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Halloween Storytime happens October 29!

Join us for our annual Halloween Storytime! We'll read stories about Halloween, sing spooky songs like "If you're a monster and you know it click your claws," and then go trick or treating through the library. Don't forget to wear your costume! Halloween Storytime takes place on Wednesday, October 29 at 1:30pm & 7:00pm at the Main Library, and on Thursday, October 30 at 10:30am at the Manor Branch Library. Please choose just one session to attend. Questions? Please call 577-3960.


Annual Manor Branch Halloween Extravaganza

Manor Branch Library is hosting its annual Halloween Extravaganza on Saturday, October 25 from 4:00-5:30pm. Join us for a fantastic assortment of entertainment, from games and balloon sculpting to face painting and crafts. Don't miss this Manor Branch Library tradition. Everyone is invited to wear costumes! Refreshments served.
Questions? Please call the Manor Branch at 577-7971.



Calling All Writers! Library to host Writing Workshop for grades 3 to 6

Are you an aspiring author? Do you like to write? If so please join our Writing Workshop for students in grades 3 to 6, taking place at the Main Library on Monday November 3 and Monday November 10 at 3:45pm.

At this workshop, we will look at different types of writing, such as realistic fiction, fantasy, adventure, and mystery, and do some fun writing activities. Then you will start your own book! Sign up at the Children's Desk to reserve your spot, or call 577-3960.



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Meet award-winning children's author Mac Barnett!

On Friday, November 14, best-selling children's book author Mac Barnett will visit the San Leandro Main Library for an entertaining author talk. Mac has written more than a dozen picture books, including Count the Monkeys, Battle Bunny, Guess Again, and the Caldecott honor book and New York Times bestseller Extra Yarn. He is also the author of four "Brixton Brothers" chapter book mysteries. Mac’s presentation involves reading, some (in his words!) amateurish drawing, and a little talking about the writing process. Listen to Mac talk about his craft and give you tips on becoming a great writer!

Important note: this free program is best for grades K to 8. The program starts at 3:30pm and will last for approximately 45-60 minutes.
Questions? Please call 577-3960.

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