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Thursday October 27, 2016
10:00 AMCanciones y cuentos en Español (Main Library)

Canciones y cuentos en Español para bebes y niños menores de tres años

Disfruta libros, cuentos y canciones en Español en la biblioteca con tus bebes y niños pequeños. Aprende canciones y rimas que puedes usar cada día con ellos en casa. Ven y juega con nosotros terminando la lectura del cuento. Este es un servicio gratuito ofrecido por First 5 Alameda County.

10:30 AMPRESCHOOL STORYTIME - Manor Branch Library

Designed for children ages 2-5 and a caregiver, our preschool storytimes feature the best in children’s books, songs, and arts and crafts activities. No registration required, just drop in!

Friday October 28, 2016
10:30 AMYoga For Families (registration required)

Yoga for Families - for ages 2 to 5 with a caregiver

· Fridays, Oct. 14, Oct. 28, Nov. 4, & Nov. 18, 10:30am-11:30am

This four-week family yoga class nurtures connection through movement, song and play. Children will learn yoga poses through story and games, and caregivers will learn techniques for connecting to their kids through sound and touch. Please sign up starting October 7 by calling 577-3960.

Saturday October 29, 2016
1:00 PMFREE - A Haunting in the History Room!

Come to the History Room if you dare and encounter the ghosts of some of San Leandro’s more famous residents. As you work your way past cobwebs and a few bats, you may come across a tombstone or two, or three! If a ghostly apparition appears before you, ask it if it is the ghost of someone famous and it will tell you its fascinating history!

After you have encountered all the ghosts and learn why they are so famous, you’ll be given an easy questionnaire to complete. Parents, you can help your children discover the answers.

Just answer 3 out of the 5 ghostly questions correctly and you will receive a coupon for a small bag of treats while supplies last! One bag per entrant. Our fantastic history researchers will be on hand to encourage and assist you during your walk to the Other Side. To claim your treat bag, just present your coupon to our Bookmark Café staff. Don’t worry, the café is a Ghost-free Zone!

2:00 PMA Tribute to Classic Broadway Music with Frederick Hodges, pianist

Renowned as a pianist and singer, Frederick Hodges is recognized by audiences around the world for his mastery of diverse repertoire from Rachmaninoff to Gershwin. He has established a reputation as a truly versatile artist equally sought after as a soloist, singer, guest soloist and dance band pianist.

For this event, Mr. Hodges will give us a performance featuring one of his favorite genres of music - classic Broadway melodies by George Gershwin, Cole Porter and Jerome Kern.

Admission is FREE!

For more information, please call (510) 577-3971.

5:00 PMFREE - A Haunted Night at the Library for Teens!

Teens in grades 6-12! Join us for a Haunted Night at the Library on Saturday, October 29, from 5-7 pm. The Main Library will be taken over for the night by the ghost of Mary Brown! There will be tricks and treats, and fun for all!

The night will include games, activities, food, and a costume contest! This free event is open to teens in grades 6-12. To reserve your spot, please visit the Children's Desk or call 577-3960.

Tuesday November 1, 2016
9:30 AMBaby Time (Main Library)

Rhymes, songs and books for ages 0 to 12 months

*space is limited to 15 families
Enjoy focused time with your baby (pre-walkers ages 0 to 12 months) during this short session. We’ll sing songs, learn easy movement activities, and explore board books, followed by time to play/bond with your baby and talk with other parents and caregivers. Bring a blanket if you’d like. If you have a baby and a toddler/preschooler, please attend our toddler storytime or preschool storytime instead. This program is funded by First 5 Alameda County through a neighborhood partnership grant.

10:30 AMTiempo de Bebe (Main Library)

Tiempo de Bebe - edades 0-12 meses
Martes 10:30am

Disfruta un tiempo enfocado en Ud. y su bebé (edades 0-12 meses y pre-caminante) durante esta sesión corto. Cantaremos canciones, aprenderemos actividades de movimiento fáciles y exploraremos libritos antes de un tiempo de jugar y aumentar vínculo con su bebé mientras conocer otros padres y proveedores de cuidado infantil. Si tienes un bebe y un niñito/preescolar (de 1 año ), por favor en vez asistir nuestro programa de Canciones y Cuentos el jueves. Este es un servicio gratuito ofrecido por First 5 Alameda County.

5:00 PMCity Council Finance Committee

The Finance Committee will occur on the 1st Tuesday of each month. To view the agenda for tonight's meeting, please click here.

Wednesday November 2, 2016
9:30 AMToddler Storytime (Main Library)

TODDLER STORYTIME: Stories, rhymes and romps for ages 1-3

Just the right pace for you and your totally nonstop toddler up to age 3, we’ll enjoy stories, songs and active rhymes, followed by a play time. We offer duplicate sessions at 9:30am and 10:30am, so please choose just one to attend.

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