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Transportation & Housing Town Hall Set for Monday 9/22

The public is invited to attend a Transportation & Housing Town Hall this Monday, Sept 22 from 6:00pm-8:30pm at the Main Library, 300 Estudillo Ave. Information will be provided on the current state of transportation & housing in San Leandro as well as future funding opportunities, such Measures BB and HH, which will be on the November ballot. Presentations from BART, AC Transit and other regional agencies will be provided, with an opportunity for public comments. The BikeMobile will provide free tune ups for anyone who brings their bike (advance sign up recommended), and FREE child care is offered. For more information, please call 510-577-3428 or see the press release

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Fall/Winter Activities Guide is Here!

The San Leandro Recreation and Human Services Department has launched its 2014/2015 Fall/Winter Activities Guide!

NFL Flag Football, Monarch Butterfly Walks, Kiddie Kollege, swimming, trips, classes... the list goes on and on! There is something for everybody from tots to seniors and individuals to families in the San Leandro Recreation and Human Services Fall/Winter Activities Guide! Don't miss out on an opportunity to learn something new, meet new friends, get in shape and get involved in our community!

For information on our current course offerings, please visit the San Leandro Recreation and Human Services Online Registration System or visit the Recreation and Human Services Department homepage.

New Water Conservation Regulations in Effect

On Tuesday, July 29th, an emergency regulation by the State to increase conservation practices for all Californians went into effect. The new conservation regulation targets outdoor urban water use. With this regulation, all Californians are expected to stop:

· washing down driveways and sidewalks;
· watering of outdoor landscapes that cause excess runoff;
· using a hose to wash a motor vehicle, unless the hose is fitted with a shut-off nozzle; and
· using potable water in a fountain or decorative water feature, unless the water is recirculated.

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Wednesday September 17, 2014
9:30  AM Babies N' Toddlers Storytime (Main Library)
BABIES N' TODDLERS STORYTIME
Designed for babies and toddlers up to age 3, this storytime is for the child and caregiver to participate together. We will sing songs, do fingerplays and many movement activities, and hear lots of short picture books! No registration required, but due to room capacity we will stop seating when we reach our seating capacity. We offer duplicate sessions at 9:30am and 10:30am for your convenience, so please choose just one to attend.
10:30  AM Babies N' Toddlers Storytime (Main Library)
BABIES N' TODDLERS STORYTIME
Designed for babies and toddlers up to age 3, this storytime is for the child and caregiver to participate together. We will sing songs, do fingerplays and many movement activities, and hear lots of short picture books! No registration required, but due to room capacity we will stop seating when we reach our seating capacity. We offer duplicate sessions at 9:30am and 10:30am for your convenience, so please choose just one to attend.
1:30  PM Preschool Storytime (Main Library)
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME
Designed for children ages 3-8 (siblings welcome too), our preschool storytimes feature the best in children's books, songs, and arts and crafts activities. Each week we offer a different theme. This drop-in program is for children and a caregiver, to help children get ready for kindergarten, get the reading habit, and to have fun!
7:00  PM Family Fun Night: Magic Show! (Main Library)
Join us for a family magic show with Magician Michael Stroud, who combines magic, comedy and fun for one great performance! Refreshments served after the show. Doors open at 6:50pm and the show begins at 7:00pm.

Thursday September 18, 2014
10:00  AM Senior Commission
The Senior Commission advises the City Council on matters relating to the status and condition of senior citizens within the City, assesses and reports to the council on the social, health and other needs of senior citizens and recommends methods of meeting such needs. The Commission has nine members who serve four-year terms. The Senior Commission meets the 3rd Thursday of each month at 10:00 a.m. in the Senior Community Center, Located at 13909 East 14th Street.
10:00  AM Canciones 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.
Martes 10:00am—Biblioteca South Branch (espacio es limitado en Biblioteca South Branch)
Jueves 10:00am—Biblioteca Principal

Songs and Stories in Spanish for Little Ones - Ages 0 to 3
Enjoy Spanish-language books, stories and songs at the library with your babies and toddlers. Learn songs and rhymes that you can use every day with your little one (ages 0 to 3). After storytime, you are invited to stay and play. This free storytime is funded by First 5 Alameda County.

Tuesdays at 10:00am— South Branch Library (space is limited at South Branch Library due to room capacity)
Thursdays at 10:00am—Main Library

10:30  AM PRESCHOOL STORYTIME - Manor Branch Library
Designed for children ages 3-8, our preschool storytimes feature the best in children's books, songs, and arts and crafts activities. This program is for children and a caregiver, to help children get ready for kindergarten, get the reading habit, and to have fun! No registration required, just drop in!
3:30  PM East Bay Regional Parks Mammal Van! (Main Library)
East Bay Regional Park District will bring their exciting mammal exhibit to the Library! Kids in grades K to 5 will play games to identify locally found mammals through the clues they leave behind, like fur, tracks, scats, and bones! Questions? Please call 577-3960
5:00  PM FREE -- Tech Drop In Lab (Main Library)
Do you have a tech device and need help using it?

The Tech Drop In Lab, the Library's free technology help program, is scheduled today, 5 PM to 8 PM on the first floor of the Main Library. It's designed for all ages and offers assistance using cell phones, digital cameras, tablets, laptop computers, other mobile devices, operating systems, and OverDrive, the Library's ebook service.

The library has trained volunteers ready to offer one-on-one assistance. All sessions are drop-in with no reservations necessary. Those seeking assistance are asked to bring in their tech device, power cords, account usernames, account passwords, and user manuals, if available. For more information, please call the Main Library Information Desk at (510) 577-3971.
7:00  PM Planning Commission Meeting
Planning Commission Meeting is CANCELED for September 18, 2014. The next meeting is scheduled for October 16, 2014.

Planning Commission holds hearings and makes recommendations to the City Council on matters relating to the:
  • City's General Plan
  • Zoning matters such as planned unit developments, subdivision of land, and amendments to the Zoning Code text or map
  • Advises the City Council on matters affecting the development of the City

The Planning Commission meets the third Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm in City Council Chambers. Agendas and minutes can be found at www.sanleandro.org > About the City > Agendas/Meeting Central.

For more information contact Tom Liao at (510) 577-6003.