limited. Free tickets will be passed out 15 mintues before the program begins.

Contact: (510) 284-0695

Location: NILES BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 

Dive in to anatomy with this squid dissection class presented by the Insect Discovery Lab! Ages 7+. Space is limited. Free tickets will be passed out 15 mintues before the program begins.

Contact: (510) 284-0695

Location: NILES BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 

 
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3:00 PM - 5:50 PM
Go The Game

Go is an ancient game of strategy.  

Join us on Fridays from 3:30 to 6:00 PM to either learn the game or to play it.  

All ages and levels are welcome!

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

CONTACT:  Blaine Wentworth    bwentworth@aclibrary.org
LOCATION: UNION CITY BRANCH

Go is an ancient game of strategy.  

Join us on Fridays from 3:30 to 6:00 PM to either learn the game or to play it.  

All ages and levels are welcome!

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

CONTACT:
  Blaine Wentworth
  
  bwentworth@aclibrary.org

LOCATION: UNION CITY BRANCH

 
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3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Randel McGee & Groark

 

Randel McGee, an internationally recognized puppeteer/ventriloquist/storyteller, is bringing his partner Groark the Dragon to visit us today.  His comedy act has been popular around the U.S.A. and many countries in Asia for nearly 40 years.

Please join us for this fast-paced, high-energy blend of stand-up comedy, witty banter, original songs and hilarious storytelling show that will appeal to young and old alike.

Due to limited space, we will hand out free tickets at the Children's Desk at 3:15 pm.  Don't miss your chance to see them in action.

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

Randel McGee, an internationally recognized puppeteer/ventriloquist/storyteller, is bringing his partner Groark the Dragon to visit us today.  His comedy act has been popular around the U.S.A. and many countries in Asia for nearly 40 years.

Please join us for this fast-paced, high-energy blend of stand-up comedy, witty banter, original songs and hilarious storytelling show that will appeal to young and old alike.

Due to limited space, we will hand out free tickets at the Children's Desk at 3:15 pm.  Don't miss your chance to see them in action.

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Saturday July 28, 2018
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Slimy Saturday

It's a Slimy Saturday at the library!

Make your own ooey, gooey, glittery, colorful slime! Designed for children 4-8 years old.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
 

LOCATION: Castro Valley

It's a Slimy Saturday at the library!

Make your own ooey, gooey, glittery, colorful slime! Designed for children 4-8 years old.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
 

LOCATION: Castro Valley

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Origami

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

This program is for ages 9 and up. 

Contact: 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

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

This program is for ages 9 and up. 

Contact: 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

 
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Public Speaking for Grades 4-6

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Want to learn to be a better Public Speaker? This course is geared to teach kids going into grades 4-6 about public speaking and get them comfortable with speaking in front of groups. 

This is a 6 week course on Saturdays (June 23 through July 28) and space is limited. Registration begins on June 7th at 11 am. Please come in person, or call to register. 

For more information, contact us at: (510) 795-2629 

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

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Want to learn to be a better Public Speaker? This course is geared to teach kids going into grades 4-6 about public speaking and get them comfortable with speaking in front of groups. 

This is a 6 week course on Saturdays (June 23 through July 28) and space is limited. Registration begins on June 7th at 11 am. Please come in person, or call to register. 

For more information, contact us at: (510) 795-2629 

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

 
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
CodingForAll: Scratch

Introduction to Scratch class for ages 7-9. 

Length of class: 6 weeks, 1 hour per week, June 23-July 28.

Please bring a laptop to save your code.

Seats are limited. Registration is required and starts May 7, 2018 at 1 PM.

To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  You must present the ticket and check in 10 minutes before the class starts on the first day or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

Introduction to Scratch class for ages 7-9. 

Length of class: 6 weeks, 1 hour per week, June 23-July 28.

Please bring a laptop to save your code.

Seats are limited. Registration is required and starts May 7, 2018 at 1 PM.

To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  You must present the ticket and check in 10 minutes before the class starts on the first day or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
CodingForAll: Python

Introduction to Python class for ages 9-14.

Length of class: 6 weeks, 1 hour per week, June 23-July 28.

Please bring a laptop to save your code.

Seats are limited. Registration is required and starts May 7, 2018 at 1 PM.

To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  You must present the ticket and check in 10 minutes before the class starts on the first day or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

Introduction to Python class for ages 9-14.

Length of class: 6 weeks, 1 hour per week, June 23-July 28.

Please bring a laptop to save your code.

Seats are limited. Registration is required and starts May 7, 2018 at 1 PM.

To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  You must present the ticket and check in 10 minutes before the class starts on the first day or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

Monday July 30, 2018
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Food and Fun!

Youth 18 and under are invited to have a free lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 and stay for a fun program at the library.  Programs will range from engineering challenges and maker activities to games and movies.  This program series runs Mondays-Thursdays from June 18 to August 16.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

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CONTACT:  Reference Desk  510-284-0677  

Youth 18 and under are invited to have a free lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 and stay for a fun program at the library.  Programs will range from engineering challenges and maker activities to games and movies.  This program series runs Mondays-Thursdays from June 18 to August 16.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

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CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  510.284.0677
  

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch at the Library

This program will be taking place outside of the Union City Library in the courtyard.

It is for anyone that is 18 years old or younger.

 

CONTACT:  Blaine Wentworth  (510) 284-0628  bwentworth@aclibrary.org
LOCATION: Union City Library

This program will be taking place outside of the Union City Library in the courtyard.

It is for anyone that is 18 years old or younger.

 

CONTACT:
  Blaine Wentworth
  (510) 284.0628
  bwentworth@aclibrary.org

LOCATION: Union City Library

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Build It Day

Come build with us!

Use your imagination to construct fantastic creations out of blocks, legos, and more!

Join us in the Chabot/Canyon Room for two hours of building.

This family program is best suited for children three and up.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
 

LOCATION: Castro Valley

Come build with us!

Use your imagination to construct fantastic creations out of blocks, legos, and more!

Join us in the Chabot/Canyon Room for two hours of building.

This family program is best suited for children three and up.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
 

LOCATION: Castro Valley

 
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
GSK Science in the Summer Camp (Session A, Grades 2-3)

Give Your Child a Summer That’s Out of This World with the Science of Space!

GSK Science in the Summer™, is a fun and 100% free science education program for elementary school students entering second through sixth grades. The Fremont Main Library's programs are sponsored by GSK and offered through Lawrence Hall of Science.

Led by certified teachers, students will experience the Science of Space through fun, hands-on activities that teach them about Earth’s moon, the sun, the stars, space travel and more.  Each camp consists two 2-hour classes.

  • Level 1 classes are perfect for 2nd and 3rd graders.
  • Level 2 classes are ideal for students entering 4th, 5th and 6th grades.

Multiple sessions of the same content are available to accommodate more students. 

  • Session A: July 23 & 30, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session B: July 23 & 30, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)
  • Session C: August 6 & 7, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session D: August 6 & 7, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)

Registration is required and starts 1 PM., June 4, 2018. To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

Please register only ONE session.  Duplicate registration will be removed. 

You must check in 10 minutes before the class starts on the first day or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

Give Your Child a Summer That’s Out of This World with the Science of Space!

GSK Science in the Summer™, is a fun and 100% free science education program for elementary school students entering second through sixth grades. The Fremont Main Library's programs are sponsored by GSK and offered through Lawrence Hall of Science.

Led by certified teachers, students will experience the Science of Space through fun, hands-on activities that teach them about Earth’s moon, the sun, the stars, space travel and more.  Each camp consists two 2-hour classes.

  • Level 1 classes are perfect for 2nd and 3rd graders.
  • Level 2 classes are ideal for students entering 4th, 5th and 6th grades.

Multiple sessions of the same content are available to accommodate more students. 

  • Session A: July 23 & 30, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session B: July 23 & 30, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)
  • Session C: August 6 & 7, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session D: August 6 & 7, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)

Registration is required and starts 1 PM., June 4, 2018. To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

Please register only ONE session.  Duplicate registration will be removed. 

You must check in 10 minutes before the class starts on the first day or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
MATH CAMP

CONTACT:  Blaine Wentworth  (510) 284-0628  bwentworth@aclibrary.org
LOCATION: Union City Library

CONTACT:
  Blaine Wentworth
  (510) 284.0628
  bwentworth@aclibrary.org

LOCATION: Union City Library

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
GSK Science in the Summer Camp (Session B, Grades 4-6)

Give Your Child a Summer That’s Out of This World with the Science of Space!

GSK Science in the Summer™, is a fun and 100% free science education program for elementary school students entering second through sixth grades. The Fremont Main Library's programs are sponsored by GSK and offered through Lawrence Hall of Science.

Led by certified teachers, students will experience the Science of Space through fun, hands-on activities that teach them about Earth’s moon, the sun, the stars, space travel and more.  Each camp consists two 2-hour classes.

  • Level 1 classes are perfect for 2nd and 3rd graders.
  • Level 2 classes are ideal for students entering 4th, 5th and 6th grades.

Multiple sessions of the same content are available to accommodate more students. 

  • Session A: July 23 & 30, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session B: July 23 & 30, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)
  • Session C: August 6 & 7, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session D: August 6 & 7, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)

Registration is required and starts 1 PM., June 4, 2018. To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

Please register only ONE session.  Duplicate registration will be removed. 

You must check in 10 minutes before the class starts on the first day or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

Give Your Child a Summer That’s Out of This World with the Science of Space!

GSK Science in the Summer™, is a fun and 100% free science education program for elementary school students entering second through sixth grades. The Fremont Main Library's programs are sponsored by GSK and offered through Lawrence Hall of Science.

Led by certified teachers, students will experience the Science of Space through fun, hands-on activities that teach them about Earth’s moon, the sun, the stars, space travel and more.  Each camp consists two 2-hour classes.

  • Level 1 classes are perfect for 2nd and 3rd graders.
  • Level 2 classes are ideal for students entering 4th, 5th and 6th grades.

Multiple sessions of the same content are available to accommodate more students. 

  • Session A: July 23 & 30, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session B: July 23 & 30, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)
  • Session C: August 6 & 7, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session D: August 6 & 7, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)

Registration is required and starts 1 PM., June 4, 2018. To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

Please register only ONE session.  Duplicate registration will be removed. 

You must check in 10 minutes before the class starts on the first day or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 
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6:45 PM - 8:30 PM
Family Movie: Coco

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Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. After meeting a charming trickster named Héctor, the two new friends embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history. (Rated PG - 1 hr. & 45 mins.)

Due to limited seating, a ticket is required to attend.  Free tickets are handed out starting 15 minutes before the show time.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

Coco Poster

 

Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. After meeting a charming trickster named Héctor, the two new friends embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history. (Rated PG - 1 hr. & 45 mins.)

Due to limited seating, a ticket is required to attend.  Free tickets are handed out starting 15 minutes before the show time.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

Tuesday July 31, 2018
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Food and Fun!

Youth 18 and under are invited to have a free lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 and stay for a fun program at the library.  Programs will range from engineering challenges and maker activities to games and movies.  This program series runs Mondays-Thursdays from June 18 to August 16.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

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CONTACT:  Reference Desk  510-284-0677  

Youth 18 and under are invited to have a free lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 and stay for a fun program at the library.  Programs will range from engineering challenges and maker activities to games and movies.  This program series runs Mondays-Thursdays from June 18 to August 16.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

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CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  510.284.0677
  

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch at the Library

This program will be taking place outside of the Union City Library in the courtyard.

It is for anyone that is 18 years old or younger.

 

CONTACT:  Blaine Wentworth  (510) 284-0628  bwentworth@aclibrary.org
LOCATION: Union City Library

This program will be taking place outside of the Union City Library in the courtyard.

It is for anyone that is 18 years old or younger.

 

CONTACT:
  Blaine Wentworth
  (510) 284.0628
  bwentworth@aclibrary.org

LOCATION: Union City Library

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
CraftZone for ages 5-8

Related imageThis program is for ages 5-8. Children will create a craft project on their own. Parents must attend if their child is under age 7. 

Space is limited; a ticket is required. Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes prior to the start time. All materials are provided.

For questions, please contact: 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

 

Related imageThis program is for ages 5-8. Children will create a craft project on their own. Parents must attend if their child is under age 7. 

Space is limited; a ticket is required. Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes prior to the start time. All materials are provided.

For questions, please contact: 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Movie Tuesday - Peter Rabbit

Hop on into the library for an adventure with Peter Rabbit!

Rascly Peter is hopping high to outwit Mr. McGregor. Bring popcorn and a friend to enjoy this movie. 

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

LOCATION: Castro Valley

Hop on into the library for an adventure with Peter Rabbit!

Rascly Peter is hopping high to outwit Mr. McGregor. Bring popcorn and a friend to enjoy this movie. 

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

LOCATION: Castro Valley

 
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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Collage Like Joseph Cornell

 Lets cut, paste, and create magical little worlds like American artist, Joseph Cornell!

 Students will be introduced to Joseph Cornell, and his widely known art pieces.  Then students will have an opportunity to create their own collage, shadow box piece to take home.

 This class is fochildren going into 3rd - 8th grade.

 ** Please bring an empty shobox to the class.

 Space & supplies are limited. Please arrive 15 minutes early for tickets at the Children's Info Desk.

 

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 Lets cut, paste, and create magical little worlds like American artist, Joseph Cornell!

 Students will be introduced to Joseph Cornell, and his widely known art pieces.  Then students will have an opportunity to create their own collage, shadow box piece to take home.

 This class is fochildren going into 3rd - 8th grade.

 ** Please bring an empty shobox to the class.

 Space & supplies are limited. Please arrive 15 minutes early for tickets at the Children's Info Desk.

 

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
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4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Family Movie: A Wrinkle in Time

Image result for wrinkle in timeMeg Murry and her little brother, Charles Wallace, have been without their scientist father, Mr. Murry, for five years, ever since he discovered a new planet and used the concept known as a tesseract to travel there. Joined by Meg's classmate Calvin O'Keefe and guided by the three mysterious astral travelers known as Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who and Mrs. Which, the children brave a dangerous journey to a planet that possesses all of the evil in the universe.

(PG 1 hour 50 minutes)

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

Image result for wrinkle in timeMeg Murry and her little brother, Charles Wallace, have been without their scientist father, Mr. Murry, for five years, ever since he discovered a new planet and used the concept known as a tesseract to travel there. Joined by Meg's classmate Calvin O'Keefe and guided by the three mysterious astral travelers known as Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who and Mrs. Which, the children brave a dangerous journey to a planet that possesses all of the evil in the universe.

(PG 1 hour 50 minutes)

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Storytelling Performance with Muriel Johnson

Muriel Johnson, breathes fresh new life into old tales! As a storyteller, Muriel shares her passion and warmth with audiences of all ages, in an interactive style that keeps everyone captivated. 

LOCATION: Albany Library

Muriel Johnson, breathes fresh new life into old tales! As a storyteller, Muriel shares her passion and warmth with audiences of all ages, in an interactive style that keeps everyone captivated. 

LOCATION: Albany Library

Wednesday August 1, 2018
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Drea Lusion's Curious Circus

 

Join us for a hliarious circus show presented by Drea Lusion. Her Curious Circus show is at the crossroads of dance, mime, clown, and puppetry.

This event is all ages. Space is limited. Free tickets will be passed out 15 mintues before the program begins.

Contact: Reference Desk  (510) 608-1172   

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 

 

Join us for a hliarious circus show presented by Drea Lusion. Her Curious Circus show is at the crossroads of dance, mime, clown, and puppetry.

This event is all ages. Space is limited. Free tickets will be passed out 15 mintues before the program begins.

Contact: Reference Desk  (510) 608-1172   

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 

 
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Food and Fun!

Youth 18 and under are invited to have a free lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 and stay for a fun program at the library.  Programs will range from engineering challenges and maker activities to games and movies.  This program series runs Mondays-Thursdays from June 18 to August 16.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

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CONTACT:  Reference Desk  510-284-0677  

Youth 18 and under are invited to have a free lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 and stay for a fun program at the library.  Programs will range from engineering challenges and maker activities to games and movies.  This program series runs Mondays-Thursdays from June 18 to August 16.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

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CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  510.284.0677
  

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch at the Library

This program will be taking place outside of the Union City Library in the courtyard.

It is for anyone that is 18 years old or younger.

 

CONTACT:  Blaine Wentworth  (510) 284-0628  bwentworth@aclibrary.org
LOCATION: Union City Library

This program will be taking place outside of the Union City Library in the courtyard.

It is for anyone that is 18 years old or younger.

 

CONTACT:
  Blaine Wentworth
  (510) 284.0628
  bwentworth@aclibrary.org

LOCATION: Union City Library

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Insect Discovery Lab: Edible Adventures

Prepare rainforest ice cream in this workshop presented by the Insect Discovery Lab!

Ages 5+. Space is limited. Free tickets will be passed out 15 mintues before the program begins.

Contact: Reference Desk  (510) 608-1172   

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 

Prepare rainforest ice cream in this workshop presented by the Insect Discovery Lab!

Ages 5+. Space is limited. Free tickets will be passed out 15 mintues before the program begins.

Contact: Reference Desk  (510) 608-1172   

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Puppet Art Theater Company

Join us for a wonderful puppet show with the Puppet Art Theater Company!

Enjoy this adventure told through the art of these amazing puppeteers.

Find us in the Chabot/Canyon Room.

This family program is suitable for all ages.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Join us for a wonderful puppet show with the Puppet Art Theater Company!

Enjoy this adventure told through the art of these amazing puppeteers.

Find us in the Chabot/Canyon Room.

This family program is suitable for all ages.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
MATH CAMP

CONTACT:  Blaine Wentworth  (510) 284-0628  bwentworth@aclibrary.org
LOCATION: Union City Library

CONTACT:
  Blaine Wentworth
  (510) 284.0628
  bwentworth@aclibrary.org

LOCATION: Union City Library

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
METTA

 

 Metta,"Loving-kindness" - meditation focused on the development of unconditional love for all beings.

 This program will teach children how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while managing stress, peer pressure, and academics. Metta   will consist of fun, engaging mind and body classes that will incorporate yoga as well as group discussions and activities.

 Target age for this program is 7 to 12 years old.

 Space is limited, please arrive 15 minutes prior for tickets available at the Children's Information Desk.

 

 

 

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

LOCATION: Fukaya Room B

 

 Metta,"Loving-kindness" - meditation focused on the development of unconditional love for all beings.

 This program will teach children how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while managing stress, peer pressure, and academics. Metta   will consist of fun, engaging mind and body classes that will incorporate yoga as well as group discussions and activities.

 Target age for this program is 7 to 12 years old.

 Space is limited, please arrive 15 minutes prior for tickets available at the Children's Information Desk.

 

 

 

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

LOCATION: Fukaya Room B

Thursday August 2, 2018
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Food and Fun!

Youth 18 and under are invited to have a free lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 and stay for a fun program at the library.  Programs will range from engineering challenges and maker activities to games and movies.  This program series runs Mondays-Thursdays from June 18 to August 16.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

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CONTACT:  Reference Desk  510-284-0677  

Youth 18 and under are invited to have a free lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 and stay for a fun program at the library.  Programs will range from engineering challenges and maker activities to games and movies.  This program series runs Mondays-Thursdays from June 18 to August 16.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

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CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  510.284.0677
  

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch at the Library

This program will be taking place outside of the Union City Library in the courtyard.

It is for anyone that is 18 years old or younger.

 

CONTACT:  Blaine Wentworth  (510) 284-0628  bwentworth@aclibrary.org
LOCATION: Union City Library

This program will be taking place outside of the Union City Library in the courtyard.

It is for anyone that is 18 years old or younger.

 

CONTACT:
  Blaine Wentworth
  (510) 284.0628
  bwentworth@aclibrary.org

LOCATION: Union City Library

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Game Day

Let's play games!

Bring a friend and spend the afternoon at the library playing board games, card games, and video games.

Join us in the Chabot/Canyon Room for two hours of gaming.

This family program is best suited for children who are old enough to take turns and follow game instructions.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

LOCATION: Castro Valley

Let's play games!

Bring a friend and spend the afternoon at the library playing board games, card games, and video games.

Join us in the Chabot/Canyon Room for two hours of gaming.

This family program is best suited for children who are old enough to take turns and follow game instructions.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

LOCATION: Castro Valley

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Insect Discovery Lab: Edible Adventures

Prepare rainforest ice cream in this workshop presented by the Insect Discovery Lab!

Ages 5+. Space is limited. Free tickets will be passed out 15 mintues before the program begins.

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 

Prepare rainforest ice cream in this workshop presented by the Insect Discovery Lab!

Ages 5+. Space is limited. Free tickets will be passed out 15 mintues before the program begins.

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 

 
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Science is Fun

CONTACT:  Blaine Wentworth  (510) 284-0628  bwentworth@aclibrary.org
LOCATION: UNION CITY BRANCH

CONTACT:
  Blaine Wentworth
  (510) 284.0628
  bwentworth@aclibrary.org

LOCATION: UNION CITY BRANCH

 
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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
 

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

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


Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Science Explorers! - Newton's Laws

Join students from Irvington High School and explore about science during this summer! You may sign up for any number of classes. These classes are recommended for 4th-6th graders.

  • Week 1, July 5: DNA and Chromosomes
  • Week 2, July 12: Chemical Reactions
  • Week 3, July 19: Mass, Volume and Density
  • Week 4, July 26: Polymers
  • Week 5, August 2: Newton's Laws
  • Week 6, August 9: Light Waves and Diffraction

Online registration is required and begins Monday, May 7, at 1:00 PM.  To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

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

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

Join students from Irvington High School and explore about science during this summer! You may sign up for any number of classes. These classes are recommended for 4th-6th graders.

  • Week 1, July 5: DNA and Chromosomes
  • Week 2, July 12: Chemical Reactions
  • Week 3, July 19: Mass, Volume and Density
  • Week 4, July 26: Polymers
  • Week 5, August 2: Newton's Laws
  • Week 6, August 9: Light Waves and Diffraction

Online registration is required and begins Monday, May 7, at 1:00 PM.  To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

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

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

Friday August 3, 2018
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Drea Lusion's Curious Circus

 

Join us for a hliarious circus show presented by Drea Lusion. Her Curious Circus show is at the crossroads of dance, mime, clown, and puppetry.

Contact: (510) 284-0695

Location: NILES BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 

 

Join us for a hliarious circus show presented by Drea Lusion. Her Curious Circus show is at the crossroads of dance, mime, clown, and puppetry.

Contact: (510) 284-0695

Location: NILES BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 

 
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2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
English Skills Workshop for 5th and 6th Grades

Expanding Learning Frontiers presents an English Skills Workshop for 5th and 6th Graders. Work on English and writing skills including grammar and vocabulary. Practice and improve skills through writing different forms of poetry.

The English Skills Workshop is a 6-week course on the following dates:

  •   - June 22 & 29
  •   - July 6 & 20
  •   - August 3 & 24

Each session meets from 2:30-5:00 PM.

Online registration is required and starts May 7, 2018 at 1 PM.  To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

Expanding Learning Frontiers presents an English Skills Workshop for 5th and 6th Graders. Work on English and writing skills including grammar and vocabulary. Practice and improve skills through writing different forms of poetry.

The English Skills Workshop is a 6-week course on the following dates:

  •   - June 22 & 29
  •   - July 6 & 20
  •   - August 3 & 24

Each session meets from 2:30-5:00 PM.

Online registration is required and starts May 7, 2018 at 1 PM.  To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 
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3:00 PM - 5:50 PM
Go The Game

Go is an ancient game of strategy.  

Join us on Fridays from 3:30 to 6:00 PM to either learn the game or to play it.  

All ages and levels are welcome!

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

CONTACT:  Blaine Wentworth    bwentworth@aclibrary.org
LOCATION: UNION CITY BRANCH

Go is an ancient game of strategy.  

Join us on Fridays from 3:30 to 6:00 PM to either learn the game or to play it.  

All ages and levels are welcome!

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

CONTACT:
  Blaine Wentworth
  
  bwentworth@aclibrary.org

LOCATION: UNION CITY BRANCH

Saturday August 4, 2018
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Origami

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

This program is for ages 9 and up. 

Contact: 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

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

This program is for ages 9 and up. 

Contact: 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Drea Lusion's Curious Circus

 

Join us for a hliarious circus show presented by Drea Lusion. Her Curious Circus show is at the crossroads of dance, mime, clown, and puppetry.

This event is all ages. Space is limited. Free tickets will be passed out 15 mintues before the program begins.

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 

Join us for a hliarious circus show presented by Drea Lusion. Her Curious Circus show is at the crossroads of dance, mime, clown, and puppetry.

This event is all ages. Space is limited. Free tickets will be passed out 15 mintues before the program begins.

Questions call 510-795-2629

Location: CENTERVILLE BRANCH - Get Directions

 

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


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

    Grades 3-4 meet at 2:30 until 3:30 PM. 

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

LOCATION: Learning Center


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

    Grades 3-4 meet at 2:30 until 3:30 PM. 

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

LOCATION: Learning Center

Monday August 6, 2018
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Food and Fun!

Youth 18 and under are invited to have a free lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 and stay for a fun program at the library.  Programs will range from engineering challenges and maker activities to games and movies.  This program series runs Mondays-Thursdays from June 18 to August 16.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

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CONTACT:  Reference Desk  510-284-0677  

Youth 18 and under are invited to have a free lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 and stay for a fun program at the library.  Programs will range from engineering challenges and maker activities to games and movies.  This program series runs Mondays-Thursdays from June 18 to August 16.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

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CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  510.284.0677
  

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Build It Day

Come build with us!

Use your imagination to construct fantastic creations out of blocks, legos, and more!

Join us in the Chabot/Canyon Room for two hours of building.

This family program is best suited for children three and up.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
 

LOCATION: Castro Valley

Come build with us!

Use your imagination to construct fantastic creations out of blocks, legos, and more!

Join us in the Chabot/Canyon Room for two hours of building.

This family program is best suited for children three and up.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
 

LOCATION: Castro Valley

 
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
GSK Science in the Summer Camp (Session C, Grades 2-3)

Give Your Child a Summer That’s Out of This World with the Science of Space!

GSK Science in the Summer™, is a fun and 100% free science education program for elementary school students entering second through sixth grades. The Fremont Main Library's programs are sponsored by GSK and offered through Lawrence Hall of Science.

Led by certified teachers, students will experience the Science of Space through fun, hands-on activities that teach them about Earth’s moon, the sun, the stars, space travel and more.  Each camp consists two 2-hour classes.

  • Level 1 classes are perfect for 2nd and 3rd graders.
  • Level 2 classes are ideal for students entering 4th, 5th and 6th grades.

Multiple sessions of the same content are available to accommodate more students. 

  • Session A: July 23 & 30, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session B: July 23 & 30, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)
  • Session C: August 6 & 7, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session D: August 6 & 7, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)

Registration is required and starts 1 PM., June 4, 2018. To register, go to  http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

Please register only ONE session.  Duplicate registration will be removed. 

You must check in 10 minutes before the class starts on the first day or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

Give Your Child a Summer That’s Out of This World with the Science of Space!

GSK Science in the Summer™, is a fun and 100% free science education program for elementary school students entering second through sixth grades. The Fremont Main Library's programs are sponsored by GSK and offered through Lawrence Hall of Science.

Led by certified teachers, students will experience the Science of Space through fun, hands-on activities that teach them about Earth’s moon, the sun, the stars, space travel and more.  Each camp consists two 2-hour classes.

  • Level 1 classes are perfect for 2nd and 3rd graders.
  • Level 2 classes are ideal for students entering 4th, 5th and 6th grades.

Multiple sessions of the same content are available to accommodate more students. 

  • Session A: July 23 & 30, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session B: July 23 & 30, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)
  • Session C: August 6 & 7, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session D: August 6 & 7, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)

Registration is required and starts 1 PM., June 4, 2018. To register, go to  http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

Please register only ONE session.  Duplicate registration will be removed. 

You must check in 10 minutes before the class starts on the first day or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
MATH CAMP

CONTACT:  Blaine Wentworth  (510) 284-0628  bwentworth@aclibrary.org
LOCATION: Union City Library

CONTACT:
  Blaine Wentworth
  (510) 284.0628
  bwentworth@aclibrary.org

LOCATION: Union City Library

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
GSK Science in the Summer Camp (Session D, Grades 4-6)

Give Your Child a Summer That’s Out of This World with the Science of Space!

GSK Science in the Summer™, is a fun and 100% free science education program for elementary school students entering second through sixth grades. The Fremont Main Library's programs are sponsored by GSK and offered through Lawrence Hall of Science.

Led by certified teachers, students will experience the Science of Space through fun, hands-on activities that teach them about Earth’s moon, the sun, the stars, space travel and more.  Each camp consists two 2-hour classes.

  • Level 1 classes are perfect for 2nd and 3rd graders.
  • Level 2 classes are ideal for students entering 4th, 5th and 6th grades.

Multiple sessions of the same content are available to accommodate more students. 

  • Session A: July 23 & 30, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session B: July 23 & 30, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)
  • Session C: August 6 & 7, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session D: August 6 & 7, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)

Registration is required and starts 1 PM., June 4, 2018. To register, go to  http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please register only ONE session.  Duplicate registration will be removed. 

You must check in 10 minutes before the class starts on the first day or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

Give Your Child a Summer That’s Out of This World with the Science of Space!

GSK Science in the Summer™, is a fun and 100% free science education program for elementary school students entering second through sixth grades. The Fremont Main Library's programs are sponsored by GSK and offered through Lawrence Hall of Science.

Led by certified teachers, students will experience the Science of Space through fun, hands-on activities that teach them about Earth’s moon, the sun, the stars, space travel and more.  Each camp consists two 2-hour classes.

  • Level 1 classes are perfect for 2nd and 3rd graders.
  • Level 2 classes are ideal for students entering 4th, 5th and 6th grades.

Multiple sessions of the same content are available to accommodate more students. 

  • Session A: July 23 & 30, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session B: July 23 & 30, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)
  • Session C: August 6 & 7, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session D: August 6 & 7, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)

Registration is required and starts 1 PM., June 4, 2018. To register, go to  http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please register only ONE session.  Duplicate registration will be removed. 

You must check in 10 minutes before the class starts on the first day or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 
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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
 


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
 

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
MissionEdu Microsoft Office Workshops: Word

For grades 5-8. 

MissionEDU will be holding a series of workshops on the Microsoft Office applications–Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. We will teach some basic skills and shortcuts to help students create professional and aesthetically pleasing documents and presentations. We will also go over ways to make rapid computations and manage data sets in Excel.

Word: August 6, 2018, 6:30-8:30 PM, PowerPoint: August 7, 2018, 6:30-8:30 PM, Excel: August 8, 2018, 1:00-3:00 PM

Students are required to bring laptops preloaded with Microsoft Office.

Online registration required and starts July 2, 2018 at 1 PM. Events are separate. To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  

You must check in 10 minutes before the camp starts or your spot may be cancelled and released to waitlisted students.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

For grades 5-8. 

MissionEDU will be holding a series of workshops on the Microsoft Office applications–Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. We will teach some basic skills and shortcuts to help students create professional and aesthetically pleasing documents and presentations. We will also go over ways to make rapid computations and manage data sets in Excel.

Word: August 6, 2018, 6:30-8:30 PM, PowerPoint: August 7, 2018, 6:30-8:30 PM, Excel: August 8, 2018, 1:00-3:00 PM

Students are required to bring laptops preloaded with Microsoft Office.

Online registration required and starts July 2, 2018 at 1 PM. Events are separate. To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  

You must check in 10 minutes before the camp starts or your spot may be cancelled and released to waitlisted students.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

Tuesday August 7, 2018
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Food and Fun!

Youth 18 and under are invited to have a free lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 and stay for a fun program at the library.  Programs will range from engineering challenges and maker activities to games and movies.  This program series runs Mondays-Thursdays from June 18 to August 16.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

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CONTACT:  Reference Desk  510-284-0677  

Youth 18 and under are invited to have a free lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 and stay for a fun program at the library.  Programs will range from engineering challenges and maker activities to games and movies.  This program series runs Mondays-Thursdays from June 18 to August 16.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

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CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  510.284.0677
  

 
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
GSK Science in the Summer Camp (Session A, Grades 2-3)

Give Your Child a Summer That’s Out of This World with the Science of Space!

GSK Science in the Summer™, is a fun and 100% free science education program for elementary school students entering second through sixth grades. The Fremont Main Library's programs are sponsored by GSK and offered through Lawrence Hall of Science.

Led by certified teachers, students will experience the Science of Space through fun, hands-on activities that teach them about Earth’s moon, the sun, the stars, space travel and more.  Each camp consists two 2-hour classes.

  • Level 1 classes are perfect for 2nd and 3rd graders.
  • Level 2 classes are ideal for students entering 4th, 5th and 6th grades.

Multiple sessions of the same content are available to accommodate more students. 

  • Session A: July 23 & 30, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session B: July 23 & 30, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)
  • Session C: August 6 & 7, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session D: August 6 & 7, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)

Registration is required and starts 1 PM., June 4, 2018. To register, go to  http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

Please register only ONE session.  Duplicate registration will be removed. 

You must check in 10 minutes before the class starts on the first day or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

Give Your Child a Summer That’s Out of This World with the Science of Space!

GSK Science in the Summer™, is a fun and 100% free science education program for elementary school students entering second through sixth grades. The Fremont Main Library's programs are sponsored by GSK and offered through Lawrence Hall of Science.

Led by certified teachers, students will experience the Science of Space through fun, hands-on activities that teach them about Earth’s moon, the sun, the stars, space travel and more.  Each camp consists two 2-hour classes.

  • Level 1 classes are perfect for 2nd and 3rd graders.
  • Level 2 classes are ideal for students entering 4th, 5th and 6th grades.

Multiple sessions of the same content are available to accommodate more students. 

  • Session A: July 23 & 30, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session B: July 23 & 30, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)
  • Session C: August 6 & 7, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session D: August 6 & 7, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)

Registration is required and starts 1 PM., June 4, 2018. To register, go to  http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents 

Please register only ONE session.  Duplicate registration will be removed. 

You must check in 10 minutes before the class starts on the first day or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Movie Tuesday - A Wrinkle in Time

Tesser into the library for a showing of A Wrinkle in Time! 

Join Meg, Calvin, and Charles Wallace as they journey through strange new planets to save their father. Bring popcorn and a friend to enjoy this movie!

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

LOCATION: Castro Valley

Tesser into the library for a showing of A Wrinkle in Time! 

Join Meg, Calvin, and Charles Wallace as they journey through strange new planets to save their father. Bring popcorn and a friend to enjoy this movie!

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

LOCATION: Castro Valley

 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
GSK Science in the Summer Camp (Session B, Grades 4-6)

Give Your Child a Summer That’s Out of This World with the Science of Space!

GSK Science in the Summer™, is a fun and 100% free science education program for elementary school students entering second through sixth grades. The Fremont Main Library's programs are sponsored by GSK and offered through Lawrence Hall of Science.

Led by certified teachers, students will experience the Science of Space through fun, hands-on activities that teach them about Earth’s moon, the sun, the stars, space travel and more.  Each camp consists two 2-hour classes.

  • Level 1 classes are perfect for 2nd and 3rd graders.
  • Level 2 classes are ideal for students entering 4th, 5th and 6th grades.

Multiple sessions of the same content are available to accommodate more students. 

  • Session A: July 23 & 30, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session B: July 23 & 30, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)
  • Session C: August 6 & 7, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session D: August 6 & 7, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)

Registration is required and starts 1 PM., June 4, 2018. To register, go to  http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please register only ONE session.  Duplicate registration will be removed. 

You must check in 10 minutes before the class starts on the first day or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

Give Your Child a Summer That’s Out of This World with the Science of Space!

GSK Science in the Summer™, is a fun and 100% free science education program for elementary school students entering second through sixth grades. The Fremont Main Library's programs are sponsored by GSK and offered through Lawrence Hall of Science.

Led by certified teachers, students will experience the Science of Space through fun, hands-on activities that teach them about Earth’s moon, the sun, the stars, space travel and more.  Each camp consists two 2-hour classes.

  • Level 1 classes are perfect for 2nd and 3rd graders.
  • Level 2 classes are ideal for students entering 4th, 5th and 6th grades.

Multiple sessions of the same content are available to accommodate more students. 

  • Session A: July 23 & 30, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session B: July 23 & 30, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)
  • Session C: August 6 & 7, 1:30-3:30 PM (grades 2-3)
  • Session D: August 6 & 7, 4:00-6:00 PM (grades 4-6)

Registration is required and starts 1 PM., June 4, 2018. To register, go to  http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents

Please register only ONE session.  Duplicate registration will be removed. 

You must check in 10 minutes before the class starts on the first day or your spot may be cancelled and released to the students waiting in the library.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
MissionEdu Microsoft Office Workshops: PowerPoint

For grades 5-8. 

MissionEDU will be holding a series of workshops on the Microsoft Office applications–Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. We will teach some basic skills and shortcuts to help students create professional and aesthetically pleasing documents and presentations. We will also go over ways to make rapid computations and manage data sets in Excel.

Word: August 6, 2018, 6:30-8:30 PM, PowerPoint: August 7, 2018, 6:30-8:30 PM, Excel: August 8, 2018, 1:00-3:00 PM

Students are required to bring laptops preloaded with Microsoft Office.

Online registration required and starts July 2, 2018 at 1 PM. Events are separate. To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  

You must check in 10 minutes before the camp starts or your spot may be cancelled and released to waitlisted students.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

For grades 5-8. 

MissionEDU will be holding a series of workshops on the Microsoft Office applications–Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. We will teach some basic skills and shortcuts to help students create professional and aesthetically pleasing documents and presentations. We will also go over ways to make rapid computations and manage data sets in Excel.

Word: August 6, 2018, 6:30-8:30 PM, PowerPoint: August 7, 2018, 6:30-8:30 PM, Excel: August 8, 2018, 1:00-3:00 PM

Students are required to bring laptops preloaded with Microsoft Office.

Online registration required and starts July 2, 2018 at 1 PM. Events are separate. To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  

You must check in 10 minutes before the camp starts or your spot may be cancelled and released to waitlisted students.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

Wednesday August 8, 2018
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Food and Fun!

Youth 18 and under are invited to have a free lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 and stay for a fun program at the library.  Programs will range from engineering challenges and maker activities to games and movies.  This program series runs Mondays-Thursdays from June 18 to August 16.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

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CONTACT:  Reference Desk  510-284-0677  

Youth 18 and under are invited to have a free lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 and stay for a fun program at the library.  Programs will range from engineering challenges and maker activities to games and movies.  This program series runs Mondays-Thursdays from June 18 to August 16.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

Lunch at the Library logonewark unified school district logo

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  510.284.0677
  

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
MissionEdu Microsoft Office Workshops: Word

For grades 5-8. 

MissionEDU will be holding a series of workshops on the Microsoft Office applications–Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. We will teach some basic skills and shortcuts to help students create professional and aesthetically pleasing documents and presentations. We will also go over ways to make rapid computations and manage data sets in Excel.

Word: August 6, 2018, 6:30-8:30 PM, PowerPoint: August 7, 2018, 6:30-8:30 PM, Excel: August 8, 2018, 1:00-3:00 PM

Students are required to bring laptops preloaded with Microsoft Office.

Online registration required and starts July 2, 2018 at 1 PM. Events are separate. To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  

You must check in 10 minutes before the camp starts or your spot may be cancelled and released to waitlisted students.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

For grades 5-8. 

MissionEDU will be holding a series of workshops on the Microsoft Office applications–Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. We will teach some basic skills and shortcuts to help students create professional and aesthetically pleasing documents and presentations. We will also go over ways to make rapid computations and manage data sets in Excel.

Word: August 6, 2018, 6:30-8:30 PM, PowerPoint: August 7, 2018, 6:30-8:30 PM, Excel: August 8, 2018, 1:00-3:00 PM

Students are required to bring laptops preloaded with Microsoft Office.

Online registration required and starts July 2, 2018 at 1 PM. Events are separate. To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/FRMKidsEvents  

You must check in 10 minutes before the camp starts or your spot may be cancelled and released to waitlisted students.

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Jeremy the Juggler

Throw your hands (and other things!) in the air for this juggler extraordinaire!

Join us for an amazing performance by Jeremy the Juggler.

Find us in the Chabot/Canyon Room.

This family program is suitable for all ages.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Throw your hands (and other things!) in the air for this juggler extraordinaire!

Join us for an amazing performance by Jeremy the Juggler.

Find us in the Chabot/Canyon Room.

This family program is suitable for all ages.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Python Ron's Reptile Kingdom Show

Meet reptiles of all kinds from snakes and lizards to tortoises. Fun for the whole family!

This event is for all ages. Space is limited; a ticket is required. Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes prior to the start time. 

Contact: Reference Desk  (510) 608-1172   

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 

Meet reptiles of all kinds from snakes and lizards to tortoises. Fun for the whole family!

This event is for all ages. Space is limited; a ticket is required. Tickets will be handed out 15 minutes prior to the start time. 

Contact: Reference Desk  (510) 608-1172   

Location: IRVINGTON BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
MATH CAMP

CONTACT:  Blaine Wentworth  (510) 284-0628  bwentworth@aclibrary.org
LOCATION: Union City Library

CONTACT:
  Blaine Wentworth
  (510) 284.0628
  bwentworth@aclibrary.org

LOCATION: Union City Library

 
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4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Spin Me a Shadow, Tell Me a Tale: Shadow Puppet Workshop

Discover the magical world of shadow puppetry with Daniel Barash of THE  SHADOW PUPPET WORKSHOP.

After first introducing audience members to the art of shadow puppetry (including numerous puppets from  Southeast Asia), Daniel will then perform shadow puppetry versions of best-loved folktales from around the world.

 The audience will be encouraged to participate throughout the program, and volunteers will be invited up to the shadow screen to help  perform the shows. See you in the land of shadows!

LOCATION: Albany Library

Discover the magical world of shadow puppetry with Daniel Barash of THE  SHADOW PUPPET WORKSHOP.

After first introducing audience members to the art of shadow puppetry (including numerous puppets from  Southeast Asia), Daniel will then perform shadow puppetry versions of best-loved folktales from around the world.

 The audience will be encouraged to participate throughout the program, and volunteers will be invited up to the shadow screen to help  perform the shows. See you in the land of shadows!

LOCATION: Albany Library

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
METTA

 

 Metta,"Loving-kindness" - meditation focused on the development of unconditional love for all beings.

 This program will teach children how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while managing stress, peer pressure, and academics. Metta   will consist of fun, engaging mind and body classes that will incorporate yoga as well as group discussions and activities.

 Target age for this program is 7 to 12 years old.

 Space is limited, please arrive 15 minutes prior for tickets available at the Children's Information Desk.

 

 

 

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

LOCATION: Fukaya Room B

 

 Metta,"Loving-kindness" - meditation focused on the development of unconditional love for all beings.

 This program will teach children how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while managing stress, peer pressure, and academics. Metta   will consist of fun, engaging mind and body classes that will incorporate yoga as well as group discussions and activities.

 Target age for this program is 7 to 12 years old.

 Space is limited, please arrive 15 minutes prior for tickets available at the Children's Information Desk.

 

 

 

 

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

Location: FREMONT BRANCH - Get Directions
 

LOCATION: Fukaya Room B

Thursday August 9, 2018
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Food and Fun!

Youth 18 and under are invited to have a free lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 and stay for a fun program at the library.  Programs will range from engineering challenges and maker activities to games and movies.  This program series runs Mondays-Thursdays from June 18 to August 16.

Location: Newark Library Get Directions

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