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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.

City Council Hosts Work Session on Shoreline Fund and Police Space Planning

On Monday evening, July 28th, the Mayor and City Council hosted a successful work session on the City's Shoreline Fund and Police Department Space Planning efforts.

More information can be found in the Shoreline Fund presentation or the Police Department Space Planning presentation, or through the press release.

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San Leandro Offers Business Tax Holiday

With an unparalleled, strategic location and the fastest internet connectivity available anywhere, San Leandro is poised to capitalize on the current economic recovery. To ensure that we maximize our success, San Leandro is expanding its efforts to welcome new businesses with a Business License Tax Holiday. This program will be effective immediately and will run for one year. Virtually all businesses that are new to San Leandro, including start-ups and businesses re-locating from other areas, will be exempt from the tax for their first year of operations.

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Thursday July 31, 2014
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!
1:00  PM I Dare Ya Science!
Join Teen Librarian Loryn at the Main Library on Thursday, July 31 from 1:00-3:00 pm and do some fun science experiments like making fake snot!

This event is part of the San Leandro Public Library Spark a Reaction! Teen Imaginators programs and is for teens going into grades 5-12. Registration is required, apply at the Children's Desk or by calling 510-577-3960.

For all Teen Imaginator's programs, click here!
Friday August 1, 2014
11:00  AM FREE Family Movie at the Main Library
Enjoy a family-friendly movie on the big screen in our Main Library lecture hall! Pick up free tickets two weeks in advance at the Children's Desk. Doors will open at 10:45am. Arrive early for the best seat.
Saturday August 2, 2014
1:00  PM Saturday Matinees at the Museum

Celebrate JamesBaldwin’s 90th birthday. James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket,a film about the passionate, intellectual and courageous writing of JamesBaldwin who was born black, impoverished, gifted and gay will be screened forfree at the San Leandro History Museum, 320 West Estudillo Avenue, on Saturday,August 2 at 1:00pm. This intellectual biography as the Philadelphia Inquirersays, “will make you want to race to the library to read Baldwin’s books...”For more information please call the Museum at 577-3990.

Monday August 4, 2014
3:00  PM Summer Reading Buddies for grades 1 to 5 (Main Library)
Summer Reading Buddies for kids going into grades 1 to 5
Practice your reading during summer vacation with our Summer Reading Buddies! Stop by the Main Library on Mondays from 3 to 5pm, choose a book (or bring one from home) and practice your reading with one of our friendly teen volunteers for 30 minutes. Dates: June 23, June 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28 & Aug. 4.

To register, call the Main Library children's desk. Registration opens June 2.



Tuesday August 5, 2014
10:00  AM Canciones y cuentos en Español (South Branch 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