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Literary Elements Summer Reading Program

Sign up for the San Leandro Library's 2014 Adult Summer Reading Program, and you'll be eligible to win prizes just for reading or listening to books!

9 Weekly Prize Winners will win a $25 Gift Certificate
3 Grand Prize Winners will win a $100 Gift Certificate

For more information, click the "Literary Elements Flyer" link below or visit any San Leandro Library. you can register for the Summer Reading Program by visiting any San Leandro Library. You'll have all summer long to read and win! Program ends Friday, August 8. Thanks to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring the Literary Elements Summer Reading Program!

( Literary Elements Flyer )

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Saturday Matinee at the Museum

Celebrate James Baldwin's 90th birthday. James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket, a film about the passionate, intellectual and courageous writing of James Baldwin who was born black, impoverished, gifted and gay will be screened for free at the San Leandro History Museum, 320 West Estudillo Avenue, on Saturday, August 2 at 1:00pm.

This intellectual biography as the Philadelphia Inquirer says, "will make you want to race to the library to read Baldwin's books..." For more information please call the Museum at 577-3990.



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FREE -- Indo American Heritage Celebration

On Thursday, August 7 from 7 pm to 8 pm at the Main Library, celebrate Indian culture by enjoying a musical performance with Gautam Ganeshan and his fellow performers of the Sangati Center in Berkeley. Admission is free. For more information, please call (510) 577-3971.



( Indo American Heritage Celebration flyer )

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BikeMobile Visits Manor Library--FREE!

Get your bike repaired for free at the Manor Branch Library when the BikeMobile visits on Tuesday, August 12 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. Your bike must have wheels and a chain. Advance registration is required at the Manor Library Information Desk or by calling 510-577-7971. Space is limited so sign up today! The BikeMobile visit is sponsored by Alameda County Safe Routes to Schools and is open to all ages.

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FREE -- San Leandro Reads Presents Athor Sam Kean

Meet the author of The Disappearing Spoon, Sam Kean who will delight us with his visit to our Main Library on Wednesday, August 13 at 7pm.

Sam Kean will discuss his book and science in a entertaining, approachable manner, especially for the non-scientists. If time permits, there will be a Q&A session. For more information, call the Main Library Information Desk at 510-577-3971.


( Sam Kean Flyer )

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FREE -- "Death at the Met": a New Murder at the Library production!

On Friday, September 5 from 7:30 to 8:30 pm, join us at the Main Library for Death at Met, another all new Murder in the Library production!

This time, our play takes place at the dress rehearsal of Wagner's The Ring of the Numb Lungs (also known as the Ring Cycle), the day before the Metropolitan Opera's grand opening night of its 1910-11 Season.

Admission is free. No ticket registration. For more information, please call the Information Desk at (510) 577-3971.



( Link to "Death at the Met" flyer )